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Last Week: With a pair of wins last week, Miami extended its win streak to three straight and is just one game out of first place in the Mid-American Conference standings. Senior forward Will Felder notched a double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing a career-high-tying 13 rebounds, while junior guard Will Sullivan chipped in 20 points as the RedHawks defeated Central Michigan last Wednesday, 86-80. (Recap) A 17-2 run with five minutes to go in the first half propelled the RedHawks to an 70-65 road win at Bowling Green on Saturday. Sullivan and sophomore guard Willie Moore tallied 16 points apiece in the victory. (Recap) This Week: The RedHawks returns home to Millett Hall this week to battle a pair of Mid-American Conference West Division foes. Miami hosts West Division leader Toledo on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. At halftime of the game, the fan-favorite Kings Firecrackers jump rope group will perform. The RedHawks then host Eastern Michigan at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. Miami Basketball will host its Alumni Weekend and also celebrate its 1958-59, 1968-69, 1983-84 and 1998-99 MAC Championship teams. (Release on Week’s Events) Get your tickets today for an exciting week of Miami Basketball by visiting or calling the Miami Athletics Ticket Office at 513-529-4295 or clicking here.
Last Week: Miami played well in splitting a par of contests last week. On Wednesday, the RedHawks overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to send the game against Western Michigan into overtime, but the RedHawks’ shot went cold in the extra session as the Broncos came away with an 86-75 victory. (Recap) On Saturday, senior center Kelsey Simon helped the Miami recover from a slow start offensively to down Kent State, 72-62. (Recap) (Photo Gallery) This Week: The RedHawks play six of their next eight games on the road, which includes both games this week. On Thursday, Miami takes the long trip to Buffalo for a 7 p.m. game. On Sunday, the RedHawks travel to Eastern Michigan for a 2 p.m. contest. Both games can be heard live on Miami All-Access for those who have a subscription.
Last Week: Miami made its first trip to Colorado College over the weekend and earned a split of its league series. Cody Murphy netted his third goal of the year with 46 seconds remaining on Friday, but a three-goal first period by CC was too much for MU to overcome in an eventual 4-1 loss. (Recap) The Tigers grabbed the upper hand again on Saturday night when they scored eight minutes in, but the RedHawks scored six-unanswered goals in large part due to their power play going 4-for-5. Twelve players netted at least one point with Riley Barber (2g, 1a) and Anthony Louis (1g, 2a) leading the way with three apiece, while Jay Williams made a career-high 38 saves in a 6-1 victory. (Recap) This Week: The RedHawks have a bye this week and are back in action when they host Western Michigan Feb. 7-8. The Feb. 7 game starts at 7 p.m. and is televised nationally on CBS Sports Network.
Last Week: The RedHawk collegiate team had a dominant performance, posting a season-high score of 97.63 for its program themed “Moments” to win the Midwestern Championships on Saturday. The score was more than 20 points better than its nearest competitors. It also was nearly 20 points better than the RedHawks’ previous season-high score for their program. Miami’s senior team, representing the United States at the international event, earned a score earned a combined score of 165.88 to place fourth among the 14-team field at the Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria. (Recap) This Week: All three RedHawk teams will perform one more time at an intermission of a hockey game and will host their Nationals Send-Off Exhibition at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Steve Cady Arena. Miami will head to the U.S. National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb. 27 to March 1.
Women’s Swimming & Diving:
Last Week: Miami’s women’s swimming and diving team won a hard-fought conference dual meet on the road against the University at Buffalo, 168-132. The win was Miami’s seventh straight win, pushing its dual meet record to 7-1 on the season. The win against the Bulls also pushed their Mid-American Conference dual record to 4-0. (Recap) It was a total team effort, highlighted by individual wins from junior Katie Bootsma, freshman Kathleen Dodson, freshman Stephanie LeMire, senior Nicole Wagner and senior Nikki Craft. Next Week: The RedHawks next compete at home in the Nixon Aquatic Center against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m.
Men’s Swimming & Diving:
Last Week: The Miami University men’s swimming and diving team fell to the University at Buffalo on the road, 134-166, in their first Mid-American Conference dual meet of the season. The loss pushes the RedHawks’ overall dual meet record to 4-2 and is their first loss since travelling to Purdue in November. (Recap) Next Week: Miami hosts MAC foe Eastern Michigan at the Nixon Aquatic Center on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m.
Women’s Indoor Track & Field:
Last Week: The Red and White acquitted themselves well against MAC competition at the Tom Wright Classic in Bowling Green, Ohio. Miami claimed the quad meet over host Bowling Green, Ohio and Toledo with 132 team points. The RedHawks combined for nine event victories. Freshman Alexus Jimson-Miller was involved in three of those wins, claiming first individually in both the 60m hurdles and 60m while running a leg in the first-place 4x400m relay. (Recap) This Week: MU is idle this week and returns to the track for the Akron Invitational Feb. 7-8.
Last Week: Miami pulled out a 4-3 win over Xavier in a 5 hour and 45 minute match on Sunday. After dropping the doubles point, Miami earned wins from Andreea Badileanu at No. 2 singles, Christine Guerrazzi at No. 3 singles, Nimisha Mohan at No. 4 singles and Ana Rajkovic’s three-set win at No. 6 singles to clinch the match. (Recap) This Week: Miami hosts a pair of matches this weekend at the Riverside Athletic Club in Hamilton, Ohio. On Friday, Jan. 31, the RedHawks entertain Wright State at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 1, Miami hosts Cincinnati at 2 p.m.
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