Eagles’ pitcher Jenna Ignowski led the softball team to an 8-0 lead over the University of Detroit Mercy Tuesday in game one of a double header. The Eagles won game two 15-7. Ignowski, a sophomore, pitched six innings, giving up two hits with six strikeouts and three walks.
Not only did the Eastern Michigan women’s track and field team clinch the Mid-American Conference title last month, but it did so in style led by sophomore sprinter Ashlee Abraham. Abraham broke the record for fastest 60-meter dash in a MAC title meet, removing Ball State’s Latasha Jenkins from the first place spot in the record book after 12 years
The Eagles gymnastics team notched its third win of the season on Saturday when they knocked off Air Force, 191.500-188.175.
**The 60th annual NBA All-Star Weekend is set to take place in Los Angles this weekend and should be filled with celebrities, rookies, dunks and skills. The weekend kicks off Friday night with the T-Mobile rookie challenge, a game played between this year’s top rookies and top second-year players. Representing the rookies is Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, who is also in the dunk contest and a reserve to the West All-Star Game.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles hosted the Kent State Flashes on Sunday, losing 30-3. Ranked 15th in the country, Kent State was relentless, only giving up a single match to red-shirt sophomore Chris Egbert.
Despite taking his talents to South Beach over the summer and losing credibility because of it, Miami forward LeBron James has been putting up MVP-caliber stats this season.
Senior forward Brandon Bowdry added another double-double to his list of accomplishments Wednesday night as the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team beat the Akron Zips, 60-56, at the Convocation Center.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team competed in their second meet in two days, taking on Miami on Saturday.
Three players in double figures overwhelmed the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team as the hosting Ohio Bobcats took the win Wednesday night by a score of 79-65.
The Eastern Michigan University gymnastics team placed fourth (188.975) in the annual Redbird Quad Tournament Sunday hosted by second place finisher Illinois State University (192.025). MAC-rival Central Michigan University was also there and placed first (193.375), with University of Chicago-Illinois (189.975) , taking third.