On Wednesday, June 25, Eastern Michigan University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Heather Lyke announced that seven-year EMU Associate Head Wrestling Coach David Bolyard will take over as Head Coach of the EMU wrestling program effective immediately. The search for a new coach began in late May following the resignation of long time head coach Derek DelPorto.
Five members of the Eastern Michigan University football team had been selected as All-Mid-American Conference honorees, Athlon Sports said June 19.
Eastern Michigan University volleyball coach Kim Berrington announced June 10 the addition of Shayna Munson to her coaching staff. Munson is familiar with Coach Berrington, as she was a member of her squad from 2001-02.
Eastern Michigan University’s women’s track and field team had senior Sarah Chauchard represent them in the heptathlon, at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 13.
Eastern Michigan University sophomore Brett White was added to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference honorable mention list when the conference announced its men’s golf scholastic honors, June 4. White, who plans on majoring in supply chain management, boasts a 3.49 GPA. This is the first year he has been eligible for the accolade.
On Monday, June 2 the EMU Student-Athlete Support Services office announced that EMU student-athletes had continued to show their success in the classroom, ending the Winter 2014 semester with a 3.145 grade point average. This was the ninth consecutive semester the Eagles have surpassed the 3.0 mark.
Eastern Michigan University’s women’s track and field completed their showing at the NCAA East Regional on May 30, with a total of three of the four Eagles that competed advancing to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, June 11-14 in Eugene, Ore.
Eastern Michigan University’s men’s track and field team competed in its last day of competition for the NCAA East Regionals on Saturday, May 31. At the end of the day, the Green and White had seven athletes who notched qualifying marks over three days for the NCAA Championship.
The Eastern Michigan University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics had another record-setting season with the Green and White finishing near the top in the battle for the Mid-American Conference all-sports championships.
On May 20th Eastern Michigan University announced that Derek DelPorto resigned from the position of head coach of the men’s wrestling team. DelPorto served as the head coach of the squad for eight seasons.
Eastern Michigan University’s men’s track and field team emerged victorious over the weekend in the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field championships, earning its 22nd MAC Championship title in program history. The men improved upon their third-place finishes in both the the 2014 MAC Indoor Championships and the 2013 MAC Outdoor Championships.
Eastern Michigan University’s longtime Athletics Administrator Dr. Melody Reifel Werner has announced she will retire at the end of June. Werner has acted as director for Eastern’s Department of Athletics for 18 years. Reifel Werner, who recently celebrated her 57th birthday, believes the timing is right to conclude her successful career in athletic administration.
On May 11, in the final game of Mid-American Conference play at Oestrike Stadium for the 2014 campaign, the Eastern Michigan University men’s baseball team suffered a 15-1 loss to Central Michigan University. The Eagles (17-33, 4-20 MAC) took an early 1-0 lead before the Chippewas (32-20, 17-7) rattled off 15 consecutive runs.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in a few events at the Toledo Invitational in Toledo, Ohio on Friday, May 9. The Eagles had a strong showing at the event as many of the Green and White recorded personal-bests or came within close range of their record marks in the week before the 2014 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Over the weekend, Eastern Michigan University’s women’s track and field team split up to compete in two different parts of the country. The Eagles took part in four events total. Three of the events took place at the Jesse Owens Track Classic in Columbus, Ohio and the other event took place at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. The EMU men’s track and field team competed in two separate meets this past weekend. On Friday, April 18 a duo of Eagles headed west for the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., while a small group of Eagles competed in the first rotation of the Jesse Owens Track Classic in Columbus, Ohio.
The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s track and field team traveled to Tennessee this past weekend to take part in the Tennessee Relays presented by Sea Ray, April 10-12.
The Eastern Michigan University’s men’s track and field team headed to Knoxville, Tenn. to participate in the Tennessee Relays presented by Sea Ray, April 10-12.
Eastern Michigan University’s women’s track and field team competed in East Lansing at the 2014 Spartan Invitational, April 4-5, hosted by Michigan State University.
The Eastern Michigan University women’s track and field team competed in the 2014 Raleigh Relays hosted by North Carolina State University on Mar 28-29.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field team opened its outdoor season at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational, March 28-29, hosted by the University of Cincinnati.
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