KANSAS CITY ROYALS CAREER FAIR

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The Kansas City Royals are excited to announce the Inaugural Career Fair taking place inside the Diamond Club at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Looking for a job, internship, or a career change? Join the Kansas City Royals and other business leaders for a unique networking opportunity to connect with representatives from a variety of corporate businesses and organizations. Fees and Game Information: $13.00 Career Fair Registration. Cost includes admittance to the Career Fair and a ticket to the Royals vs. Twins Game at 7:10 p.m. on April 29, 2011. For more information on the Royals Career Fair please contact Laurie Ambroson at (816) 504-4390 or email laurie.ambroson@royals.com.

Sweeney, Figueroa Win Big 12 Honors

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The Big 12 Conference announced today the 2010-11 Big 12 Swimming and Diving postseason awards, and two Tigers were selected to receive postseason honors. Jamie Sweeney received the honor of Big 12 Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the first time, while freshman Loren Figueroa also nabbed her first Women's Diver of the Year honor for the conference.

Rise Finishes as National Runner-Up

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With one event left in the heptathlon at the 2011 Indoor NCAA Championships, senior Lars Rise (Trodheim, Norway) found himself in fourth place. Rise was sitting in the middle of a logjam - 62 points separated the second place and seventh place competitors. Rise ran a huge five-second personal-best of 2:40.92 for 863 points in the 1,000m run to jump over two competitors and finish the event as the national runner-up.

Soccer 5k this Sunday!

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3rd Annual Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk Benefitting True North 9:00 A.M., Sunday April 17, 2011 at Memorial Stadium $25 per person or pledge a dollar amount per mile* (Donations also Accepted) A portion of the proceeds will benefit True North in Columbia, Mo. T-Shirts and Prizes for participants. Please contact Shaunna Daugherty @ daughertys@missouri.edu with any questions and for registration details and visit WeAreMizzouSoccer.com for further detail.

Six Tigers Earn Academic Awards

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Six Missouri Gymnasts have been honored by the Big 12 conference for their academic achievement over the past year. Five Tigers have been named to the 2011 Academic All-Big 12 first team and one to the second team. Juniors Mary Burke and Allie Heizelman earned first team honors along with sophomore teammates Sandra Ostad, Lauren Swankoski and Tori Howard. Senior Alex Gold was named to the All-Big 12 second team as well.

Bouchard Takes Bronze Twice at World Trials

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Dominique Bouchard posts lifetime best finish in first event of the competition, and qualifies for World Games in the 200 back. Bouchard qualified for the World University Games with her bronze medal finish in the 200 back Saturday. She finished the event in 2:10.30, just ahead of fellow Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna, who finished fourth in 2:10.80. Bouchard will represent Canada at the Games held in August. Lavigna also led off a relay with her club team, earning a gold medal and setting a new Canadian record.

Sophomore Jace Long claims second victory of the spring season

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Jace Long (Dixon, Mo.) led Missouri Golf to its third consecutive victory of the spring season as he shot a second-round 67 and an even-par 72 to win the 2011 Arkansas-Little Rock First Tee Classic on Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Ark. The 2011 First Tee Classic was played at the par-72, 7,326-yard Chenal Country Club. The victory was Long's second straight for Head Coach Mark Leroux's club. Long won the Jackrabbit Invitational on March 15 in Las Vegas.

Bradley Takes Third, Schavrien Sixth

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Junior Dom Bradley picked up two wins to secure third place while senior Todd Schavrien finished in sixth as the Tiger wrestling team wrapped up the 2011 NCAA Championships. Bradley is the second heavyweight All-American in program history, joining two-time honoree and National Champion Mark Ellis. Bradley finished the year with a 30-4 record. Schavrien finished 30-9 in his senior season, and wrapped up his career with an 86-44 record while earning his first ever All-America honors along the way.

Thornton Selected to Mizzou '39

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Women's soccer player Bree Thornton was one of 39 University of Missouri seniors chosen to the 2010 class of Mizzou' 39. The prestigious award, established by the Mizzou Alumni Association in 2005, selects students who demonstrate the qualities of outstanding service, academic achievement and leadership throughout their time at Missouri.

The recipients, selected by a committee of alumni and faculty, were recognized at halftime of the Missouri men's basketball game Wednesday night and will attend a formal awards banquet on Feb. 26.

Thornton was a four-year letter winner for the Missouri soccer program, starting all 71 games in her career. The Lake View Terrace, Calif., recorded 13 goals and 10 assists for 36 points in over 4,500 minutes of action.

The psychology and Spanish double major was also recognized by ESPN the Magazine in October as an Academic All-District 7 second team honoree and was selected to the Big 12 All-Academic first team for the second consecutive season in 2009. Thornton also helped lead Missouri to the 2009 Big 12 Regular Season title, the first in program history. She earned Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week and a collegesoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week in September during the course of her senior season.

Thornton's selection continues the strong showing by Missouri student-athletes in recent years. Alyssa Hollins (women's basketball), Chase Daniel (football), JaNay Woolridge (track and field), Peter Malnati (men's golf) and Alicia Hatcher (gymnastics) each received the honor a year ago. Aricia Jacinto (swimming) and Julie Abaray (gymnastics) were honored in 2008 and Brian Unger (men's golf) and Meggie Malm (soccer) were the first student-athlete inductees in 2007.

The honor will also provide a 300-point boost to her team's cumulative total in the athletic department's Tiger Cup competition, which soccer was a finalist for a year ago.

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