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Eastern Michigan’s Women's soccer team split the first two of their three home games to end the season. The team defeated Miami of Ohio in decisive fashion by a final score of 3-0. Unfortunately, it seemed that they maxed out their scoring output for the weekend as they failed to score against Ball State and lost 1-0. The loss to Ball State cuts even deeper as it was the team’s senior night. For seniors like Peyton Davis, Mikayla Cupp, Mia Colavito, and Mackenzie Etienne, this normally would have been their final opportunity to take the pitch at Scicluna Field. However the final game of the season will also be at home, giving the team one more chance to send the seniors out on a high note.
Eastern Michigan Football suffered their fourth straight loss on the season, this time to Western Michigan on October 6th by a final score of 27-24. The loss came following an intense overtime period. All four losses have been by seven points or less. At the halfway mark of the season, EMU sits at a 2-4 record while remaining winless in MAC play.
Eastern Michigan football suffers their second straight overtime defeat, this time to Northern Illinois University, dropping them to 0-2 in MAC play. The offense struggled as a whole, going a whole quarter without a first down and delivering an abysmal performance on third down throughout the game. The team converted only three of their 18 attempts on third down but still found themselves in a position to win late. After forcing a turnover in the second overtime period, Chad Ryland missed a game winning field goal that inevitably cost the Eagles the victory.
The EMU Women’s Soccer team opened up their MAC schedule with a pair of matches at home on September 21. EMU defeated Kent State University 2-0 but fell to Ohio University 1-2. The team remains one game above .500 while sitting right at .500 in-conference.
The Eastern Michigan football team lost a tight battle to San Diego State University in overtime by a final score of 23-20. Both Tyler Wiegers and Mike Glass III continued to split the reps at quarterback but the two-headed monster was not enough to slay the Aztecs.
Eastern Michigan’s women’s soccer team continued their winning ways with a victory over Illinois-Chicago on September 9th, by a final score of 2-1. The win marks the teams 4th on the season and their third win straight. The two teams battled back and forth throughout the first half of the match. It wasn’t until the 35th minute that EMU would break the 0-0 tie with a goal of their own. Kirstin Nason of the Eagles scored on a takeaway in the Illinois-Chicago box that she rocketed into the left side of the net for her second goal on the season.
For the second time in school history Eastern Michigan’s football team defeated a Big Ten opponent when they beat Purdue University 20-19 on September 8th in West Lafayette. Starting quarterback Tyler Wiegers delivered an efficient performance completing 20 of his 28 passing attempts for 312 yards and a touchdown on the way to a victory. Despite Wiegers performance, the hero of the game was kicker Chad Ryland who drilled two field goals, including a game winner as time expired to secure the victory for EMU.
Eastern Michigan’s Women’s Soccer team won a pair of matches over the last August weekend against Creighton and Oakland Universities. After losing three of their first four matches the two wins moves the Eagles to a .500 record with three matches left before conference play begins.
After four straight wins, Eastern Michigan’s women’s volleyball team found themselves sneaking into the MAC tournament. The team managed to win their first round matchup against Buffalo, 3-1, before falling to Ohio in the following round with a score of 1-3. Coming into the tournament as the lowest seed, being able to upset Buffalo in the first round is more than enough to deem their tournament berth successful.
Eastern Michigan University’s men’s basketball team traveled to Bloomington, Indiana to take on Indiana University, Nov. 24. The match marked the third game out of four for the Eagles during the Hoosier Tipoff Classic. EMU lost for the first time this year to Indiana by a final score of 67-87. The Eagles kept things close in the first half but just couldn’t manage to keep up with Indiana’s offense in the later stages of the game.
Eastern Michigan University’s men’s basketball team traveled to southern Florida for a match against the University of South Florida, Sunday, Nov. 26. The Eagles overcame a slim first half deficit to take the victory with a final score of 65-47. The Eagles played smothering defense in the second half which lead to the easy victory. The win marks the fifth in the season and gives them a 3-1 record in the Hoosier Tipoff Classic. The Eagles were lead in scoring by guard Paul Jackson who scored 15 with three other teammates joining him in scoring double digits.
The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s team started the 2017-18 season with a solid 83-61 win over the Rattlers of Florida A&M University, Friday, Nov. 10 at the Convocation Center.The Eagles (1-0) utilized a balanced scoring attack with ten players registering at least one point, and five scoring at least nine points. Offensively, EMU was more than efficient finishing 31-62 as a team from the field and 7-17 behind the three-point line. They also rebounded the Rattlers 44-40.
The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s volleyball team qualified for the MAC tournament following a streak of four wins straight that started on senior weekend against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois. From there, the Eagles took to the road to take on Central Michigan along with Kent State. In the final four matches of the season, Eastern only lost a combined three sets. With four straight victories, the Eagles found themselves in a four-way tie for seventh place in the conference with Central Michigan, Toledo and Northern Illinois. Thanks to the tiebreaker, the Eagles found themselves in the conference tourney along with Central Michigan. The tournament begins Nov. 16 in Oxford, Ohio. The team will take on fifth seeded Buffalo at 4:30 p.m. in the first round.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team hosted the University of Michigan-Dearborn for the team’s second match of the season Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Convocation Center. Unlike their match against Spring Arbor, U of M-D proved to be a more competitive opponent. In the first half, U of M-D shot the ball extremely well from behind the arc keeping them in the game. However, the Eagles proved to be the better all-around team, winning the game with a final score of 97-73. The victory starts the Eagles season off undefeated with a pair of victories at home.