MBU Athletics has hired a new and younger head coach who is already familiar with the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Krista Tyson, a 2018 MBU graduate, has taken the reins as head coach for MBU tennis, and she is leading the teams with a philosophy focused on consistency and demonstrating God’s love.
The 2019-20 women’s tennis team includes, left to right: Head Coach Krista Tyson, Geena Novelly, Laura Baracaldo, Faith Griese, Madison Feick, Francielly Morena, Hannah Chaney, Maria Brandt, Graduate Assistant Nadin Antic and Graduate Assistant Naoufal El Idrissi. — Photo courtesy of MBU Athletics
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Exercise is medicine” in referring to the benefits of staying in shape? Well, there is research to back up that statement, and there is also a club at Missouri Baptist University that was built on this basic understanding.
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EIM members at Missouri Baptist University pose before a corn hole tournament, one of their many activities throughout the academic year.
Any athlete knows knee injuries can be devastating, even career ending, but for Krista Tyson, a player on the Missouri Baptist University women’s tennis team, her torn ACL set her back only temporarily, in fact, it set her back less time than even her own doctors expected.
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Krista Tyson, a senior player on the MBU women’s tennis team, goes up for a serve during a recent workout indoors. After overcoming a major knee injury, she has come back this season to post an impressive 16-3 record.
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.