Missouri Valley Football Conference honors 30 football Bears with annual academic honors
Dylan Cole receives first-team citation for Valley’s academic honor squad, while Jake Lasater picks up honorable mention recognition
Memphis scores 28 first-quarter points to hand MSU season-opening 63-7 defeat
157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
More than 200 Missouri State student-athletes earn academic distinction
Fifth-year senior lineman who will compete for regular time at right guard.
2014: Played in 11 games as a junior, including time on PAT and field goal units ... Was named to MVFC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award for the second straight year as well as MVFC Honor Roll for the fourth year in a row ... Also earned MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters as a junior
2013: Saw action in all 12 games as a sophomore, including time on the PAT and field goal units ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters ... Also earned MVFC Honor Roll laurels.
2012: Sidelined by a concussion, Lasater did not play in any games during the 2012 season ... Earned a spot on the MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters.
2011: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named to MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters ... Also earned a spot on the prestigious MVFC Honor Roll in his first campaign in the league.
High School: One of the top prep linemen in the St. Louis area in 2010, Lasater helped the Francis Howell High Vikings of Coach Bryan Koch to an 11-2 record and state playoff appearance as a senior ... Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior ... Was a two-time All-GAC South pick and two-year starter ... Part of back-to-back undefeated GAC South conference championship squads ... Team was 8-3 and made the playoffs in 2009 ... Has a reputation as a hard worker and solid practice standout ... Solid academic performer who earned conference academic honors as a junior and senior with a 3.98 GPA.
Personal: Jacob Lee Lasater was born 12/30/92 in St. Charles, Mo. ... Son of Robert and Patricia Lasater of St. Charles ... Has a brother, Jason, and two sisters, Tiffany and Jennifer ... Majoring in Accounting.