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Two-Time Champs – MU Animal Sciences Quadrathlon Team Take Home National Title Once Again

Aliyah Luntsford, Catriona Chew, Caleigh Grote and Alexia Sweiger represented the MU Animal Sciences in a rigorous test of their technical knowledge at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) National Meeting in Albuquerque, N.M.  

The Animal Sciences academic quadrathlon consists of a laboratory practicum, scientific presentation, written exam and quiz bowl. For the second year in a row, the MU Animal Sciences department has taken home gold in both the regional competition in Madison, Wis., and the national competition. Each year, the animal sciences department holds a Mizzou level contest to decide what students…

Showcasing a Competitive Spirit

Mizzou Academic Quadrathlon team finishes tied for first at national competition

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the national Animal Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Academic Quadrathlon to a virtual competition. That didn’t slow down the Mizzou Academic Quadrathlon team. After winning their regional competition, MU finished tied for first at the national competition, which was held in July. The team finished second overall after tiebreakers were taken into consideration. They finished first…