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Hampel Completes Competition at 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. – Michael Hampel of the Missouri State men’s swimming and diving team competed in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on June 5 at the CHI Health Center. Hampel, a junior from Owensboro, Ky., finished the event with a time of 1:04.27, which placed him …

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Missouri State Second in MVC All-Sports Race

ST. LOUIS – The final calculations are in, and Missouri State has finished second in the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Sports Trophy competition for the 2020-21 school year.   Illinois State (7.842 average) won its second straight MVC All-Sports Trophy, edging out Missouri State (7.137), Indiana State (6.267), Northern Iowa (6.223) …

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MVC Softball Championships Return to Springfield


(edited press release) Dates and sites for the various Missouri Valley Conference sports championships for the 2021-22 athletic season have been announced by the league office today with Missouri State slated to serve as host of two spring championship events with the potential of hosting as many as three more …

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Baetz Selected to CoSIDA All-District Team

SPRINGFIELD – Jacqueline Baetz of the Missouri State women’s soccer program was selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District VI team, the organization announced Thursday.    Baetz led the Bears in total points with six, courtesy of two goals and two assists. Both her goals came in …

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Men’s Soccer Lands Five on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State men’s soccer had five student-athletes – Aadne Bruseth, Michael Creek, Kyle Hiebert, Nicolo Mulatero and Kian Yari – selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District VI team, the organization announced Thursday.   It becomes the fourth overall academic all-district accolade for …

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Track & Field Bears Place Five on MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

ST. LOUIS – Missouri State track and field was represented by five student-athletes – Edna Dar, Rochelle Etienne, Calandra Henry, Brooke Jenkins and Rachel Lacey – on the Missouri Valley Conference Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team that was announced Wednesday by the league office.   Student-athletes were named to the …

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Petrino Headlines Bears Fund Luncheon

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State head football coach Bobby Petrino will be the featured speaker at the annual Bears Fund football preview luncheon on Thursday, June 17.   The 2021 Missouri Valley Football Conference Coach of the Year will headline the event, which will take place at The Old Glass Place …

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Track Squad Withdraws from NCAA Meet

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Missouri State has withdrawn from the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West Preliminary Round currently taking place here due to positive COVID-19 test results within the team’s Tier I personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, and staff.   Due to contact tracing, the team’s NCAA qualifiers …

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Baldwin, Hull, Ziegenbein Named MSU Baseball Team Award Winners

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State’s Drake Baldwin, Mason Hull and Trey Ziegenbein earned the Bears’ team awards this season, head coach Keith Guttin announced Friday. Hull was named the A.E. “Ted” Willis Most Valuable Player in a vote of his teammates, Ziegenbein earned the Dave Dickensheet Outstanding Pitcher Award, and Baldwin …

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