Top 10 Sports Moments in 2013
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Missouri beat Texas A&M in thrilling fashion to earn a trip to Atlanta for the SEC Championship.
The team's senior setter Molly Kreklow also earned the SEC Player of the Year title, and coach Wayne Kreklow earned SEC Coach of the Year.
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 3 Chelsea Thomas leaves Missouri as one of MU's most decorated athletes
A three-time first team All-American athlete, Chelsea Thomas left Missouri with the most wins and the most strikeouts of any pitcher at MU.
Currently wrestling at Missouri, J'den Cox capped his Hickman career record at 205-3 following a 56-0 senior campaign. With his heavyweight victory in February at the MSHSAA Wrestling Championships, Cox became Columbia's first four-time wrestling champion and the state's 22nd.
Stephens College soccer recorded its first goal and first win in program history this season. Sophomore goalkeeper Briannica Ponder also recorded 36 saves in a game on Oct. 8, breaking a 22-year-old NAIA saves record.
On Jan. 15, the Cougars earned the program's first No. 1 NAIA ranking. The team finished its regular season play Feb. 23, undefeated for the first time in program history.
Battle High School football debuted in Columbia in 2013, sporting a 5-4 record. It battled youth and inexperience so coach Justin Conyers could return all of his players next year.
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 8 — Missouri's Ron Lykins to coach U.S. paralympic men's wheelchair basketball
Ron Lykins, the men's wheelchair basketball coach at Missouri, will coach the U.S. paralympic men's wheelchair basketball team for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The National Wheelchair Basketball Association made the announcement in January.
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 9 — Missouri wrestling breaks Central Michigan streak, wins MAC Championship
The Tigers won the conference championship in their first season in the Mid-American Conference.
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 10 — Columbia College women's soccer team wins AMC in second season
The Columbia College women's soccer team captured the American Midwest Conference regular season and tournament titles in just the program's second year of existence.