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 women’s track team continued their indoor season nearby at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. This is known as the Wolverine Invitational where 10 different schools participated including the Eagles. To start off the field events Sophomore Nina Ward took fourth place in the long jump with a jump of 5.54 meters.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s swim and dive team completed the Denison Invitational, which began on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The final day of the tournament was on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Granville, Ohio at the Trumbell Aquatic Center. On the first day of events, divers Michaela Schempf and Bethany Berger both met NCAA Championship standards.
The Eastern Michigan women’s volleyball team went 1-1 in their last two matches versus Western Michigan on Saturday, Nov. 2 and against Central Michigan on Thursday, Nov. 7. The Eagles lost to the Broncos at home on senior night before defeating the Chippewas, who are the top ranked team in the MAC.
The Eastern Michigan soccer team clinched a spot in the MAC Tournament by defeating Central Michigan on Thursday, Oct. 31. On Halloween, the Eastern Michigan’s women’s soccer team went to Central Michigan and dominated the Chippewas by a score of 3-1.
The Eastern Michigan women’s volleyball team lost to Akron on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Convocation Center. The Eagles lost the match 3-1. Eastern Michigan won the third set 25-23 but fell in the other three sets.
Eastern Michigan football continues to support one another as their season comes to the halfway point. A big part of the Eagles’ team has been the defense and Kobie Beltram has stepped up during his senior season. Beltram has had a diligent season so far.
The Eastern Michigan women’s volleyball team has had an up-and-down season thus far through 18 matches. The Eagles won two straight games against Ohio and Toledo before falling to Ball State at the Convocation Center on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Cardinals won the match 3-2.