MSOE students begin and end their university career in the Kern Center Arena. They pass first through the doors as nervous freshmen headed to Welcome Week Convocation. They leave four years later in cap and gown, ready to make their mark on the world.
Junior Jerica Kotarak was second in the long jump and junior Maia Heineck was third in the javelin to lead a small contingent from the MSOE men's and women's track & field teams at the Dr. Keeler Invitational last chance qualifier.
The MSOE Athletic Department announced its annual post-season honors Monday afternoon the first Student Awards Celebration co-hosted by Athletics and Student Life. The luncheon honored all of the standout accomplishment of the university’s student body.
Senior Clay Gustafson was an immediate smash for the MSOE lacrosse team, racking up 30 goals and 49 points as a rookie in 2015. He then added to his goal total in each of his next two seasons, establishing the school record of 40 goals in a season in 2017.
Senior Sam Stealey finished with 12 kills and hit .550 for the MSOE men’s volleyball team but it was not enough in a 25-21, 25-14, 25-23 sweep at the hands of No. 2 Carthage Wednesday evening at the Tarble Center.
March is National Athletic Training Month and the MSOE Athletic Department is lucky to have four skilled and experienced athletic trainers on staff led by assistant athletic director and director of sports medicine David Bugalski. Bugalski, Danielle Olson, Mike Houte, and Linda Hill are tasked with keeping the Raiders healthy and on the field.
The No. 15 MSOE men’s volleyball team had three players finish in double-digits in kills but could not overcome No. 7 Benedictine in falling 25-17, 20-25, 25-20, 26-24 Thursday evening at the Kern Center.
The MSOE men’s volleyball team hit over .400 for the second time this season with a season-low eight attack errors in sweeping past Aurora 25-11, 25-14, 25-20 for its seventh-straight win Wednesday night at Thornton Gymnasium.