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Listed below is a recap of last week's results as well as a look ahead at this week's games. Enjoy!
Last week: With only nine seconds remaining in regulation and down a goal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the Miami University women's soccer team's season appeared over until sophomore Kelsey Dinges scored in the closing seconds Sunday afternoon to force overtime against No. 20 Tennessee. Then, less than five minutes into the extra session, junior Kayla Zakrzewski buried the game-winner to lift the RedHawks to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory at UT's Regal Soccer Stadium (FULL STORY). This week: The RedHawks (20-2-1) will now face third-seeded and No. 15 Duke in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Charlottesville, Va. at 4 p.m.
Last week: The Miami University field hockey team struck early against No. 11 Stanford, but was unable to hang on as the Cardinal took a 4-1 victory in the NCAA Play-In game Tuesday afternoon in Farmville, Va. (FULL STORY). Stanford improved to 16-6 overall and clinched an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. The MAC Champion RedHawks finished the 2012 season with a 12-10 record.
Last week: The 5th-ranked Miami University hockey team defeated No. 16 Northern Michigan, 5-2, Friday (FULL STORY) and rallied to earn a 2-2 draw and shootout win Saturday (FULL STORY). The RedHawks improved to 6-2-2 overall and 3-2-1-1 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. This week: Miami hosts Michigan State in a two-game set Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17. Friday's contest starts at 7:35 p.m., while Saturday's begins at 7:05 p.m. at Steve Cady Arena.
Last week: The Miami University football team fell to Kent State, 48-32, Saturday afternoon at Yager Stadium. The RedHawks, who dropped to 4-6 overall and 3-3 in Mid-American Conference, fell behind early, as the Golden Flashes ran wild in the first half (FULL STORY). This week: The RedHawks travel to play Central Michigan Saturday, Nov. 17, before returning home to host Ball State in their regular season finale Friday, Nov. 23. Miami must win out to become bowl eligible.
Last week: Miami opened the 2012-13 basketball season Friday night with a 97-59 loss at sixth-ranked North Carolina State (FULL STORY). Allen Roberts led the RedHawks with 16 points. This week: Miami returns home to host Grambling State at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. The game had been declared a Red Out and all RedHawk fans are asked to wear their Miami red. Tuesday is also "Meet the Team" night. The team rounds out the week playing at Louisville Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m.
Last week: Kirsten Olowinski banked in a three-pointer with eight seconds remaining to send the game into overtime, but the Miami University women's basketball team's shot went cold during the extra frame, as it fell to Eastern Kentucky, 73-63, it its season opener (FULL STORY). Courtney Osborn led three RedHawks with double-doubles as she finished with a team-high 22 points and brought in 10 rebounds. This week: Miami will look to get into the win column when it hosts Northern Kentucky on Monday at 7 p.m. The 'Hawks are also slated to host Robert Morris Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
Last week: The Miami University volleyball team dropped its Mid-American Conference finale to Western Michigan by a 0-3 (12-25, 18-25, 21-25) score Saturday evening (FULL STORY). The RedHawks are now 9-20 overall and finish 4-12 in the MAC. Coming up: The RedHawks did not qualify for this year's MAC Tournament, but they still have one remaining match on the schedule. Miami will host Cincinnati Saturday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m.
Men's Cross Country
Last week: Saving its best performance for the final race of the season, the Miami University men's cross country team put on a gutsy showing to grab sixth place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Friday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin's Zimmer Championship Course (FULL STORY). The RedHawks, who entered the meet ranked 12th in the region, totaled 214 points to earn sixth as Miami was the top Mid-American Conference team to finish among the eight in the field.
Women's Cross Country
Last week: Running its final race of the season, a young and inexperienced Miami University women's cross country team earned 10th place Friday afternoon at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship, held at the University of Wisconsin's Zimmer Championship Course (FULL STORY). The RedHawks totaled 306 points in the 6K race, competing against 31 other teams in the Great Lakes Region, as Miami improved one spot from its 11th-place finish at last year's regional meet.
Men's Swimming & Diving
Last week: Sophomore sprinter Joe Baumgartner registered individual victories in the 50 and 100 freestyles, but Miami's men's swimming team dropped a 140-112 decision at Ohio State Friday night (Nov. 9). A native of St. Louis, MO., Baumgartner recorded times of 21.32 in the 50 free and 46.80 in the 100 free (FULL STORY). Coming Up: The RedHawks will compete at the Nixon Aquatic Center from Nov. 29-Dec. 1 for the annual Miami Invitational.
Women's Swimming & Diving
Last week: Miami seniors Leah Thornton and Stacie Clagg, and sophomore Lacey Houser all won two individual events as the RedHawk women's swimming team disposed of host Kenyon College, 175-116, Friday night. Miami (4-1 overall, 1-0 MAC) got its first road victory of the season, registering victories in 11 of the 16 events (FULL STORY). Coming up: The RedHawks will now be off until Nov. 29-Dec. 1 when they host the annual Miami Invitational at the Nixon Aquatic Center.
Coming up: The RedHawks open their 2012-13 competitive seasons Dec. 1-2 at the Dr. Richard Porter Classic.
This week HawkTawk will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Kroger. All fans and students are welcome to attend.
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