The Eastern Michigan lady Eagles continued conference play as the Winter semester got underway taking on both Ohio University and Bowling Green State University last week. The ladies suffered a loss to Ohio but earned a win against BGSU, putting their record at 8-7 overall and 1-3 in the Mid-American Conference.
EMU fell to the OU Bobcats 59-82 Jan 14. This game marked the third straight conference loss and the first loss the team had seen at home all season. The Eagles had a difficult start, falling behind by 20 points in the first six minutes and could not recover.
Saturday, the Eagles met the BGSU Falcons and took the win 64-52. The game was neck and neck for the first half, but EMU managed to pull away as the clock ran down. Cha Sweeney led for the Eagles with 15 points. This game marked the first conference win for EMU.
The women’s next contest will be at home, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. when they take on the Miami University-Ohio Red Hawks. Miami- Ohio stands at 3-13 for the season, and 0-5 in the conference.