Men's program to defend Show-Me Showdown title; several Bears will make their MSU debut
Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012
2012-13: Swam in both of Missouri State's home contests against Drury and Truman State...Registered season bests in the 50 free (27.39) and 100 free (59.25) against Truman State in January.
Background: Reichard comes to Missouri State after two years at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College...At Fort Scott, Reichard was named to the 2012 All-Kansas Community College Academic Team as well as the 2012 All-USA Community College Academic Team...Attended Providence Christian Acdemy in Denair, Calif....The Nevada, Mo. native competed at the 2009 Southern California Grand Prix swim meet in Long Beach, Calif. as a junior...Member of the Pacific All-Star Team as a freshman...Excelled in the classroom at Providence Christian Academy where she was accepted into the National Society of High School Scholars and earned second place in the First Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Creativity Contest.
Personal: Glory Dawn Reichard is the daughter of Daryl and Erlinda Reichard...Born February 23, 1992 in Monument Valley, Utah...Has three siblings: Grace, Melody and Chosen...Her father, Daryl, ran cross country and track at Kansas State University for two years; he also coached the track team at Humboldt State University for a shot period of time...Majoring in biology and plans to attend graduate school to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy.