EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) put down a match-high 12 kills, senior Meagan Hanney (Sherman, Ill./Williamsville H.S.) logged seven kills without an error on eight attempts and the Red Devils put up a season-high attack percentage of .349 in a 25-11, 25-12, 25-9 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference romp over Iowa Wesleyan, Tuesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Mount Mary’s Allison Klotz tallied the match-winning goal in the sixth minute, one of her four goals scored Tuesday afternoon, to lift the host Blue Angels to a 7-0 non-conference victory over the Eureka College women’s soccer team.
EUREKA, Ill. -- With its season opener and an ensuing 11-day break from match competition nearing completion, the Eureka College men’s soccer team will take its home pitch for the first time in 2017 on Wednesday when the Red Devils host in-state foe Monmouth at 7 p.m. The contest against the Fighting Scots is scheduled for McKinzie Field, EC’s first men’s soccer competition under the lights on the new FieldTurf.
EUREKA, Ill. -- Following a seven-match stretch away from home that included three mid-week bus rides and trips to St. Louis in consecutive weekends, the Eureka College volleyball team will return to Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena Tuesday for a 7 p.m. matchup with St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Iowa Wesleyan. The Red Devils will follow their match with the Tigers with a 7 p.m. non-conference trip to NAIA Lincoln Christian on Thursday in Lincoln, Ill.
EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s soccer team will play its fifth and final non-conference match of the 2017 season on Tuesday when the Red Devils head north for a 3 p.m. contest at NCAA Division III independent Mount Mary in Milwaukee, Wis.
ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- The Eureka College women's soccer team took its second out-of-state road trip of the 2017 season on Sunday, dropping a 14-0 non-conference decision at USCAA St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
MORRIS, Minn. – Eureka College junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 203 yards and three touchdowns, leading an EC ground attack that churned up 365 rushing yards and lifting the Red Devils to a 48-20 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference victory at Minnesota Morris, Saturday afternoon at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Eureka College volleyball team rallied from two sets down to secure a 21-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-12, 15-9 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Spalding, Saturday afternoon on the campus of Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Mo. The decision marked EC’s first in 17 tries over Spalding. The Red Devils dropped Saturday’s opener to host Fontbonne, 28-26, 25-27, 25-14, 25-23.
EUREKA, Ill. – Five former student-athletes and the 1976-77 men’s basketball team have been selected for induction into the Eureka College Athletics Hall of Fame, according to an announcement from Director of Athletics Steve Thompson. Alex Hess, Katie Huizinga Ritchie, Mike Minehan, Wes Schmidgall and K.T. Zapushek Johnson will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of EC’s homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
MORRIS, Minn. -- The Eureka College football team will travel to Minnesota in consecutive weekends for just the fourth time in program history when the Red Devils return to The North Star State for an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game Saturday at Minnesota Morris. Kickoff on the artificial surface at Big Cat Stadium in Morris, Minn. is scheduled for noon.
EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College senior Jamie Hedges (Lompoc, Calif./Cabrillo H.S.) tallied the Red Devils' first-ever goal at McKinzie Field on an assist from junior Mecayela Monroe (Litchfield, Ill./Litchfield H.S.) in the 38th minute, but visiting Lincoln Christian earned a 9-1 non-conference victory over EC, Thursday night.
MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team won the first two games of Tuesday’s non-conference match at Monmouth, but the host Fighting Scots withstood a huge EC rally in game three and overcame an early deficit of their own in the decisive fifth game to beat the Red Devils, 25-27, 20-25, 26-24, 25-22, 15-11 at Glennie Gymnasium in Monmouth, Ill.
EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s soccer team will make history Thursday night when the Red Devils play the first soccer match in the history of McKinzie Field in a 7 p.m. non-conference start against Lincoln Christian. A 10-week renovation throughout the summer saw the installation of FieldTurf and a state-of-the-art lighting system at EC’s longtime football stadium, which will now serve campus as a dual-purpose facility.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College sophomore kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been voted Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to a Monday afternoon announcement from the league office. Kuhne made a pair of field goals Saturday at Northwestern (Minn.).
EUREKA, Ill. -- Following a busy week that included five matches over six days in four different cities, the Eureka College volleyball team will continue a difficult early-season stretch this week. The Red Devils will visit long-time in-state nemesis Monmouth on Tuesday at 7 p.m., followed by back-to-back St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches this Saturday in St. Louis against host Fontbonne (11 a.m.) and Spalding (1 p.m.).
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Behind an 11-kill, 20-dig double-double from Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) and a 12-assist, 10-dig double-double from Heather Robinson (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S.), the Eureka College volleyball team collected its first victory of the 2017 season in a 25-19, 25-22, 25-17 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of Blackburn, Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo. Eureka dropped its first SLIAC match of the day to host Webster, 25-16, 25-13, 25-19.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Eureka College junior LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 151 yards to move into fourth place on EC’s modern-era rushing list and sophomore Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) set career highs with 25 completions and 242 passing yards, but a pair of big touchdown plays and a critical penalty in the overtime period spoiled a valiant comeback by the Red Devils in a 19-13 overtime loss at Northwestern (Minn.), Saturday afternoon at Reynolds Field in St. Paul, Minn.
ANKENY, Iowa – The Eureka College men’s soccer team began its season on an opponent’s home pitch for the first time since 2013 and just the fifth time in program history on Friday, dropping a 3-0 non-conference score to NCCAA Faith Baptist Bible in Ankeny, Iowa.
ANKENY, Iowa – The Eureka College women’s soccer team took its first road trip of the 2017 season Friday afternoon in Ankeny, Iowa, dropping a 10-0 non-conference decision to NCCAA Faith Baptist Bible.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Less than 12 months after competing on the same field for the 2016 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title, the Eureka College football team and Northwestern (Minn.) will square off again in the 2017 league opener on Saturday in St. Paul, Minn. Kickoff at Reynolds Field is set for noon.
EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College and 11th-year men’s basketball head coach Chip Wilde will host a fall basketball league for area youths on three consecutive Sundays with dates scheduled for Sept. 18, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. The cost is $45 for all three sessions or $20 for a single session. Boys and girls in first through eighth grade are eligible to participate, and campers may sign up as an individual or a team.
GREENVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team took its best shot in Wednesday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener against seven-time defending league champion Greenville, but the host Panthers withstood the repeated charges from the visitors and scratched out a 25-21, 32-30, 25-21 conference victory over the Red Devils.
EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s soccer team will begin its season Wednesday in a 4 p.m. non-conference start against Rockford at Traister Field. The upcoming campaign is Eureka’s 11th season of intercollegiate competition at the NCAA Division III level.
GALESBURG, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team forced a decisive fifth game after falling behind early Tuesday night at Knox, but the host Prairie Fire ultimately edged the Red Devils in a 25-12, 25-20, 23-25, 18-25, 17-15 final in Galesburg, Ill. EC senior Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) had a match-high 22 kills in the loss.
EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team opened its 2017 season Monday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, coming up short in a 25-20, 25-10, 25-17 non-conference defeat to USCAA St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team will begin the 2017 season with a six-day, five-match stretch that includes the home opener and a trio of contests away from home against St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents.
EUREKA, Ill. – Knox’s Joey Auger scored on a 16-yard touchdown run in the final minute, capping a run of 21 unanswered points by the Prairie Fire and lifting KC to a 28-21 win over the Eureka College football team, Saturday night. The result spoiled Eureka’s first game on the new FieldTurf under the lights at the newly renovated McKinzie Field.
EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team will take its home field under the lights for the first time in the 127-year history of the program Saturday when the Red Devils host Knox in the sixth annual Abraham Lincoln Bowl at Pete FioRito Stadium at McKinzie Field at 6 p.m.