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Drury women’s tennis ends the year ranked 25th in NCAA-II

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Drury women’s tennis team finished the year ranked 25th in NCAA-II in the final national poll from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.   Barry won the NCAA-II National Championship earlier this month and is ranked first. Nova Southeastern is ranked second the final poll and Central Oklahoma is …

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Kristina Bettis named Drury’s first-ever softball All-American

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury softball pitcher Kristina Bettis became the program’s first-ever All-American selection when she named to the First Team of the 2022 NCAA-II All-American squad by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Wednesday.   Bettis went 24-5 with a 1.05 earned run average for the Panthers and shattered the …

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DU swimmers Bec Cross and Allison Weber named Academic All-District

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury women’s swimmers Bec Cross and Allison Weber were named to the Academic All-District performers in the At-Large sports category by CoSIDA in a vote of region sports information directors. The award recognizes performance in academics and athletics and the at-large program combines the sports of golf, lacrosse, …

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Brant Schaffitzel and Nikko Calabro named All-Midwest Region

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Drury’s Brant Schafftizel and Nikko Calabro were named to the D2CCA All-Midwest Region Team in a vote of the region’s sports information directors.   Schaffitzel, a fifth-year senior, was a First Team All-Midwest Region selection as an outfielder. The Springfield native and Hillcrest High School product led his …

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— For the second time in school history, Drury University has won the Commissioner’s Cup from the Great Lakes Valley Conference.   The Panthers earned the award for 2021-22 by posting the strongest finish in the league’s seven core sports. Points are allocated for the Commissioner’s Cup based on …

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