May 28, 2012

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Matt Honchel was a First-Team All-MAC selection and named the MAC Freshman of the Year.

BASEBALL
Last Week: Miami (30-29) began its MAC Tournament stint as senior Shawn Marquardt scattered five hits in a complete-game effort, leading seventh-seeded Miami to a 5-0 shutout of No. 2 Toledo in the opening round of the tourney Wednesday afternoon at All-Pro Freight Stadium in Avon, Ohio. (RECAP) Kevin Bower's two-out base hit through the right side of the infield drove in Ryan Curl from second base, lifting Miami to a 2-1 victory over Eastern Michigan in 10 innings Thursday night and advancing the RedHawks in the winner’s bracket. (RECAP) After a two-hour delay to the start of Friday’s game against Central Michigan, the RedHawks were clipped 11-10 in a game that ran until 1:12 a.m. (RECAP) Miami’s season ended with a 7-0 loss to the Chippewas on Saturday afternoon. (RECAP) Bryce Redeker, Shawn Marquardt and Mac Thoreson all earned MAC All-Tournament Team honors. Freshman outfielder Matt Honchel was named the MAC Freshman of the Year and also earned First-Team All-MAC honors, while junior first baseman Kevin Bower was a Second-Team All-MAC pick. (RELEASE) This Week: Season Concluded.

Tori Paterra advances to the NCAA Championships in the javelin.

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Last Week: Sophomore javelin thrower Tori Paterra will be making a return trip to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships after clinching a spot with a fifth-place finish last Thursday at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, held at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium. Seniors Alexandra Roberts, Kelley Miller and Rachael Clay and junior Layne Baggett also competed at the NCAA East Prelims with Roberts, Miller and Clay closing out their careers as RedHawks. (THURSDAY RECAP) (FRIDAY RECAP) (SATURDAY RECAP) This Week: Tori Paterra has a week off before competing at the NCAA Championships in the javelin Wednesday, June 6 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Last Week: Four members of the men’s track and field team closed out their season last Thursday at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, as senior Nathan Hoch, junior Jarrod Eick and sophomores Jahquil Hargrove and Rob Stein each competed at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium, (RECAP) while seniors Jordan Goffena and Adam Ruiz finished their RedHawk track and field careers with strong showings in the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds Friday. (RECAP) This Week: Season Concluded.

Five esteemed individuals will join Miami University's Cradle of Coaches Association with their induction on Saturday, Sept. 22. Randy Ayers, Thad Matta, Joe Novak, Sandy Pearsall and Sue Ramsey comprise the Cradle of Coaches Class of 2012-13. (RELEASE)

Men's basketball head coach John Cooper announced the hiring of Rick Duckett and Sheldon Everett to the RedHawk coaching staff last Tuesday. (RELEASE)

Several Miami Athletics programs are offering summer camps for youth of various ages. (RELEASE) (MIAMI SPORTS CAMPS WEBSITE)

Miami University Athletics and the Miami University Alumni Association continue the 2012 Miami Athletics’ Coaches Caravan event schedule this week in Chicago on May 31 and will round out the caravan in Oxford on June 7. To register for one of the remaining events, click HERE or contact the Red & White Club at 513-529-8097 or RWClub@muohio.edu.

Miami Monday will be on hiatus this summer until competition for the 2012-13 seasons begin in August.

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