Mizzou Athletics student-athletes Sophie Cunningham from basketball and Gabi Jacobs representing track and field are nominated for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
The duo are among a record 585 student athletes nominated across all three divisions of the NCAA.
Cunningham closed her collegiate career as Mizzou’s all-time leading scoring leader.
Jacobs earned All-American honors for a third consecutive season with an 8th place finish in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships earlier this month.
Nine finalists will be announced in September.
The Houston Astros lead all teams with three starters for this year’s All-Star Game.
The votes were tallied and announced last (Thursday) night.
The Astros Alex Bregman beat Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier for the start at third base.
Bregman will be joined by teammates George Springer and Michael Brantley.
The Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees were the only other teams to put more than one player in the starting lineups.
The All Star Game will be played July 9th at Progressive Field, in Cleveland, Ohio.