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Michael Maietti Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

Columbia, Mo. – Mizzou graduate center Michael Maietti earned a spot on the Rimington Trophy Watch List, presented annually to the nation’s top college football center, it was announced on Friday. Maietti, in his second season with the Tigers, will finish his master’s in positive coaching in December. He is …

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Tyler Badie Named AFCA Good Works Team Nominee

Columbia, Mo. – Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced Wednesday nominees for the 2021 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, the 30th year of this storied recognition, including Mizzou senior running back Tyler Badie. From across the country, 109 student-athletes with stories of exemplary community service, alongside their …

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Mizzou Hoops To Take Part in Jacksonville Classic

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – The Mizzou men’s basketball team is set to take part in the 2021 Jacksonville Classic, Nov. 21-22, in Jacksonville, Fla. on the campus of North Florida. 2021 marks the first edition of the brand-new Jacksonville Classic, hosted at UNF Arena with eight teams participating. The event kicks …

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Three Former Tigers Compete in 2020 Olympic Games

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Four Mizzou alumni are set to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games beginning Friday, July 23. Competing individually, Track & Field alumnae Karissa Schweizer will represent the United States and Swimming & Diving alumni Mikel Schreuders and Fabian Schwingenschlögl will represent Aruba and Germany, respectively. Baseball alumnus Ian Kinsler will compete …

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Tyler Badie Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

Columbia, Mo. – On Tuesday, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum released the preseason candidates for the 2021 Doak Walker Award, including Mizzou senior running back Tyler Badie. The Forum annually presents the award to the nation’s top college running back. Badie ranked second among all Tigers in touchdowns (six), rushing …

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Mizzou Tennis Adds South Carolina Transfer Gabriela Martinez

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Tennis added a former top-15 Spanish and South Carolina transfer Gabriela Martinez, as announced by head coach Chris Wootton on Wednesday. Martinez will have three years of eligibility remaining when she steps on campus in Columbia. Martinez spent the first two seasons of her collegiate career …

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