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Eastern Michigan sprinter Aaliyah McKinney flies down the track during the 60m final at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational on 17 Jan. in Ann Arbor.

EMU track and field earn podium finishes at MAC Outdoor Championships

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The Eastern Michigan University track and field team competed at the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championships from Thursday, May 12, through Saturday, May 14 at Kanley Track & Field Complex in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Eagles produced wins in five events on the final day, cementing the men’s team second place finish with 155 points and the women’s third place finish with 108 points. Kent State took home the men’s title as they produced 196 points in the event. Akron took home the women’s title, tallying 124 points.



Eastern Michigan sprinter Iesha Hardiman runs hard during the 400m at the EMU Quad Invite on Jan. 9 at Bowen Field house in Ypsilanti.

EMU track and field conclude regular season at University of Michigan's Len Paddock Open

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The Eastern Michigan University track and field team finished the 2022 regular season at the University of Michigan’s Len Paddock Open on Saturday, May 7. The Eagles won the men’s and women’s triple jump, as senior Baboucar Sallah-Mohammed produced a 14.85m jump, and fellow classmate Alisha St. Louis produced a jump of 11.79m. Sophomore Ousman Kamara tallied another victory for the Eagles in the high jump with a 2.00m. 




Eastern Michigan short stop Marquise Gill throws the ball during the Eagles' game against Kent State in Ypsilanti, 16 April.

EMU baseball defeats Alma 5-1 at Comerica Park

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The Eastern Michigan University men's baseball team took on Alma College inside Comerica Park on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Eagles came away with a 5-1 win over the Scots, as senior Taylor Hopkins hit two home runs to lead the Eagles. 






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EMU baseball faces Miami Ohio University in 43rd game since 1999

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Saturday's matchup between the Eagles and RedHawks marked the 43rd meeting since 1999. In the first game of the series, the Eagles fell short against Miami Ohio resulting in a  loss. The final score was 11-5 bringing the team’s win-loss record versus the RedHawks to (30-13). 



Team Celebrates

EMU baseball has major comeback against Miami Redhawks

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The Eastern Michigan University baseball program clashed with The University of Miami Ohio in Oxford, Ohio on Monday, Apr. 11 in the final game of a four-game series. Monday's matchup between the Eagles and RedHawks marked the 49th meeting since 1999. In the last game of the series, the Eagles soared higher than the RedHawks, claiming victory with a final score of 12-7. The Eagles’ victory improves the matchup win-loss record against the RedHawks to (16-33).




Eastern Michigan distance runner Cameron Trinh pushes through to win the one mile at the EMU Quad Invite on Jan. 9 at Bowen Field house in Ypsilanti.

Newlyn Stephenson joins top five throwers in EMU's record book at the Tennessee Relays

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The Eastern Michigan University track & field team competed at the Tennessee Relays on April 7 through April 9 at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium. On the first day, junior Newlyn Stephenson and sophomore Miranda Cadwell highlighted the day, both achieving top-10 performances for the program. Stephenson threw a personal-best throw of 64.36m, topping his previous record of 63.97m.



Eastern Michigan distance runner Cameron Trinh pushes through to win the one mile at the EMU Quad Invite on Jan. 9 at Bowen Field house in Ypsilanti.

Kadian Clarke beats EMU shot put record at Spartan Invitational

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Eastern Michigan University’s track team traveled to East Lansing on April 1 to compete in the two-day Spartan Invitational. During day one of the Spartan Invitationals, the eagles' throwers had a solid showing with an individual first-place performance, two-second place performances, and two new personal records for additional eagle teammates.


Julez DeShetler and Queso Tone catch up after a short hiatus due to illness and someones birthday. The pair talk about their semesters and the final big events of the year, the Eastern Echo Media Gala and Rock The Patio. The latter playing host to Eagletainment's very own Queso Tone as a musical performance, with the shows closing act Anthony Roperti a former guest of the show.