- Big Offensive Day Powers UALR Past Bears, 10-6.Trojans Build Seven-Run Cushion to Send MSU to Second Straight Defeat.
UALR rode an early offensive outburst to build a seven-run lead over Missouri State, then withstood the Bears’ late push to notch a 10-6 victory Wednesday at Gary Hogan Field. Drew Merten homered, scored three runs and drove in three more to help the Trojans post the top run total by a Bears’ opponent this season.
- Swimming & Diving Bears Land Eight on Academic All-MAC Team. Bears lead conference in number of selections.
Eight members of the Missouri State swimming & diving team have been named to the Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced Wednesday.
Straub Earns MVC Leadership and Service Award. First Missouri State Men’s Golfer to win Award since 2010.
In an effort to honor the achievements of exceptional student-athletes, the Missouri Valley Conference has created the MVC Leadership & Service Award (formerly the Good Neighbor Award). Missouri State men’s golfer Eric Straub is among 10 student-athletes named by Commissioner Doug Elgin as the honorees for the 2014 spring season.
- Arkansas Shuts Down Bears’ Offense to Claim 4-1 Decision. Razorbacks Hold MSU’s Offense to Five Hits to Post 10th Straight Win Over the Bears.
Six Arkansas pitchers teamed up to hold Missouri State’s offense in check to lift the visiting Razorbacks to a 4-1 non-conference victory over the Bears Tuesday afternoon at Hammons Field. UA (29-18) scored all four of its runs in the second inning, then relied on a strong bullpen performance to hold MSU to just five hits in claiming its 10th consecutive win in the series.
- Harris, Hoover Pace Offense in MSU Spring Game. Kierra Harris passes for 304 yards, while Zac Hoover snags 6 passes for 156 in 27-0 outcome.
On a day when big plays were the big attraction, it was the combination of quarterback Kierra Harris and sophomore receiver Zac Hoover that stole the show. The Missouri State tandem connected 6 times for 156 yards to lead the first-team to a decisive 27-0 victory in the Bears’ annual Maroon and White spring game Saturday at JFK Stadium at Parkview High School.