Location: Chicago, Ill.
Colors: Indigo Blue & Flame Red
Joined Horizon League: 1994
Interim Chancellor: Dr. Eric Gislason
Faculty Representatives: Dr. Sylvia Furner and Karrie Hamstra-Wright
Athletic Director: Jim Schmidt
Horizon League Announces Fall 2014 Academic All-League Teams
INDIANAPOLIS – Honoring student-athletes for their success both in competition and in the classroom, the Horizon League announced its 2014 Fall Academic All-League Teams on Friday. A total of 52 student-athletes from five fall sports were honored in balloting by the League’s faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. Valparaiso led the conference with 10 honorees, followed by nine from Oakland, Milwaukee honoring seven and Green Bay adding six to the list of ...
Oakland's Petros, Youngstown State's Schlegel Collect Scholar-Athlete of the Month Honors
INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland senior Corey Petros and Youngstown State senior Heidi Schlegel have been named the Horizon League’s Scholar-Athletes of the Month for December. As a business administration major at Oakland, Petros carries a 3.43 grade point average as a member of the men’s basketball team. Petros has received his undergraduate degree and is currently in the Master’s program at the university. In his Master’s level MBA classes this past fall semester, the senior ...
Home Wins for Detroit & Milwaukee on Thursday Night
#HLMBB Scoreboard (Jan. 29) Detroit 93, Youngstown State 87 (OT) Milwaukee 71, UIC 65 Detroit 93, Youngstown State 87 Senior Juwan Howard Jr. scored 11 of his team-high 22 points in overtime and the University of Detroit Mercy men's basketball led throughout the extra session as the Titans earned a 93-87 victory over visiting Youngstown State on Thursday night in historic Calihan Hall. The win was also the second-straight in overtime against the Penguins as the Titans won last year 83-81 in ...
Green Bay, Wright State Remain at Top of League Standings
#HLWBB Results -- January 29th Wright State 108, Oakland 89 Cleveland State 67, Milwaukee 58 Green Bay 67, Valparaiso 52 Women Explode for 108-89 Win at Oakland-- Box Score The Wright State women's basketball team set a school record for most points against a Division I opponent and reached its second-highest point total ever in a game as the Raiders defeated Oakland 108-89 Thursday night at O'rena. Read more Offensive Outburst Downs Oakland Against Wright State, 108-89-- Box Score ROCHESTER, ...
Second Half Surge Leads Detroit Over Youngstown State, 59-58
#HLWBB Results -- January 28th Detroit 59, Youngstown State 58 Titans Dominant Second Half To Topple Youngstown State, 59-58-- Box Score YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (1/28/2015) -- An incredible 22-4 run to start the second half propelled the University of Detroit Mercy women's basketball team to erase a double-digit deficit as the Titans iced the Youngstown State Penguins, 59-58, on Wednesday night at the Beeghly Center. Three Titans scored in double figures led by redshirt sophomore Rosanna Reynolds, ...
Oakland Outlasts Wright State in OT
#HLMBB Scoreboard (Jan. 28) Oakland 84, Wright State 76 (OT) Jalen Hayes scored a career-best 27 points to lead Oakland to an 84-76 win over Wright State in overtime Wednesday night. Khalil Felder added 18 points for the Golden Grizzlies (10-12, 5-2 Horizon League). Dante Williams had 16 and Corey Petros 14. Wright State led 47-37 with 11:48 left in the second half but then went seven minutes without a field goal as Oakland mounted a 13-2 run to pull ahead, 50-49, with 5:06 to play. The Golden Grizzlies ...
Valparaiso's Gardner and Detroit's Slizovskaya Collect Player of the Week Honors
INDIANAPOLIS -- Valparaiso freshman Garrett Gardner (Poland, Ohio) is the Men’s Tennis Player of the Week while Detroit junior Irina Slizovskaya (Saransk, Russia) is the Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 20-26. Valparaiso took the road to face Toledo last Saturday and defeated the Rockets, 5-2. The win was the Crusaders’ first of the spring season as the squad only lost one singles match, despite dropping the doubles point. Gardner had a solid performance at ...
Quilliec, Miller Named Swimmers of the Week and Heger, Margis Named Divers of the Week
INDIANAPOLIS—Wright State’s Clement Quilliec (Brest, France) and Samantha Miller (Fremont, Ohio) have been named the Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Swimmers of the Week while Milwaukee’s K.J. Heger (Rockford, Ill.) and Rachel Margis (Racine, Wis.) have been named Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Divers of the Week for the week of Jan. 20-26. This is the third weekly accolade for Quilliec and Margis, respectively. Heger is honored for the eighth time this ...