Shockley reaches milestone, lands post-season laurels

Chad Shockley missed the bulk of the 2009 season with an injury, but more than made up for it in 2010 with a banner performance to highlight the Miners’ football campaign.

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Cogan, Ernst named Academic All-Americans

Electrical engineering senior Brandon Cogan and mechanical engineering junior Allen Ernst were named in spring 2011 to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team in their respective sports. Cogan, a member of the baseball team, finished the season as the Miners’ third-leading hitter with a .348 batting average. Ernst earned second-team All-GLVC honors and was a provisional qualifier for the NCAA Division II Championships in track and field for S&T after finishing third in the steeplechase at the GLVC Outdoor Championships. Missouri S&T student-athletes have earned 33 Academic All-America awards since 2000, the fourth-highest total among NCAA Division II institutions.

Attention football alumni!

During the 2011 season, the Miners will play their 1,000th football game and Missouri S&T invites all former players and coaches to join us at Homecoming, Saturday, Oct. 8, to celebrate this milestone game. More details to come.

Sports shorts

Under the direction of first-year head coach Joe McCauley, the Lady Miner soccer team reached the GLVC Tournament for the first time posting a final record of 8-7, its first winning season since 2000. Senior defender Joanna Kovarik was named to the All-GLVC third team.

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Lisa & Mindy Lake

When did you get started in running and why?
Mindy: I started running in the summer before we entered the fifth grade. One of our older brothers asked if Lisa and I wanted to go to the track for a practice and we decided to try it. Well, we at least survived our first attempt at running on the track and it helped that Lisa and I became running buddies from then on.

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Former Miner coaches named to MIAA’s inaugural Hall of Fame class

Billy Key and the late Charlie Finley, two iconic coaches in the history of Missouri S&T athletics, were among the members of the inaugural class of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association’s Hall of Fame. The class was inducted in June.

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Academic honors abound for S&T student-athletes

Several members of the Missouri S&T athletic program and some of its teams recently earned recognition for their work in the classroom.

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Chad Shockley: wide receiver

Major: Senior in history with an emphasis on high school social studies education.

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Post-season honors for several

Several Missouri S&T student-athletes earned honors for their performances both on and off the field during the spring season.

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McCauley named women’s soccer coach

Missouri S&T selected Joe McCauley to lead the women’s soccer program. McCauley served as head women’s soccer coach for the past six seasons at Eckerd College in Florida. He brings 11 years of head coaching experience to the Lady Miner program, including a five-year stint within the Great Lakes Valley Conference at Bellarmine University.

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