Sophomore Lydia Gomez-Diaz is a hammer and weight thrower for the Eastern Michigan University track and field team.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Mid-American Conference outdoor championships last weekend in Akron, Ohio. The women finished fifth with an overall score of 82.50 points, while the men tallied 142.50, good enough for third. “We always hope to be in contention for the title, but we had some injuries and setbacks after the indoor season and we knew that we were going to be shorthanded for this meet,” EMU women’s coach Sue Parks said.
Reagan Briggs is a redshirt sophomore who is a hammer thrower for the Eastern Michigan University track and field team. She comes to EMU from Bloomdale, Ohio, which is 90 minutes away from Ypsilanti.
By Eugene Evans Senior Staff Writer The Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in the Hillsdale-Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich., the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., the Lyle Bennett Open in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
On a cold and windy weekend that resembled winter more than spring, the Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the EMU Twilight Invitational at Olds/Marshall Track on Friday and Saturday.
Redshirt sophomore Warren Witchell is a distance runner for the Eastern Michigan University track and field team and also runs cross country for the school.
On a cold and sunny Saturday morning at 9 a.m., me and the other four members of our group, Work Hard Play Hard—seniors Brandon Myers and Caitlin Carmody, junior Anice Sanders and sophomore Britannie Hildreth—went to the Gleaners Community Food Bank in Warren, Mich.
Sophomores Victoria Voronko, Cameron Bolton and redshirt sophomore Warren Witchell highlighted 19 top-five finishes for the Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Sea Ray Relays which took place in Knoxville, Tenn., this past weekend.
Eastern Michigan University seniors Carolynn Cribley and Monica Christensen hosted Dine to Donate at Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill in Ypsilanti, located at 39 E. Cross St., where they raised about $71 for the Michigan Chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association.
Through hard work and determination, the Eastern Michigan University women’s swim and dive team accomplished its first ever undefeated season in dual meets.
The continuation of a Mid-American Conference winning streak and a come-from-behind finish at the MAC championships highlighted the 2012-13 season for the Eastern Michigan University men’s swim and dive team.
As the only representative from the Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming team, senior Jacob Hanson placed the highest among mid-major swimmers in the 200-yard backstroke final at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., this past weekend.
Through hard work and determination, former Eastern Echo sports writer Creighton Hart has been able to keep his head above water as a journalist over the last decade, but there is always a story behind the success.
Led by senior and All-American Kelly Hendricks’ third-place finish in the three-meter dive, the Eastern Michigan University women’s swimming and diving team completed their season at the NCAA championships held at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind., this past weekend.
From buzzer-beaters to early round upsets, the NCAA tournament has everything that even the casual fan wants to see and puts the rest of the sports world on hold as it gravitates to this phenomenon.
In a season marred by injuries, constant lineup changes, the dismissal of senior Miranda Tate and a cut down in weekly practices due to sanctions imposed by the NCAA last spring, the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team’s 8-22 season was not exactly what was expected.
Eastern Michigan University senior Kelly Hendricks and redshirt junior Danielle Hulvey qualified for the NCAA Championships at the Zone C Diving Championships in West Lafayette, Ind., this past weekend.
In a come-from-behind fashion this past weekend, the Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team won its 31st Mid-American Conference title at the Edward J. Shea
Natatorium in Carbondale, Ill., with a score of 772 over a three-day span.
Despite junior Desyree Thomas coming up one rebound short of her first career triple-double, the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team’s season came to an end courtesy of the Western Michigan University Broncos, 80-72 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at the Convocation Center.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team will look to defend its title and capture its 31st in the Mid-American Conference as it competes in the MAC championships at the Edward J. Shea Natatorium in Carbondale, Ill., from March 7-9.
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