Missouri junior Brad Smith is included on the preseason watch list for the 2004 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award. The list of 42 athletes was released Monday. The award is the oldest and most prestigious in the country for college quarterbacks.
Smith has set the Missouri career offense record with 6,745 yards in 25 games for the Tigers and has 4,310 career passing yards.
MISSOURI WOMEN’S AMATEUR: Rachel Griffin of Columbia and Marge Story of St. Charles are tied for the championship division C lead after shooting 89s on Tuesday in the qualifying round of the Missouri Women’s Amateur Championships at the Country Club of Missouri. An 18-hole championship tees off at 8 a.m. today.
Barbara Berkmeyer of St. Louis and Denise Knaebel of Moberly tied for the championship division A lead with 72s on Tuesday. Nancy Walther of St. Louis leads championship division B with an 83.
Naydene Quisling of Jefferson City and Flora Mitchell of Springfield had 95s to lead open division B, and Trish Herzog of Platte City had a 74 to lead open division A.