In an effort to honor the achievements of exceptional student-athletes, the Missouri Valley Conference has created the MVC Leadership & Service Award. Ten student-athletes have been named by Commissioner Doug Elgin as the honorees for the 2014-15 Fall season.
The 2014 Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championship will be held this Saturday, November 1, at the SIU Cross Country Course in Carbondale, Illinois. Bradley women’s and men’s teams were voted as the pre-championship favorites in the coaches’ pre-championship poll.
Sam Penzenstadler of Loyola University Chicago and Bree Spangler of Indiana State University have been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today.
Cross country runners are gearing up for the final stretch as teams competed against the best in the Nation this past weekend. John Mascari of Indiana State earns Male Athlete of the Week honors while on the women's side, Illinois State's Kim Christensen takes the award.
It will be a tight race this year as no student-athlete has repeated as Male or Female Athlete of the Week during the 2014 season. Southern Illinois swept this week's MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors in Oscar Medina and Kelley Gallagher.
Sam Penzenstadler of Loyola University Chicago and Kylynn Moyer of Drake University have been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today. Penzenstadler and Moyer were honored for their performances during the period of September 8-14.