SPORTS


3/20/2017, 8:01am

Eagles Eye, March 20

The EMU gymnastics team collected its second-straight Mid-American Conference tournament championship on Saturday.


3/20/2017, 2:34am

EMU women's swim and dive finish championships and seasons undefeated

The Eastern Michigan women's swimming and diving team completed two days of competition at the NCAA Championships Friday until Saturday, March 17-18 in Indianapolis. On the first day, Sophomore Delaney Duncan placed 29 with a time of 1:00.58 in the 100 Breaststroke, while senior Alexis Mitcheltree placed 38 in the 100 Backstroke.


3/20/2017, 1:50am

​Gymnastics goes ‘back to back’

The EMU gymnastics team picked up its second-straight Mid-American Conference tournament championship on Saturday in Bowling Green with a 196.500 The team set a program record on the bars with a 49.300 thanks to the contributions from Catie Conrad, Natalie Gervais and Lacey Rubin who all had career highs.


3/13/2017, 9:10am

EMU mens and women's dive team completes NCAA Zone Championships

The Eastern Michigan University men's and women's diving teams headed to the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Indiana for the NCAA Zone Championships over the weekend, March 9-11. Freshman Brielle Johnston led the men's and women's diving team on the first day of championships, March 9.


3/3/2017, 9:43pm

Shots don't fall in heartbreaker on Senior Night, 60-56 to UT

The Eastern Michigan men's basketball team was unable to keep its win-streak going as it fell to Toledo on Senior Day,60-56, on Friday night at the Convocation Center. Senior guards Willie Mangum and Ray Lee went a combined 9-30 from the field in their final home game.


3/3/2017, 4:29pm

Student government responds to Free Press article

On Wednesday, March 1, the Detroit Free Press published an article called "Eastern Michigan University plans to spend $35M on athletic upgrades". Since then, student government has responded to what the article states: To those it may concern, Student Government learned from The Detroit Free Press about the $35 million proposal to renovate and relocate several of Eastern Michigan University’s athletic facilities.


3/3/2017, 4:17pm

EMU plans to spend $35M on athletic renovations

The Eastern Michigan athletic department is planning to upgrade and renovate the athletic facilities and the renovation is set to cost $35 million. Officials from the department have said that $9 million have been raised with $6 million coming from a single donor.


2/13/2017, 12:28am

Wrestling edged out by MSU on Senior Day

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team were unable to win their final home dual of the season when they fell to Michigan State, 17-16, on Sunday at the Convocation Center. Senior Devan Marry fell in a 5-0 decision on the last match of the day which allowed the Spartans to leave Ypsilanti with a 17-16 victory.  Outside of Marry, the other two starting EMU seniors picked up victories in their final matches in Ypsilanti.


2/11/2017, 2:31pm

Men's basketball drops fourth straight to soaring Akron

The Akron Zipps hit 18 threes which led to the 87-76 win over the Eastern Michigan Eagles at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti on Friday night. The Eagles (13-12, 5-7) won the rebound  and turnover battles but were unable to keep up with jump-shooting of Akron (21-4,11-1). Akron had five players in double figures as the Eagles could not stop the offense of Zipps. EMU guard Willie Mangum led the way with his 22 points,five rebounds and two assists.


2/5/2017, 3:24pm

Eagles struggle down the stretch against NIU, 81-69

With a seven-point halftime deficit, Eastern Michigan was unable to come back and defeat the Northern Illinois huskies as the fell 81-69 at on the road on Saturday.  Coming off a loss to Kent State, the Eagles (13-10, 5-5)| could not afford to lose a game to Northern Illinois (14-9, 6-4) who the team was tied with for second-place in the Mid-American Conference West Division.