Athletics News

  • Sean Green Voted to All-SLIAC Third Team
    May 10, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – Eureka College junior center fielder Sean Green (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S./Robert Morris-Peoria) has been named to the All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Third Team, Interim SLIAC Commissioner Brian Lovellette announced Thursday night at the league tournament in Greenville, Ill. Green led the Red Devils in nine offensive categories and ranked third in the league with a .488 on-base percentage in 21 conference appearances.
  • Dura, Osborn, Smith Named to All-SLIAC Team
    May 04, 2018
    ST. ANN, Mo. – Eureka College senior shortstop Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) has been voted to the All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First Team and sophomores Morgan Osborn (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S.) and Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) were named to the All-SLIAC Third Team, according to an announcement Thursday night at the SLIAC Tournament at ABC Park in St. Ann, Mo.
  • Eureka Splits With MacMurray, Finishes SLIAC Slate
    May 02, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Sean Green (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S./Robert Morris-Peoria) scored three runs and fell a double short of the cycle and Gregory Cluskey (East Peoria, Ill./Metamora H.S.) pitched into the ninth inning to secure his third win of the season in the Eureka College baseball team’s 7-6 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over MacMurray, Wednesday afternoon. The visitors won game one, 10-2, to split the league twin bill.
  • Harfst Wins Javelin at SLIAC Track & Field Championships
    April 30, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – Ashley Harfst (Saunemin, Ill./Pontiac H.S.) won the women’s javelin, Brett Charlton (Eureka, Ill./Eureka H.S.) was the runner-up in three separate events and the men’s 400 meter relay team finished fourth, leading the Eureka College track and field team at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, Friday and Saturday in Greenville, Ill.
  • Red Devils Suffer Losses at Fontbonne to Close Regular Season
    April 28, 2018
    ST. ANN, Mo. – The Eureka College softball team played the final two games of the 2018 regular season on Saturday afternoon at Fontbonne, dropping both ends of a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader to the Griffins at ABC Park in St. Ann, Mo. Fontbonne came back for a 4-3 win in game one and broke a late tie to win game two, 7-4.
  • Eureka Sweeps Away RMU-Springfield in Home Finale
    April 25, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Gabby Wood (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone H.S.) broke open game one with a bases-loaded triple and later smashed her fifth collegiate home run in game two to drive the Eureka College softball team to a non-conference doubleheader sweep of USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield, Wednesday afternoon in Eureka. The Red Devils won the opener 8-3 and also triumphed in the nightcap, 10-2 in six innings.
  • Red Devils Come Up Empty Wednesday at Spalding
    April 25, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sean Green (Peoria, Ill./Limestone H.S./Robert Morris-Peoria) and Kyle Finke (Argenta, Ill./Argenta-Oreana H.S.) hit their first home runs in a Eureka uniform in game one and Joe Quinn (Coal City, Ill./Coal City H.S./Illinois Valley) drilled a go-ahead two-run double in the nightcap, but host Spalding held off a late EC rally to win the opener 9-8 and later used a rally of its own to best the Red Devils in game two, 7-4, to sweep a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Derby City Field on Wednesday in Louisville, Ky.
  • Red Devils Notch Historic Sweep of Webster Tuesday
    April 24, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team made big strides Tuesday in the race for a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament bid, sweeping a critical league doubleheader from Webster in Eureka. The Red Devils walked off with a 6-5 win in eight innings in game one and Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) set a new all-time Eureka record for wins in the nightcap with her 46th career triumph in EC’s 4-2 win.
  • Eureka Completes Season Series Sweep of Iowa Wesleyan, 14-5
    April 23, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Ray Vogel (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone H.S.) doubled twice as part of a four-hit effort and Mason Diederich (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S.) didn’t allow an earned run in 6.1 innings of relief in the Eureka College baseball team’s 14-5 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over Iowa Wesleyan at Henry Sand Field, Monday afternoon. The victory gave the Red Devils a three-game series sweep of the Tigers, Eureka’s first SLIAC sweep since April 2013.
  • George Ties Pitching Wins Mark in Sunday Sweep of STLCOP
    April 22, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) tied the all-time program record for pitching victories Sunday with her 45th career win in the nightcap of the Eureka College softball team’s non-conference sweep of NAIA St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The Red Devils beat the Eutectics in game game one 7-2 and came from behind to win game two 4-1.
  • Horton, Charlton Pace Eureka Track Team at Concordia
    April 20, 2018
    RIVER FOREST, Ill. -- Dazhee Horton (Bourbonnais, Ill./Bradley-Bourbonnais H.S.) won the triple jump with a leap of 13.93 meters and Brett Charlton (Eureka, Ill./Eureka H.S.) jumped 6.74 meters to win the long jump, leading the Eureka College track and field team Friday at the 2018 Concordia University Chicago Cougar Invitational at Concordia Stadium in River Forest, Ill.
  • Westminster Sweeps Eureka Sunday, Secures Series Win
    April 22, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Westminster used a six-run third inning to break open a 7-0 win in game one and also secured a big lead early in the nightcap before holding on for a 6-4 victory and a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference West Division doubleheader sweep of the Eureka College baseball team, Sunday afternoon at Henry Sand Field. The victories allowed the Blue Jays to take two out of three contests in the weekend series.
  • Red Devils Overcome Westminster in Series Opener, 4-3
    April 21, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Gregory Cluskey (East Peoria, Ill./Metamora H.S.) earned his second complete-game victory in a nine-day stretch in the Eureka College baseball team’s 4-3 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference West Division win over Westminster, Saturday afternoon at Henry Sand Field.
  • Late Westminster Rallies Topple Red Devils Saturday
    April 21, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference leader Westminster used multi-run rallies in the top of the seventh inning of both games of a league doubleheader to top the Eureka College softball team twice, Saturday afternoon in Eureka, Ill. The Blue Jays prevailed in the opener, 4-0, and also won game two, 8-2.
  • Red Devils Roll Thursday, Sweep Rose-Hulman
    April 19, 2018
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Adrianna Zeman (La Salle, Ill./La Salle-Peru H.S.) collected a career-high four hits in game one and Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) won her 44th career decision in the pitching circle in game two, leading the Eureka College softball team to a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Rose-Hulman, Thursday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind. The Red Devils downed the hosts 10-4 in game one and also won game two, 6-3.
  • Red Devils Sail to SLIAC Sweep of MacMurray
    April 18, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) drove in six to extend her all-time Eureka College RBI record to 120, Morgan Osborn (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S.) drilled her seventh career home run to move into seventh place on the Red Devils’ all-time list and Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) continued her pursuit of becoming the winningest pitcher in program history with her 43rd career victory, all in the Red Devils’ St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of MacMurray, Wednesday afternoon in Eureka. EC won the opener, 10-2 in five innings, and also rolled to an abbreviated 14-1 win in game two.
  • Eureka Wins Sixth in a Row in Midweek Split at Blackburn
    April 18, 2018
    CARLINVILLE, Ill. – Kody Silverthorn (Eureka, Ill./Eureka H.S./Parkland) threw a complete game for his second consecutive victory and Braxten Ary (Manito, Ill./Midwest Central H.S.) provided the go-ahead RBI to send the Eureka College baseball to its sixth consecutive win in a 6-4 victory over Blackburn in the opener of Wednesday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader opener. The Beavers ended the Red Devils’ streak with a 9-2 triumph to in game two to save a twin bill split.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Set For Long-Awaited Campus Opener
    April 17, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- After a wait of 20 games over nearly seven weeks, the Eureka College softball team will finally play a game on campus when the Red Devils host St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival MacMurray Wednesday at 2 p.m.
  • Notebook: Eureka Looks to Extend Win Streak Against SLIAC Foes
    April 17, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College baseball team will turn its attention to the bulk of the second half of the 2018 season with five St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games this week.
  • Third Annual Golden Tornado Awards Set For April 22
    April 17, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College Department of Athletics has announced nominees for the third annual Golden Tornado Awards banquet scheduled for Sunday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. The event is open to the public and is free of charge.
  • Isaiah Taylor Named SLIAC Pitcher of the Week
    April 16, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College senior left-hander Isaiah Taylor (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S./Illinois Valley) has been named St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference/Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week, according to a Monday afternoon announcement from the league office. Taylor struck out a career-high 17 hitters in a 9.0-inning complete-game victory at Iowa Wesleyan on Friday night.
  • Eureka Sweeps Iowa Wesleyan, Runs Win Streak to Five
    April 13, 2018
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – The Eureka College baseball team ran its win streak to five games for the first time in nearly eight years and secured its first St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series victory since April 2015 with a West Division doubleheader sweep of Iowa Wesleyan, Friday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Eureka rolled to a 12-4 win in the opener and also won game two 6-2 behind 17 strikeouts from left-hander Isaiah Taylor (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S./Illinois Valley).
  • Senior Duo Lifts Eureka Thursday at Iowa Wesleyan
    April 12, 2018
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) threw a two-hit shutout for her 42nd career victory and Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) homered twice, helping the Eureka College softball team return to the win column in Thursday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of Iowa Wesleyan in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The Red Devils prevailed in extra innings in the opener, 7-2, and romped to a 10-0 victory in the nightcap.
  • Red Devils Notch Midweek Sweep at Edgewood
    April 11, 2018
    VERONA, Wis. – Kyle Cashdollar (Morton, Ill./Morton H.S.) fired a four-hitter in game two of Wednesday’s doubleheader at Edgewood for the Eureka College baseball team’s first complete-game shutout in more than four years and Evan Smith (Moline, Ill./Moline H.S./Sauk Valley) hit a two-run single to set the tone in the opener as the Red Devils swept the non-conference twin bill from the Eagles at Stampfl Field in Verona, Wis. Eureka won the opener in eight innings, 6-5, and blanked the Eagles in the nightcap, 5-0.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Dig in For Seven-Game Road Trip
    April 11, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Following a season-long six-game homestand in which the Red Devils won games against three different opponents, the Eureka College baseball team will hit the road again for what is scheduled to be a season-long seven-game road. The upcoming stretch includes road games in three different states over eight days.
  • Greenville Survives Dura’s Historic Day For Tuesday Sweep
    April 10, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) clubbed her 49th collegiate double in game one to break the Eureka College softball program’s all-time record and later belted a two-run home run in the nightcap to set the Red Devils’ all-time RBI mark at 109, but preseason St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference favorite Greenville rallied in both ends of Tuesday’s league doubleheader to sweep the Red Devils in Greenville, Ill. The Panthers won the opener, 8-4, and also prevailed in game two, 5-4.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Ready to Ramp Up League Schedule
    April 10, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team will continue its busiest stretch of the 2018 season with eight games against four different opponents this week, including three St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheaders on the road in which the Red Devils will travel nearly 1,000 miles in a span of five days.
  • Red Devils Upend #25 Webster in Sunday Finale
    April 08, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Joe Quinn (Coal City, Ill./Coal City H.S./Illinois Valley) gave up one run on three hits in a complete-game effort and Grant Mullin (Chicago, Ill./St. Rita) drilled the go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Eureka College baseball team to a 2-1 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference West Division triumph over 25th-ranked Webster, Sunday afternoon at Henry Sand Field. The Gorloks earned a 7-6 win earlier Sunday in the resumption of the middle game of the weekend series.
  • Eureka Splits Sunday at Spalding
    April 08, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Morgan Osborn (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S.) hit a leadoff home run, Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) doubled twice with three RBI and Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) won her league-best sixth game in the circle in the Eureka College softball team’s 8-1 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory at Spalding, Sunday afternoon in Louisville, Ky. The Golden Eagles scored three in the bottom of seventh in game two for a 4-3 win and a split in the twin bill.
  • Webster Downs Eureka in Opener, 7-1; Nightcap Halted by Darkness
    April 07, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Jake Carter (Carlinville, Ill./Carlinville H.S.) slugged his first collegiate home run in the fourth inning of Saturday's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference West Division series opener against 25th-ranked Webster, but the Gorloks struck early to secure a 7-1 win league over the Eureka baseball team. Saturday's nightcap was suspended by darkness with the Gorloks in front 6-5 after seven innings and will be resumed at noon Sunday prior to the regularly scheduled 9-inning game.
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