Missouri’s Jessica Stockard finished 11th in the heptathlon Thursday at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas. Stockard, a sophomore scored 5,257 points.
On Thursday, she finished fourth in the 200 meters in 24.70 and sixth in the 800 meters in 2:20.35. She was 12th in the long jump and 26th in the javelin throw.
On Wednesday, she was ninth in the shot put, 10th in the high jump and 17th in the 100 meters hurdles.
MAVERICKS: Mid-Missouri lost 3-2 to the Gateway Grizzlies in Sauget, Ill.
Brad Bauder hit a two-run home run in the Grizzlies (12-8) three-run seventh inning.
Blake Blase hit a home run in the eighth. Blase finished 2-for-4 with one RBI. Chad Sterbens scored the Mavs’ other run in the second on Brian Weiss’ sacrifice fly.
Anthony Kozol (0-3) suffered the loss for the Mavericks (3-17). He gave up four hits and three runs in 1 1/3 innings. Scott Patterson (3-0) went eight innings, giving up six hits and two runs. Michael Golden earned his sixth save.
ROCK BRIDGE: Bruins graduate Matt Lightner will play soccer at Campbell University. Lightner, 5 feet 11, 170 pounds, will play midfielder for the Fighting Camels, who went 4-14-1 last season.
As a senior, Lightner scored 12 goals and assisted on 11 for the Bruins, who went 19-6-0.
YOUTH SOCCER: The Columbia Tornadoes, an under-10 boys team, will hold tryouts for 2004-2005 season from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 20 and from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 24 at the Columbia Catholic School gymnasium. Players must have been born on or before Aug. 1, 1993.
The team went 37-3-3 last season, scoring 250 goals.
Lincoln University: The Blue Tigers released their 2004 football schedule. They start their season against Texas College on Aug. 28 in Topeka, Kan. They play their home opener against Central Missouri State on Sept. 4.