Track and Field All-Conference and Scholar-Athlete Teams Announced
Missouri State finished sixth at the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Carbondale, Ill. Jacqui Lindsey, Yaneika Malcolm, Renna Berry and Leander Ernest highlighted the Bears at the conference meet claiming the conference title in the 4x400 meter relay. Ernest captured an individual title at the meet with a victory in the 400-meter dash as well as a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Lindsey, Malcolm, Berry and Ernest joined teammates Carrie Vestal, Mareneika Goffe, Asher Kyger, Terry Phillips and Jamie Vest on the MVC All-Conference squad. Vestal claimed third in the 10,000-meter run and Goffe placed third in the high jump compeition. Kyger earned two third-place fi nishes in the 800-meter and 1500-meter run while Phillips and Vest claimed second and third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. To earn all-conferece accolades, atheltes must finish in the top three spots in the event they participated.
To be eligible for MVC Scholar-Athlete honors, athletes must have finished in the top eight at one of the conference’s championship events (indoor or outdoor) and be a sophomore in academic and athletic standing while maintaining a 3.0 grade point average.
Carrie Vestal (10,000m)
Mareneika Goffe (High Jump)
Leander Ernest (400m, 200m, 4x400m relay)
Asher Kyger (800m, 1500m)
Terry Phillips (3,000m steeplechase)
Jamie Vest (3,000m steeplechase)
Jacqui Lindsey (4x400m relay)
Yaneika Malcolm (4x400m relay)
Emily Fletcher, So., 3.93, socio-politico communication
Mareneika Goffe, So., 3.55, cell and molecular biology
Yaneika Malcolm, So., 3.91, cell and molecular biology
Jamie Vest, Jr., 3.05, animal science
Carrie Vestal, Jr., 3.95, entrepreneurship