Missouri State Posts Fourth-Place Finish in MVC All-Sports Championship Race
ST. LOUIS - Behind Missouri Valley Conference championships in men's soccer and women's swimming and diving, Missouri State finished fourth in the 2009-10 MVC All-Sports Championship standings, the 10-member league announced Monday.
In its 13 league-sponsored sports, Missouri State accumulated an average finish of 4.35, which ranked just behind Illinois State (2.74), Wichita State (2.83), and Southern Illinois (4.03). UNI (4.57) was fifth.
It marked Missouri State's 16th MVC All-Sports Award top-four finish in 18 years and matched MSU's best finish over the last four years.
Missouri State's other top league finishes this season, included a second-place finish in volleyball and women's soccer, a third-place showing in women's basketball and a fourth-place finish in softball.
Missouri State won the MVC All-Sports Award in 1999-2000, 2001-02 and 2002-03 and finished second five other years.
Previous Missouri State finishes in the MVC All-Sports Championship standings:
Year - Place