Miner Threat, Missouri S&T men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, has qualified for the club sport’s national championships, to be held May 19-20 in Rockford, Illinois. The Ultimate team finished first in USA Ultimate’s South Central regional competition on April 28-29, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, an event that drew competitors from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.
Miner Threat was seeded fourth in the event but defeated three teams ranked in the sport’s Top 10 for small-college schools, including No. 1 Air Force Academy, which was previously unbeaten. Missouri S&T last appeared at the event in 2011, finishing third.