Missouri State Student-Athlete of the Week
April 14, 2015 Student-Athlete of the Week for April 14: Oarabile Babolayi, Track & Field Missouri State junior Oarabile Babolayi had a record breaking weekend competing at University of Arkansas' John McDonald Invitational. Babolayi not only set a personal record, but bested her existing Botswana national record in the finals of the 100m hurdles. She finished with a time of 13.72, moving her into fifth in the conference in the event. Babolayi also recorded a third place finish in the 400m hurdles with her season best time of 1:00.78, also jumping her into fifth in the MVC. In her final event of the weekend, Babolayi ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay and helped the Bears record the fastest time of all 2015 Missouri Valley Conference 1600m relay teams. Missouri State's 3:41.07 is over three seconds faster than the next Valley school's time.
Previous Winners: 4/7/14: Bryan Young, Baseball 3/31/15: Uvis Kalnins , Swimming & Diving 3/24/15: Mary Stephens, Softball 3/17/15: Tyonna Snow, Women's Basketball 3/10/15: Garrett Nevels, Swimming & Diving 3/3/15: Holly Pattie-Belleli, Track & Field 2/24/15: Lauren Pavel, Swimming & Diving 2/17/15: Stine Pettersen, Women's Golf 2/10/15: Rebecca McPherson, Softball 2/3/15: Miranda Poile, Women's Tennis 1/27/15: Oarabile Babolayi, Track & Field 1/20/15: Audrey Holt, Women's Basketball 1/13/15: Paul Le, Swimming & Diving 1/6/15: Lexi Hughes, Women's Basketball 12/30/14: Hillary Chvatal, Women's Basketball 12/23/14: Marcus Marshall, Men's Basketball 12/16/14: Kenzie Williams, Women's Basketball 12/9/14: Austin Ruder, Men's Basketball 12/2/14: Liza Fruendt, Women's Basketball 11/25/14: Miguel Davila, Swimming & Diving 11/18/14: Marcus Marshall, Men's Basketball 11/11/14: Emmerich Hoegg, Men's Soccer 11/4/14: Kelsey Fouch, Women's Soccer 10/28/14: Uvis Kalnins , Swimming & Diving 10/21/14: Stine Pettersen, Women's Golf 10/14/14: Lauren Pavel, Swimming & Diving 10/7/14: Molly Huber, Women's Soccer 9/30/14: Robbie Oslica, Men's Soccer 9/23/14: Addison Watson, Men's Soccer 9/16/14: Lily Johnson, Volleyball 9/9/14: Holly Scherer, Field Hockey 9/2/14: Colby Isbell, Football 8/26/14: Brooke Zimmerman, Women's Soccer 8/19/14: Molly Brewer, Women's Soccer 5/20/14: Robiann Broomfield, Track & Field 5/13/14: Bethany Sullinger, Softball 5/6/14: Althia Maximilien, Track & Field 4/29/14: Clay Murphy, Baseball 4/22/14: Megan Furnish, Women's Golf 4/15/14: Mitch Mather, Men's Golf 4/8/14: Clay Murphy, Baseball 4/1/14: Sam Perez, Baseball 3/25/14: Nick Langley, Men's Golf 3/18/14: Chelsea Jones ,Softball 3/11/14: Uvis Kalnins , Men's Swimming & Diving 3/4/14: Chelsea Jones , Softball 2/25/14: Erin Struemph, Softball 2/18/14: Renata Sander, Swimming & Diving 2/11/14: Bry Snow, Women's Basketball 2/4/14: Austin Ruder, Men's Basketball 1/28/14: Kate Gately, Swimming and Diving 1/21/14: Ron Mvouika, Men's Basketball 1/14/14: Jarmar Gulley, Men's Basketball 1/7/14: Bry Snow, Women's Basketball 12/31/13: Marcus Marshall, Men's Basketball 12/24/13: Keith Pickens, Men's Basketball 12/17/13: Kenzie Williams, Women's Basketball 12/10/13: Althia Maximilien, Track & Field 12/3/13 : Austin Ruder, Men's Basketball 11/26/13: Paul Le, Men's Swimming & Diving 11/19/13: James Fawke, Men's Soccer 11/12/13: Ashton Glaser, Football 11/5/13: Trevor Spangenberg, Men's Soccer 10/29/13: Garrett Nevels, Swimming & Diving 10/22/13: Caleb Schaffitzel, Football 10/15/13: Andrew Turner, Men's Soccer 10/8/13: Carly Thomas, Volleyball 10/1/13: Mikael Cooper-Falls, Football 9/24/13: Molly Huber, Women's Soccer 9/17/13: Vernon Scott, Football 9/10/13: Hillary Lawless, Field Hockey 9/3/13: Kaitlin Jaeger, Volleyball 5/22/13: Tate Matheny, Baseball