EUREKA – The Eureka College Department of Athletics is proud to introduce its 2018 Hall of Fame Class. Ryan Brewster '96 (football, baseball) and James Humphrey '65 (men's basketball) will join former women's basketball head coach Sandy Schuster (1991-07) and former softball head coach Karen Sweitzer (1991-2008) as individuals voted into the Hall of Fame. The 1975 men's golf team and the 1978-79 men's basketball team will be enshrined as teams and Eureka College History Professor Emeritus Dr. Richard Sanders will be inducted as an honorary member. The group will be formally inducted during an Oct. 6 ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at the Reagan Athletic Complex.
WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday morning. Reasnover compiled 258 all-purpose yards and scored all five touchdowns in Eureka’s 34-12 non-conference win over Finlandia at McKinzie Field.
EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) scored all five touchdowns, Antonio Greenwood (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) recorded a sack and an interception and the Eureka College football team opened the season 3-0 for the first time since 1991 in a 34-12 victory over Finlandia as part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, Saturday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
EUREKA -- The unbeaten Eureka College football team will play on its home turf for the second consecutive weekend when winless Finlandia visits for a 1 p.m. non-conference kickoff this Saturday at McKinzie Field. Saturday’s game, part of the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Challenge Series, marks the first-ever football meeting between Eureka and Finlandia.
WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College sophomore linebacker Logan Noel (Westville, Ill./Westville H.S.) has been chosen Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday morning. Noel had six tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack in the Red Devils’ 38-6 non-conference rout of Iowa Wesleyan last Saturday night.
EUREKA – Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) ran for 159 yards and scored a first-quarter touchdown to become the program’s all-time leading scorer, Drew Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) racked up 221 yards of total offense and a swarming defense combined for 14 tackles for loss, sending the Eureka College football team to a convincing 38-6 non-conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan, Saturday night at McKinzie Field.
EUREKA -- Following its sixth season-opening victory of the Kurt Barth coaching era, the Eureka College football team will gear up for its home opener this Saturday when Iowa Wesleyan visits McKinzie Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff under the lights.
EUREKA – Dairy Daughters, the Nashville-based country music duo of Shelby Dressel and Megan Gertken, will perform Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the RJR Transportation Stage across the street from McKinzie Field in advance of the Eureka College football home opener.
WAUKESHA, Wis. – Eureka College junior kicker Tanner Kuhne (Princeton, Ill./Princeton H.S.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, according to an announcement from the league office, Wednesday morning. Kuhne was perfect on seven extra-point attempts in the Red Devils’ 49-24 win at Knox last Saturday.
GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Eureka College football team rolled up 519 yards of total offense -- its third 500-yard game since 2015 -- on its way to a 49-24 non-conference rout of Knox in the seventh annual Lincoln Bowl in Galesburg, Ill. The final 25-point margin marked Eureka's most lopsided win in the series with the Prairie Fire since a 41-7 victory in Galesburg on Sept. 7, 1991.
EUREKA -- Eureka will open its 115th season of football Saturday afternoon when the Red Devils make the 64-mile trek to the Knosher Bowl in Galesburg, Ill. for the seventh annual Lincoln Bowl against Knox at 1 p.m.
WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Eureka College football team inched closer to ushering in its latest era Friday when the Red Devils were picked fourth in a preseason Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference poll conducted by league head coaches and sports information directors. Defending champion Lakeland received 12 of a possible 16 first-place votes for 123 points to be chosen as the preseason favorite.
EUREKA – On a steamy Friday afternoon in which more than 90 student-athletes reported to campus, the Eureka College football team began preseason camp for the 115th season in program history at McKinzie Field.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) added to his growing list of preseason accolades Monday afternoon, earning a spot on the 2018 D3football.com preseason All-American Team. Reasnover, who was picked for the Third Team, is Eureka’s first-ever All-America selection by D3football.com.
EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior running back Le’Anthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) has been named to the College Football America 2018 Yearbook’s NCAA Division III Starting Lineup, according to a Sunday announcement from the publication. Reasnover, one of two running backs listed on CFA’s version of a preseason All-America Team, will enter his final collegiate season as the Red Devils’ all-time leading rusher with 3,849 yards.
EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College football head coach Kurt Barth has announced dates for his Red Devil Youth Football Camp at McKinzie Field on the campus of Eureka College. The four-day camp for youths ages seven through 13 will begin Monday, June 19 and run through Thursday, June 22. The camp will last from 9 a.m. until noon each day.
EUREKA, Ill. -- Four Eureka College student-athletes have received All-American Athlete of the Year awards from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Eureka College Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Friend announced Friday.
EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College will join the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference as an associate football member in 2018, the College announced Monday. Eureka will retain its full-time membership with the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in all other men’s and women’s sports.
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.
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.
WACO, Texas -- The best season by a running back in the 127-year history of Eureka College football was further rewarded Tuesday when junior LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) was named to the American Football Coaches Association Division III Coaches’ All-America Second Team, according to an announcement from the AFCA. Reasnover is Eureka’s first-ever AFCA All-American.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Eureka College junior offensive tackle Ryan Barth (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S.) and junior running back LeAnthony Reasnover (Momence, Ill./Momence H.S.) have been selected for the 13th annual D3football.com All-West Region Second Team, according to an announcement from the website Tuesday evening. The announcement marks the first time Eureka has landed multiple players on the regional honor roll in the same season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.