Wichita State is the 2014-15 Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Champion. It marks the third-straight season the Shockers have claimed the league’s All-Sports crown. In addition, the title is the ninth in the past 12 years for Wichita State, which has a league best 21 all-time.
James T. "Tommy" Bell will return to Southern Illinois University Carbondale as its new director of intercollegiate athletics. His appointment as SIU's 13th athletics director requires approval of the university's Board of Trustees, which meets May 14.
The USTFCCCA announced Monday the All-Academic Teams and Indviduals. The Missouri Valley Conference was represented by Brogan Austin (DU), Sam Penzenstadler (LUC), Emily Delvo (BU) and Caitlin Busch (BU). Seven men's teams earned the honor along with eight women's teams.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Sunday the 80 student-athletes who earned All-America honors by finishing among the top 40 of the 2014 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships men’s and women’s races. John Mascari of Indiana State represented The Valley on the list.
The 2014 Cross Country season came to a close on Saturday at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship. John Mascari (Indiana State) claimed eighth-place at the meet. Sam Penzenstadler of Loyola finished 104th and Brogan Austin of Drake in 137th.
Region Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2014 NCAA Division I cross country season were announced Tuesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as voted on by the Division’s coaches. John Mascari of Indiana State repeated as Men's Great Lakes Region Athlete of the Year.
All-Region honorees for NCAA Division I cross country were recognized Friday afternoon by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following the day’s NCAA regional championships meets. The MVC had seven student-athletes honored.
NCAA Division I Cross Country Regionals were held Friday, with three Valley runners advancing to the NCAA Championship. John Mascari (Indiana State), Sam Penzenstadler (Loyola) and Brogan Austin (Drake) all continue on with their season.