Two Missouri Baptist University women’s track athletes, Mia Reed and Emily Bayer, qualified to run in the prestigious NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Nationals, where they are running today in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Both runners met the “A” standard for their events, including the daunting steeplechase.
Emily Bayer lands with a splash as she races the steeplechase at the 2021 AMC Conference Championship. Bayer and teammate Mia Reed are racing today at the NAIA Nationals in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Photo courtesy of MBU Athletics
The Missouri Baptist University softball team traveled to Florida over Spring Break this year, after their annual trip was canceled last year due to COVID. They were excited about returning to the sun of the South and the trip prepared them for conference play as they currently head into the AMC tournament.
The MBU softball team lines up for the playing of the National Anthem during a game against Blue Mountain College. The team heads into the AMC tournament this week in Columbia, Missouri. Photo by Joely Morris
Despite the coaching changes the men’s JV volleyball team at Missouri Baptist University has experienced this school year, they have been able to play well together during their spring 2022 season while continuing to grow as a cohesive unit.
Before every game and after every timeout as they break out onto the court, men’s JV volleyball players put their hands up in the air signifying unity and fellowship among the team. This was the last time during the team’s last home against William Penn Academy that they rallied together during their competitive 2022 spring season. Photo by Jessica Kunkel
Lindsay Mills is a Christian wrestler who is passionate about spreading the love of Christ within her sport and on her team at Missouri Baptist University, pinning disappointment to the mat and choosing to replace it with the victory of encouragement for her teammates.
The kind and gracious attitude of Lindsay Mills helps her coach young wrestlers at Purler Wrestling Academy in Moscow Mills. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Mills
The Missouri Baptist University men’s basketball team has been dominating competitors all season long as they travel to Louisiana to begin the NAIA Basketball National Championship. According to head coach Preston Ingram, a victory against Louisiana State University Shreveport is possible but will require massive amounts of focus, discipline and determination.
Left to right (back row): Taylor Jarvis, Chris Forrest, Gerald Moore, Mujtaba Alkhaldi, Ryan Pollard, Daishaun Woods, River Reed, Mo Bettis, Hasaan DeCarolis and Coach Preston Ingram; left to right (front row): Brendon Hardy, Ray Adams, Tyrell Andrews, Jadis White, RJ Pair, Billy Francis Jr., Luke Hicks and John Yaeger. The team plays LSUS Friday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. local time, in their opening round game, which will be live-streamed on LUSA’s Generals Sports Network. Photo courtesy of MBU Athletics