After 16 years of service leading the Fighting Muskies and more than 40 years in intercollegiate athletics, Muskingum University Athletic Director Larry Shank will retire at the end of the current academic year, the University announced today. His last day with the University will be June 30, 2018.
The Muskingum volleyball team will look to bounce back this week as they travel to Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opponent Wilmington on Tuesday for a 7:00 match and hosts a tri-match in the Anne C. Steele Center on Senior Day this Saturday against OAC opponent John Carroll and non-conference opponent Denison. The matches on Saturday for MU are set to start at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively.
The Muskingum men's soccer team will wrap up its season this week as they welcome Wilmington to North Athletic Turf Field for Senior Day Wednesday and play at NCAA Division III #9 John Carroll on Saturday. The games will start at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively.
The Muskingum women's soccer team concludes its season this week as they visit Wilmington (Ohio) on Tuesday and hosts John Carroll on Senior Day this Saturday. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., respectively.
This past summer, five Muskingum University student-athletes took a trip of a lifetime to Costa Rica where they played, participated, and taught sports clinics for their particular sport while being able to explore the area.
The Muskingum volleyball team will look to remain red hot this week as they battle Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opponent Mount Union on Tuesday in the Anne C. Steele Center and visit Ohio Northern on Saturday. The matches are set to start at 7:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively.
The Muskingum women's soccer team plays against Mount Union on Wednesday at the North Athletic Turf Field and will visit Ohio Northern on Saturday. The games are scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., respectively.
Muskingum University will induct its newest members into the Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Weekend on October 14 at the M-Club Breakfast. This year's class includes Shawn Douglass '04 (Track and Field), Rudy Gerlach '56 (Football), William C. Hockaday '01 (Wrestling), Cara Thompson '04 (Cross Country) and Dan Hughes '77 (Special Category).
The Muskingum volleyball team played flawlessly on Saturday afternoon in Berea, Ohio as they swept a talented Baldwin Wallace team, who was 25-1 coming into the match, in straight sets to increase the winning streak to five in a row, 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-19).
The Muskingum football team suffered a Homecoming heartbreak against Baldwin Wallace on a warm Saturday afternoon in McConagha Stadium. The Muskies late charge concluded deep in Baldwin Wallace territory and ended with a 23-20 Yellow Jacket win.
Freshman Rachel Timberlake posted her fifth-straight top 10 finish this season at the Wilmington JennaStrong Invitational on Friday, while the Muskingum women's cross country squad finished 18th in the 32-team field.
After a slow first set, the Muskingum volleyball team came back to defeat Ohio Athletic Conference opponent Capital in four sets to clinch their fourth win in a row on Tuesday night in front of the energetic home crowd, 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-13).
The Muskingum women's soccer team hosted Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opponent Capital on Tuesday afternoon. The Muskies entered intermission down 2-0 but Capital pulled away in the second half with a five-goal surge.
Muskingum University softball players Abigail Orr, Haley Dotson, Haylea Debolt, Nikki Mantle, Cassie Thomas, and Rachel Eberling tabbed NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors for the 2016-2017 academic year. To be eligible for consideration, the student-athlete must have a 3.5 GPA or better. Over 7,300 softball players from across the seven membership divisions earned this honor, while 1,825 Division III players achieved this accomplishment.
The Muskingum volleyball team will look to continue its winning streak this week as they welcome Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opponent Capital on Tuesday and play at Baldwin Wallace on Saturday. The matches are set to start at 7:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., respectively.