Horizon League News

A collection of Horizon League releases and blog entries.

Sweet Redemption: Scott Has Green Bay Back in NCAA Tournament

Release  Horizon League · @ · May 9, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Last season as a freshman, Howard Scott (Exeter, England) was the final player on the court as Green Bay fell to Cleveland State 4-3 in the Horizon League Championship title match in Indianapolis. Scott and his Phoenix teammates could only look on as the Vikings hoisted the trophy and celebrated the automatic NCAA Tournament berth.

Tags: Green Bay - Tennis

Valparaiso's Ranieri and YSU's Castiglione Named Horizon League Softball Co-Players of the Year

Release  Brett Williams · May 7, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS -- Valparaiso sophomore outfielder Kaitlyn Ranieri and Youngstown State sophomore first baseman Miranda Castiglione were named the Horizon League Softball Co-Players of the Year, in voting of the League’s coaches.

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Detroit - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Horizon League - Softball · Oakland - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

22 Horizon League Teams Earn NCAA APR Recognition

Release  Horizon League · @ · May 7, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-two Horizon League teams have been honored by the NCAA for academic excellence. These teams posted multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport, culminating in the 2012-13 academic year.

Tags: Cleveland State - Academics · Detroit - Academics · Green Bay - Academics · Horizon League - Academics · Oakland - Academics · Valparaiso - Academics

Walk-Off Hits Highlight First Day of #HLSB Championships

Release  Brett Williams · May 7, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio—In the first day of the Horizon League Softball Championship, No. 1 Green Bay and No. 3 Valparaiso earn spots in the semifinals Friday, May 9 while No. 6 UIC, No. 5 Cleveland State, No. 4 Youngstown State and No. 2 Wright State battle it out in the loser’s bracket tomorrow in games beginning at 11:00 a.m.



Day 1 Results:
Game 1—No. 3 Valparaiso 4, No. 6 UIC 3
Game 2 – No. 4 Youngstown State 3, No. 5 Cleveland State 2
Game 3 – No. 3 Valparaiso 4, No. 2 Wright State 0
Game 4 – No. 1 Green Bay 5, No. 4 Youngstown State 2



Day 2 Schedule:
Game 5 – 11:00 a.m. – No. 5 Cleveland State vs. No. 2 Wright State
Game 6 – 1:30 p.m. – No. 6 UIC vs. No. 4 Youngstown State
Game 7 – 4:00 p.m. – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Horizon League - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

Green Bay Clinches First-Ever Horizon League Regular Season Title

Release  Brett Williams · May 4, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Green Bay softball team clinches its first Horizon League regular season title in program history to take the No. 1 seed of the Championship. The Phoenix won two of three contests against Valparaiso in their final League series to finish with an 11-5 conference record.

Tags: Cleveland State - Softball · Detroit - Softball · Green Bay - Softball · Oakland - Softball · UIC - Softball · Valparaiso - Softball · Wright State - Softball · Youngstown State - Softball

UIC's Fletcher, Green Bay's Butts and Mohrfeld Named to Capital One Academic All-District Teams

Release  Brett Williams · May 1, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—UIC senior Jacki Fletcher (Lowell, Ind.) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 5 Softball Team while Green Bay senior Stacey Butts (Greenfield, Wis.) and junior Hailey Mohrfeld (Menomonee, Wis.) have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 Softball Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), announced Thursday.

Tags: Green Bay - Softball · UIC - Softball

Green Bay to Face No. 13 Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

Release  Horizon League · @ · April 30, 2014

The Horizon League regular season and tournament champion Green Bay men’s tennis team (18-7) is headed to take on No. 13 Notre Dame (19-9) in the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Phoenix and the Fighting Irish will square off on Friday, May 9 at the Courtney Tennis Center in Notre Dame, Ind.

Tags: Green Bay - Tennis

Youngstown State's Lipari and Green Bay's Michalkiewicz Collect Scholar-Athlete of the Month Honors

Release  Brett Williams · April 30, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Youngstown State senior Phil Lipari and Green Bay sophomore Marissa Michalkiewicz have been named the Horizon League’s Scholar-Athletes of the Month for March.

Tags: Green Bay - Softball · Youngstown State - Baseball

Green Bay Takes Home Horizon League Men's Tennis Championship

Release  Brett Williams · April 27, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—For the second-straight year the Green Bay men’s tennis team made it to the Horizon League Championship final, however,  this year the Phoenix return to Wisconsin with the Championship trophy in their hands. The No. 1 seed Phoenix defeated No. 2 seed Cleveland State 4-3 on a windy afternoon at the University of Michigan Varsity tennis center.

Tags: Cleveland State - Tennis · Green Bay - Tennis · Horizon League - Tennis

Cleveland State, Oakland Extend Leads at #HLGolf Championships

Release  Cam Fuller · @ · April 26, 2014

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The second day of the 2014 Horizon League Golf Championships saw Cleveland State and Oakland extend their day one leads.

Tags: Cleveland State - Golf · Detroit - Golf · Green Bay - Golf · Horizon League - Golf · Oakland - Golf · UIC - Golf · Valparaiso - Golf · Wright State - Golf · Youngstown State - Golf

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