This past February a former Missouri State Bear was doing something many will never do in their life, attempting to qualify for the Olympics. Jessi Allen, former MSU runner and current University of Kansas medical student, nearly reached one of the world’s biggest stages in athletics, and di…
The Missouri State Athletics Hall of Fame has six inductees for their 2020 class, including former track and cross country standout Blake Boldon. Boldon competed in the maroon and white from 1999-2003, where he was a five-time Missouri Valley Conference champion.
“I want to run a marathon, and I have a goal to qualify for the Olympic trials. It’s still hard, but that would keep me motivated to keep training.” -Jessi Allen in a previous interview published by The Standard on Sept. 12, 2017.
The Missouri State women’s track and field team wrapped up a two day long meet Saturday at the Husker Invitational. The squad set various personal records throughout the two-day event. Head coach Jordan Fife said the importance of building off of their most recent performance.
The Missouri State track and field team begins its 2020 season under the direction of new official head coach, Jordan Fife.
During the spring of 2018, the Missouri State athletics department put feelers out to fundraise for a multipurpose indoor facility.
Missouri State’s women’s cross-country team competed at the Southern Stampede in Joplin on Sept. 21, capturing the program’s first team title since a 2013 top finish at the Hurricane Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma.