The Maneater

Dec. 05, 2019

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.

Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick rises for a header against Vanderbilt on Friday at Walton Stadium. Bonnick scored the first goal of the Tigers' 3-0 win.

Sophomore forward Alysha Bonnick rises for a header against Vanderbilt on Friday at Walton Stadium. Bonnick scored the first goal of the Tigers' 3-0 win.

Gov. Matt Blunt rallies the crowd prior to the awards presentation after Stage 5 of the Tour of Missouri in Jefferson City.

Christian Vande Velde of Team Garmin-Chipotle H3O holds on to the yellow jersey and retains the Tour of Missouri lead heading into Stage 6 on Saturday.

Tour of Missouri riders rocket down Capitol Avenue on the way to the finish in Jefferson City.

Boy Van Poppel of team Rabobank takes Stage 5 of the Tour of Missouri on Friday in Jefferson City.

Republican incumbent Peter Kinder speaks of the success of the Tour of Missouri race this week while Democratic nominee Sam Page and Libertarian nominee Teddy Fleck listen on during a debate between the lieutenant governor candidates on Friday at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia. The debate, mainly between Kinder and Page, centered on issues ranging from tourism to health care.

Mid-Missouri Peaceworks Director Mark Haim leads participants in a candlelight vigil down Ninth Street to Peace Park on Thursday. The event has taken place annually to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Freshman Travis Worsowicz asks volunteer Melissa Freeman questions about a Japanese program during the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday in Memorial Union. Freeman participated in the Japan program last summer.

Melissa Hope, development director for Sierra Club Missouri, and Sustain Mizzou President Pat Margherio listen as different energy efficiency plans are discussed in a meeting Wednesday. Environmental group leaders hope to lead efforts for MU to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the campus power plant.

Freshman Matt Clausen competes in an obstacle course during the eighth-annual Fire Factor Wednesday on Lowry Mall. The event drew several hundred students who participated in fire safety demonstrations and exercises.

Smoke and flames pour from a mock residence hall room constructed on Speaker's Circle on Wednesday as part of Fire Factor. The event, which educates students about fire safety and prevention, is in its eighth year, but this was the first year to feature a 'room burn.'