Spartan Sports Action on the Horizon

Conference play has begun and the Missouri Baptist University teams are prepared.

Photo by: Brittany Gammon


♦ All times are in Central Standard Time.

Monday, Sept. 22

♦ The men’s golf team is teeing off in Murray, Ky., this week for the Murray State Invitational. Other teams in the invitational include Murray State, Eastern Kentucky, University of Tennessee-Martin, Tennessee State, Alabama State and a handful of smaller schools. (via

Tuesday, Sept. 23

♦ Women’s volleyball ended their perfect record last week against Division II opponent Quincy University, but have bounced back into conference strong. They beat Freed-Hardeman University in three games, and face off against Lindenwood University-Belleville starting at 7 p.m. Stats for the game can be followed at the Dakstats website.

♦ Fall men’s tennis will take the court against Greenville College beginning at 4 p.m. Greenville is a Division III athletic program that participates in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

♦ The men’s and women’s soccer teams will be heading down to Batesville, Ark., to play conference rival Lyon College. The men are 0-1 in conference while the women are boasting a 2-0 American Midwest Conference record so far. The women start the action at 1 p.m. and the men follow at 3 p.m. Look for the post-game recaps on

Thursday, Sept. 25

♦ The women’s volleyball team will take the court for their second game of the week just down Highway 64 against St. Louis College of Pharmacy beginning at 7 p.m. STLCOP is currently boasting a 4-1 overall record, and begin conference play on Tuesday, Sept. 23, against Harris-Stowe State University.

Friday, Sept. 26

♦ Fall women’s tennis will take on Lewis and Clark Community College beginning at 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27

♦ Saturday is going to be a day full of Spartan athletics as six different teams will be competing from dawn until dusk.

♦ The day of action will begin with the men’s and women’s cross country team participating in the Maryville CC Open, starting at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., respectively.

♦ After the cross country team hits the pavement, three different teams will begin action at 1 p.m.

1) Fall men’s tennis will be hitting the court against Quincy University at home.

2) Women’s volleyball will have a double header against Lincoln Christian University and Monmouth College at the campus of LCU.

3) Also, women’s soccer will be taking on non-conference opponent Central Methodist University at home. This game will be broadcast on the Spartan Digital Network.

♦ Lastly, to round off the day, Spartan football will be kicking off at 1:30 p.m. at Lindenwood University-Belleville. LU-Belleville has currently posted an 0-3 record on the year so both teams are still seeking that elusive first victory. This game will be an audio-only broadcast on the Spartan Digital Network.

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Reid Cure

Reid Cure

Reid, a senior at Missouri Baptist University and native of Frisco, Texas, is the Managing Editor for MBU Timeline. He competed for the Spartan baseball team for two years. Reid is a sport management major with a minor in sport journalism. In addition to being the Managing Editor, Reid works for the Sports Information Department producing and providing color commentary for the Spartan Digital Network.


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