Standing above all

Sandra Magnus, Phys’86, MSEE’90, a mission specialist for NASA and a former standout for the Missouri S&T women’s soccer team, received the Dr. Charles Bertram Alumni of Distinction Award, and Jordan Henry, EE’09, a standout pole vaulter for the Miners’ track and field squad, received the men’s Paragon Award from the GLVC.

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Brooke Ryan

Brooke Ryan has been around the game of soccer her entire life. She started playing when she was 4, but before that she attended her two older brothers’ games.

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Martin steps down as Miners’ basketball coach after 22 years

Dale Martin, a member of the Missouri S&T coaching staff for the past 29 years, will resign as head men’s basketball coach effective June 30. He has held the position for 22 years.

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Andrew Page: North American strikeout artist

When you think of sports in Canada, you might think of hockey, a sport in which Canadians have excelled at the international level.
But the United States’ northern neighbor has a strong history in baseball as well. The list of major league standouts includes Ferguson Jenkins and Larry Walker and current stars like Justin Morneau, Jason Bay and Russell Martin.

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S&T swimmer earns national title, Miners finish third at NCAA Championships

Zlatan Hamzic, a sophomore in mathematics, became the first student-athlete in school history to earn an individual national championship March 14, winning the title in the 200-yard breaststroke in school-record time at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships in Houston.

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Trio of Miner pole vaulters earn All-America honors

For the second year in a row, pole vaulter Jordan Henry, a senior in electrical engineering, was the national runner-up in his event at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Houston in March.

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A new scoring leader

Tamara McCaskill, a senior in chemical engineering, concluded a record-setting career for the Lady Miners in March as the all-time leading scorer in the history of the S&T women’s basketball program. She also landed an all-conference honor for the third time in her four-year career.

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S&T athletics has a new online look

Missouri S&T athletics’ online presence got a new look in January with the launch of a new Miner sports website. The site, hosted by Internet Consulting Services, provides a fresh new look for the promotion of athletics on a daily basis.

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Justin Taylor: A will to win

Junior Justin Taylor’s passion for sports comes from his two older brothers who got him involved in basketball as a kid. Not only does he love the competition but he loves to win. That trait helped make him a successful football and basketball player at Webster Groves (Mo.) High School.

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Former soccer player named honorary All-America by NSCAA

The recipient of the 2008 NSCAA Honorary All-America award is out of this world. Literally.

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