When athletic trainers go through certification to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation or use an automated external defibrillator (AED), they rarely think they will actually have to use that training in real life.
Missouri S&T’s athletic program finished fifth among the 15 institutions in the Great Lakes Valley Conference for the 2010-11 season in the final Learfield Sports Director’s Cup standings. The standings are designed to recognize campuses for overall excellence in intercollegiate athletics.
On the heels of a season in which it won a share of the GLVC regular-season championship and reached the title game of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional, Missouri S&T’s men’s soccer program began the season among the top teams in the pre-season rankings.
Former Missouri S&T offensive lineman Brandon Jordan, BAdm’09, played this summer on the U.S. national team that won the gold medal at the fourth International Federation of American Football Senior World Championships in Australia.
Julie Meyer, a senior in history and secondary education, started her S&T career as an accomplished athlete in both volleyball and women’s basketball. Last season she focused solely on basketball. Her decision paid off as she helped lead the Lady Miners to a share of the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division title (the first since 1995-96 and the first one as a member of the GLVC) and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in school history.
Bryan Kluge and the S&T 4×100-meter relay team earned All-America honors for the 2011 outdoor season at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships.
Missouri S&T received the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s NCAA Division II Community Engagement Award of Excellence for the 2010-11 athletic season. The Miner program was cited for its Military Appreciation Day activities in October.
Missouri S&T’s athletic program finished fifth among the 15 institutions in the Great Lakes Valley Conference for the 2010-11 season in the final Learfield Sports Director’s Cup standings.