Sports by the numbers

12’1 1/2″ — School record-setting height cleared by Rachel Ederle in the pole vault. She broke the record twice during the 2012 outdoor season.

4 — Dan Hellwig’s finish in the pole vault at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

23 — Players in the history of the men’s basketball program who have scored 1,000 points in their career, a mark reached by current Miner Bryce Foster — who also wears No. 23 — on Feb. 18.

191 — Assists dished out by Lady Miner senior Julie Meyer over the last two seasons.

6 — Consecutive New South Intercollegiate Swimming championship meets won by Missouri S&T’s swimming team after it captured the 2012 title.

8  Home runs hit by softball player Kaylea Smith in the 2012 season, tying the seventh-highest single season total in school history.

51.80 — Terry Robinson’s time in seconds for the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships — his final race as an S&T hurdler. Robinson finished in 7th place.

22— Wins posted by baseball pitcher Zack Gronek over the last two seasons. As of May 13, he is the only pitcher in Division II to have won at least 10 games in each of the last two seasons.

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By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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