Without regular access to gyms, school athletic facilities and other health and well-being organizations in the midst of COVID-19, college students everywhere have been adapting their workouts to suit their new homebound lifestyles.
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. Photos courtesy of Hannah Leahy — Graphic by Dylan White
Esports began at MBU in the winter of 2015 through a volleyball coach, a student and a simple conversation that brought this team to life. Since then the team has grown, the facilities have become more high tech and sophisticated, and the program is finding a place among some of the best in the nation.
Photos by Andrew Douglas
Missouri Baptist University video gamers are locked and loaded during intense competitions as the gear includes Spartan shirts, personal headphones, colorful backlit keyboards, custom chairs and, of course, plenty of caffeine and hydration.