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11/20/2017, 10:48pm

Volleyball qualifies for MAC tournament

The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s volleyball team qualified for the MAC tournament following a streak of four wins straight that started on senior weekend against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois. 


11/20/2017, 10:16pm

EMU's men's basketball undefeated in off-season

The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team hosted the University of Michigan-Dearborn for the team’s second match of the season Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Convocation Center. Unlike their match against Spring Arbor, U of M-D proved to be a more competitive opponent. In the first half, U of M-D shot the ball extremely well from behind the arc keeping them in the game. However, the Eagles proved to be the better all-around team, winning the game with a final score of 97-73. The victory starts the Eagles season off undefeated with a pair of victories at home.  


11/20/2017, 10:05pm

EMU wrestling place fourth in four sets

Eastern Michigan University played host Saturday to a wrestling event at the Convocation Center for a plethora of teams from the Midwest. Opponents included Big Ten schools like Ohio State and Michigan State along with MAC opponents in Toledo, Northern Illinois and Central Michigan. These teams, along with other schools and universities, competed in 12 different weight restrictions. Of the 12, Eastern placed in the top four in four of the sets. Freshman Tanner Smith was the sole victor for the Eagles, placing first in the freshman/sophomore 149 pound weight division.  


11/14/2017, 12:00am

Eagles get bounced by Chippewas 42-30

Five interceptions from Brogan Roback -- including a pick six to seal the deal in the fourth quarter -- led to defeat for the Eastern Michigan University football team (3-7, 1-5) as they fell to the Chippewas from Central Michigan University (6-4, 4-2) 42-30 Wednesday Nov. 8 at Kelly-Shorts Stadium. 


11/6/2017, 12:25pm

Preview of the 2017-18 women's basketball team

The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s basketball season began Wednesday, Nov. 1 with a 70-57 exhibition win against Hillsdale College. For the 2017-18 squad, there's a lot more to prove after a rough season last year had the Lady Eagles finishing with a 6-25 record in head coach Fred Castro's inaugural season.


11/6/2017, 12:21pm

Eagles claim match in three straight sets against Western Michigan Volleyball

Eastern Michigan’s women’s volleyball team took to the court Nov. 3 at the Convocation Center for a matchup against in-state rival Western Michigan. Despite coming into the match with a worse record compared to the Broncos, Eastern took the match in a 3-0 sweep. The victory marks the 12th victory on the season for the Eagles and the fourth victory in-conference. 


10/30/2017, 12:02pm

Women's soccer dominates Broncos

Eastern Michigan University’s women’s soccer dominated the Western Michigan Broncos Thursday, Oct. 19 at Scicluna Field. Eastern has seen great success at home this season and Thursday’s match was no different. Goalkeeper Kaylin Williams kept the Broncos off the scoreboard to help the team on their way to a 3-0 victory. Despite the difference in score, EMU still had to fight valiantly to secure their first victory against Western since the 2014 season. 


10/30/2017, 12:00pm

EMU drops Homecoming to Broncos

The 90th Homecoming game contained all that and more. However, it would be the in-state rivals that got the last laugh, as the Eastern Michigan University Eagles (2-5, 0-3) dropped yet another overtime heartbreaker to the Western Michigan Broncos (5-3, 3-1) 20-17 Saturday Oct. 21 at Rynearson Stadium. 


10/30/2017, 11:58am

Soccer sees postseason victory

The Eastern Michigan University soccer team saw a postseason victory with a 1-0 win on Senior Day over the Northern Illinois University Huskies Sunday Oct. 22 at Scicluna Field. 


10/30/2017, 11:18am

Volleyball loses pair of road matches

Eastern Michigan University’s volleyball team left the nest for a set of road matches against Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio. The Eagles lost both games to their fellow MAC opponents by a combined score of 7-1. With the lose, EMU finds itself on a five-game losing streak, dropping the team to 10-14 overall with a 2-6 record in conference.


10/30/2017, 11:17am

Road woes continue to trouble women's soccer

Eastern Michigan’s women’s soccer lost a pair of road matches this week against Toledo and Ball State with final scores 4-1 and 3-0 respectively. The two losses drop Eastern to 5-10-1 overall and 2-5 in the conference. Eastern has yet to pull off a victory away from home since an early season matchup against the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since, Eastern has lost seven straight games on the road.  


10/30/2017, 11:12am

Three Eagles place in top 20 at Shirley Spork Invitational

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 at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. 


10/26/2017, 10:46am

Sean McCarthy named new assistant athletic director

Eastern Michigan University’s Athletic Department welcomed a new face to the staff this past Wednesday, Oct. 4, as it was announced by Associate Athletics Director of Compliance Matthew Jakobsze that Sean McCarthy was named Assistant Director of Compliance. 


10/23/2017, 8:32pm

Eagles fall to WMU in OT 20-17; drop fifth straight

The battle of I-94. Bragging rights. The Michigan MAC trophy.  The 90th Homecoming game contained all that and more. However, it would be the in-state rivals that got the last laugh, as the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-5, 0-3) dropped yet another overtime heartbreaker to the Western Michigan Broncos (5-3, 3-1) 20-17 Saturday Oct. 21 at Rynearson Stadium.