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Men’s Basketball

Last Week: Senior forward Will Felder led three RedHawks in double figures with 19 points as Miami collected a 64-52 win at Ball State University on Saturday afternoon to even its MAC record at 2-2. (Recap) The RedHawks staged a late comeback after a double-figure deficit, but Miami could not complete the rally as it was edged at Akron last Wednesday evening, 59-52. (Recap) Senior guard Quinten Rollins moved into second on Miami’s career steals list and owns 179 after last week’s games. He also moved into 10th on the RedHawks’ career assist list and currently has 333. This Week: Miami returns home to host Central Michigan at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. With CMU as the other MAC program Charlie Coles guided, Miami will honor the memory of Coach Coles at halftime of the game. The RedHawks then hit the road for at 6 p.m. game at Bowling Green on Saturday, Jan. 25. The game time has been moved from its original time and will be televised on the Time Warner Cable Sports Channel.

Women’s Basketball

Last Week: Miami split a pair of tight three-point decisions at home last week. On Wednesday, the RedHawks had their offense working throughout the game, and they came up with the timely stops when it counted as they downed Akron, 79-76. (Recap) (Photo Gallery) Miami nearly made a last-second comeback, but Northern Illinois hung on to take a 69-66 victory on Saturday. (Recap) This Week: The RedHawks hit the road for a mid-week game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Western Michigan. Miami then returns home to take on Kent State Saturday at 2 p.m. That contest is part of alumni weekend, and several former Miami players will take part in an alumni game at 10 a.m.

Ice Hockey

Last Week: Sixty-five minutes was not enough to decide a winner in Miami's series opener against Nebraska Omaha on Friday night. Regulation goals by Bryon Paulazzo and Austin Czarnik staked the RedHawks to a 2-0 lead midway through the second period, but the Mavericks answered with a pair of goals to eventually force a shootout. The shootout lasted seven rounds, the longest in an NCHC game. this season, with the Red and White winning 3-2 on goals from Czarnik, Cody Murphy and Sean Kuraly (Recap) On Saturday, Devin Loe scored 1:24 into the second period to put the RedHawks ahead 1-0, but the Mavericks scored twice in the frame to grab a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes. A five-minute major in the third period led to three power play goals by UNO as it sent MU to a 5-1 loss. (Recap) Earlier in the week, the hockey team put their culinary skills to work serving dinner to the community at Rico's Ristorante. (Release) This Week: Miami heads west for a conference series at Colorado College (Jan. 23-24).

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Last Week: Miami women’s swimming and diving hit the road and defeated the Evansville Purple Aces on Saturday, 183-109, at Castle High School in Newburgh, Ind., behind 13 first-place finishes for the RedHawks. (Recap) Miami had individual first-place finishes turned in by sophomore Katie Blodgett, junior Courtney Collett, junior Emma Craig, freshman Kathleen Dodson, junior Annie Marquiss, senior Nikki Craft, Annie Mongenas and Brittany Dudzinski. Next Week: The RedHawks will face fellow Mid-American Conference foe, the University at Buffalo, in a dual meet in Buffalo, N.Y. The meet begins at 1 p.m.

Men’s Swimming & Diving

Last Week: Miami’s men’s swimming and diving team defeated Evansville on Saturday in their first road meet of 2014 at Castle High School in Newburgh, Ind., 171-112, earning their fourth win of the season. (Recap) The RedHawks were led by two individual wins from freshman Grant Stafford en route to winning 11 of 16 events. Stafford was a winner in the 1000 freestyle and the 500 freestyle. He won the 1000 freestyle by nearly 20 seconds, finishing with a time of 9:52.64. He edged out freshman Lucas Brock, who swam a time of 4:53.43, by six seconds (4:47.22) in the 500 freestyle. Next Week: Miami travels to face the University at Buffalo in a dual meet, beginning at 1 p.m.

Synchronized Skating

Last Week: With two strong skates, Miami finished in fifth place in the overall standings at the Leon Lurje Trophy Jan. 18-19 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The RedHawks posted fifth-place scores in both the short program and free skate events, both season-high numbers, earning a combined score of 122.82. (Recap) This Week: The RedHawk collegiate and senior teams are in action this weekend. Miami’s collegiate team competes in the Midwestern Championships Jan. 25, while the senior team represents the United States at the Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria, Jan. 24-25.

Women’s Tennis

Last Week: Miami played at the Purdue Invitational last weekend, competing against 27th-ranked Purdue 70th-ranked Louisville and Kansas. (Day 1 Recap) (Day 2 Recap) (Day 3 Recap) This Week: Miami hosts Xavier in a dual match against Xavier at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26 in Hamilton, Ohio at the Riverside Athletic Club.

Women’s Track and Field

Last Week: Recording seven top-10 finishes and seven career-highs, the Miami University women’s track and field team had a solid start to the new year at the Kentucky Invitational, held at the University of Kentucky’s Nutter Field House. Two RedHawks also earned spots on Miami’s all-time indoor top-10 list. (Recap) This Week: The RedHawks return to action on Friday when they travel to Bowling Green, Ohio for the Tom Wright Classic.

The Mid-American Conference announced its Academic All-MAC Field Hockey Team on Wednesday. A record five Miami RedHawks were named to the squad as senior goalkeeper Sarah Mueller, senior forward Alyssa Logan, senior forward Emily Gruesser, junior back Ali Froede and sophomore midfielder Bea Dechant each earned the honor. (Release)

Five Miami women’s soccer players earned Academic All-Mid-American Conference honors as voted upon by the league’s faculty athletic representatives, the conference office announced last Wednesday. Sophomore midfielder Jess Bronke, senior midfielder/forward Katy Dolesh, sophomore forward/midfielder Haley Walter, senior midfielder Kayla Zakrzewski and junior defender Courtney Zanotti were among 36 MAC women’s soccer players to earn Academic All-MAC accolades. (Release)

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