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A collection of Horizon League releases and blog entries.

Milwaukee Tops 2014 Men's Soccer Preseason Poll

Release  Brett Williams · August 20, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Milwaukee men’s soccer team, the defending Horizon League tournament champions, were voted the preseason favorites for the 2014 season in voting of the League’s head coaches.

Tags: Cleveland State - Men's Soccer · Detroit - Men's Soccer · Green Bay - Men's Soccer · Horizon League - Men's Soccer · Milwaukee - Men's Soccer · Oakland - Men's Soccer · UIC - Men's Soccer · Valparaiso - Men's Soccer · Wright State - Men's Soccer

2014 #HLWSOC Players to Watch

Release  Craig Hammel · August 20, 2014

With the women's soccer season set to begin on Friday, these are the players to watch in the Horizon League.

Tags: Cleveland State - Women's Soccer · Detroit - Women's Soccer · Green Bay - Women's Soccer · Horizon League - Women's Soccer · Milwaukee - Women's Soccer · Oakland - Women's Soccer · UIC - Women's Soccer · Valparaiso - Women's Soccer · Wright State - Women's Soccer · Youngstown State - Women's Soccer

UIC Goes 3-2 on Canadian Swing

Release  Bill Potter · @ · August 19, 2014

On its first-ever foreign trip, the UIC men's basketball program stumbled out of the gate before rallying to win its final three games in Canada.



The Flames were led on the trip by Gabe Snider, who emerged as UIC's leading scorer on the trip. Snider started the tour with a 28-point outburst against Ottawa en route to averaging 14.4 points per game. Marc Brown, one of four seniors on the team, posted 20 in the Flames' 81-57 victory at York and averaged 10.0 ppg.



The backcourt tandem of D'Juan Miller and Jay Parker proved adept at handling the ball, combining for 47 assists against just 16 turnovers across the five games. In the post, Jake Weigand exploded in UIC's finale at Brock University, finishing with 25 points and 15 rebounds.

Tags: UIC - Men's Basketball

Detroit Posts Undefeated Mark on Tour of Canada

Release  Bill Potter · @ · August 19, 2014

Heading out to British Columbia, Canada, for a 4-game swing, Detroit captured four victories in five nights against Canadian universities.



After appearing in 32 games for the Titans, averaging 4.3 points per game, Patrick Onwenu led the Titans in scoring, reaching double figures in all four games and averaging 15.5 points per game. Juwan Howard, Jr., who led the Titans in scoring in the 2013-14 season, matched Onwenu by posting double-digit scoring efforts in each contest and posting 15.3 ppg.



Jarod Williams, in the three games in which his stats were available, continued to shine for the Titans. The 2014 all-freshman guard scored 12.3 ppg, grabbed 6.0 rebounds and handed out 4.3 assists.

Tags: Detroit - Men's Basketball

Milwaukee Tabbed as Favorite in 2014 Women's Soccer Preseason Poll

Release  Craig Hammel · August 19, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS --Six-time defending Horizon League champion Milwaukee finds itself back in its usual position of preseason favorite as the 2014 Preseason Women’s Soccer Poll was released Tuesday.

Tags: Cleveland State - Women's Soccer · Detroit - Women's Soccer · Green Bay - Women's Soccer · Horizon League - Women's Soccer · Milwaukee - Women's Soccer · Oakland - Women's Soccer · UIC - Women's Soccer · Valparaiso - Women's Soccer · Wright State - Women's Soccer · Youngstown State - Women's Soccer

CSU WBB Team on 10-Day Tour of Italy

Release  Horizon League · @ · August 11, 2014

The Cleveland State women's basketball team left on its first-ever Foreign Tour on Sunday, as head coach Kate Peterson Abiad and the Vikings will be taking a 10-day tour of Italy. Under NCAA rules, each Division I school is allowed to take a foreign tour once every four years.

Tags: Cleveland State - Women's Basketball

Milwaukee's Laurie Bell Named To MAC Hermann Watch List

Release  Horizon League · @ · August 7, 2014

Senior Laurie Bell enjoyed a breakthrough campaign a season ago and was rewarded with numerous postseason honors, including Horizon League Player of the Year and NSCAA All-American status in a season in which he ranked among the top 15 in the country in both points and goals.

Tags: Milwaukee - Men's Soccer

Four HL Volleyball Teams Honored for Academic Excellence

Release  Horizon League · @ · August 7, 2014

Four Horizon League volleyball teams (Milwaukee, Oakland, Valparaiso and Youngstown State) were honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association this week for earning the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 season. 

Tags: Horizon League - Volleyball · Milwaukee - Volleyball · Oakland - Volleyball · Valparaiso - Volleyball · Youngstown State - Volleyball

Marc Baumbach Named Green Bay Men's Soccer Interim Head Coach

Release  Horizon League · @ · August 6, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis.– Marc Baumbach has been named the interim head coach for the Green Bay men’s soccer program, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced on Wednesday. Baumbach takes over for Dan Popik, who resigned after accepting a position as a club director in Raleigh, N.C. A full national search will be conducted at the conclusion of the season.

Tags: Green Bay - Men's Soccer

Kelsey Frey Named Green Bay Head Women's Golf Coach

Release  Horizon League · @ · August 3, 2014

A Green Bay native and former Division I student-athlete, Kelsey Frey has been named Green Bay’s head women’s golf coach, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced on Monday.

Tags: Green Bay - Golf

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