Missouri S&T Miners

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Missouri S&T Miners
Logo
University Missouri University of Science and Technology
Conference Great Lakes Valley Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Mark Mullin
Location Rolla, Missouri
Varsity teams 13
Football stadium Allgood–Bailey Stadium
Basketball arena Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building
Baseball stadium Missouri S&T Baseball Field
Mascot Joe Miner
Nickname Miners
Fight song "Fight, Miners"[1]
Colors Silver, Gold, and Green[2]
              
Website www.minerathletics.com

Missouri S&T Miners (variously S&T or Missouri Miners) refers to the students, graduates, and sports teams of Missouri University of Science and Technology. The nickname "Miner", or a variation of it, is common at mining schools in many states. The teams compete in Division II of NCAA sports. Missouri S&T was a long-time member (since 1935) of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) until they joined the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) in 2005. Missouri S&T's official school colors are silver and gold.[3] Men's teams are referred to as Miners and women's teams the Lady Miners.

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

The baseball team won the GLVC West division title in 2011.[4][5]

Conference Affiliations:

Head Coach: Todd DeGraffenreid
Home Field: Missouri S&T Baseball Field
Uniform Colors: Black and Gold (inception–2007), Green and Gold (2008–present)
MIAA Titles: 1968, 1972
GLVC Titles: 2011 (West)

Basketball[edit]

Men's[edit]

The team made the GLVC tournament in 2010 for the first time since joining the conference.[citation needed]

Head Coach: Jim Glash
Assistant Coach: Marques Baldwin

Conference Championships

MIAA: 1975–76, 1995–96
All-Americans[edit]
Curtis Gibson: 1984–85
Duane Huddleston: 1987–88
Bill Jolly: 1992–93
Michael McClain: 1995–96

Women's[edit]

The team shared the GLVC West division regular season title in 2011. They made the Women's NCAA Division II Midwest Regional as a 6th Seed. This was the second time the team made the National Tournament in four years.[citation needed]

  • Coach: Alan Eads
  • Assistant Coach: Keri DeGraffenreid
  • Conference Championships

Cross country[edit]

Men's[edit]

  • Coach: Sterling Martin
  • Assistant Coach: Brandon Masters
  • Conference Championships
All-Americans[edit]
  • John Mulvaney: 1996–97

Women's[edit]

  • Coach: Sterling Martin
  • Assistant Coach: Brandon Masters

Football[edit]

Conference Affiliations:

Head Coach: Tyler Fenwick
Home field: Allgood–Bailey Stadium
Uniform colors: Black and Gold (Inception–2007), Green and Gold (2008–present)
Logo design: Pickaxe

Conference Championships: 9

  • MIAA: 1941 (Co-Champions), 1947, 1949, 1950, 1956 (Co-Champions), 1977 (Co-Champions), 1980, 1983 (Co-Champions)[6]
  • GLFC: 2008[7]

All-Americans[edit]

Ed Kromka: 1941
Frank Winfield: 1969
Merle Dillow: 1974
Bill Grantham: 1980
Eivind Listerud: 1993
Cole Drussa: 2003–04
Ashton Gronewold: 2005–06
Joe Winters: 2006

Year by Year Record Since 1893[edit]

Year Record
1893 0–1
1980 10–0
1998 0–11
1999 0–11
2000 2–9
2001 0–11
2002 0–11
2003 0–11
2004 3–8
2005 7–4[8]
2006 6–5[9]
2007 4–7[10]
2008 7–4[11]
2009 4–7[12]
2010 3–8[13]
2011 6–5[14]

Soccer[edit]

Men's[edit]

  • Coach: Gabe Hall

Women's[edit]

  • Coach: Joe McCauley

Softball[edit]

Affiliations:

Head Coach: Don Kennedy
Assistant Coach: Chad Schatz
Home Field: Missouri S&T Softball Field

Swimming[edit]

  • Coach: Doug Grooms
  • National Finishes: 1998–2013
  • 1998–1999: 7th
  • 1999–2000: 6th
  • 2000–2001: 5th
  • 2001–2002: 5th
  • 2002–2003: 13th
  • 2003–2004: 9th
  • 2004–2005: 6th
  • 2005–2006: 7th
  • 2006–2007: 4th
  • 2007–2008: 2nd
  • 2008–2009: 3rd
  • 2009–2010: 8th
  • 2010–2011: 9th
  • 2011–2012: 24th
  • 2012–2013: 14th
  • Conference Championships: 1998–2013
  • 1998–1999: Mideast Regional Champions
  • 2000–2001: Central States Champions
  • 2006–2007: New South Champions
  • 2007–2008: New South Champions
  • 2008–2009: New South Champions
  • 2009–2010: New South Champions
  • 2010–2011: New South Champions
  • 2011–2012: New South Champions
  • 2012–2013: New South Champions

Track & field[edit]

Men's[edit]

  • Coach: Sterling Martin
  • Assistant Coach: Brent Vogel
  • Conference Championships – Indoor
  • Conference Championships – Outdoor

Women's[edit]

  • Coach: Sterling Martin
  • Assistant Coach: Brent Vogel

Volleyball[edit]

Affiliations:

Great Lakes Valley Conference: 2007–present

Coach: Jason Holt
Assistant Coach: Kelci Wigger
Home Court: Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building
Uniform colors: Black and Gold (2007), Green and Gold (2008–present)

Conference Championships:

GLVC: 2011 (West)
GLVC: 2012 (West)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Studwell, William E.; Bruce R. Schueneman (1998). College Fight Songs. Haworth Press. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-7890-0665-3. 
  2. ^ "Missouri S&T - Color". Retrieved 2016-05-19. 
  3. ^ "Colors". Missouri University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Pollock, Bill (May 16, 2011). "Missouri S & T makes first NCAA appearance since '72". Missourinet. Retrieved February 23, 2014. Missouri S&T won the GLVC West with a 21–7 conference record 
  5. ^ Careaga, Andrew (May 8, 2011). "Miner baseball clinches GLVC West". Missouri S&T. Retrieved February 23, 2014. The Missouri S&T Miners baseball team clinched the GLVC West Division crown on Sunday 
  6. ^ "Conference Standings and Champions" (PDF). NCAA. 2011: 15–16. 
  7. ^ "Miners rout Bearcats to lock up winning season, GLFC title". minersports.mst.edu. MST. November 8, 2008. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  8. ^ "Miners picked third in inaugural GLFC poll". minersports.mst.edu. Missouri S&T. July 31, 2006. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  9. ^ "Miners turn season finale into record-setting afternoon". minersports.mst.edu. Missouri University of Science and Technology. November 11, 2006. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  10. ^ "Miners end season with rout of Panthers". minersports.mst.edu. Missouri S&T. November 10, 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  11. ^ "S&T ends Truman hex, takes season finale in double overtime". sports.mst.edu. Missouri S&T. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  12. ^ "Miners close 2009 season on winning note at Kentucky Wesleyan". sports.mst.edu. Missouri S&T. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  13. ^ "Lincoln stuns Miners in season finale with late touchdown drive". sports.mst.edu. Missouri S&T. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  14. ^ "Conference Standings and Champions". 2011 Conference Standings. NCAA. 2012. p. 3. 

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