• Cantwell Earns Another Shot at Olympic Gold

    Posted 8:31 PM 6/24/2012

    EUGENE, OR -- A few familiar Columbia faces were seen at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials. To make this summer's Olympic team, you first have to finish as one of the top in your event. Eldon native, former Mizzou All-American, and current Columbia resident Christian Cantwell is trying to (More)

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  • Cantwell in Final Stages of Olympic Trial Preparations

    Cantwell in Final Stages of Olympic Trial Preparations

    Posted 7:59 PM 6/14/2012

    COLUMBIA -- Missouri's most famous former track and field athlete is eyeing a return to the Olympic podium. Christian Cantwell won a silver medal in the shot put in 2008.

    Cantwell is in the last stages of preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics Trials later this month. He has dealt with (More)

  • MVC Alumna Selected as USA Athletic Trainer for 2012 Olympics

    MVC Alumna Selected as USA Athletic Trainer for 2012 Olympics

    Posted 8:04 AM 5/11/2012

    MARSHALL, MO -- Missouri Valley College Alumna Carrie (Harmon) Moore ‘99 has been selected to serve as an athletic trainer for the United States' women's wrestling team at the 2012 Olympic Games that begin on June 27 in London, England. Moore was selected by Coach Terry Steiner (More)

  • Schulte Selected for USAAI Aruba Friendship Series Squad

    Schulte Selected for USAAI Aruba Friendship Series Squad

    Posted 11:35 AM 5/5/2012

    FULTON, MO -- Adding to her fourth consecutive all-AMC selection, senior Kelsey Schulte was recently selected as a member of the USA Athletes International squad that will compete this summer in the Aruba Friendship Softball Series, June 18-25. The pitcher/outfielder will be part of a team (More)

  • Five Tigers Set for Wrestling Olympic Trials

    Five Tigers Set for Wrestling Olympic Trials

    Posted 9:22 AM 4/17/2012

    COLUMBIA -- Five current and former members of the Missouri wrestling program will get the chance to reach their goal of competing in this year's Olympic Games in London, as the 2012 Olympic Trials are set for April 21-22 in Iowa City, Iowa. All five grapplers will be competing in the men's (More)

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  • Photos: Missouri Wins First Big 12 Wrestling Title

    Photos: Missouri Wins First Big 12 Wrestling Title

    Posted 4:17 PM 3/4/2012 by Peter Terpstra

    COLUMBIA - Missouri won its first Big 12 Wrestling Tournament in program history Saturday.

    The Tigers sent eight wrestlers to the finals and had nine wrestlers qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

    Out of the eight finalists, four wrestlers came out as champions: Alan Waters at 125 (More)

  • Blitz to Assist U-23 U.S. National Team in Four Nations Tournament

    Blitz to Assist U-23 U.S. National Team in Four Nations Tournament

    Posted 5:05 PM 2/20/2012

    COLUMBIA -- University of Missouri soccer Head Coach Bryan Blitz will travel to La Manga, Spain, as an assistant coach of the U-23 U.S. Women's National Team. The team will spend two weeks training and participating in the Four Nations Cup.

    Blitz will assist U-23 Head Coach Randy Waldrum (More)

  • Mizzou Diver Fights Injuries and Looks Towards Olympics

    Posted 9:10 PM 2/12/2012 by Eric Blumberg

    COLUMBIA -- He might be the most decorated athlete on Missouri's campus you've never heard of. David Bonuchi won three state high school diving championships while at Hickman.

    The Mizzou sophomore also owns more than a handful of Junior National Titles, but the latest accomplishment beats (More)

  • Surprise Proposal Wows Missouri Grand Prix Crowd

    Surprise Proposal Wows Missouri Grand Prix Crowd

    Posted 10:22 AM 2/12/2012 by Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) -- Talk about pressure to perform. For Matt Grevers, a top finish in the 100-meter backstroke Saturday night at the Missouri Grand Prix was a virtual necessity to pull off a surprise medal-stand marriage proposal to his girlfriend and USA national swimming teammate, Annie (More)

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  • Tigers Complete Day One of Missouri Grand Prix

    Tigers Complete Day One of Missouri Grand Prix

    Posted 9:45 AM 2/11/2012

    COLUMBIA -- The University of Missouri hosted day one of the Missouri Grand Prix, a swimming event that features elite swimmers from around the world hoping to meet the Olympic Time Trial qualifications or prepare for the 2012 Olympics in London. The Missouri Grand Prix, one of seven stops that (More)

  • Kreklow, Henning, Hayes to Try Out for USA Volleyball

    Kreklow, Henning, Hayes to Try Out for USA Volleyball

    Posted 2:52 PM 2/10/2012

    COLUMBIA -- Three members of the Mizzou volleyball program - Lisa Henning, Jade Hayes and Molly Kreklow will try out for USA Volleyball this weekend.

    In all, the three Tigers were among 207 athletes invited to try out for the national teams in Colorado Springs from February 10-12 at the US (More)

  • Olympians to Swim at Mizzou Aquatic Center

    Olympians to Swim at Mizzou Aquatic Center

    Posted 9:36 PM 2/1/2012 by Jordan Santo

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Olympians Jason Lezak, Matt Grevers and Amanda Weir headline the list of swimmers competing at the 2012 Missouri Grand Prix, February 10-12 in Columbia, Missouri. The Missouri Grand Prix is the third stop of the 2011-2012 Grand Prix Series and will take place at the Mizzou (More)

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