May 18, 2020 8:47 PM

23 Griffons named to MIAA Track & Field Academic Honor Roll

Posted May 18, 2020 8:47 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Twenty-three members of the Missouri Western track & field teams were recognized as part of the MIAA Academic Awards were released for both the men's and women's teams on Monday.

Jacob Oyler and Taylor Robinson received MIAA Academic Excellence Awards for achieving at least a 4.0 GPA at a certifying member institution. The duo joined 21 of their teammates on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll for having at least a 3.0 GPA. Those on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll from the men's team included: Graham Buresh, Logan Cutler, Nate Daugherty-Parrish, Derek Dixon, Nathan Haggerty, Konner Larkin, Oyler, Dallas Thompson and Andrew Wright. From the women's team, Tara Bergman, Grace Bryant, Kelsey Cox, Morgan Doyle, Bailey Gilbert, Megan Gillen, Allison Goos, Grace Langford, Lynzi Miller, Claire Reedy, Robinson, Kallin Sheppard, Savannah Simmons and Sydney Stigall were all named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

MIAA Newcomer Academic Awards for freshmen and first-year transfers from all seasons will be released at a later date.

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Missouri Western cheer squad to host virtual tryouts for 2020-2021

The Missouri Western cheer squad will soon host virtual tryouts for the 2020-21 academic year. Virtual tryouts will be held through a zoom meeting, at which time applicants will be completing the cheer, fight song and interview portion of the tryout process for the 2020-21 school year. A video of the tryout cheers and fight song can be found on the cheer squad's instagram account @_mwsucheer. Applicants will use these videos to learn all of the material needed for the virtual tryout.

The tryout application, which can be found by clicking the link above or here, must be emailed to head coach Arielle Potter ([email protected]) by May 22. Once applicants have submitted this packet and all required items, they will be sent a time and link for the virtual tryout. Once the tryout process is complete, there will be a stunt and tumbling portion of tryouts, which will be completed at a date to be announced. The application packet contains all the information needed for the virtual tryout, any further questions can be directed to Coach Potter.

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