Athletics News

  • Preview: Eureka Seeks Road Redemption Wednesday at Fontbonne
    January 16, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will look to avenge its only St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season road loss in the last 696 days when the Red Devils travel to St. Louis, Mo. Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. league matchup with Fontbonne.
  • Preview: First-Place Red Devils Visit Fontbonne Wednesday
    January 16, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will return to the road Wednesday for the first of back-to-back St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games away from home this week when the Red Devils take on league rival Fontbonne Wednesday at 8 p.m. in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Shea Feehan Named to Bevo Francis Award Watch List
    January 15, 2018
    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) has been selected as one of 100 players to the Watch List for the Bevo Francis Award, according to a Monday announcement by Small College Basketball. The award is presented annually to the player who has had the finest overall season within the affiliations of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA.
  • Red Devils Get 100th SLIAC Win Over Iowa Wesleyan, 110-101
    January 13, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Playing in front of some of the most historic figures in the storied history of the Eureka College men’s basketball program, the Red Devils made history of their own Saturday in a 110-101 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan during EC’s annual alumni celebration at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. The decision marked EC’s 100th regular-season SLIAC win since joining the league prior to the 2006-07 season.
  • Eureka Soars Over Iowa Wesleyan, 84-46
    January 13, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College sophomore guard Kennedy Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) equaled a career high with 20 points, senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) also tallied 20 and all nine available Red Devils scored in EC's 84-46 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan, Saturday afternoon at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Red Devils Return to the Reagan For Alumni Celebration
    January 12, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will play its only home game in a 20-day stretch Saturday when the Red Devils host Iowa Wesleyan in a 1 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. Eureka will welcome former women’s and men’s players Saturday and host its annual basketball alumni celebration at halftime of the men’s game against the Tigers.
  • Preview: Eureka Hosts Iowa Wesleyan Saturday For Alumni Day
    January 12, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will put its six-game home win streak on the line Saturday when Iowa Wesleyan visits Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena for a 3 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tip-off. Eureka will welcome former women’s and men’s players Saturday and host its annual basketball alumni celebration at halftime.
  • Dura's Triple-Double Lifts Eureka at Westminster, 90-84
    January 10, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. -- Eureka College senior guard Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) went for 11 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists to secure her second collegiate triple-double and send the visiting Red Devils to 90-84 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory in overtime at Westminster, Wednesday night in Fulton, Mo.
  • Red Devils Regain First-Place Share in 95-59 Rout at Westminster
    January 10, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. – Eureka College sophomore guard Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) pumped in a career-high 25 points off the bench and junior Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) tacked on 22 to move into ninth place on the program’s all-time scoring list, paving the way for the Red Devils to reclaim a share of first place in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings in Wednesday’s 95-59 league romp over Westminster in Fulton, Mo.
  • Preview: SLIAC Road Trip Continues Wednesday at Westminster
    January 09, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will take its longest mid-week road trip of the 2017-18 season Wednesday for an 8 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference bout with league leader Westminster in Fulton, Mo.
  • Preview: Eureka Takes SLIAC Win Streak to Show Me State
    January 09, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will put its four-game St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win streak on the line Wednesday at 6 p.m. in a road contest at Westminster in Fulton, Mo.
  • Hayley Reneau Repeats as SLIAC Player of the Week
    January 08, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Another week of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball competition brought another SLIAC Player of the Week award for Eureka College senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central). Reneau, who led the Red Devils to a league win over Spalding last Wednesday, has now received the honor four times this season.
  • Principia Stops Red Devils, 94-88
    January 06, 2018
    ELSAH, Ill. – The Eureka College men’s basketball team rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit and held the lead as late as the 6:46 mark of the second half Saturday afternoon at Principia, but the host Panthers held off the visitors’ late push to secure a 94-88 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Red Devils in Elsah, Ill.
  • Preview: Red Devils Visit Principia Saturday
    January 05, 2018
    ELSAH, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will take its first of four St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference road trips in a 15-day stretch when the first-place Red Devils make the 175-mile drive to the eastern bank of the Mississippi River for a 3 p.m. start against Principia in Elsah, Ill.
  • Eureka Keeps Rolling at Home, Downs Spalding, 77-58
    January 03, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College men’s basketball team won at home for the sixth consecutive outing, kept hold of its first-place share of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings and earned its largest margin of victory in 18 all-time meetings with Spalding in Wednesday’s 77-58 league win over the Golden Eagles at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Red Devils Upend Spalding For 100th SLIAC Win, 77-69
    January 03, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Four Eureka College women's basketball players scored in double figures, including a game-high 24 points from senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central), as the Red Devils secured their 100th regular-season St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory in a 77-69 triumph over Spalding, Wednesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: SLIAC Stretch Begins Wednesday With Spalding
    January 02, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will begin a stretch of 14 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games in 46 days on Wednesday night when Spalding travels to Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena for an 8 p.m. league start against the Red Devils.
  • Preview: Red Devils Back in Action Wednesday Versus Spalding
    January 02, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- With the holiday break in its rearview mirror, the Eureka College women’s basketball team will return to the hardwood for the first time in 11 days when the Red Devils host Spalding in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action on Wednesday at 6 p.m. inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. The SLIAC has tabbed Wednesday’s bout against the Golden Eagles as its Game of the Week.
  • Hayley Reneau Earns Another SLIAC Player of the Week Award
    January 02, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the third time this season and the fourth time in her 40-game Eureka College women’s basketball career, senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) has been selected St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Reneau put up two big games in the Red Devils' late-December trip to Ohio, averaging 24.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 steals, 3.5 assists and 2.0 blocked shots.
  • The Year of the Red Devil: Our Top 10 Stories From 2017
    December 31, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Twenty seventeen was the year of the Red Devil. The renaissance of Eureka College athletics continued in a big way with ground-breaking victories on and off the playing field. From outright conference titles and NCAA tournament appearances in women’s basketball and football to the unprecedented renovation of the College’s largest outdoor athletics facility, milestones and achievements came in bunches ‘Neath The Elms in 2017.
  • Slow Start Trips Up Eureka at Maryville, 88-65
    December 30, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In its first visit to former conference rival Maryville (Mo.) in nearly a decade, the Eureka College men’s basketball team suffered an 88-65 non-conference setback to the NCAA Division II Saints, Saturday afternoon at Moloney Arena in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Preview: Old Rivals Collide Saturday in St. Louis
    December 28, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Following a 10-day break from game competition, the Eureka College men’s basketball team will resume its 2017-18 season Saturday in a 3 p.m. non-conference tip-off at NCAA Division II Maryville in St. Louis, Mo. The Red Devils and Saints played six times as St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rivals from 2006 until MU’s departure for Division II in 2009.
  • Red Devils Fall Short at Muskingum, 67-60
    December 22, 2017
    NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Muskingum took advantage of the ninth and final lead change of Friday’s game against the Eureka College women’s basketball team, breaking a 58-58 tie on three free throws from Olivia Besancon with 1:27 remaining en route to a 67-60 non-conference victory over the Red Devils in New Concord, Ohio. Senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) scored a game-high 28 points for EC.
  • Red Devils Start Ohio Trip With 96-56 Rout of Wooster
    December 21, 2017
    WOOSTER, Ohio – Eureka College senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) delivered a balanced effort with a game-high 21 points, seven steals and six assists, sophomore Ashley Harfst (Saunemin, Ill./Pontiac H.S.) logged another double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds and the Red Devils earned their largest non-conference road victory over an NCAA Division III opponent since 1994 in a 96-56 drubbing of Wooster, Thursday afternoon in Wooster, Ohio.
  • Preview: Eureka Begins Two-Game Ohio Swing Thursday at Wooster
    December 20, 2017
    WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Eureka College women’s basketball team will travel to the state of Ohio for its final two games before the holiday break, beginning with a 4 p.m. CST tip-off against Wooster on Thursday at Timken Gymnasium in Wooster, Ohio. The Red Devils will play their second game in a 24-hour window on Friday at noon CST against Muskingum in New Concord, Ohio.
  • Red Devils Put Away Dominican, 72-64
    December 19, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Playing at home against a non-conference opponent for the final time this season, the Eureka College men’s basketball team secured a 72-64 victory over Dominican (Ill.), Tuesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. Junior guard Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) scored 27 points, including the go-ahead basket with 3:33 to play in regulation.
  • Red Devils Receive Votes in Final AFCA Top 25 Poll
    December 18, 2017
    WACO, Texas -- For the first time since 1994, the Eureka College football team has received votes in a national top 25 poll after appearing on at least one ballot in the final American Football Coaches Association Division III Coaches’ Poll released on Monday. Eureka, the only Upper Midwest Athletic Conference member to receive votes and one of only five schools from the state of Illinois to appear on a ballot, received two votes in the final AFCA poll.
  • Preview: Eureka Readies For Tuesday Visit From Dominican
    December 18, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will play its final non-conference home game of the 2017-18 season Tuesday when former league rival Dominican (Ill.) visits Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena for a 6 p.m. tip-off. Tuesday’s game marks the Stars’ first visit to the Reagan Athletic Complex in more than a decade.
  • Ashley Harfst Named SLIAC Player of the Week
    December 18, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College sophomore guard Ashley Harfst (Saunemin, Ill./Pontiac H.S.) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon. Harfst was the Red Devils’ top scorer and rebounder in Saturday’s 79-68 league triumph over Webster at the Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • Red Devils Control Webster, Win Fourth Straight at Home, 81-70
    December 16, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) continued his pursuit of the Red Devils’ all-time top-10 scoring list with a game-high 34 points, sending the Red Devils to their widest margin of victory against Webster since the 2009-10 season in Saturday’s 81-70 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Gorloks at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
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