Basketball falls to WMU as Bowdry is suspended
The Eagles lost 65-48 to Western Michigan on Sunday when they were forced to play without the team’s leading scorer, Brandon Bowdry. Bowdry was suspended due to “conduct detrimental to the team.”
The Eagles played poorly on offense, shooting 36 percent from the field, turning the ball over 17 times.
Western Michigan rebounded the Eagles, 46-30.
The men’s team was in action Wednesday night, results are available online today.
Women’s track and field *
Women’s track had an impressive outing Friday at the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale, Mich.; with six of its runners taking first place in their events.
EMU placed first in the following events: 5,000-meter (Amber Hutson, 18:55.03), 60-meter hurdles (Ashley Wartley, 9.05), 400 run (Naomi Andre, 56.87), 600 run (Asia Rawls, 1:33.69), 200 run (Rosie White, 24.90), and 3,000 run (Courtney Calka, 9:45.56).
*Men’s track and field *
EMU Men’s track defeated all four of its opponents Friday in the Chippewa invitational in Mt. Pleasant by at least 29 point. Here are the scores: EMU 108, Aquinas, 28; EMU 94, CMU, 65: EMU 97, Detroit Mercy, 60; EMU 114, Oakland, 36.
Max Babits, Kevin Lanier, Joseph Vanier, Clint Allen, Terefe Ejigu, Grzegorz Kalinowski, Jairus Saunders, Josh George, James Hughes, all placed first in their events. Clint Allen, Brycen Spratling, Chris Scott, and Kevin Lanier led the Eagles to a 400-meter relay victory (3:22.20). *
The EMU wrestling went undefeated at the 22nd annual Wend’s duals at Ashland University on Saturday. The Eagles picked up victories over Olivet (29-6), Campbell (53-0) and Gardner-Webb (43-3).
In 30 matches, the Eagles only lost three, all by decision.
EMU tennis won its first match of the season by defeating Moorehead State 7-0 on Saturday in Huntington, W.Va.
Xu Chang, Nino Mebuke, Mariya Toncheva, Marcela Rivero, Celine Donnet, and Karina Ahuja all won in singles. The teams of Westerink/Mebuke, Chang/Toncheva, and Donnet/de’Lisle-Tarr all had victories in doubles.
*Women’s swimming *
EMU women’s swimming and diving won its first meet of the season on Friday, clinching 10-of-16 events in a 158-136 victory over Bowling Green (2-2, 1-2 MAC).
The victory is the Eagles’ first, making them 1-5 and 1-3 in the MAC.
Men’s swimming *
Leading scorer Brandon Bowdry, shown in an earlier game, was suspended for “conduct detrimental to the team.” The Eagles shot 36 percent from the field, losing 65-48 at Western Michigan on Sunday.
EMU men’s swimming and diving lost its match-up with University of Michigan on Saturday.
The Eagles are 1-3. They won two events, Andrew Saunders picking up both of those in diving (one and three meter).