Date archive for May, 2014
By admin On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Lady Colonels to Play in 2014 Preseason WNIT

  RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s basketball team will play in the 2014 Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), head coach Chrissy Roberts announced More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Eastern Kentucky Captures 2013-14 OVC Commissioner’s Cup

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University has won the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Cup for the 2013-14 school year the league office announced on Tuesday. It marks the second Cup title in More...

By admin On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Five Colonels Qualify For NCAA East Region Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – Five Eastern Kentucky University track and field student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA East Region Preliminary Championships to be held May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla. Junior Ole Hesselbjerg More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Hagen named 1st team All-OVC; Colonels place 4 on all Freshman team

  Colonel catcher Sean Hagen was named to the 1st Team All-OVC team this season. Hagen was also named as an All-OVC member last season also. Hagen, a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award, hit .313 with More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Sean Hagen A Semifinalist For Johnny Bench Award

  RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior Sean Hagen is one of 15 finalists for the 2014 Johnny Bench Award, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced recently. The award is given annually More...

By Bret Shroats On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky to Meet in 2017

Fans and team celebrate after beating Western Kentucky 26-21.   According to a report in the Bowling Green Daily News the Eastern Kentucky Colonels will open the 2017 season at Western Kentucky. The Colonels More...

By admin On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Leanna Pittsenbarger Named to NFCA All-Region Team

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University softball pitcher Leanna Pittsenbarger was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) all-region second team the organization announced today. The More...

By Bret Shroats On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

EKU Eliminated from OVC Tournament Contention

  Eastern Kentucky and Murray State are meeting this weekend with both fighting for the last OVC Tournament spot.  Murray State wins game one 6-1. Murray State (22-28, 13-15 OVC) was coming off a win over More...

By Bret Shroats On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Colonels Power Their Way Past Ohio

TJ Alas hit a grand slam to help EKU beat Ohio 8-7   Eastern Kentucky played their final non-conference game of the season against the Bobcats of Ohio University today at Turkey Hughes Field. The Colonels beat More...

By admin On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Rain ends.Colonels softball season

  JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Steady rain in eastern Alabama has forced the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament to go to single elimination to determine this year’s champion. Because Eastern Kentucky More...