At Eastern Michigan University, it is easy for a club team to be overshadowed by a bigger, more popular team like the football or basketball team. EMU’s club roller hockey team is a hidden gem within the EMU athletic and intramural sporting community, but not many people know about it.
Mixed martial arts, much like the world of boxing, has its own fair share of kings. Each “king” has accomplished something the sport has not yet seen.
The life of an active Eastern Michigan University student can be a tough road to travel: dealing with the stress of time management, organizational issues, work and not to mention school itself. With so much going on, it’s easy to lose focus of the ultimate goal of graduating from school.
Spreading a message might be a bit of a far stretch for some people, but for Eastern Michigan University sophomore Lydia Seale it’s only a matter of time before the world hears her message.
“He’s knocked down, and he’s out cold! He’s knocked out!” was what commentator Larry Merchant shouted immediately after superstar boxer Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao was sprawled out on the canvas following a devastating right hand blow from Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday.
Dominance was the key word on Nov. 10 as Eastern Michigan University’s Mixed Martial Arts squad left their mark in Jackson, Mich. The EMU team dominated the Mad Men MMA Promotions event Downtown Beatdown. The team went 5-1. Senior Greg Calvert captured the lightweight title, and EMU’s first ever female competitor Lauren Foley successfully defended her Flyweight Championship.
The Eastern Michigan University Mixed Martial Arts team is preparing for its toughest challenge of the year Nov. 10 when they’ll have seven members of their club fighting.
Eastern Michigan University’s volleyball team lost to Bowling Green State University Oct. 12. Coming off a 3-1 victory over Ball State University, EMU looked to keep their momentum going against BGSU.
School has been in session for just over a month, but the Eastern Michigan University boxing club is still searching for more students and making the course open-enrollment at all times.
Ultimate Frisbee has been growing, and the Fighting Hellfish, Eastern Michigan University’s Ultimate team has taken the sport by storm.