It ’s time we accepted that schools outside out of the Power Five (P5) conferences don’t have a chance at winning a national championship, and – with the ever-increasing trend of high-profile players opting out of bowl games in favor of preparing for the NFL – it’s time we made the postseason serious for Group of Five (G5) schools.
With the pandemic extending through the school year and interrupting the normal recruiting practices, the collegiate future for some athletes seems uncertain.
The Miami RedHawks women’s softball team faced the Butler Bulldogs on Tuesday, eager to capture another win and extend its streak.
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) leading Miami RedHawks took both games against Kent State this weekend to push their record to 8-1 overall (6-0 MAC).
There’s no fooling the RedHawks in the beginning of April.
The Miami softball team has been on a tear recently.
The Miami volleyball team knew that they needed to sweep Central Michigan to even have a chance to make the Mid-American Conference (MAC) tournament.
After senior starting pitcher Taylor Rathe tossed a scoreless first frame, the Miami bats went to work. A hit by pitch, error and a walk loaded up the bases with no outs. The cleanup hitter, junior shortstop Adriana Barlow, stepped up to the plate. A quick flick of her wrists shot the ball into right field, where the strong winds carried it over the fence for a grand slam and a 4-0 lead.
The RedHawks did some spring cleaning this weekend. Not only did the RedHawks shut Central Michigan out Friday, but pitcher Courtney Vierstra pitched a perfect game.
All 32 NFL teams were in attendance Monday for Miami football’s pro day.
Going into the series, the RedHawks were on the outside looking in at the Mid-American Conference (MAC) tournament. The team needed to win two games against Central Michigan and hope the Kent State Golden Flashes also lost their game.
The results were rarely there this year for Miami hockey. Despite this, the team showed promise, getting marked contributions from young players, and often playing close games against top teams in the country.
The ’Hawks swept the Western Michigan Broncos, winning all four games and only giving up two runs the whole weekend.
The Redhawks claimed victory again, 25-22, to win 3-1 and sweep the series. Player of the Game, Morgan Seaman, deserves much of the credit for the victory, as she casually collected 55 assists to go along with a couple of kills.
The Toledo Rockets visited McKie Field last weekend for Miami’s first series of Mid-American Conference (MAC) play. The RedHawks took the series, winning three-of-four games against their cross-state conference rival.
Miami women’s field hockey faced the toughest test of its young season Monday.
The Miami men’s track and field team held their own against tough competition at this year’s NCAA indoor national championships.