2012 News

March 14, 2013
Women's cross country earns Team Academic Award
The Missouri Southern women's cross country program has earned the Team Academic Award the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has announced.

November 17, 2012
Women's Cross Country places 20th at 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships
The Missouri Southern women's cross country team placed 20th today at the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships hosted by Southern at the MSSU Cross Country Course.

November 3, 2012
Women's cross country finishes fourth and qualifies for NCAA Nationals
The Missouri Southern women's cross country team qualified for the 2012 NCAA National Championships today with a fourth-place finish in the Central Region Championships held at the MSSU Cross Country Course.

November 2, 2012
Women's cross country prepares for NCAA Central Regional
The 21st ranked Missouri Southern women's cross country program will start its trek to nationals Saturday as the Lions play host to the NCAA Division II Central Region Cross Country Championships at the MSSU Cross Country Course.

October 25, 2012
Patty Vavra named MIAA Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year
Missouri Southern women's cross country coach Patty Vavra has been named the MIAA Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year, the league announced today.

October 20, 2012
Women's cross country wins 2012 MIAA Championship
The Missouri Southern women's cross country team had two in the top ten and four in the top 20 and took home the 2012 MIAA Cross Country Championship today as the Championships were hosted by Northwest Missouri State University.

October 10, 2012
Cross Country Coaches Nationwide Band Together for the Joplin Initative
After the historic tornado that hit Joplin on May 22, 2011, a group of cross country coaches got together at their convention and decided they wanted to do something to help the city and community of Joplin, Mo. Out of that, came the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Joplin Initiative.

October 6, 2012
Women's cross country finishes third at Missouri S&T
The 17th ranked Missouri Southern women's cross country team finished third today at the Jackling Jocks Invite hosted by Missouri S&T.

September 29, 2012
Women's Cross Country finishes 8th at Oklahoma State Jamboree
The Missouri Southern women's cross country team placed eighth today at the Oklahoma State University Jamboree in Stillwater.

September 15, 2012
Southern women finish third at 2012 Southern Stampede
The Missouri Southern women's cross country team finished third today in the 24th running of the First to the Finish Southern Stampede at a rainy MSSU Cross Country Course.

September 14, 2012
Southern Cross Country ready to host the 24th annual Southern Stampede
The Missouri Southern men's and women's cross country teams are set to host the 24th annual Southern Stampede tomorrow morning at the Missouri Southern cross country course.

August 30, 2012
Cross Country teams open season today at Arkansas
The Missouri Southern men's and women's cross country teams will open up the 2012 season tonight as they race at the Unviersity of Arkansas in a twilight meet.

August 30, 2012
Belisle finishes in sixth as Lions open cross country season at Arkansas
Missouri Southern junior Kaitlyn Belisle placed sixth as the Missouri Southern women's cross country team hooked up with Arkansas tonight in a season-opening duel for the two schools.

August 27, 2012
Impending weather changes opening meet schedule for cross country
Due to impending weather conditions, the scheduled season opener for the men's and women's cross country teams this Friday at Arkansas has been pushed up to Thursday.

August 7, 2012
Women's cross country picked to finish second in MIAA preseason poll
The Missouri Southern women's cross-country team has been picked to finish second in the preseason MIAA coaches poll, announced today by the league office.