Fourteen athletes and the women's team were recognized for their work in the classroom
53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements
The teams closed competition in Eugene on Saturday
Eight women and two men are in Eugene, Ore., this week for the Finals
This is the largest group in Mizzou track & field history to advance to the finals
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round hosted at the University of Arkansas
MIZZOU PERSONAL RECORDS
Outdoor Track & Field
Javelin - 69.56m (228-2) | Crimson Tide Invitational | 04/16/2013
- 2013 NCAA Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (javelin)
- 2012 NCAA Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (javelin)
- 2012 Outdoor All-Big 12 (javelin)
- Third at the 2012 USATF Junior Championships (javelin)
Indoor Track - Did not compete.
Outdoor Track - Macauley started his break-out season with a second place finish at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, throwing 65.26m (214-1)...He went on to top that throw with his PR performance at the Crimson Tide Invitational, winning the event with a toss of 69.56m (228-2)...Was runner-up at the Old Miss Invitational, and placed fifth overall in the javelin competition at the Drake Relays...Scored for the Tigers at the SEC Championships, placing sixth in the javelin with a throw of 65.06m (213-5)...Ended his season with a 13th-place performance at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, just missing out on a spot at the NCAA Championships with his mark of 68.36m (224-3).
Indoor Track - Did not compete.
Outdoor Track - Started his career as a Tiger with a win in the javelin at the Missouri Relays, marking at 64.15m (210-5.5)...Went on to take another first place finish at the Tom Botts Invitational with a throw of 61.73m (202-6.25)...Earned his season-best at the Kansas Relays, finishing sixth with a throw of 65.92m (216-3.25)...Earned his first All-Big 12 honor with a mark of 62.85m (206-2.5), good for sixth...Finished his season out at the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round.
Javelin - 68.35m (224-3)
Macauley competed at Mill Valley HS for coaches Cory Wurtz and Chris Dunback...He helped lead his team to four League Championship titles (2008-2011) and two Regional Championship titles (2008, 2010)...As an individual, Macauley broke the Mill Valley HS and Kaw Valley League javelin records...He was a four-time KSHSAA State Championship qualifier (2008-2011), and earned three-All State honors and two Championship titles (2010, 2011)...He was also a two-time Regional Champion and Kaw Valley Champion in the Javelin (2010, 2011)...In 2011, Macauley was the Kansas Relays Champion in the javelin, and the javelin Champion at the Great Southwest Track & Field Classic...He was a two-time USA 1st Team Elite honoree in the javelin, as released by Milesplit (2010, 2011)...Was also the Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year for Boys' Track & Field (2011).
Parents are Aaron and Carol...Born March 18, 1993 in Shawnee, KS...In high school, Macauley was a Kansas State Scholar and earned the Kansas Board of Regents Certificate of Recognition...Earned the President's Volunteer Service Award, presented by the United States President's Council on Service and Civic Participation...He was an Academic Letter winner (2008-2011)...Is studying Business at Missouri.
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