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Baseball

Last Week: The RedHawks went a perfect 4-0 on the road last week, beginning with a solid 6-3 win at Eastern Kentucky where Miami never trailed. (Recap) The Red and White then traveled to Eastern Michigan for a weekend MAC series that featured three strong starting pitching performances. Seth Varner tossed 7.2 scoreless innings and Charles Zubrod got the final four outs to lift MU to a 3-1 win on Friday. (Recap) The RedHawks outhit the Eagles 16-3 and Nathan Williams held EMU to one hit in seven scoreless inning to lift Miami to an 8-2 win on Saturday. (Recap) Eyeing a sweep, Ryan Powers entered the seventh inning with a shutout and a 6-0 lead and the Red and White held off a late Eagles' rally to post a 9-7 win in the series finale. (RecapThis Week: Miami starts a five-game week at home when it hosts Dayton on Tuesday before playing Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday and beginning a three-game set against Toledo on Friday.

Softball

Last Week: The RedHawks went 1-3 at home this week. Miami had a pair of great pitching performances, but Ohio used a couple of last inning rallies to sweep a doubleheader on Friday. The Bobcats took the opener, 1-0, in nine innings. They then scored four runs in the top of the seventh to earn a 4-3 victory in the nightcap. (Recap) Behind a fantastic pitching performance from senior Paige Myers, the RedHawks earned a 3-0 victory over Akron on Saturday. (Recap)  Miami dropped its series finale to Akron, 3-0, on Sunday. (Recap) This Week: Miami hits the road for non-conference doubleheader at Morehead State Tuesday beginning at 2 p.m. The RedHawks then travel to Ball State for single games on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Women’s Tennis

Last Week: For the sixth year in a row Miami won the Mid-American Conference regular-season title following its 5-2 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday afternoon. Miami finished the year with a 7-1 MAC record which was good for sole possession of first place. (Recap) On Friday, the RedHawks posted a 7-0 sweep of Western Michigan to set up a 2-0 weekend for the Red and White. (Recap) Earlier in the week, senior Nimisha Mohan was tabbed the MAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for her performance the previous week against Eastern Michigan and Toledo. (Release) This Week: Miami will host the MAC Women’s Tennis Tournament next weekend. Action begins at the Hepburn Varsity Tennis Courts at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 24 and will wrap up with the MAC Championship at noon on Sunday, April 26. The winner of the MAC Tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Men's Track and Field

Last Week: Miami posted five top-five finishes in the Kentucky Relays over the weekend. Skyler Coburn recorded the fourth-fastest 400m hurdle time in school history and placed fourth in the race with a time of 52.15. Jahquil Hargrove had the top finish of the weekend, placing second in the 400m after crossing the line in 47.05. (RecapThis Week: The Red and White host their final meet of the season, the RedHawk Invitational, on Saturday.

Women's Track and Field

Last Week: Miami split its team, sending athletes to the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays and Jesse Owens Classic over the weekend. On Friday, the RedHawks got solid performances from Charlotte Myers (800m) and Melissa Girgis (10,000m) in California with each posting top-10 all-time times on Friday. (Recap) Jess Hoover put up the top performance for Miami on Saturday when she finished 12th in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays. (RecapThis Week: The Red and White host their final meet of the season, the RedHawk Invitational, on Saturday. 

Golf

Last Week: Miami finished tied for 12th at the Boilermaker Invitational last weekend. Freshman Greg Conrad was the top RedHawk finisher in a tie for 39th at eight-over par. (Saturday Recap) (Sunday Recap) This Week: Miami is idle this week. It returns to action May 1-3 when it participates in the MAC Championship in Carmel, Ind.

On Saturday, April 19, Miami Athletics broke ground on the new Indoor Sport Center that will be featured on the north end of Yager Stadium. On the south side of Yager, Miami added a ninth member to the Cradle of Coaches Plaza, Super Bowl winner, John Harbaugh. Coach Harbaugh also was inducted into the Cradle of Coaches Association on Friday evening. (Release)

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