The Lady Miner Mucking Team won its fifth first-place championship at the 2011 Intercollegiate Mining Competition, held in Reno, Nev., in March. Approximately 25 men’s and women’s teams from around the world participated in the annual competition. Missouri S&T placed third in the men’s division.
The Missouri S&T women previously won world championships in 2009 and 2007. S&T also won world titles in men’s and women’s mucking in 2004 and 2005.