Baseball

  • Red Devils Secure SLIAC Split Saturday
    October 14, 2017
    ELSAH, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team split a pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches, Saturday in Elsah, Ill. The Red Devils took down MacMurray in the afternoon session, 25-11, 25-20, 22-25, 25-16 and fell to host Principia in the early match, 25-16, 25-22, 25-15.
  • Red Devils Can't Solve Lincoln Christian Thursday
    October 12, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College senior Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) shared match-high honors with 13 kills against only two errors and freshman Sara Worrell (Jacksonville, Ill./Routt Catholic H.S.) distributed 21 of the Red Devils' 41 assists, but visiting Lincoln Christian took charge late to secure a 25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 25-17 non-conference win over the Red Devils, Thursday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Westminster Ousts Eureka Tuesday
    October 10, 2017
    FULTON, Mo. – Westminster won its eighth straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match and temporarily moved into a tie atop the current league standings in a 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 victory over the Eureka College volleyball team, Tuesday night in Fulton, Mo.
  • Preview: SLIAC Play Continues For Red Devils
    October 09, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team will play three St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches away from home this week and also play its final non-conference match at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena this week.
  • Eureka Nets SLIAC Road Win at Iowa Wesleyan
    October 04, 2017
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- The Eureka College volleyball team defeated St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Iowa Wesleyan Wednesday night, 25-13, 25-13, 19-25, 21-25, 15-5 at Ruble Arena in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The win was Eureka's second in a row overall and first on an opponent's home floor in 2017.
  • Eureka Blitzes RMU-Springfield Monday
    October 02, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team closed its longest homestand since 2013 in style, coasting to a 25-13, 25-11, 25-18 non-conference victory over USCAA Robert Morris-Springfield, Monday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. All 15 available Red Devils saw action in the win.
  • Red Devils Come Up Short Twice Saturday
    September 30, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team hosted a pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference powers Saturday at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, falling short in a 22-25, 22-25, 25-15, 26-24, 15-9 decision to Westminster, then dropping a 25-14, 25-15, 27-25 match to Greenville later in the afternoon.
  • Principia Wears Down Red Devils in Four
    September 29, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team erased an eight-point deficit and came from behind for a game-two victory in Friday's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match against Principia, but the Panthers returned the favor with a big rally in game three and ultimately secured a 25-13, 27-29, 27-25, 25-18 league victory over the Red Devils at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Webster Holds Off Red Devils in Four
    September 26, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team went toe-to-toe with nine-time St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion and current league leader Webster for nearly two hours Tuesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, but the visiting Gorloks held off EC’s push for a 25-20, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19 conference win over the Red Devils.
  • Anna Crank Named SLIAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 25, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College senior outside hitter Anna Crank (Washburn, Ill./Midland H.S./Clarke) has been selected St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, according to a Monday announcement from the league office. Crank, Eureka’s first SLIAC Player of the Week since Oct. 15, 2012, had 29 kills in two matches last week.
  • Red Devils Come Up Short at Lincoln Christian
    September 21, 2017
    LINCOLN, Ill. -- The Eureka College volleyball team saw its two-match win streak come to an end Thursday night at Lincoln Christian, losing by a score of 25-22, 20-25, 25-18, 25-22 at the Laughlin Center in Lincoln, Ill.
  • Red Devils Sweep Away Iowa Wesleyan
    September 19, 2017
    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.
  • Preview: Red Devils Return Home Tuesday
    September 18, 2017
    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 Earns Historic Win Saturday in St. Louis
    September 16, 2017
    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.
  • Monmouth Rallies Past Red Devils in Five
    September 12, 2017
    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.
  • Preview: Challenging Road Trip Continues Tuesday
    September 11, 2017
    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.).
  • Red Devils Take Down Blackburn For First 2017 Win
    September 09, 2017
    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.
  • Greenville Turns Away Red Devils in SLIAC Opener
    September 06, 2017
    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 Rally Comes Up Empty at Knox
    September 05, 2017
    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.
  • Red Devils Fall in Opener to St. Mary-of-the-Woods
    September 04, 2017
    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.
  • Preview: Red Devils Hit the Ground Running Monday
    September 03, 2017
    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.
  • Red Devils Open Volleyball Practice Saturday
    August 19, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – The Eureka College volleyball team began preparation for the second season of the Becca Idell coaching era Saturday morning at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. Six newcomers will join 10 returning letterwinners, six of which were starters, to give the Red Devils a roster of 16 student-athletes in 2017.
  • Eureka Volleyball Voted Seventh in Preseason SLIAC Poll
    August 17, 2017
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Eureka College volleyball team has been voted to finish seventh in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2017, the conference office announced Thursday. League powerhouse Greenville was chosen by SLIAC head coaches to win its eighth consecutive league title.
  • Eureka Releases 2017 Volleyball Schedule
    June 20, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Second-year Eureka College volleyball head coach Becca Idell unveiled the Red Devils’ 2017 schedule, Tuesday afternoon. Eureka is slated to play 26 regular-season matches this fall, including 10 contests at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and the traditional 18-match St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule.
  • Becca Idell Announces Summer Youth Volleyball Camp Dates
    May 09, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Second-year Eureka College volleyball head coach Becca Idell has announced a series of dates for the 2017 Eureka College Volleyball Camp. EC will host a youth camp and an all-skills camp June 12-15, a strength and skills camp on June 24 and an elite camp on July 17-20. All camps will take place at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Becca Idell to Return as Eureka Volleyball Head Coach
    February 06, 2017
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College interim volleyball head coach Becca Idell has been promoted to serve the program as head coach on a permanent basis, EC Director of Athletics Steve Thompson announced Monday. Idell directed the Red Devils to their best record since 2009 as interim head coach last fall.
  • Volleyball eyes strong finish for SLIAC tourney berth
    October 13, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. — The Eureka College volleyball team is on the verge of surpassing the win total of the final three seasons combined as the Red Devils head into the final half of the season with an eye on qualifying for the conference tournament.
  • Red Devils Secure First Victory in Idell’s Tenure
    September 06, 2016
    EUREKA, Illinois – Eureka College opened their home slate with a 3-1 (26-24, 31-33, 25-17, 25-22) victory over Knox College on Tuesday night at the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center. After an opening season loss on the road, the Red Devils returned home to a high energy crowd and secured first year head coach, Rebecca Idell’s first career win.
  • North Central Shuts Down Eureka in Three
    September 01, 2016
    Naperville, Ill. -- The North Central Cardinals topped the Red Devils in both team's season opener, winning 3 sets to 0. The final scores were 25-18, 25-12, 25-21. Junior Destiny Adkins led Eureka in total attempts (24), while sophomore Jordan Detmers led in digs (10).
  • Becca Idell tabbed as interim head women's volleyball coach
    August 16, 2016
    EUREKA, Ill. - Eureka College Athletic Director Steve Thompson has announced the hiring of Becca Idell as the new interim head coach of the women's volleyball program.
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