The Muskingum University Athletic Department announced today that it will launch esports as a new varsity intercollegiate sport during the 2019-20 academic year. The addition of esports brings the total number of varsity sport programs offered by the University to 22.
The Muskingum men’s basketball team opens Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament play on Tuesday, February 19 in Bexley, Ohio against top-seed Capital. Game time is slated for 8:00 p.m in the Capital Center. The tournament game is game two of a doubleheader (Capital women vs. Otterbein at 6:00 p.m.). OAC doubleheader admission prices will be charged: Adults - $12, Non-OAC Students - $5, Seniors (62) - $8, OAC Students - Free. Regular Season Passes and Parent Passes are not accepted.
The Muskingum men's basketball team advanced to the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament as the eight-seed following its season finale setback at Ohio Northern, 79-63. The OAC Tournament is slated to begin on Tuesday, February 19 with the Muskies traveling to Columbus to take on the Capital Crusaders. Game time is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.
The Muskingum women's basketball team fell in a tough, gritty Senior Day battle against Ohio Northern on Saturday afternoon, 75-62. Prior to the start of the game, Muskingum recognized seniors Hannah Doore, Zijing Xu, and Morgan Gossett.
The Muskingum men's basketball team clinched the eight-seed in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament slated to begin on Tuesday, February 19. Despite dropping a 98-73 contest at 19th-ranked Marietta, the Muskies sealed a tournament spot following Otterbein's loss against John Carroll.
The Muskingum University women's basketball team withered against Marietta on Wednesday night, 72-52. The game marked Muskingum's annual Pink Game to bring awareness and raise money for breast cancer research.
Muskingum head lacrosse coach Alec Chisholm has announced the selection of captains for the 2019 season. The senior tandem of Tucker Haas and Dylan Gambill will direct the Muskies on their 2019 spring campaign.
The Muskingum men's basketball team pulled off a thrilling comeback win against Otterbein on Senior Day, 70-69. Seniors Jarrell Marsh (posthumous), Devon Peart, Jalen Paige, Jayson Peoples, and Brandon Keyes were recognized before the game.
Muskingum University will induct its newest members into the Athletic Hall of Fame and recognize Muskie senior student-athletes during the Night of Impact on Friday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. The event will be presented by Carol Goff & Associates Real Estate and hosted at EagleSticks Golf Course in Zanesville, Ohio. The class of inductees includes Douglas Smart '69 (Football), Kristina Naegele '92 (Softball), Eric Caldwell '92 (Track), and Annie Rome Stamm '00 (Volleyball).
New England Patriots cornerbacks coach and Muskingum University alumnus Josh Boyer '00, won his third Super Bowl Championship with the Patriots after New England beat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.
Senior Brandon Keyes led the Muskies on Wednesday night against Wilmington with a team-best 19 points and hauled in six rebounds. The Muskies next host Otterbein for Senior Day on Saturday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m.
The Muskingum wrestling team celebrated Senior Night against seventh-ranked Mount Union on Tuesday evening in the Anne C. Steele Center. Seniors Jordan Burkholder, Toby Warrington, Tanner Walker, and Antonio Zapata were recognized prior to the match.