2013-2014 Men's Track and Field News

July 29, 2014
Men's track and field announces 2014 recruiting class
Missouri Southern men's track and field coach Bryan Schiding has announced the addition of 19 individuals to participate in track and field at Southern begining this fall.

June 25, 2014
Jake Benton named CoSIDA Academic All-American
Missouri Southern senior distance runner Jake Benton has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

May 31, 2014
Men's track finishes as ninth-best program in Division II
The Missouri Southern men's track and field and cross country program finished as the ninth-best men's program in Division II as announced by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

May 29, 2014
Jake Benton named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Missouri Southern senior distance runner Jake Benton has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

May 24, 2014
Darion Boure breaks own school record, finishes third in triple jump
Missouri Southern junior jumper Darion Boure picked up All-American status and broke his own school record in the process as the Lions competed in the final day of the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

May 22, 2014
Eric Schott places 13th in the 10k at 2014 NCAA D-2 Nationals
Missouri Southern junior distance runner Eric Schott placed 13th tonight in the 10k at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.

May 21, 2014
Track and Field teams ready for nationals
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams will open up the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships tomorrow as the Lions travel to Allendale, Michigan and Grand Valley State University.

May 15, 2014
Missouri Southern names Schiding full-time head men's track and field coach
Missouri Southern Director of Athletics Jared Bruggeman has announced that Bryan Schiding has had the interim tag removed and is the full-time men's track and field and cross country coach at Missouri Southern.

May 13, 2014
Men's track has four named All-Region
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team has had four individuals in five events named All-Region by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

May 13, 2014
Men's track and field qualifies five for 2014 NCAA D-II Nationals
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team has qualified five individuals for the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.

May 13, 2014
Men's and Women's Track land 24 athletes on MIAA Academic Honor Roll
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams have had 24 student-athletes named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll the league announced this afternoon.

May 9, 2014
Men's track competes at MSSU Last Chance
Missouri Southern pole vaulter Raymond Woldtvedt picked up a strong provisional and a third place finish today as the men's track and field team competed at the MSSU Last Chance today inside Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

May 4, 2014
Men's track finishes sixth at 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team placed sixth after the final day of the 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Dwight T. Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University.

May 3, 2014
Eric Schott wins 10k in day two of 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Missouri Southern junior distance runner Eric Schott won the 10k as the Lions competed in day two of the 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships inside Dwight T. Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University.

May 1, 2014
Men's track heads to Lincoln for 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team will open up the 2014 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday afternoon in Jefferson City as Lincoln University plays host to the event.

April 25, 2014
Men's track picks up four provisionals at Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up four provisionals and two event wins at the 2014 Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational held today at Fred G. Hughes Stadium inside the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex.

April 19, 2014
Men's track picks up 12 top-three finishes at Missouri S&T
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up 12 top-ten finishes today as the Lions competed in the 2014 Missouri S&T/Dewey Allgood Invitational.

April 18, 2014
Polizzi and Burns compete at Mule Relays
Missouri Southern throwers Nicklas Polizzi and Bryan Burns competed in the 2014 Central Missouri Mule Relays on Friday.

April 17, 2014
Schott shatters 10k record at Mt. Sac Relays
Missouri Southern junior Eric Schott broke the MSSU 10k school record Thursday night at the Mt. Sac Relays as a trio of distance runners competed at two events for the Lions.

April 12, 2014
Men's track picks up four provisionals at PSU
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up four provisional marks today as the Lions competed at the 2014 Pittsburg State Gorilla Classic.

April 5, 2014
Men's track finishes sixth at ESU Relays
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team continued the outdoor season and finished sixth at the 2014 State Farm Emporia State Relays today in Emporia.

March 29, 2014
Men's track picks up two provisionals and two winners at Wendy's/PSU Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up eight top three finishes, two provisionals and two event winners in the 2014 Wendy's/Pittsburg State Invite.

March 28, 2014
Schott finishes seventh in 5k at Wash U
Missouri Southern junior distance runner Eric Schott placed 7th in the 5k at the 2014 Washington University Invitational today in St. Louis.

March 27, 2014
Men's Track and Field picked second in preseason coaches outdoor poll
The Missouri Southern men's track and field program has been picked to finish second in the preseason MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Poll as announced by the league office today.

March 15, 2014
Darion Boure earns All-American honors at 2014 D-2 Indoor Nationals
Missouri Southern junior Darion Boure earned All-American honors today in the final day of the 2014 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the JDL Fast Track in Winston Salem.

March 14, 2014
Juergens and Melugin pick up All-American honors in day one of 2014 Indoor Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and Field team picked up a pair of All-American finishes today in the first day of the 2014 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the JDL Fast Track.

March 8, 2014
Men's track and field has six named All-Region
The eighth-ranked Missouri Southern men's track and field team had six individuals in five events named All-Region by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

March 4, 2014
Men's track qualifies five in six events for 2014 Indoor Nationals
The sixth-ranked Missouri Southern men's track and field team, fresh off a second-place finish at the 2014 MIAA Indoor Championships, have qualified five individuals in six events for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships. That meet will take place on March 14-15 in Winston Salem, NC.

March 2, 2014
Jeff Fraley earns men's high point award and Lions narrowly miss out on team title at 2014 MIAA Indoor Track Championships
Missouri Southern junior sprinter Jeff Fraley won the men's high point award and the men's track and field program narrowly missed out on a team title at the 2014 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin this weekend.

March 1, 2014
Men's track wins two events on day two of 2014 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team won two events and the Lions sit in second place, eight points out of first after day two of the 2014 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

February 21, 2014
Men's track and field nabs seven provisionals at Nebraska Tune-Up
The Missouri Southern men's track and field program picked up seven provisionals Friday as the men competed at both the Nebraska Tune-Up and the Central Missouri Classic.

February 18, 2014
Men's track and field sweeps MIAA weekly awards
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team has swept the MIAA weekly awards as Jeff Fraley and Darion Boure were named the MIAA Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week, the league office announced today.

February 15, 2014
Two records go down as Lions compete at Oklahoma Baptist Invite
Missouri Southern junior sprinter Jeff Fraley punched his ticket to nationals and broke his own school record in the process, while Darion Boure set a record in the triple jump and the men's track and field team competed at the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational held this weekend at the indoor facility on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.

February 14, 2014
Track and field teams head to Oklahoma to take part in Oklahoma Baptist Invite
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field programs will be in action this Saturday as the teams travel to Norman, Oklahoma to take part in the Oklahoma Baptist Invite held at the Mosier Indoor Track Facility on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.

February 8, 2014
Men's track picks up four top three finishes at Mule Relays
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team picked up two wins and four top three finishes today at the Mule Relays held inside the Multipurpose Building at the University of Central Missouri.

February 4, 2014
MSSU Track and Field Teams Move Up In National Polls
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams have moved up in the national polls as the latest Division II poll was released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA).

February 1, 2014
Melugin qualifies for nationals in pole vault in final day of Lion Invite
Missouri Southern sophomore vaulter Brady Melugin earned a personal best and a berth to nationals today as the men's track and field team competed in the final day of the 2014 MSSU Lion Invite inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 31, 2014
Fraley qualifies for nationals and breaks 200m indoor record in first day of Lion Invite
Missouri Southern sprinter Jeff Fraley qualified for nationals in the 200m and broke the school record in the process as the Lions competed in the first day of the MSSU Lion Invite today inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 24, 2014
Southern men put up strong numbers at Jayhawk Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team competed at the 2014 Jayhawk Classic and came away with strong results Friday.

January 11, 2014
Men's track wins three events and posts 12 top-three finishes in final day of MSSU Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team posted three victories and had 12 top-three finishes in the final day of the MSSU Invite today inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 10, 2014
Fraley/Holley qualify for finals of 60m dash in first day of MSSU Invite
The Missouri Southern men's track and field team put two in the finals of the 60m dash and had two other top three finishes in day one of the 2014 MSSU Invitational at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

January 9, 2014
Track and Field opens up indoor season with MSSU Invitational
The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams will open up their respective indoor seasons tomorrow when the Lions play host to the MSSU Invitational held inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

October 31, 2013
Men's track and field picked to finish third in 2013-14 MIAA preseason Coaches Poll
The Missouri Southern men's track and field program has been picked to finish third in the 2013-14 MIAA indoor track and field preseason coaches poll, the league announced today.