The Eastern Michigan’s women’s tennis team is set to begin their 2020 schedule as they face Michigan State on the road on Thursday, Jan. 23. The Eagles were selected to finish in eighth place according to the MAC preseason poll. Buffalo, who totaled 77 points, was selected to win the conference. Miami (OH) was picked to finish in second place.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s track team traveled to Saginaw Valley State University for the Doug Hansen Open on Friday, Jan. 17. The Eagles competed in 11 events, including the 60-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 800-meter dash, 60-meter hurdles, the one-mile run and much more.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-9, 0-6) will be finishing up their road trip against the Miami RedHawks (8-11, 1-5). The Eagles are on a six-game losing streak, dropping their game against the Bowling Green Falcons, 62-59, on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The RedHawks on the other hand, have won only one game in their last six games.
Mac Miller, who passed away on Sept. 7, 2018, had his posthumous album “Circles” released on Friday, Jan. 17. Circles is the follow-up to “Swimming,” which came out the month before his death at the age of 26. He was working on “Circles” at the time of his death so friend and producer Jon Brion completed the album with the permission of Mac Miller’s family.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-8, 0-5) men’s basketball team fell to the Ohio Bobcats (10-8, 2-3) on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Convocation Center. The Eagles were up 28-21 at halftime but lost 60-58. Noah Morgan had 23 points for EMU, while senior forward Ty Groce added 17 points, five rebounds and three steals.
The Eastern Michigan women’s gymnastics team started the season 1-0 with a victory on the road versus Bowling Green State University on Saturday, Jan. 11. The final score was 194.875-193.325 in favor of the Eagles, who were led by Jada Rondeau, Emili Dobronics, Caitlin Satler, Kara Roberts and others.
Eastern Michigan football’s senior quarterback, Mike Glass III, was ejected with 10 seconds left in the Eagles 34-30 loss to Pittsburgh in the 2019 Quick Lane Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 26 at Ford Field. Glass received two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties after throwing two punches, one of which connected with a referee.
The Pittsburgh Panthers (8-5, 4-4) have defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-7, 3-5) in the 2019 Quick Lane Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit. The final score was 34-30 as Pittsburgh was led by junior quarterback Kenny Pickett, who threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns. Eastern Michigan is now 1-4 all-time in bowl games.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-6, 3-5) will face the Pittsburgh Panthers (7-5, 4-4) in the Quick Lane Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 26 at Ford Field in Detroit. Both teams are just 2-3 in their last five outings and still have a bad taste in their mouths following losses in the regular season finale. EMU lost to Kent State, while Pittsburgh fell to Boston College.
The Eastern Michigan (9-2) men’s basketball team travelled to the Breslin Center to face the No. 15 Michigan State Spartans (9-3) on Saturday, Dec. 21. The Eagles now have a 9-2 record, tied with Kent State at the top of the MAC. The Spartans dominated the game from the tip-off, outscoring the Eagles 41-20 in the first half.