Baseball

  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Four Red Devils Receive National Strength and Conditioning Honor
    April 06, 2018
    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.
  • Dura, George Sweep Weekly SLIAC Softball Honors
    April 02, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College senior shortstop Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) repeated as the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week and senior right-hander Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) was tabbed SLIAC Pitcher of the Week after the duo led the Red Devils to a big league sweep of Principia last Saturday.
  • Red Devils Overwhelm Principia in SLIAC Sweep
    March 31, 2018
    EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) and Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) combined to drive in eight runs Saturday to become the third and fourth players in program history to reach 100 career RBI while George inched closer to the all-time Eureka wins record with a victory in the circle in game two, helping the Eureka College softball team cruise to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of Principia at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria, Ill. The Red Devils won game one, 11-1 in five innings, and claimed the nightcap with a 12-4 triumph in six innings.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Look Again to Home Opener
    March 28, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team will try for a fourth time to begin the home portion of its 2018 schedule when St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Principia visits Saturday for an 11 a.m. league doubleheader.
  • Wet Weather Forces Schedule Changes to Baseball, Softball
    March 27, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- A rare March snowstorm and subsequent rainfall have forced multiple changes to the Eureka College baseball and softball schedules.
  • Kerrigan Dura Named SLIAC Hitter of the Week
    March 26, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College senior shortstop Kerrigan Dura (Edwards, Ill./Brimfield H.S.) has been selected St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, league office announced Monday. The announcement marks Dura’s fourth career SLIAC Hitter of the Week award.
  • Red Devils Use Long Ball to Sweep Blackburn
    March 21, 2018
    CARLINVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka College softball team slugged six home runs, Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) became the third pitcher in program history to win 40 games in the circle and the Red Devils opened the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule with a sweep for the fourth consecutive season in Wednesday’s big league victories over Blackburn in Carlinville, Ill. Eureka won the opener 13-7 and followed with a 10-3 triumph in game two.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Open SLIAC Schedule Wednesday
    March 20, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team will begin the 18-game St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule this week when the Red Devils visit Blackburn Wednesday for a 3 p.m. doubleheader before hosting Webster in a noon twin bill Saturday.
  • Erin Smith Named SLIAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 19, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the second time in her 23-outing career, Eureka College sophomore right-hander Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) has been selected St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday. Smith pitched the Red Devils to a 5-0 win at USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield last Thursday.
  • Eureka Splits Doubleheader at Robert Morris-Springfield
    March 15, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) twirled a three-hit shutout in the circle for her 12th career win and Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.) drove in three runs to lead the Eureka College softball team to a 5-0 win over USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield in the opener of Thursday’s non-conference doubleheader in Springfield, Ill. The Eagles bounced back to salvage a split with a 2-1 victory in game two.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Ready to Play Closer to Home
    March 14, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team’s return to action in the Central Time Zone begins Thursday when the Red Devils make their annual trip to USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield for a 2 p.m. doubleheader. EC will follow with its home opener on Saturday when Rose-Hulman visits for a 1 p.m. twin bill in Eureka.
  • Eureka Sweeps Thursday, Finishes Spring Trip 7-1
    March 08, 2018
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Eureka College softball team won twice Thursday at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Red Devils edged Wentworth (Mass.) 2-1 in Thursday’s opener and rolled to a 9-1 victory over Penn State-Abington in five innings in the second game.
  • Red Devils Rout Cedar Crest, Secure Wednesday Split
    March 07, 2018
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Eureka College senior center fielder Krysten Wallace (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone H.S.) collected three hits and sophomore right-hander Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) picked up her second win of the season in the circle in the Red Devils’ 7-1 win over Cedar Crest (Pa.), Wednesday afternoon at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. EC also dropped a 9-1 decision in six innings to Eastern Mennonite (Va.) earlier Wednesday.
  • Morning Offense, Evening Heroics Vault Eureka to Monday Sweep
    March 05, 2018
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Eureka College freshman Gabby Wood (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone H.S.) pitched 4.0 scoreless innings to earn her first collegiate win in EC’s 10-0 victory over Mary Baldwin (Va.) Monday morning and sophomore Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) capped Eureka’s three-run seventh-inning rally with a walk-off single in a 5-4 evening win over Penn College at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Pitching Trio Sends Red Devils to 2-0 Sunday
    March 04, 2018
    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Eureka College pitching trio of Kali George (East Peoria, Ill./East Peoria H.S.), Gabby Wood (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone H.S.) and Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap H.S.) didn’t allow a run over 14.0 innings while Morgan Osborn (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S.) and Allison Cagley (Fairbury, Ill./Prairie Central) delivered game-winning RBIs in the Red Devils’ opening-day wins over SUNY Poly and Mount Aloysius (Pa.), Sunday afternoon at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Notebook: Red Devils Ready to Take Myrtle Beach
    February 28, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College softball team will begin the 2018 season at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. for the seventh consecutive year when the Red Devils take the field Sunday at 12:30 p.m. CST against SUNY Poly.
  • Eureka College Athletics Featured in Tuesday Peoria Journal Star
    January 30, 2018
    PEORIA, Ill. – The Eureka College Department of Athletics was the focus of a major feature story in Tuesday’s edition of the Journal Star in Peoria.
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