2012-13 Men's Track & Field News

July 24, 2013
Schiding adds Brian Allen as assistant men's track and field coach
Missouri Southern men's track and field coach Bryan Schiding has announced the addition of Brian Allen as an assistant coach on his staff.

June 26, 2013
Jake Benton named CoSIDA Academic All-American
Missouri Southern junior distance runner Jake Benton has been named to the Capitol One/College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Team as announced by the organization today.

May 29, 2013
MSSU Summer Track and Field/Pole Vault Camps Cancelled
The Missouri Southern track and field programs have announced the MSSU Pole Vault Camps will not be held this year.

May 25, 2013
Men's track finishes up 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team had five individuals competing in the final day of the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Colorado State - Pueblo.

May 24, 2013
Dustin Green picks up All-American honors in the discus
Missouri Southern senior thrower Dustin Green picked up All-American honors in the discus today in day two of the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Colorado State - Pueblo.

May 23, 2013
Dustin Green places 12th in the hammer throw at 2013 NCAA Nationals
Missouri Southern senior thrower Dustin Green placed 12th today in the hammer throw in day one at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Colorado State - Pueblo.

May 15, 2013
Men's track and field qualify six for nationals
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team has qualified six individuals in nine events for the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 23-25 in Pueblo, Colo. at Colorado State University - Pueblo.

May 10, 2013
Southern men compete at MSSU Last Chance
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team took home three titles today at the MSSU Last Chance meet held at Fred G. Hughes Stadium inside the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

May 5, 2013
Men's track places second at 2013 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up three individual and two team All-MIAA performances today, while earning a title in two events as the Lions competed at the 2013 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Fort Hays State University.

May 4, 2013
Men's track in second place after day two of 2013 MIAA Outdoor Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team is in second place, just two and a half points from the lead, after day two of the 2013 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Fort Hays State University.

May 3, 2013
Jayce Thomas in fifth place after day one of the decathlon at MIAA Championships
Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas is in fifth place after day one of the decathlon at the 2013 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Fort Hays State University.

May 2, 2013
Southern Track and Field heads to Hays for 2013 MIAA Outdoor Championships
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams will head to Hays, Kan. this Friday, Saturday and Sunday to compete in the 2013 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Fort Hays State University.

April 27, 2013
Southern men pick up nine wins and 12 provisionals at Williams/Laptad
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team was strong today as the Lions hosted the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational at Fred G. Hughes Stadium in the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

April 23, 2013
Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Track Invitational moved to Saturday
Due to forecasted rain showers for the Joplin area on Friday, the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational will now be held on Saturday at Fred G. Hughes Stadium at the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

April 22, 2013
Dustin Green named MIAA Field Athlete of the Week
Missouri Southern senior thrower Dustin Green has been named the MIAA Men's Track and Field Athete of the week, as announced by the league office today.

April 20, 2013
Southern men pick up seven provisionals and six wins at Missouri S&T
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up six wins and secured seven provisional marks at the Dewey Allgood invitational today, hosted by Missouri S&T.

April 17, 2013
Jayce Thomas in third place after day one of decathlon at KU Relays
Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas is in third place overall after day one of the decathlon at the 2013 Kansas Relays.

April 13, 2013
Juergens qualifies for nationals at Gorilla Classic
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up two wins and six provisionals at the Gorilla Classic today at Pittsburg State University.

April 6, 2013
Boure strong in triple jump at ESU/State Farm Relays
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up three wins and two huge provisionals in the triple jump as the Lions competed in the Emporia State/State Farm Relays today at Zola Witten Track / Fran Welch Stadium in Emporia.

March 18, 2013
Dustin Green named MIAA Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Missouri Southern senior thrower Dustin Green has been named the MIAA Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.

March 16, 2013
Lions track picks up five titles at UNLV
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up five more titles and five provisional marks at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday.

March 15, 2013
Southern men's track signs six
Missouri Southern men's track and field coach Tom Rutledge has announced the signings of six individuals for the 2013-14 track season.

March 15, 2013
Men's track picks up nine wins at University of the Redlands
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up nine event wins and six provisional marks as the Loins opened up the outdoor season at the University of the Redlands Friday.

March 9, 2013
Lions pick up two All-Americans in final day of 2013 NCAA D-II Indoor Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up two All-Americans in the final day of the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

March 8, 2013
Thomas highlights first-day results from 2013 NCAA DII Indoor Championships
Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas sits in ninth place after day one of the heptathlon in the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

March 7, 2013
Catch all the action live at the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams are in action this weekend at the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. You can watch all the action live by clicking on the links at www.mssulions.com.

February 27, 2013
Men's track have six named All-Region
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team have had six individuals in seven events named All-Region by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

February 26, 2013
Men's track qualifies six individuals for 2013 NCAA Indoor Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field program has qualified six individuals in seven events for the 2013 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships, March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala.

February 24, 2013
Men's track finishes third at 2013 MIAA Indoor Track Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up seven All-MIAA performances and finished third in the team standings at the 2013 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships today in Warrensburg.

February 23, 2013
Lions in second place after day two of 2013 MIAA Indoor Track Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team is in second-place after day two of the 2013 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships today in Warrensburg.

February 22, 2013
Jayce Thomas in third place after day one of the heptathlon at 2013 MIAA Indoor Track Championships
Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas is in third place after day one of the 2013 heptathlon at the MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

February 15, 2013
Men's track wins five events at Central Missouri
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up five event wins at the Central Missouri Classic today in Warrensburg.

February 9, 2013
Lions pick up four provisionals in final day of Tyson Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up four provisionals in the final day of the Tyson Invitational today in Fayetteville.

February 8, 2013
Men's track and field competes at Arkansas and Iowa State
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team sent a pair of distance runners to Iowa State and the remainder of its team to the Tyson Invitational today at the University of Arkansas.

February 2, 2013
Four event wins highlight final day of MSSU Lion Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up four event wins in the final day of the MSSU Lion Invite inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center today.

February 1, 2013
Thomas in first place in heptathlon after day one of MSSU Lion Invite
Sophomore Jayce Thomas is in first-place in the heptathlon after day one as the Missouri Southern men's track and field team competed in the MSSU Lion Invite at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center today.

January 31, 2013
23rd ranked men's track plays host to MSSU Lion Invite
The 23rd ranked Missouri Souther men's track and field team will play host to the MSSU Lion Invite tomorrow and Saturday at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 31, 2013
Bryan Schiding to be named Men's Interim Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach at Southern
Missouri Southern Director of Athletics, Jared Bruggeman has announced that effective July 1, 2013, Bryan Schiding will be named the interim head coach for the men's track and field and cross country programs at Southern. This transition will take place for the 2013-14 academic year and a national search for a head coach will be conducted in January of 2014.

January 27, 2013
Tom Rutledge inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Missouri Southern men's track and field and cross country coach Tom Rutledge was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame tonight as part of the organization's ceremony in Springfield.

January 25, 2013
Men's shot put highlights Jayhawk Classic for men's track and field
Dustin Green and Seth Hackney went fifth and sixth in the shot put, both picking up provisionals, as the Lions competed at the Jayhawk Classic on the campus of the University of Kansas.

January 22, 2013
Jeff Fraley named MIAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week
Missouri Southern sophomore sprinter Jeff Fraley has been named the MIAA Men's Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office today.

January 18, 2013
Fraley wins the 200m at Missouri
Missouri Southern sophomore sprinter Jeff Fraley won the 200m and placed fourth in the 60m as the Lions competed at the Missouri Invitational today inside the Hearnes Center at the University of Missouri.

January 12, 2013
Men's track pick up four titles in final day of MSSU Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field field team picked up four individual titles in the final day of the 2013 MSSU Invite today in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 11, 2013
Fraley picks up provisional in day one at the MSSU Invite
Missouri Southern sophomore Jeff Fraley hit a provisional mark in the prelims of the 60m dash as the Lions competed in day one of the MSSU Invite.

January 9, 2013
13th ranked Men's Track Plays host to MSSU Invite
The 13th ranked Missouri Southern men's track and field team will play host to the MSSU Invitational this Friday and Saturday at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on campus.

December 8, 2012
Southern men strong in season opener
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team opened up the indoor season with nine provisionals tonight at the MSSU Early Bird Open at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

November 29, 2012
Missouri Southern track and cross country coach Tom Rutledge will go into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
The honors keep pouring in for Missouri Southern head track and field and cross country coach Tom Rutledge as the 24-year veteran will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, the group announced today.

November 21, 2012
Southern men's track and field and cross country coach Tom Rutledge announces retirement
After 24 seasons at Missouri Southern, longtime men’s track and field and cross country coach Tom Rutledge announced his retirement today, taking effect next June.