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Three place in top 20 at Eagle Crest; team places fifth

  After a fervent final round of play, the Eastern Michigan University women’s golf team finished with a score of 933, including three Eagles placing inside the top 20, at the inaugural Shirley Spork Invitational this past Monday and Tuesday Oct. 9-10 at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. 

Eastern Michigan University football defeats Big Ten team

The Eastern Michigan University football team (2-0, 0-0) notched their biggest regular season win in 126 seasons of football Saturday, Sept. 9, as they defeated the Scarlet Knights from Rutgers University (0-2, 0-0) 16-13 in Piscataway, New Jersey.  

Eastern Michigan University women's soccer defeats Oakland in overtime

Eastern Michigan University women’s soccer headed into Scicluna Field, Sunday, Sept. 10, for a matchup against the Oakland University Grizzlies, The Eagles snagged a goal in the first overtime period to secure a 1-0 victory. This win pushed the Eagles to a 2-0-1 record at home and a 3-3-1 record altogether for the season.  

Baseball's tournament run comes to an end against Ohio

The Eastern Michigan baseball teams' magical run fell short in the MAC Championship game in Avon, Ohio against the Ohio Bobcats on Sunday in a 7-4 loss. 

The Eagles needed to defeat the Bobcats twice on Sunday to obtain the championship due to the tournament being a double elimination tournament.

Erin Kido takes over as interim athletic director

On Thursday, May 18, Eastern Michigan University announced its third athletic director of 2017 with the choice of Erin Kido to the interim for the position.

"It is a tremendous honor to serve Eastern Michigan University as the Interim Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics," said Kido.

Kido takes over for former-interim AD Christian Spears who followed the former director, Heather Lyke, to the University of Pittsburgh.

Eagles fall to Notre Dame on the road, 0-5

The Eastern Michigan baseball teams' bats were held silent by Notre Dame on Wednesday, April 26. The Eagles fell to the Fighting Irish by a score of 0-5 in South Bend, IN.

Runs were hard to come by on Wednesday night, as the Eagles offense scattered nine hits over nine innings without crossing the plate once.

Delaplane named MAC West Pitcher of the Week

Senior pitcher Sam Delaplane has been named MAC West division pitcher of the week for the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

The senior right-hander threw his first complete game of his career in a 8-2 win over the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, April 15. He struck out a career high 12 batters on his way to the win while also not giving a walk.