The Eastern Michigan baseball teams' magical run fell short in the MAC Championship game in Avon, Ohio against the Ohio Bobcats on Sunday in a 7-4 loss. The Eagles needed to defeat the Bobcats twice on Sunday to obtain the championship due to the tournament being a double elimination tournament.
On Thursday, May 18, Eastern Michigan University announced its third athletic director of 2017 with the choice of Erin Kido to the interim for the position. "It is a tremendous honor to serve Eastern Michigan University as the Interim Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics," said Kido. Kido takes over for former-interim AD Christian Spears who followed the former director, Heather Lyke, to the University of Pittsburgh.
Senior pitcher Sam Delaplane has been named MAC West division pitcher of the week for the Eastern Michigan Eagles. The senior right-hander threw his first complete game of his career in a 8-2 win over the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, April 15. He struck out a career high 12 batters on his way to the win while also not giving a walk.
On Saturday, April 8, the Eastern Michigan competed in its annual spring game at Rynearson Stadium which showcased the team for the 2017 football season.
The Eastern Michigan gymnastics team wrapped up its season at the NCAA Regionals in Champaign, Ill.
Brad Allen's complete game helped the Eastern Michigan baseball team pick up its second win of the weekend when it faced Bowling Green in Ypsilanti on Saturday. Allen picked up his first win of the season in his nine inning performance to give the Eagles the 3-0 shutout victory.
Heather Lyke, the Director of Athletics, has been announced to and will leave Eastern Michigan and accept the same position at the University of Pittsburgh. The reports came in overnight and have been cleared and shown that Lyke will leave for the Atlantic Coast Conference power.
The EMU gymnastics team collected its second-straight Mid-American Conference tournament championship on Saturday.
The EMU gymnastics team picked up its second-straight Mid-American Conference tournament championship on Saturday in Bowling Green with a 196.500 The team set a program record on the bars with a 49.300 thanks to the contributions from Catie Conrad, Natalie Gervais and Lacey Rubin who all had career highs.
Back in October, the Eastern Michigan basketball team was predicted to win the Mid-American Conference West Division, but the team's season came to an end on Thursday in Cleveland when they fell to Akron, 79-62.