Athletics News

  • St. Thomas Ousts Eureka From NCAA Playoffs, 47-8
    November 18, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Eureka College football team took the field in its first NCAA postseason game Saturday, coming up short in a 47-8 first-round defeat at #4 St. Thomas (Minn.) at O'Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn. The decision ends the Red Devils' season with an 8-3 record.
  • Red Devils Deliver Arbogast’s First Win at Rockford, 85-62
    November 18, 2017
    ROCKFORD, Ill. – Eureka College junior forward Sabrina Clay (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg H.S./Carl Sandburg) earned her first double-double in an EC uniform with 18 points and 13 rebounds and senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) led all scorers with 21 points in the Red Devils’ 85-62 non-conference win at Rockford, Saturday afternoon at the Seaver Center. The decision marked first-year head coach Amos Arbogast’s first career head coaching victory.
  • Central Michigan Shoots Down Red Devils, 103-68
    November 18, 2017
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Eureka College junior Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) scored 21 points and junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) bumped his career scoring total to 982 with a 20-point effort, but Division I Central Michigan knocked down 20 3-pointers on its way to a 103-68 victory over the Red Devils, Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
  • Preview: Red Devils Kick Off NCAA Playoffs at St. Thomas
    November 16, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Eureka College football team will return to the national postseason for the first time in more than two decades when the Red Devils travel to #4/#4 St. Thomas (Minn.) for a noon kickoff Saturday at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn. The contest against the Tommies is Eureka’s first-ever NCAA Division III playoff game and its first postseason game since playing in the 1994 NAIA Division II tournament.
  • Preview: Red Devils Seek Redemption Saturday at Rockford
    November 17, 2017
    ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will look to bounce back from Wednesday’s season-opening road defeat when the Red Devils travel to Rockford on Saturday for a 2 p.m. non-conference tip-off. EC has lost eight straight games to the Regents in Rockford and will also look to avenge an 92-87 overtime loss to RU last November at the Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • Preview: Eureka Travels to Central Michigan Saturday
    November 16, 2017
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will take its first road trip of the 2017-18 regular season on Saturday, visiting NCAA Division I Central Michigan for a noon CST tip-off in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The contest represents Eureka’s 12th regular season game against a Division I opponent since the 2008-09 season.
  • Red Devils Run Over Robert Morris in Opener, 117-52
    November 15, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) recorded his 13th career 30-point game with a game-high 34 points, junior guard Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) added 25 points and the Red Devils' earned their largest victory in more than two decades in Wednesday's 117-52 season-opening win over USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Knox Overcomes Dura's Triple-Double, Tops Eureka, 82-77
    November 15, 2017
    GALESBURG, Ill. – Eureka College senior guard Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) put up the first triple-double on record in program history with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, but host Knox overcame a three-point deficit in the final two minutes of regulation to secure an 82-77 season-opening victory over the Red Devils, Wednesday night at Memorial Gymnasium in Galesburg, Ill.
  • Barth, Reasnover Highlight Eight Red Devils on All-UMAC Team
    November 15, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eight Eureka College football players have received All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors, according to a Wednesday announcement from the league office. Additionally, junior offensive tackle Ryan Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) has been voted UMAC Lineman of the Year and junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) is the UMAC Offensive Player of the Year.
  • Preview: Season Opener Arrives Wednesday For Red Devils
    November 14, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- After a pair of exhibition games on the road against NCAA Division I opponents, the Eureka College men’s basketball team will begin its regular season Wednesday in a 7 p.m. non-conference start against USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Eureka to Visit Knox For Season Opener
    November 13, 2017
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will begin its 43rd season in program history Wednesday when the Red Devils visit longtime non-conference rival Knox for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off in Galesburg, Ill.
  • Eureka to Travel to St. Thomas to Open NCAA Playoffs
    November 12, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Eureka College football team will visit St. Thomas (Minn.) in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs, according to a Sunday announcement from the NCAA. The Red Devils and Tommies are slated for a noon CST kickoff on Saturday, Nov. 18 at O'Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn.
  • Loyola Downs Red Devils in Exhibition Action
    November 12, 2017
    CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Eureka College men's basketball team played its final exhibition game in preparation for the start of the regular season on Sunday, dropping a 96-69 decision at NCAA Division I Loyola (Ill.) in Chicago, Ill. Junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) poured in a game-high 17 points to lead a group of three Red Devils to score in double figures.
  • Preview: Red Devils Wrap Up Exhibition Slate Sunday in Chicago
    November 11, 2017
    CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will continue a busy weekend against NCAA Division I competition on Sunday when the Red Devils travel to Chicago, Ill. for a 2 p.m. tip-off against Loyola at Gentile Arena. The contest against the Ramblers is Eureka’s second and final exhibition game prior to the start of the 2017-18 regular season.
  • Eureka Drops Division I Exhibition at North Texas
    November 10, 2017
    DENTON, Texas -- The Eureka College men's basketball team took its first road trip to the state of Texas since the 2012-13 season, Friday night, coming up short in a 122-65 exhibition loss to NCAA Division I North Texas at The Super Pit in Denton, Texas.
  • Eureka to Host NCAA Watch Party Sunday in Washington
    November 09, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College Department of Athletics is inviting the public to join the Red Devils for their NCAA Selection Show watch party Sunday afternoon at Kep's Sports Bar & Grill, 313 Muller Road in Washington, Ill. Fans are encouraged to arrive by 3:30 p.m. A short program will begin prior to the selection show at 4:30 p.m.
  • Preview: Exhibition Tuneups Begin Friday at North Texas
    November 08, 2017
    DENTON, Texas -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will play its first of two exhibition games against NCAA Division I opponents in a 48-hour window when the Red Devils visit North Texas Friday for a 5 p.m. tip-off in Denton, Texas.
  • LeAnthony Reasnover Nets Third Straight UMAC Weekly Honor
    November 06, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Another huge rushing performance has brought another Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week award for Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.), the league office announced Monday. Reasnover ran for 252 yards and broke his own single-game school record with seven rushing touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 63-26 victory at Martin Luther that clinched the league’s outright championship.
  • Anna Crank Named to All-SLIAC Second Team
    November 06, 2017
    FULTON, Mo. – Eureka College senior outside hitter Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) has been selected to the All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Second Team, according to an announcement at Saturday’s SLIAC Tournament in Fulton, Mo. Crank is the Red Devils’ first volleyball All-SLIAC choice since 2014.
  • Party Like It’s 1995: Red Devils Win Outright UMAC Title
    November 04, 2017
    NEW ULM, Minn. – The Eureka College football team defeated Martin Luther 63-26 Saturday in New Ulm, Minn. to secure the outright Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship and its first trip to the NCAA playoffs. The Red Devils are league champions for the first time since winning the Illini-Badger Football Conference crown in 1995.
  • Preview: UMAC Title at Stake Saturday at Martin Luther
    November 02, 2017
    NEW ULM, Minn. -- Twenty-two years to the date since last clinching a conference championship, the Eureka College football team will have the opportunity to do it again when the Red Devils visit Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rival Martin Luther Saturday for a noon kickoff in New Ulm, Minn. With a victory, EC can secure at least a share of the UMAC title and earn the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • Eureka Closes Season With Setback at St. Mary-of-the-Woods
    November 02, 2017
    ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – Eureka College senior Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) registered a double-double in her final collegiate match with 10 kills and 10 digs, but USCAA St. Mary-of-the-Woods earned its second victory over the Red Devils in 2017 on Thursday with a 25-9, 25-11, 25-22 win at Hamilton Arena in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.
  • Red Devils Drop Division I Exhibition at Illinois State, 80-54
    November 01, 2017
    NORMAL, Ill. – The Eureka College women’s basketball team played its lone exhibition game of the 2017-18 season on Wednesday night, falling short in an 80-54 decision at NCAA Division I Illinois State in Normal, Ill.
  • Red Devils Close SLIAC Schedule With Sweep at MacMurray
    October 31, 2017
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – Eureka College senior Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) shared match-high honors with nine kills and logged 13 digs, one of four Red Devils to reach double figures, sending EC to a 25-19, 25-23, 25-16 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of MacMurray, Tuesday night in Jacksonville, Ill.
  • LeAnthony Reasnover Repeats on D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 31, 2017
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The honors keep rolling in for Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.), who was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for the second consecutive week after a 355-yard, 5-touchdown performance in the Red Devils’ 40-34 victory over St. Scholastica last Saturday at McKinzie Field.
  • Preview: Eureka to Take Division I Exhibition Test at Illinois State
    October 31, 2017
    NORMAL, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will play its lone exhibition game of the 2017-18 season Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at NCAA Division I Illinois State in Normal, Ill.
  • Reasnover, Skaggs Garner Weekly UMAC Awards
    October 30, 2017
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week and junior defensive tackle Macae Skaggs (Farmington, Ill./Farmington H.S.) has received the league’s weekly defensive honor, according to a Monday announcement from the league office. The duo led EC to a 40-34 UMAC win over St. Scholastica, Saturday at McKinzie Field.
  • Eureka Moves to Brink of UMAC Title, Beats St. Scholastica, 40-34
    October 28, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – On an afternoon in which junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) broke all-time, single-season and single-game Eureka College rushing records, the Red Devils moved within one victory of an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship and their first national playoffs bid since 1994 in a 40-34 league win over St. Scholastica at a frigid McKinzie Field, Saturday afternoon.
  • Red Devils Fall to Westminster in Season Finale, 4-1
    October 28, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior Brady Thomas (Mount Pulaski, Ill./Mount Pulaski H.S.) scored a goal in his final collegiate game Saturday at Traister Field, but St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Westminster scored twice in the first half and added a pair of insurance goals after halftime for a 4-1 league win over the Red Devils.
  • Westminster Defeats Eureka in Season Finale, 8-0
    October 28, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College women’s soccer team played its final match of the 2017 season Saturday, coming up short in an 8-0 defeat to league rival Westminster at Traister Field.
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