Coronavirus has suspended life as we know it, and student-athletes’ last remaining games of the 2020 spring season have been taken away. As they mourn losing their opportunity to play, the NAIA has stepped up in a big way, granting all students who lost their season extra eligibility.
This story is part of a series of ongoing stories and analyses produced by MBU Timeline staff members, focusing on several aspects of COVID-19 and how it has changed the lives of students, faculty members, athletes … everyone. Photo courtesy of MBU University Communications — Graphic by Dylan White
The scouting and recruiting process at MBU consists of so much more than meets the eye, yet when it all comes together smoothly as planned, the student’s academic degree is the final product.
Photo by Jessica Danielle Moore
Iris Dixon, head women’s basketball coach and NAIA compliance athletic director, with Assistant Coach Samuel Pearson (far right), speak to recruit, Rose Wassef and parents.
Taylor Klingelhoefer, who has recently overcome the 1,000-point mark in her collegiate basketball career at Missouri Baptist University, discusses the struggles and challenges along the way.
Taylor Klingelhoefer, fourth from left, poses with her teammates who are congratulating her on reaching the 1,000-point milestone.