The Miners took the field for the 1,000th time during Homecoming in October. For a look at 100 highlights from Miner football history, go to sports.mst.edu.
Missouri S&T was named the GLVC’s recipient of the NCAA Division II Community Engagement Award of Excellence for the 2010-11 season. The Miner athletic program was cited for its Military Appreciation Day activities during an October 2010 football game against Urbana University. One institution from every Division II conference and one conference as a whole were recognized by the NCAA for work to build bridges in their communities. Each institution that won an award received $500 from the NCAA. Brett Vessell, BSci’11, who earned All-America honors last spring at the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships as a member of S&T’s 4×100-meter relay team, has been named as a recipient of an NCAA post-graduate scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year.
S&T’s swimming and volleyball teams were honored by their respective national governing bodies for their work in the classroom. The swimmers were the second-highest ranked team among Division II institutions on the College Swimming Coaches Association of America’s team, while the volleyball squad was among 57 schools in Division II to record a team grade point average of 3.30 or better.