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Brooke Wilmes Named NFCA Third Team All-American

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced the 2021 NCAA Division I All-Americans on Wednesday. Mizzou Softball Outfielder Brooke Wilmes was named to the Third Team. It is Wilmes’ first All-American honor. The Tigers have not had an NFCA All-American since 2016 when Emily Crane was named to the First Team and Sami Fagan was named to the …

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Weber Earns Newcomer of the Year Honors

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Redshirt freshman Mitch Weber (Saint Clair, Minn.) was named Southeastern Conference Male Co-Newcomer of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon. Newcomer of the Year is a special award for the 2021 season provided to athletes who had their freshman seasons cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. It recognizes individuals who would normally be a sophomore based …

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Pinkel, Maclin Included on 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Columbia, Mo. – Former Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel and all-purpose player Jeremy Maclin are included on the 2022 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced by the National Football Foundation (NFF) on Wednesday. The 2022 ballot will include 78 players and seven coaches from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision and 99 players and …

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SEC TO HONOR SEC MEDICAL GUIDANCE TASK FORCE WITH MICHAEL L. SLIVE AWARD

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (June 2, 2021) – The members of the Southeastern Conference’s Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force, a group of volunteer medical professionals appointed by each of the SEC’s member universities who helped provide continuing guidance as the SEC conducted intercollegiate athletics competition during the 2020-21 academic year, have been named recipient of the Michael L. Slive …

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Will Carroll – 6/1/21

What does the Miles Mikolas injury setback mean for the Cardinals’ rotation going forward? The Injury Expert Will Carroll joined The Big Show to discuss that, as well as injury concerns for Harrison Bader, Adalberto Mondesi and others. Listen to the full conversation here:

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Mizzou Softball Falls in Supers

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Softball’s season comes to an end after falling to James Madison by a score of 7-2 in the final game of the Columbia Super Regional. The Tigers were able to jump on the board first in the contest. Jordan Weber retired the side in order in the first and Brooke Wilmes led off the bottom half …

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Big Second Inning Leads Mizzou Softball to Super Regional Finale

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Facing elimination, Mizzou Softball took control of the contest early by putting up six runs in the second inning. The Tigers never looked back and took the game by a score of 7-1 over James Madison to force the third game of the Columbia Super Regional. Each team went down in order in the first inning, but …

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Tigers To Send Five to NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Mizzou Track & Field will be represented by five field athletes at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., after advancing out of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships held Wednesday to Saturday. The Tiger’s first qualifier came on Thursday afternoon with freshman Skylar Ciccolini (Lewistown, Pa.) finishing fourth overall in the women’s javelin with a 53.84m. Her …

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Mizzou Softball Falls in Super Regional Opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Softball was unable to get the bats going in the Columbia Super Regional opener. The Tigers fell by a score of 2-1 after James Madison was able to sneak two runs across in the seventh and Mizzou stranded the bases loaded to end the game. Jordan Weber was impressive for the Tigers once again in the …

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CC Places Five on NFCA All-Region Team

Louisville, Ark. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 2021 NFCA All-Region Team members. The Cougars placed five players on the First-Team in Region II. The Cougars tied William Carey (Miss.) with the most selections in the region. However, no one had more First-Team performers. Overall, Columbia had the second-highest first-team total and second-highest overall total. Mackenzie …

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Mizzou Volleyball Adds Setter Skylar Buckley

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Volleyball head coach Joshua Taylor announced the addition of setter Skylar Buckley on Friday (May 28). Buckley spent the 2020-21 season at Mississippi State where she redshirted in her freshman campaign. “Skylar brings an extremely high volleyball IQ with her to Mizzou,” Taylor said. “She sees and understands the game incredibly well which translates to elite performance. …

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Mizzou Hoops’ Nicodemus Christopher Moving on From Program to Start Own Company

COLUMBIA, MO. — Mizzou Men’s Hoops’ Director of Athletic Performance Nicodemus Christopher will move on from his position on the Tigers’ coaching staff to establish his own company, head coach Cuonzo Martin announced Friday. Christopher finishes a four-year stint with the Tigers’ program and more than a decade working with Martin at Tennessee, Cal-Berkeley and Mizzou. Christopher plans to launch …

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Mizzou Softball Faces James Madison in First Columbia Super Regional Since 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the first time since 2014, Mizzou Softball will host a Super Regional. The eighth-seeded Tigers swept through the Columbia Regional with dominant pitching performances. Over 13 innings, sophomore Jordan Weber allowed only one hit and tossed her first career no-hitter. Freshman Laurin Krings wowed against Northern Iowa by matching a career-high with 10 strikeouts while taking …

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Mizzou Softball Faces James Madison in First Columbia Super Regional Since 2013

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the first time since 2013, Mizzou Softball will host a Super Regional. The eighth-seeded Tigers swept through the Columbia Regional with dominant pitching performances. Over 13 innings, sophomore Jordan Weber allowed only one hit and tossed her first career no-hitter. Freshman Laurin Krings wowed against Northern Iowa by matching a career-high with 10 strikeouts while taking …

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Brown Earns All-America Status at NAIA Championships

Gulf Shores, Ala. – Quinton Brown finished in a tie for fifth-place at the 2021 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. The Columbia, Mo.-native cleared 2.05-meters in the high jump, tying his school record that he set at the CMU Open on March 20, 2021. With the fifth-place finish, Brown becomes the seventh …

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