Lauren Pavel

Missouri State Women Selected As MVC Preseason Favorites

After its landslide victory at the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Championships, the Missouri State women’s swimming and diving team was selected as the unanimous preseason favorite for the 2017-18 season, announced by the league Thursday.

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Missouri State Reclaims Missouri Valley Conference Crown

The Missouri State Bears have won their 13th MVC Crown since 2003, in a meet that saw Conference Records fall in 11 out of 20 events.


Five Records Down at 2017 Missouri Valley Day Three

Five records were broken on day three of the 2017 MVC Championship. The only event that was not a new record was missed by just .06.


Two MVC Records Set as Bears Pull Away on Missouri Valley Day Two

Missouri Valley Conference Records in the 200 IM and 200 Free Relay were both rewritten during Thursday night finals in Iowa City.

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Missouri State Crushes 200 MR Record to Lead MVC After Day 1

The Missouri State Bears took the MVC 200 Medley Record below 1:40 for the first time to get the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Meet underway today in Iowa City.

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Missouri State Hosts Truman State On Senior Day

Returning for its first meet of the New Year, the Missouri State swimming and diving team will celebrate its 10…

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Missouri State Travels To Evansville And Southern Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Missouri State swimming and diving team hits the road for two Missouri Valley and Mid-American Conference…

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Lauren Pavel Earns First MVC Swimmer Of The Week This Season

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Senior Lauren Pavel earned her first Missouri Valley Conference Swimmer of the Week honors of the season after…


HSC Records Fall, Bears and Houston Tie at Inaugural MOST Invite

Missouri State and Houston were forced to share the team prize, Bass Pro Trucker Hats, after ending in a tie at the first ever Missouri State Invitational.

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Salukis Upset 8-Time Champ Bears by Half Point for MVC Title

The Southern Illinois Salukis have unseated the 8-time MVC Champion Missouri State Bears by half a point to bring the Missouri Valley Conference title back to Carbondale in 2016.

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Missouri State Pulls Ahead on Day Three of Missouri Valley

Missouri State claimed MVC titles in four of the six events contested on day three of the 2016 Missouri Valley Championship to take the lead away from the Southern Illinois Salukis.

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Southern Illinois Holds Three Point Lead on Day Two of MVC

The battle to determine the top team in the Missouri Valley has the Saluki’s hanging on to a three point lead after completing the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 freestyle, 1-meter diving and 200 free relays today in Carbondale.

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Lauren Pavel Named MVC Swimmer of the Week

Swimming against both the Kansas Jayhawks and Denver Pioneers, Pavel was involved with two season-best times and placed an individual high third in the 200-yard breaststroke.

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Bears and Salukis Split in Fierce Battle of Conference Rivals

Minki Kang fought off SIU’s Michael Wolfe for a close win in the 1000 free as Missouri State hosted Southern Illinois at Hammons Student Center on October 10th.

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Missouri State Launches Into 2015-16 Season at Show-Me Showdown

The Missouri State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams begin their 2015-16 seasons at the 10th annual Show-Me Showdown hosted by the University of Missouri in Columbia on Friday, Oct. 2.

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