The Maneater

Sep. 22, 2019

Alex McElvain/Staff Photographer Senior Andy Mossine mixes two liquids at an MU chemistry lab on Monday. Mossine looks for crystallized precipitate, which can then be used to determine geometric information about substances.

Chemistry department chairman and curators' professor Jerry Atwood observes one of senior Andy Mossine's samples in an MU chemistry lab on Monday. Atwood, who was recently honored by The New Journal of Chemistry, oversees Mossine's research.

Senior Andy Mossine examines a solution in a chemistry lab on Monday. Mossine's work with macromolecules may eventually minimize the harmful side effects of chemotherapy by targeting treatment to specific areas of the body.

Senior quarterback Chase Patton looks downfield for an open receiver against Nevada Saturday at Faurot Field. Patton relishes his role as backup for senior quarterback Chase Daniel and says he learned a lot more than football while on the team.

Senior Jessica Giuggioli prepares a forehand strike during the Mizzou Invitational on Friday at the Green Tennis Center. The Tigers went undefeated in the first round of the tournament and Guiggioli won the Singles Bracket A title.

Junior goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore picked up her third shutout of the season against Vanderbilt Friday.

Senior Angela Potrykus, freshman Laura Roxberg and freshman Aimee Bonte stay ahead of several Kansas runners during the Missouri Cross Country Challenge. The Tiger team edged the Jayhawks for a first-place finish.

Senior Michael Barrows, sophomore Phillip King and sophomore Dan Quigley run together near the start of the Missouri Cross Country Challenge on Saturday at Gustin Golf Course. All three competitors placed in the top-five, and the Tigers finished as champions.

Jelly Belly Pro Cycling bikes wait for the start of stage six of the Tour of Missouri in Hermann on Saturday morning.

Tour of Missouri Stage Six winner Mark Cavendish, center, is flanked by Ivan Dominguez and Brad Huff who finished second and third, respectively on Saturday. The stage win was Cavendish's third on this year's Tour.

Brad Huff of Jelly Belly Pro Cycling autographs the hat of three-year-old Clark Wahrenbrock of Columbia before the start of stage six of the Tour of Missouri on Saturday. Huff finished third in Saturday's stage.

The tail end of the peloton rolls past cheering spectators Saturday afternoon outside Dutzow, Mo. The sixth stage of the Tour of Missouri took riders on a hilly 110-mile journey from Hermann to St. Charles.

A breakaway group of eleven riders with a two-minute lead on the main pack pedals through the rolling hills of Defiance, Mo. on Saturday. The Tour consists of seven stages, taking international cycling teams from Kansas City to St. Louis.

Senior quarterback Chase Patton looks downfield for an open receiver against Nevada Saturday afternoon at Faurot Field. Patton completed two of four passes for a total of 72 passing yards.

Senior tight end Chase Coffman runs the ball down the field on Saturday against Nevada. Coffman wore No. 25 jersey in memory of Aaron O'Neal.

Junior linebacker Sean Weatherspoon dives towards Nevada sophomore running back Vai Taua during Saturday's game at Faurot Field. Weatherspoon contributed nine solo tackles and three assists to Missouri's 69-17 win.

Sophomore running back Derrick Washington attempts to avoid the tackle of Nevada junior linebacker Dain Lutz on Saturday at Faurot Field. Missouri defeated Nevada 69-17, tying a school record for points in a game.

Sophomore wide receiver Jeremy Maclin celebrates in the endzone after scoring an 80-yard touchdown during Saturday's game against Nevada at Faurot Field. Maclin scored three touchdowns against the Wolf Pack.

Junior midfielder Meghan Pfeiffer leaps into the arms of senior midfielder Mo Redmond following Pfeiffer's second half goal on Friday.

Senior midfielder Mo Redmond and Vanderbilt senior midfielder Katie Schulz collide in the air during the Tigers' 3-0 win over Vanderbilt on Friday. Redmond notched an assist on junior forward Meghan Pfeiffer's second half goal.