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Foreign Soccer Players Find New Home at MBU

Eight players from Norway, England, Brazil, Serbia and Colombia explain the differences they find between life in the American Midwest compared to life in their home countries. While they miss their homes, they are finding a sense of community on the MBU campus.


Photo by Chad Otec

Pictured (left to right) are Yuri Pecanha, Erick Ocampo, Luka Milcic, Rafael Rangel, Mats Mehus, Connar Armstrong, Eduardo Mendes and Thales Teixeira.

Plans for Thanksgiving

MBU students talk about their plans for Thanksgiving. (In order from start) Tim Koppel will be watching football, Emily Morton will be going to see family and Jim DuBois will be eating turkey. Erick Ocampo’s plans are pending soccer outcomes, and Chris Buzzell will be eating a meal with his basketball team.

Men’s Soccer vs. Lyon College

The Spartans defeated the No. 22 ranked Scots on Senior Day, a day filled with rain and gloomy weather.


Photo by Ryan Rerich

Tyler Lewis, freshman from Troy, Mo., scored a goal in the 87th minute which proved to be the game winner for the Spartans. The Spartans defeated Lyon 2-1 as the darkness crept on the field late in the afternoon.


About MBU Timeline


Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*The WordPress website has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.