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MSU Names Outstanding Female Athlete, Wynn Award Recipients

Outstanding Female Athlete Award Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Award SPRINGFIELD — A pair of standouts from the women’s swimming and diving team are the recipients of the 2022 Missouri State Outstanding Female Athlete Award and Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Scholar-Athlete Award as announced by MSU Athletics on Thursday (June 16). …

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Missouri State Announces All-Inclusive Season Ticket Pricing

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State Athletics has announced a new, all-inclusive season ticketing strategy for basketball and football with the intent of creating a simpler, more affordable and more fan-friendly approach to the program’s ticketing goals. The new model includes reduced season ticket pricing in all seating sections, in addition to …

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MSU Extends Guttin, Announces Baseball Staff Promotions

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State head baseball coach Keith Guttin has received a three-year contract extension, while Joey Hawkins has been promoted to Associate Head Coach and Nick Petree to Assistant Coach. Additionally, long-time assistant Paul Evans transitions to the role of Special Assistant to the Head Coach after 34 seasons …

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Calip Signs with Swiss Basketball League

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State women’s basketball alumni Brice Calip has signed with the Swiss Basketball League to begin her professional career.   Calip will play for Helios Basket Valais out of Vétroz, Switzerland beginning this fall. She will report in September and the season officially begins in October.   The …

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Baldwin Receives ABCA First-Team All-Region Honors

ABCA All-Region Teams SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State’s Drake Baldwin was named an American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division I South All-Region First Team member Wednesday. As one of 10 first-team all-region catchers nationally, Baldwin advances to the ABCA All-America ballot, which will be announced June 17. Baldwin batted .341 with …

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MSU Women’s Soccer Finalizes 2022 Schedule

SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri State women’s soccer team will play an 18-match regular season schedule highlighted by 10 home contests and a matchup with 2021 NCAA tournament participant Saint Louis, head coach Kirk Nelson announced today.   Before kicking off the regular season, the Bears will square off in exhibition matches …

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Burkett Named to Athlon Preseason All-America Squad

PHILADELPHIA — Missouri State punter Grant Burkett has been named to the Athlon FCS Preseason All-America Team, the publication announced Monday (June 13).   A native of Joplin, Burkett is coming off a consensus All-America season in 2021 where he ranked second in the nation with a school-record punting average …

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Baldwin, Link, Nivens Pick Up Season-End Baseball Team Awards

SPRINGFIELD – Drake Baldwin, Adam Link and Spencer Nivens earned Missouri State Baseball’s team awards this season as voted on by their teammates, head coach Keith Guttin announced Thursday. Baldwin was named the A.E. “Ted” Willis Most Valuable Player, Link earned the Dave Dickensheet Outstanding Pitcher Award, and Nivens is …

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Summer Letter from AD Kyle Moats

Dear Bears Fans:   Another year has concluded for Missouri State Athletics, and what a year it was! Our success on the field and in the classroom was remarkable, and it’s so easy to be proud on our achievements.   As you read my summer letter and all the great …

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Nivens Named Freshman All-American

TUCSON, Ariz. – Missouri State outfielder Spencer Nivens became the program’s 43rd All-American Wednesday when he earned a spot on the Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American team, powered by Diamond Sports. Nivens, a redshirt freshman from Columbia, Mo., led Missouri State with a .346 batting average this season with 11 home …

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