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Corrione Cardwell and Juanita Agosto wait during an inbounds at the Convocation Center on Jan. 22.

Corrione Cardwell and Juanita Agosto wait during an inbounds at the Convocation Center on Jan. 22.

2/16/2020, 2:14pm

Annecchiarico and Combs lead EMU women's basketball to victory

The two starters combined for 42 points in the Eagles win.

The Eastern Michigan’s (12-11, 7-5) women’s basketball team defeated the Bowling Green Falcons (8-15, 1-10) on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green. The Eagles were led by Jenna Annecchiarico’s 22 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Areanna Combs added 20 points and 13 rebounds in the victory.


2/16/2020, 2:12pm

EMU men's basketball upsets Central Michigan on the road

The efficient second half scoring propelled EMU to a road win at McGuirk Arena against the Chippewas who were 11-1 at home going into the game. The Eagles shot 55% and outscored CMU by 10 after halftime to win 73-70. Ty Groce scored 22 with 12 rebounds, while Boubacar Toure scored 20 with 13 rebounds.


2/16/2020, 2:10pm

Eagles triumph over Western Michigan

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team defeated the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. The Eagles have now won three of their last five games, with a 4-8 overall conference record. Western Michigan came into this game with an overall record of 11-13 and a 4-7 record in the MAC. 


2/16/2020, 10:56am

Eagles men's baseball wins season opener versus Austin Peay

The Eastern Michigan men’s baseball team began their season with a victory over Austin Peay on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Raymond C. Hand Park in Clarksville, Tenn. The Eagles were led by Taylor Hopkins, who totaled three hits and four runs in five plate appearances, and Luke McGuire, who earned the win after pitching six innings. 


2/16/2020, 10:55am

Kobe Bryant's passing and his impact on EMU students

Sunday, Jan. 26, will forever be a memorable day in sports history. Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi and seven other victims died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. The vibrations of the tragic event were felt across the globe, including students at Eastern Michigan University.


2/12/2020, 11:50am

EMU men's basketball falls to Akron

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-11, 2-8) men’s basketball team fell, 59-58 to the Akron Zips on Saturday, Feb. 8, at James A. Rhodes Arena. The loss snaps a two-game winning streak for Eastern Michigan, despite being led by Ty Groce’s 15 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists. 


2/12/2020, 11:09am

Eagles win behind Annecchiarico’s career-high 31 points

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (11-11, 6-5) women’s basketball team won 83-79 against Western Michigan for its first win in Kalamazoo since the 2015-16 season. Jenna Annecchiarico scored a career-high 31 points, eight rebounds and shot 50 percent from 3-point range. 


2/12/2020, 11:01am

Gymnastics team loses on Senior Night

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-3, 1-3) fell to the Northern Illinois Huskies on Friday, Feb. 7, on Senior Night at the Convocation Center. The final score was 196.125-194.375, in favor of the Huskies, despite Jada Rondeau tying her career-high on the vault with a score of 9.850. She also tied her career-best on the beam with a score of 9.875. 


2/9/2020, 11:01am

Eagles fall short versus Ohio

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-11, 5-5) women’s basketball team fell short on Wednesday, Feb. 5, against the Ohio University Bobcats. Unfortunately for the Eagles, it was their second loss in a row. This was a challenging game for the Eagles considering their top two scorers Aaliyah Stanley and Arenna Combs were out.


2/9/2020, 11:00am

Eastern Michigan takes down Buffalo at home for second consecutive victory

The Buffalo Bulls (14-9, 5-5) men’s basketball team played the Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-10, 2-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 4, as the ninth game on Eastern Michigan’s MAC conference schedule. The Eagles came into this match 1-7 in the conference, their win being against the Toledo Rockets. Buffalo came into this game 5-5 record, but fell 66-62 on the road.


2/7/2020, 2:08pm

Eagles women’s basketball team looks to snap two-game losing streak in Kalamazoo

The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s basketball team (10-11, 5-6) will look for a win over the Western Michigan Broncos (11-9, 4-5) on Saturday, Feb. 8 to break even on their regular season and conference record. With both teams on a two-game losing streak, they will be looking to get back in the win column, as Western Michigan will be also looking to break even on their conference record.


2/6/2020, 7:40pm

Combs helps EMU defeat Toledo before losing to Akron

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-10, 5-4) women’s basketball team has split their last two games, as they defeated the Toledo Rockets on the road, 77-62, before falling to the Akron Zips in overtime last Saturday. The Eagles were led by Arenna Combs versus the Rockets as she finished with 27 points. Juanita Agosto had 21 points against Akron. 


2/2/2020, 2:34pm

The tennis team splits with Eastern Illinois and Illinois

The EMU women's tennis team defeated Eastern Illinois University 5-2 and lost 7-0 to Illinois at the Atkins Tennis Center in Champaign, Ill. on Sunday, Jan. 26. The two matches were the second and third of 2020, with one loss to Michigan State on Jan. 23 and three invitationals this past fall.


1/29/2020, 10:10pm

Eagles defeat BGSU in swimming and diving

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-1, 3-1) swimming and diving team defeated the Bowling Green Falcons (3-2, 1-2), 206.5-93.5, on Friday, Jan. 24 at Jones Natatorium in Ypsilanti. The Eagles are now 2-0 at home and have bounced back from their lone loss versus Akron last weekend. 


1/29/2020, 10:09pm

Hudson leads EMU women's basketball over Northern Illinois

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-9, 4-3) women’s basketball team came back from losing against Central Michigan last Wednesday, Jan. 22 by taking the win against Northern Illinois (5-13, 1-6) on Jan, 25. This was a home game as the Eagles celebrated National Women and Girls in Sports Day and the victory. This is the women’s first win against Northern Illinois since March of 2018. 


1/29/2020, 10:08pm

EMU hosts, competes in Can Am Classic

The Eastern Michigan women’s track team ran away with five titles while at home hosting the Can Am Classic on Saturday, Jan. 25 in Bowen Field House. One of the seniors and co-captains Brittni Mason from Ohio, came close to beating her season best time in the 60-meter dash of 7.55.