Points of Pride

Team Achievements

  • Bears basketball is the 27th-all-time winningest program in NCAA Division I history
  • Lady Bears basketball has ranked in the top 50 in national attendance for 10 straight seasons
  • Football has topped the 50,000 total attendance mark in 15 of the last 16 seasons
  • Volleyball is the 3rd winningest program in NCAA Division I history
  • Men's soccer has qualified for 13 consecutive MVC postseason tournaments
  • Baseball has appeared in 7 NCAA Tournaments, including 5 College World Series births
  • Softball has won 7 conference championships

Student-Athlete Achievements

  • 40 Academic All-Conference Selections
  • 4 Academic All-District Selections
  • 2 Academic All-Americans
  • 37 student-athletes were given the MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award
  • 7 student-athletes were given the MVC President's Council Academic Excellence Award
  • Junior outfielder Ben Carlson was a Second Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American selection in 2009
  • Junior pitcher Buddy Baumann was a Third Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American and a Second Team Collegiate Baseball All-American in 2009
  • Senior 3rd Baseman Brayden Drake was a Third Team Collegiate Baseball All-American in 2009
  • Freshman 2nd Baseman Kevin Medrano was a Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American selection in 2009
  • Missouri State Track & Field Team was one of 130 Division I track and field teams to receive All-Academic Honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Asher Kyger, Yaneika Malcolm and Terry Phillips were chosen for the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team