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Murgett Victorious in First Round of NCAA Singles Tournament

ORLANDO, Fla. – Mizzou Tennis junior Bronte Murgett (Holmfirth, Great Britain) made history on Sunday in Orlando, as she became the first individual in program history to win at the NCAA Singles Tournament. Murgett defeated Oklahoma State’s Alana Wolfberg, 7-5, 7-5, to advance to the round of 32 on Monday. …

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Mizzou Baseball Concludes Season with Senior Day Victory

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Baseball (15-36, 8-22 SEC) earned a come-from-behind 7-6 victory over Auburn (25-26, 10-20 SEC) in the final game of the 2021 season on Saturday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. Freshman Zach Hise opened the game strong on the mound for Mizzou, fanning four through his first three …

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Murgett Set for NCAA Women’s Singles Tournament

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Tennis junior Bronte Murgett (Holmfirth, Great Britain) is set to compete in the singles portion of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Championships, as the draw for the singles tournament was announced on Saturday. Murgett will face Oklahoma State’s Alana Wolfberg in the first round …

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Baseball Sweeps Valpo, Extends Win Streak to Five

SPRINGFIELD – Jack Duffy hit the go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning, and three Missouri State pitchers combined to throw a two-hitter as the Bears won 2-1 to complete the sweep of Valparaiso on Senior Day at Hammons Field. The victory extended MSU’s season-long winning streak …

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Mizzou Baseball Drops 3-0 Pitchers’ Duel to Auburn

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Baseball (14-36, 7-22 SEC) suffered a 3-0 loss against Auburn (25-25, 10-19) on Friday night at Taylor Stadium. Auburn plated an unearned run in the first to jump to an early 1-0 lead. The visiting Tigers extended the advantage with a two-out, two-run home run in …

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Baseball Bears Earn Doubleheader Sweep of Valpo

OZARK, Mo. – Missouri State got a walk-off double from Mason Hull in game one and erupted for six runs in the seventh inning of the nightcap Friday for a sweep of Valparaiso at US Baseball Park. Hull’s third walk-off hit of the season gave the Bears (20-22, 10-13 Missouri …

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DU bass fishing holds onto number seven national ranking

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Drury bass fishing team maintained their number seven national ranking in the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year points race. The Panthers have accumulated 12,640 points in events this season and held onto seventh place this month.   The University of Montevallo (Ala.) is ranked number …

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Softball Bears Duo Earn Valley Scholar-Athlete Honors

ST. LOUIS – Madison Hunsaker and Olivia Krehbiel of Missouri State softball earned Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete honors as the league announced the postseason team Friday morning.   Hunsaker and Krehbiel received honorable mention recognition for their efforts on the field and in the classroom this season.  The Bears duo …

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