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The Overseas Experience

American football is a sport that has really taken off in other countries like Serbia, Denmark, and even Germany. MBU has a student athlete who took the opportunity to play overseas, now he’s back to share his experience.

Photo provided via Keenan Savage Instagram

Keenan Savage (right) smiles and signs autographs with his teammates on the Berlin Adlers, an American football team in Germany, where Savage was able to live his dream a little longer after playing at Missouri Baptist University.

Meet MBU’s Newest Athletic Trainers

Missouri Baptist University has added four young and talented personalities to the athletic training room in Stephanie Brewer, Austin Wagner, Alisha Frierdich and Drew Potter.

Photos by Trevor Chaney

Stephanie Brewer stands next to the entrance of the Missouri Baptist University athletic training room as athletes await her daily treatment. Athletic trainers like Brewer, Drew Potter, Alisha Frierdich and Austin Wagner keep the wheels of the MBU Athletics machine turning as they help team members in all sports stay healthy and stay in the game.

Soccer Players Serve as the Hands and FEET of Christ

MBU sports team are often involved with various opportunities to give back to the St. Louis communities. One way the MBU men’s soccer team recognizes the value of serving as the hands and feet of Christ is through playing soccer each spring with special needs children as part of the SPENSA program.

Photo by Ben Randolph

Missouri Baptist University soccer players have helped with SPENSA-sponsored camps in St. Louis each spring for several years, and team members agree it is one of the most important outreaches they do as a team.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes at MBU

On-campus, Christ-centered organizations allow students the opportunity to connect and grow in their faith alongside their peers. MBU’s FCA huddle meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday in the North Hall lobby.

 Photo from MBU Flickr

Junior Meredith Linn, history major, and senior Ethan Metzler, physical education major, encourage students to attend FCA for food, fun and fellowship. Linn is a member of the women’s lacrosse team, and Metzler is a kicker for the football game. 

Just Do It? The Spartans Have Done It

With Nike’s slogan being “Just Do It,” the Missouri Baptist University athletic department has just done something big, moving to an all-Nike gear contract.


Photo by Jordan Hall

Pictured is an example of the gear Missouri Baptist University athletic teams are wearing after the university struck a deal this fall with the company and a Texas-based factory-direct sports equipment company called BSN.

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