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Eric Briggs named assistant baseball coach

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury University head baseball coach Scott Nasby has named Eric Briggs as his new assistant coach. Briggs has worked as a high school head coach for 25 years and a scout for the Kansas City Royals since 2009.   He joins the Panthers coaching staff after serving as …

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Drury swimmer Karol Ostrowski competes in Tokyo Olympics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury University men’s swimmer Karol Ostrowski competed Sunday in the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games representing Poland in the 4 x 100-meter Freestyle Relay.   Ostrowski, who was a freshman for the Panthers last season, swam the opening leg for Poland as the team finished sixth in their heat …

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Drury bass fishing ranked 8th in national preseason poll

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Drury bass fishing team is ranked eighth in the Bass Pro Shops School of the Year preseason ranking released this week by the Association of Collegiate Anglers.   The Panthers finished seventh in the nation last year, their best finish in the program’s six-year history.   The …

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Panthers add Creighton transfer Jett Canfield to 2021-22 roster

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury University men’s basketball head coach Chris Foster announced the addition of Creighton University transfer Jett Canfield to his 2021-22 roster.   Originally from Topeka, Kansas, Canfield saw action in 15 games for Creighton last year and was part of a Bluejays team that went 22-9 and advanced to the …

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Panthers add Creighton transfer Jeff Canfield to 2021-22 roster

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury University men’s basketball head coach Chris Foster announced the addition of Creighton University transfer Jett Canfield to his 2021-22 roster.   Originally from Topeka, Kansas, Canfield saw action in 15 games for Creighton last year and was part of a Bluejays team that went 22-9 and advanced …

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Katie Scott named head coach for Drury women’s rugby

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- Drury University Vice President and Director of Athletics, announced Katie Scott as the first-ever head coach for the women’s rugby program.   Scott currently plays and is the founder of the Queen City Chaos, a Springfield Women’s Rugby club, and serves as an assistant coach and team captain. …

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Drury men’s and women’s tennis teams earn ITA academic awards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- Both the Drury men’s and women’s tennis teams earned academic awards, and several team members received individual academic accolades from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association this week.  Both Drury squads were named ITA All-Academic Teams for having a team grade point average better than 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. …

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