May 14, 2020 7:26 PM

Missouri Western's annual Gold Coat drive now underway

Posted May 14, 2020 7:26 PM

Missouri Western Athletics kicked off it's annual Gold Coat Club membership drive this past week as 45 volunteers made up of Gold Coat members, Griffon coaches and community members began the process of securing renewals and cultivating new members.

The Gold Coat Club is the athletics booster organization of Missouri Western State University. Founded in 1969, the club raises funds to support the endeavors of the now 17 Griffon sports programs with the addition of women's lacrosse this past fall and the spirit squads. 

Membership in the Gold Coat Club assists in providing our student-athletes and coaches the necessary resources to help compete at the highest level of NCAA Division II and is open to anyone with interest in Griffon Athletics. Your support helps enhance the following areas: team travel, recruiting, equipment, academic support and facilities.  

Most Gold Coat packages include: season tickets, reserved seat opportunities, premium parking, football stadium club access and other amenities available to members. Those not seeking benefits of a package may earmark a gift to the department or a sport of their choice.

While we firmly believe the 2020-21 season will be contested, should competition not take place, the following options will be in place for pledges made:1. Convert pledge to a 100% tax deductible gift2. Apply this year's pledge toward the 2021-22 season3. Receive a refund

A copy of this years brochure is listed via the link above and by clicking here.

Joining the Gold Coat Club is easy- Sign-up online- Return the pledge form via mail to the address listed- Or call 816-271-5904.

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Five Bearcat women's tennis players earn MIAA Academic Awards

The Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat women's tennis team had five of its student-athletes honored by the MIAA for their effort in the classroom and on the court.

The MIAA announced its Academic Awards for the 2019-2020 women's tennis season. Nearly 50 women's tennis student-athletes from league schools were recognized for their classroom achievements.

To be recognized on the Academic Honor Roll, one must have a grade point average used by the institution for purposes of NCAA academic certification of 3.00 at the certifying member institution. The individual must also have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms. The complete list of Academic Honor Roll recipients for women's tennis is available here.

Name Year GPA Major Hometown

Julia Aliseda So. 3.46 Applied Health: Exercise Science Tarragona, Spain

Marta Ferrando Sr. 3.59 Criminology: Adult System Valencia, Spain

Sara Grozdanovic Sr. 3.85 International Business Berlin, Germany

Tess Lovig Sr. 3.93 Business Management Columbia, Missouri

Tania Teruel Sr. 3.36 Criminology: Adult System Almeria, Spain

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