Indiana University played host to the Miami field hockey team on Sunday which ended in a second consecutive 3-2 loss for the RedHawks. MU falls to 2-4 overall (0-0 Mid-American Conference) after the weekend, also losing 3-2 to Ohio State University on Friday.
Miami men's golf competed in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate tournament in Zionsville, IN Sept. 8-10 and placed second, finishing at +26 as a team. This topped last season's performance when MU came in at +46 for 11th place.
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Miami field hockey battled Boston University on Monday September 4, but the Terriers beat the RedHawks 3-1 in a close contest. The game concluded the Miami Invitational which began in Oxford on Friday and welcomed BU as well as the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Ball State University.
By early June, many RedHawks began to work, travel, or start the Summer Semester. Recent graduate Andrew Dusing kicked off his summer by heading out west. More specifically, out west to the Historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.
What do all of this year's top contenders for the World Series crown have in common? An ace up their sleeve. 2017 has marked a year of unprecedented offensive output in the MLB. Rumors of "juiced" baseballs have surfaced. Herculean sluggers like Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge pushed the realms of reality in the this year's Home Run Derby. Superstars such as Mike Trout, Paul Goldschmidt, Nolan Arenado, and Joey Votto have continued to improve on what are already borderline Cooperstown-worthy careers.
Miami football (0-0) -- who is coming into the year after a six-game regular season winning-streak -- is seeking a good start to the 2017 campaign as it makes the southern trek to face Marshall University (0-0) on the road.
Several of Miami University's varsity sports teams were hard at work before students began returning to campus. After several weeks of practice and several games played, soccer, volleyball and field hockey look forward to the rest of their seasons. Now, as students start classes, these teams start their runs towards Mid-American Conference play and strive for championships.
Bobby Kramig, who defined Miami soccer for three decades, is stepping down as head coach.
Miami alumnus and renowned football coach Ara Parseghian died on Wednesday at the age of 94.
The locker rooms at Miami University under Fred C. Yager Stadium, in the bowels of Goggin Ice Center and in the tunnels of John D. Millett Hall have housed rosters of defeated players during the 2016-17 sports season. They've become familiar with tired bodies, raised voices and bruised confidence. They welcome dreams of championships while they retain the sting of consecutive losing seasons.