Alexzandria Churchill

EDITORIAL BOARD POSITIONS
  • Assistant Photo Editor (Spring 2016)
  • Assistant Sports Editor (Spring 2016)
STAFF POSITIONS
ARTICLES (48)
Saturday Shutout (Sep. 24, 2016)
Overtime goal for the win (Aug. 30, 2016)
PHOTOS (201)
MU graduate student employee Jonathan Butler yells into a megaphone during a rally Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at the Traditions Plaza to protest against the university’s decision to stop paying for their health care. (Aug. 26, 2015)
Missouri Tigers midfield Melaine Donaldson (10) winds up to kick the ball Sept. 20, 2015, at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. (Sep. 23, 2015)
Missouri Tigers midfield Jessica Johnson (27) defends the ball Sept. 20, 2015, at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. (Sep. 23, 2015)
Missouri Tigers volleyball players celebrate after winning their match against the Florida Gators 3-2 on Sept. 30, 2015, at Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 07, 2015)
Missouri Tigers outside hitter Kira Larson (10) celebrates with libero Alexa Ethridge (13) after the Tigers won a point Sept. 30, 2015, at Hearnes Center. Larson and Ethridge have a strong friendship after transferring from Nebraska together. (Oct. 21, 2015)
Drew Lock (3) runs during the Missouri vs. Vanderbilt game Oct. 24, 2015, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2015)
Vanderbilt fans celebrate during the Missouri vs. Vanderbilt game Oct. 24, 2015, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2015)
Vanderbilt quarterback Kyle Shurmur (14) celebrates the win after the Missouri vs. Vanderbilt game Oct. 24, 2015, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2015)
A Missouri coach holds back his players while officials review a play during the Missouri vs. Vanderbilt game Oct. 24, 2015, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2015)
Missouri Tigers women’s basketball players Michelle Hudyn (12), Lindsey Cunningham (11) and Maddie Stock (10) pose for a portrait Oct. 21, 2015, at Mizzou Arena. The three players were recently named team captains. (Oct. 28, 2015)
Ayanna Poole, member of the Concerned Student 1950, chants to rally the hundreds of Missouri students showing their support on Nov. 9. (Nov. 09, 2015)
In the midst of the Mizzou Hunger Strike walkout a member of Concerned Student 1950 chants in celebration of the movement's success. (Nov. 09, 2015)
Two members of Concerned Student 1950 hug at the beginning of the Mizzou Hunger Strike in the news of Tim Wolfe's resignation. (Nov. 09, 2015)
Missouri Tigers volleyball managers Connor Gregston and Josh Stephens and practice player Derek Koetter watch the Tigers play against the Georgia Bulldogs on Nov. 13, 2015, at Hearnes Center. Missouri won against Georgia 3-0. (Nov. 18, 2015)
Sports Information Director Andy Oldenburg smiles while the Missouri Tigers play against the Georgia Bulldogs on Nov. 13, 2015, at Hearnes Center. This year, he officially became a full-time SID, taking on volleyball and softball. (Nov. 18, 2015)
Missouri Tigers guard Carrie Shephard attempt to dribble around a Southeast Missouri State defender during Wednesday night's basketball game. (Dec. 03, 2015)
Missouri Tigers guard Sophie Cunningham goes up for a shot in the basketball game against Southeast Missouri State on Dec. 2 in the Hearnes Center. (Dec. 03, 2015)
Players for the Missouri Tigers Women's basketball team cheer on their teammates during the game against Southeast Missouri State on Dec. 2 in the Hearnes Center. (Dec. 03, 2015)
Missouri Tigers women’s basketball players Michelle Hudyn (12), Lindsey Cunningham (11) and Maddie Stock (10) pose for a portrait Oct. 21, 2015, at Mizzou Arena. The three players were recently named team captains. (Dec. 08, 2015)
Missouri Tigers volleyball players celebrate after winning their match against the Florida Gators 3-2, Sept. 30, 2015, at Hearnes Center. Senior Regan Peltier finished the night with a double-double at her last game. Her 14 kills were a season-high tie for second. (Dec. 08, 2015)
Missouri Tiger freshman Cierra Porter blocks out her Florida Gator opponent as Florida's Tyshara Fleming shoots a free throw. (Jan. 25, 2016)
Coach Pingeton talks to the five Missouri Tiger starters, Sophie Cunningham (3), freshman Cierra Porter (21), Sierra Michaelis (24), Jordan Frericks (22), and Lindsay Cunningham (11) before they are announced for the basketball game on Jan. 24 against the Florida Gators. (Jan. 25, 2016)
Diving for possession of a 50-50 ball, sophomore Bri Porter tries to beat out Florida Gators Dyandria Anderson and Haley Lorenzen during the basketball game on Jan. 24 in the Mizzou Arena. (Jan. 25, 2016)
MSA senate speaker Kevin Carr takes a hand vote during the senate meeting on Jan. 27 in Leadership Auditorium. (Jan. 28, 2016)
Chris Hanner and Haden Gomez watch the MSA senate proceedings Jan. 27, 2016, in Leadership Auditorium. Both resigned by the end of the meeting. (Jan. 28, 2016)
Missouri Tiger Jordan Frericks (22) runs out onto the court during the starters announcement at the basketball game against the LSU Tigers on Jan 28 in Mizzou Arena (Jan. 28, 2016)
Missouri Tiger guard Lindsey Cunningham (11) attempts to make her way around the LSU Tigers defender during the basketball game on Jan 28 at Mizzou Arena. (Jan. 28, 2016)
Late to the play, senior Morgan Stock and junior Jordan Frericks attempt to block Georgia senior Marjorie Butler's shot during the basketball game on Feb. 4 in Mizzou Arena. (Feb. 05, 2016)
Within the final seconds of the third quarter, freshman Sophie Cunningham sinks a buzzer beater three-pointer to extend the Tigers' momentum into the final quarter. However, the boost wouldn't be enough for Missouri as they fell to the Bulldogs 65-50. (Feb. 05, 2016)
After a controversial foul called on Missouri freshman Cierra Porter, Coach Robin Pingeton aggressively addresses the referee while the ref reports Porter's number for the foul. (Feb. 05, 2016)
A man sits alone in Quinton's Deli and Bar while watching the college basketball game from behind the counter Feb. 9. (Feb. 09, 2016)
The sign outside of Quinton's Deli and Bar illuminated on the night of Feb. 9. (Feb. 09, 2016)
While looking up court, freshman Sophie Cunningham dribbles through the LSU defense in transition Jan. 28. (Feb. 09, 2016)
In the midst of the a physical first half against No. 22 Florida on Jan. 24, Coach Robin Pingeton sternly instructs the Missouri women's basketball players about their positions on the court. (Feb. 09, 2016)
After a small snow shower in the early morning hours on Feb. 10, Francis Quad is sprinkled with a blanket of white. (Feb. 10, 2016)
The columns illuminated during the golden hour of Feb. 10 after a chilly, snowy day. (Feb. 10, 2016)
The snow around Traditions Plaza was covered in footprints after a flurry-filled day on Feb. 10. (Feb. 10, 2016)
A Columbia resident's dog makes its version of snow angels in the lawn outside of Jesse Hall. (Feb. 10, 2016)
Redshirt sophomore Kayla McDowell attempts to block her Alabama opponent during the first half on Feb. 11 in Mizzou Arena. (Feb. 12, 2016)
As Alabama sophomore Karyla Middlebrook dribbles down the court, redshirt junior Lindsey Cunninghman and junior Jordan Frericks prepare their lockdown defense. (Feb. 12, 2016)
Reaching over her Alabama defender, freshman Cierra Porter attempts to gain the rebound over senior Nikki Hegstetter. (Feb. 12, 2016)
Redshirt junior Lindsey Cunningham pushes past an Alabama defender in the middle of driving to the basket. (Feb. 12, 2016)
Red-shirt junior Linsey Cunningham adds to Missouri's 16 assists on the night with an easy pass in the lane for a layup. (Feb. 12, 2016)
Wrapped up by two Alabama players, redshirt junior Lindsey Cunningham holds possession in a potential jump ball situation. (Feb. 12, 2016)
Alabama's Nikki Hegstetter discusses a charge call with a referee after the play concludes. The extended conversation, delaying the game, brought a uproar of Missouri "boos." (Feb. 12, 2016)
From the sidelines, redshirt junior Lianna Doty appluades freshman Cierra Porter late in the fourth quarter after scoring a vital three-point play against Alabama. (Feb. 12, 2016)
A fan holds a senior support sign as the four veteran players are recognized during their last home game Feb. 28. (Feb. 28, 2016)
As the last women's basketball home game against Vanderbilt winds down, senior Juanita Robinson (23), redshirt junior Lianna Doty (1) and freshman Cierra Porter (21) watch a dramatic play in shock. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Senior Juanita Robinson hugs her mother before her final Missouri home game on Senior Day against Vanderbilt. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Following the Senior Day announcements, junior Jordan Frericks was honored with a commemorative 1,000 point basketball to honor her status as the 33rd Missouri women's basketball player to surpass this milestone. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Following coach Robin Pingeton's 100th victory recognition before the Vanderbilt game, her players, including freshman Sophie Cunningham, cheer on her mentor. (Feb. 28, 2016)
In the first quarter of the senior day game, freshman Sophie Cunningham blocks Vanderbilt senior Jasmine Jenkins (15) from behind while attempting a layup. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Within the frenzy of the final quarter, redshirt junior Lindsey Cunningham calls out a play by snapping her fingers, attempting to refocus her team. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Eyes on the loose ball, freshman Sophie Cunningham falls to the ground, lunging to regain possession before her Vanderbilt opponent. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Sophie Cunningham pulls up and sinks a trey that pushes Missouri ahead of Vanderbilt 45-44 in the fourth quarter, pulling her team ahead for the first time in the second half. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Following the team's 56-52 loss against Vanderbilt on Senior Day, freshman Sophie Cunningham huddles with her teammates in the middle of Mizzou Arena for the final time this season. (Feb. 28, 2016)
Barbie Reid, a March March parade participant, dressed as a Jubjub bird from "Jabberwocky," a poem included in Lewis Carroll's novel "Through the Looking Glass." (Mar. 13, 2016)
A child masked in green stares off into the distance, away from her family, before the March March Parade began March 4. (Mar. 13, 2016)
A couple watches the March March Parade from their apartment on Ninth Street. (Mar. 13, 2016)
Student preps for an afternoon of studying in Ellis Library. (Mar. 17, 2016)
Before the premiere of Spike Lee's new documentary "2 Fist Up," Lee and interim UM System President Mike Middleton voice their hopes that the film has a positive impact on its audience. (Apr. 07, 2016)
A group of graduate students march to Tiger Plaza for a rally during the first week of school in fall 2015. (Apr. 12, 2016)
On April 13, the national day of action, a group of Concerned Student 1950 members gathers in front of the Student Center at 10:30 a.m. for the Million Student March, a national movement to raise awareness for the student debt and racism. (Apr. 13, 2016)
Before the march begins, a member of Concerned Student 1950 polishes off a sign and posters that voiced financial issues surrounding minority communities. (Apr. 13, 2016)
The march began by cutting through the Student Center, the lobby falling silent as the group’s chants, “Hey hey, ho ho, student debt has got to go!” (Apr. 13, 2016)
After being told by a police officer to steer clear of protesting and disrupting activity in buildings, the protesters march on to the cheer, “We broke as hell, we woke as hell.” When walking past the Middlebush building, a white male student passed the line. While recording the students on Snapchat, he reiterated, “Trump, Trump, Trump.” (Apr. 13, 2016)
While finishing their final chants before silently entering Jesse Hall, the group passes construction workers outside of Swallow Hall. (Apr. 13, 2016)
Once in Jesse Hall, the group remained silent to avoid disrupting activities in the building. (Apr. 13, 2016)
An MUPD officer speaks with the student activists for the third time of the day. Before they entered Jesse, he warned that if they chant they are subject to being arrested, expelled or both. (Apr. 13, 2016)
A Concerned Student 1950 member sits at the back of the room while the protesters stand in the financial aid office, stat signs up, making their presence and purpose known. (Apr. 13, 2016)
After leaving Jesse Hall, the group gathers around the front steps, asking students passing by their thoughts about Black Lives Matter and if they care about their cause. The group ended how they began: chanting, fists up. (Apr. 13, 2016)
A supporter of graduate student rights cheers on one of the speakers at the first graduate student protest on August 26, 2015. (Apr. 19, 2016)
Eric Scott participates in a graduate rights rally. (May. 04, 2016)
Freshman Sarah Luebbert blocks out her defender while focusing on controlling the ball for the next pass. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Coming out from her post, Missouri goalie Kelsey Dossey blocks Colorado's corner kick from reaching the back of the net. (Aug. 30, 2016)
After battling Colorado freshman Camilla Shymka to the ground, Melanie Donaldson regains control of the ball around midfield. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Freshman Sarah Luebbert blocks out her defender while focusing on controlling the ball for the next pass. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Several minutes into overtime, freshman Sarah Luebbert heads the ball in off a corner kick for the win. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Trying to keep the ball in bounds, freshman Sarah Luebbert taps the ball back into the green then takes off toward the Colorado goal. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Following another misplaced scoring opportunity, junior Kaitlyn Clark trots back to defend against an upcoming goalie kick. (Aug. 30, 2016)
Sophomore Ray Wingo talks to an Eastern Michigan player on Sept. 10 in Columbia. Wingo scored his first career touchdown during the game. (Sep. 10, 2016)
Quarterback Drew Lock drops back to pass against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 10 in Columbia. (Sep. 11, 2016)
Senior defensive back Aarion Penton, 11, pumps up the crowd before a third-down play in the first quarter. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Eastern Michigan successfully stops Missouri from forcing the ball into the end zone; the Tigers coming up about a foot short. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Eastern Michigan’s junior defensive lineman Luke Maclean, 8, breaks Missouri sophomore defensive lineman Spencer Williams, 13, diving tackle, only to be taken down a few yards later. (Sep. 12, 2016)
After putting six more points on the scoreboard off a long pass from Lock, sophomore offensive lineman Kevin Pendleton, 71, raises sophomore wide receiver Ray Wingo, 14, into the air. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Sophomore quarterback Drew Lock scans the field for open receivers. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Junior tight end Jason Reese, 10, dives into the end zone, outrunning his opponents to score one of Missouri’s nine touchdowns. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Michigan senior linebacker Ike Spearman, 9, and Missouri’s sophomore wide receiver Ray Wingo, 14, exchange words after a failed connection between Wingo and quarterback Drew Lock. (Sep. 12, 2016)
After a successful touchdown conversion, sophomore tight end Kendall Blanton, 11, slams the ball to the ground in celebration. (Sep. 12, 2016)
A Missouri defensive player brings down an Eastern Michigan player but can’t strip the ball away. (Sep. 12, 2016)
Senior Aarion Penton pumps up the crowd during Missouri's football game against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 10 in Columbia. (Sep. 13, 2016)
Senior Aarion Penton pumps up the crowd before a third down on Sept. 10 in Columbia. (Sep. 13, 2016)
Heyden Rymer and Franklin Agbasimere run onto the field before the Missouri football game on Sept. 17 in Columbia. (Sep. 18, 2016)
Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson pushes to escape a tackle by Georgia junior cornerback Aaron Davis. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson pushes to escape a tackle by Georgia junior cornerback Aaron Davis. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Senior wide receiver Chris Black stretches for a catch during the home game against the Bulldogs. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Senior defensive back Aarion Penton, 11, pauses in frustration after Georgia scores. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Missouri junior running back Ish Witter, 21, pushes down field while three Bulldogs follow in pursuit. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Missouri senior linebacker Michael Scherer comforts head coach Barry Odom's son following the 28-27 loss to No. 16 Georgia. (Sep. 19, 2016)
Senior Michael Scherer celebrates after intercepting a Delaware State pass on Sept. 24 in Columbia. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Wide receiver J'Mon Moore fights for the ball in a game against Delaware State on Sept. 24 in Columbia. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Coach Barry Odom talks with the team before the Tigers take the field for this week’s home game facing the Delaware State Hornets. The game ended with a 79-0 win for Missouri, bringing up the Tigers’ season record to 2-2. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Senior linebacker Michael Scherer, 30, celebrates his interception during Mizzou’s home game facing Delaware State. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Senior running back Alex Ross, 5, moves down the field at the start of the play. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Freshman running back Damarea Crockett pushes downfield during the second half of the game facing Delaware State. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Freshman running back Damarea Crockett, 16, pushes downfield during the second half of the game facing Delaware State. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Junior defensive back Anthony Sherrils, 22, reaches for the ball after sophomore punter Corey Fatony, 26, sends the ball downfield. (Sep. 24, 2016)
A Mizzou cheerleader pumps up the crowd during the Family Weekend game Sept. 24. (Sep. 24, 2016)
The Mizzou student section prepares for the next play during the home game facing Delaware State. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Junior wide receiver J’Mon Moore, 6, celebrates during Mizzou’s home game facing Delaware State. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Senior defensive back John Gibson, 5, moves down the field at the start of the play. (Sep. 24, 2016)
Missouri junior wide receiver J’Mon Moore, 6, pauses briefly during warmups for their showdown with the LSU Tigers. (Oct. 01, 2016)
Missouri junior safety Thomas Wilson, 8, dives for a failed tackle as LSU sophomore running back Derrius Guice, 5, scores another touchdown for the Tigers. (Oct. 01, 2016)
Missouri senior defensive back John Gibson, 5, brings down LSU sophomore running back Nick Brossette, 4, during the second half of the Tiger showdown in Baton Rouge. (Oct. 01, 2016)
Senior Chris Green claps as a part of several cheers to keep the Missouri fan base excited during their away game facing LSU in Baton Rouge. (Oct. 01, 2016)
LSU sophomore running back Derrius Guice, 5, runs in to score one of six touchdowns at the LSU tigers home game facing the Missouri tigers. (Oct. 01, 2016)
Linebacker Donavin Newsom walks off the field after Missouri's loss to LSU. (Oct. 01, 2016)
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Redshirt senior Michael Scherer watches the game on Oct. 22 after leaving the game with a knee injury. (Oct. 22, 2016)
A Middle Tennessee player escapes a Missouri tackler on Oct. 22 in Columbia. (Oct. 22, 2016)
Linebacker Michael Scherer stands on the field after sustaining an injury on Oct. 22. (Oct. 24, 2016)
A trumpet player with Marching Mizzou plays during the pregame show of the Missouri Homecoming game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Mizzou freshman safety Ronnell Perkins, 3, tackles Middle Tennessee State senior defensive end Peter Bailey, 11, during Mizzou’s home game facing the Blue Raiders. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Mizzou defenders Cale Garrett, 47, Marcell Frazier, 16, Terry Beckner Jr., 79, and Charles Harris, 91, stretch in an attempt to block a kick during the home game facing the Blue Raiders. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Sophomore offensive lineman Kevin Pendleton, 71, lifts freshman running back Damarea Crockett, 16, into the air following a play in the second quarter. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson, 12, joins Mizzou fans in celebration during the first half of the game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson, 12, joins Mizzou fans in celebration during the first half of the game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Sophomore quarterback Brent Stockstill, 12, pulls back for a pass during the second quarter. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Freshman wide receiver Johnathon Johnson, 12, looks to the crowd for extra energy during the Mizzou Homecoming game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
The 2016 Homecoming King Nicholas Seidel and Queen Alyssa Goldberg are crowned at halftime during the Mizzou and Middle Tennessee State football game on Oct. 22, 2016. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Middle Tennessee State sophomore quarterback Brent Stockstill, 12, hands the ball off to senior defensive end Peter Bailey, 11, during the third quarter of the Mizzou home game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Sophomore offensive lineman Kevin Pendleton, 71, lifts sophomore wide receiver Ray Wingo, 14, into the air after Wingo received a 17-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Drew Lock to score the final Mizzou touchdown of the game. (Oct. 26, 2016)
Missouri head coach Barry Odom talks with his team during the home game facing the University of Kentucky. (Oct. 29, 2016)
Missouri head coach Barry Odom coaches team from the sidelines during the home game facing the University of Kentucky on Saturday, Oct. 29. (Oct. 29, 2016)
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Richaud Floyd, 85, looks out into the stadium before Missouri takes the field for this weeks home game facing the Kentucky Wildcats. (Oct. 31, 2016)
Junior defensive lineman Charles Harris, 91, and senior linebacker Donavin Newsom, 25, collide in the air following a defensive stop during Mizzou’s home game. (Oct. 31, 2016)
Junior defensive lineman Charles Harris, 91, and senior linebacker Donavin Newsom, 25, collide in the air following a defensive stop during Mizzou’s home game. (Oct. 31, 2016)
Kentucky junior running back Stanley Williams, 18, pushes through the Missouri defense to score one of Kentucky’s five total touchdowns. (Oct. 31, 2016)
Kentucky freshman running back Benjamin Snell, Jr., 26, runs into the end zone to score in second half against the Missouri Tigers. (Oct. 31, 2016)
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The women of Zeta Tau Alpha slow down their routine with a line dance. (Nov. 08, 2016)
A member of Delta Sigma Phi kicks off a dance segment with a solo backflip. (Nov. 08, 2016)
Kappa Kappa Gamma member Rachel Hopson barks at her co-characters for not having enough time to sort through the trash, a part of their skit. (Nov. 08, 2016)
The trio of chickens mourns the lose of Charlotte the spider after she was kidnapped from the farm during their skit on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (Nov. 08, 2016)
In the midst of their second routine, the men of Theta Chi flip their dance partners over their backs. (Nov. 08, 2016)
Kappa Kappa Gamma's Charlotte Newman screams at the first news of her missing best friend, Charlotte of Charlotte's Web, during the group's skit on Thursday, Oct. 20. (Nov. 08, 2016)
The Kappa Delta and Theta Chi performers start their second dance in a kneeling formation, dabbing before spreading across the stage. (Nov. 08, 2016)
Damarea Crockett celebrates after scoring a touchdown in Missouri's win over Vanderbilt on Nov. 12 in Columbia. (Nov. 12, 2016)
The Missouri defensive line prepares for a play against Vanderbilt on Nov. 12. (Nov. 12, 2016)
Freshman running back Damarea Crockett pushes through the defensive line to score a touchdown during Missouri's home game facing the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, Nov. 12. (Nov. 16, 2016)
Sophomore quarterback Drew Lock, 3, evades a sack during the first half of the home game facing Vanderbilt. (Nov. 21, 2016)
Sophomore safety Cam Hilton, 7, celebrates the team’s win against the Commodores. (Nov. 21, 2016)
Junior safety Thomas Wilson, 8, and junior defensive back Anthony Sherrils bring down Vanderbilt’s senior wide receiver Darrius Sims, 6. (Nov. 21, 2016)
Senior Tyler Hanneke accepts an embrace from Jason Reese at the senior day game on Sept. 25 in Columbia. (Nov. 25, 2016)
Drew Lock celebrates with Johnathon Johnson during Missouri's victory against Arkansas on Nov. 25 in Columbia. (Nov. 25, 2016)
Junior cross-country runner Karissa Schweizer is honored at the Missouri basketball game on Nov. 28 in Columbia. Schweizer won the NCAA cross-country championship. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Junior Karissa Schweizer is recognized for her recent NCAA cross country title during the home men's basketball game facing North Carolina Central University on Monday, Nov. 28. (Jan. 30, 2017)
Sophomore guard Cullen VanLeer, 33, jumps up for a shot during the second half of the home game facing North Carolina Central. (Dec. 01, 2016)
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Junior linebacker Eric Beisel, 38, senior defensive back Aarion Penton, 11, and junior safety Thomas Wilson, 8, run toward the Missouri bench after Penton intercepted an Arkansas throw in the end zone. The “excessive celebration” would lead to a 10-yard penalty after the play. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Senior safety Brock Bondurant, 16, looks out to the sea of performers, media members and football players before starting the game. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Late in the fourth quarter, defensive coordinator and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross yells out instructions to his players. Several stops that followed the instructions allowed the Tigers to hold onto the lead and ultimately the Battle Line victory. (Nov. 26, 2016)
After trailing the entire game, the Tigers take the lead in the fourth quarter, up 28–24 on Arkansas. Sophomore quarterback Drew Lock’s handoff to sophomore running back Nate Strong, 29, would end up being the winning touchdown for the team. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Following their touchdown connection, sophomore quarterback Drew Lock, 3, celebrates with play receiver Johnathon Johnson. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Freshmen wide receivers Johnathon Johnson, 12, and Richaud Floyd, 85, exchange a celebratory handshake following Johnson’s touchdown catch. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Freshmen wide receivers Johnathon Johnson, 12, and Richaud Floyd, 85, exchange a celebratory handshake following Johnson’s touchdown catch. (Nov. 26, 2016)
Freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, moves past North Carolina Central forward Will Ransom while jumps for a layup. (Nov. 29, 2016)
While grasping possession of the ball, North Carolina Central senior guard Dajuan Graf, 10, trips forward as sophomore Missouri guard K.J. Walton, 11, falls behind on defense. (Nov. 29, 2016)
While grasping possession of the ball, North Carolina Central senior guard Dajuan Graf, 10, trips forward as sophomore Missouri guard K.J. Walton, 11, falls behind on defense. (Nov. 29, 2016)
While grasping possession of the ball, North Carolina Central senior guard Dajuan Graf, 10, trips forward as sophomore Missouri guard K.J. Walton, 11, falls behind on defense. (Nov. 29, 2016)
With the arena hushed, freshman forward Mitchell Smith, 5, shoots a free throw. The Tigers shot 55 percent from the line against North Carolina Central. (Nov. 29, 2016)
A Rally for Rhyan sign sits on the press conference table after the game concludes. The fundraiser was originally started last fall for assistant coach Brad Loos’s daughter, Rhyan Loos, whose recent surgery removed a tumor from her brain. (Nov. 29, 2016)
North Carolina Central senior guard Patrick Cole, 11, shoots unguarded from behind the arch. The redshirt senior earned 17 points in his 40 minutes of play. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Sophomore forward Adam Wolf, 32, pulls up for a jumper with a North Carolina Central hand in his face. After 40 minutes of play, the Tigers’ shot attempts summed up to only 25 percent shooting from the field. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Beating out his defenders, freshman forward Mitchell Smith, 5, skies above the rim to lay the ball in. (Nov. 29, 2016)
Starting junior Kira Larson, 10, gives high fives to her line of teammates. Larson would end the night with eight kills on a .483 hitting percentage against Northern Illinois. (Dec. 05, 2016)
As the Tigers near a win, senior middle blocker Julia Towler, 7, jumps in attempt to block a hit by Northern Illinois after substituting in to gain playing time in the first Mizzou game of the NCAA tournament. (Dec. 05, 2016)
As the Tigers near a win, senior middle blocker Julia Towler, 7, jumps in attempt to block a hit by Northern Illinois after substituting in to gain playing time in the first Mizzou game of the NCAA tournament. (Dec. 05, 2016)
After senior defensive specialist Alexa Ethridge, 13, scrambled to pop the ball up, freshman Andie Hanus sets the ball cross court to outside hitter Carly Kan, who scored against Northern Illinois. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Second set starters huddle in the middle of the court after switching sides, while defensive specialist Alexa Ethridge, 13, waits to substitute in on the sideline on Thursday night. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Peering across the net, coach Wayne Kreklow and his players prepare for Northern Illinois' serve in anticipation of siding out. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Tigers senior defensive specialist Alexa Ethridge, 13, celebrates after Mizzou scores a point in the first set facing Northern Illinois. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Tigers senior defensive specialist Alexa Ethridge, 13, celebrates after Mizzou scores a point in the first set facing Northern Illinois. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Tigers senior defensive specialist Alexa Ethridge, 13, celebrates after Mizzou scores a point in the first set facing Northern Illinois. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Despite the close start, the Tigers celebrated after each point they earned in the first set facing Northern Illinois. They would eventually pull away to end nine points ahead. (Dec. 05, 2016)
Western Kentucky senior guard Junior Lomomba, 5, swats away the ball after it bounced off the rim from sophomore forward Kevin Puryear's shot. (Dec. 05, 2016)
A Mizzou student high-fives a few cheerleaders after knocking down a half-court shot during a half-time competition, winning $5000. (Dec. 05, 2016)
A Mizzou student high-fives a few cheerleaders after knocking down a half-court shot during a half-time competition, winning $5000. (Dec. 05, 2016)
A Mizzou student high-fives a few cheerleaders after knocking down a half-court shot during a half-time competition, winning $5000. (Dec. 05, 2016)
A Mizzou student high-fives a few cheerleaders after knocking down a half-court shot during a half-time competition, winning $5000. (Dec. 05, 2016)
On Election Day, Memorial Union opened its doors to house a campus voting location. (Dec. 08, 2016)
Arizona guard Kedeem Allen, 20, hangs on the rim after missing a two-handed dunk. (Dec. 10, 2016)
After being announced with the other starters, freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, circles back to his teammates with a smile then huddles with them before tip-off. (Dec. 10, 2016)
While walking off the court, Missouri guard Terrence Phillips, 1, leans into assistant head athletic trainer Pat Beckmann after being injured during the previous play. Phillips did not return for the remainder of the game. (Dec. 10, 2016)
While walking off the court, Missouri guard Terrence Phillips, 1, leans into assistant head athletic trainer Pat Beckmann after being injured during the previous play. Phillips did not return for the remainder of the game. (Jan. 09, 2017)
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins, 1, and Missouri sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, try arms stretched to rebound the ball. After 40 minutes, Arizona's 46 rebounds outnumbered Missouri's by 18. (Dec. 10, 2016)
After recovering possession of the ball, freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, takes off toward the Missouri goal to finish off the breakaway play. Hughes and sophomore forward Kevin Puryear, 24, were the only Tigers to reach double digits in scoring. (Dec. 10, 2016)
A pair of players from both teams scrambled on the ground for a loose ball near the sideline. Arizona nearly doubled Missouri's eight turnovers with 15 throughout the game. (Dec. 10, 2016)
After a controversial foul called on Missouri freshman Cierra Porter, Coach Robin Pingeton aggressively addresses the referee while the ref reports Porter's number for the foul. (Feb. 10, 2017)
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