Athletics News

Beneit Leads Three Vikings on Men's Soccer All-America Team
Posted December 8, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 8, 2014)- Three members of the No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s soccer team have been named to the 2014 NAIA Men’s Soccer All-America Team announced Monday.  The three selections are the most for the men’s program in one year.   Leading the selections was Junior Midfielder Raul Beneit (Cadiz, Spain) who was picked as a first team member of the All-America team... Read More

Justin Smith Earns Weekly HAAC Honor
Posted December 8, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 8, 2014)-  Missouri Valley College Freshman Justin Smith (Corral Springs, Fla.) has earned the Heart of America Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week honor for his efforts at the Kaufman Brand Open over the weekend.   Smith placed third at the Kaufman Brand Open at Maryville (Mo... Read More

Viking Athletic Update
Posted December 8, 2014

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Rodeo's Tim O'Connell Wins Bareback Riding Round at NFR
Posted December 8, 2014

Missouri Valley College men's rodeo student-athlete Senior Tim O'Connell (Zwingle, Iowa) is competing this week at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., in the bareback riding competition.   Sunday evening, O'Connell claimed a Round 4 championship in the event, scoring 84.  O'Connell previously scored 80... Read More

Viking Runners Compete in Half Marathon
Posted December 6, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (December 6, 2014)- Three Missouri Valley College student-athletes competed Saturday at the Saint Ambrose (Iowa) University Half Marathon in Davenport, Iowa.  Two Vikings qualified for the NAIA National meet this spring with their times at the event.   On the men’s side, Sophomore Phillip Cheriuyot (Nairobi, Kenya) finished in a time of 1:10:24, which met the “A” qualifying standard in the half marathon... Read More

Vikings Have Four Medalists at Kaufman Brand Open
Posted December 6, 2014

Results-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (December 6, 2014)- The No. 5 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team competed at the Kaufman Brand Open at Maryville (Mo.) University Saturday.  The Vikings competed against a mix of NAIA and NCAA competition at the event.  The team finished with five medalists, led by Freshman Justin Smith (Corral Springs, Fla... Read More

Viking Women's Wrestling Competes at Campbellsville Duals
Posted December 6, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 6, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College women’s wrestling team competed at the Campbellsville (Ky.) University Duals Saturday.  The Vikings finished 0-3 in their matchups.   109 pounds- Freshman Brie Grimes (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) lost to Kait Fitzpatrick in a first round pin... Read More

Viking Basketball Splits with Graceland
Posted December 6, 2014

Women's Box Score-Click Here Men's Box Score-Click Here   Marshall, Mo. (December 6, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s basketball teams opened the home portion of their Heart of America Athletic Conference schedules Saturday afternoon, hosting Graceland (Iowa) University... Read More

Rebecca Jones Named to All-Region Volleyball Team
Posted December 5, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (December 5, 2014)- Missouri Valley College women’s volleyball Senior Outside Hitter Rebecca Jones (Simi Valley, Calif.) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches’ Association NAIA All-Region Team.  Jones was a Midwest Region honorable mention selection. The Midwest Region is comprised of schools from the Heart of America Athletic Conference, America Midwest Conference and Midwest Collegiate Conference... Read More

Viking Baseball Takes Time to Read to Students
Posted December 5, 2014

  Marshall, Mo. (December 5, 2014)- Recently, the Missouri Valley College baseball program took part in a Champions of Character event by volunteering to read books to children in New Franklin, Mo.   Over a dozen members of the baseball team traveled the 45 minutes to New Franklin and spent a number of hours at the community’s elementary school reading books to a number of classes... Read More