Football’s Tremaine Millender tied a school record with a 100-yard kick return in the Bulldogs season opener against Southwest Baptist. Millender joined Jason Douglas (2002), Larry Jones (1971) and Lloyd Weise (1967) in the record books with the return.
Volleyball’s Allie Brak became the 14th member of Truman’s 1,000-kill club, joining the top ranks during the team’s 3-0 sweep of Drury, Oct. 19. She was also named the GLVC Offensive Player of the Week twice during the regular season, while teammate Meghan Zimmerman was named the GLVC Defensive Player of the Week once.
Senior tennis player Mike Merchant posted a 4-0 record during the Men’s Tennis Fall Invitational and went undefeated in all four years during the event with a 14-0 all-time record.
Women’s tennis player Hannah Runez finished the fall season with a 10-3 singles record. Runez and doubles partner Marisa Thome won the “B” doubles consolation bracket in the USTA/ITA Fall Tournament in Allendale, Mich.
Women’s basketball player Amy Briggs was named the Winstead-Reeves Tournament Most Valuable Player following two wins for the Bulldogs in early November. Briggs was key with 13 points in the first half as Truman downed host Northwest Missouri State in the tournament opener.
Wrestlers Ryan Maus and Colton Schmitz won individual titles for the Bulldogs at the season opening meet conducted at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. Maus is the top-ranked wrester in Division II at 149 pounds.
Six Bulldog football players won the GLVC Football Players of the Week award. Junior Garrett White and senior Conrad Schottel were selected for the offensive player, and redshirt freshman Austin Zoda was a defensive player of the week, while junior Jacob Lamp (twice), sophomore Aaron Hartfield and senior Tremaine Millender were named special teams players of the week.
Women’s soccer had three players named to the Capital One Academic all-District team. Seniors Emily Bozdeck and Suzanne Pelley, and sophomore Jessica Hanson, were recognized by the College Sports Information Directors of America.