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
WSU's Fucci, UWM's Langley Notch Baseball Weekly Awards
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wright State junior outfielder Ryan Fucci [Lexington, Ky./Tates Creek (Northwest Florida State JC)] has been named the Horizon League Batter of the Week, while Milwaukee left-hander Justin Langley (Beloit, Wis./Clinton) is the League’s Pitcher of the Week, for the week of Feb. 23-March 1. The accolades are the first of both players’ careers. Wright State (5-4) was a handful of outs from collecting a sweep at No. 11 Miami, dropping Friday and Saturday games in walk-off ...
2015 Men's Basketball Award Winners Announced
INDIANAPOLIS – After winning the conference’s Player of the Year award last season, and opening this year as the preseason Player of the Year, Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes proved the prognosticators right as he finished the 2014-15 season as the Horizon League’s Player of the Year in voting of the League’s coaches, sports information directors and media. In repeating as Player of the Year, Sykes became the first player to accomplish this feat since Detroit’s Rashad ...
Green Bay's Sykes and Oakland's Hayes Collect Men's Basketball Honors
INDIANAPOLIS – Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill./Marshall) has been named the Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, while Oakland freshman forward Jalen Hayes (Lansing, Mich./Sexton) has been named the Freshman of the Week, for the week of Feb.23-March 1. Sykes won his League-best 13th career Horizon League Player of the Week honor after averaging 28.5 points, 5.5 assist, five rebounds and three steals per game in two Green Bay wins last week. He scored ...
UIC's Campbell and Milwaukee's Lindner Tab Weekly Honors
INDIANAPOLIS -- UIC junior Ruvanna Campbell (Chicago, Ill.) is the Horizon League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week while Milwaukee’s Jenny Lindner (Niellsville, Wis.) is the Freshman of the Week for the week of Feb. 23-March 1 This is the second-straight weekly accolade for Lindner and second for Campbell this season. UIC welcomed Milwaukee and Oakland this past week to the UIC Pavilion. On Wednesday versus Milwaukee, the Flames scored the game-winning basket on a putback by Kendyl ...
Oakland's Hartley and Cleveland State's Knight Tab Weekly Accolades
INDIANAPOLIS –Oakland shortstop Sarah Hartley (Birch Run, Mich.) is the Horizon League softball Player of the Week, while the Cleveland State junior Susan Knight (Milan, Ohio) is the Horizon League softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of Feb. 23-March 2. Oakland competed this past week in Fort Myers, Fla. before taking part in the USF Under Armour Invitational in Clearwater, Fla. The squad slated seven games over that span and went 4-3. The Golden Grizzlies defeated Ave Maria (4-3, 11-0) ...
Green Bay, Milwaukee & UIC Win on Final Day of Regular Season
#HLMBB Scoreboard (Feb. 28) Green Bay 83, Oakland 63 Milwaukee 82, Youngstown State 74 UIC 61, Wright State 46 Green Bay 83, Oakland 63 More than 6,000 fans stood and cheered as seniors Greg Mays (Chicago, Ill.) and Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.) checked out with 52 seconds remaining on Saturday afternoon. If the dynamic duo and fellow seniors Josh Humphrey (Chicago, Ill.) and Alfonzo McKinnie (Chicago, Ill.) had played their final game at the Resch Center, they delivered an impressive final performance. ...
Field Set for 2015 Men's Basketball Championship
Tournament Bracket The final day of the regular season dawned with six of the eight seeds in the 2015 Horizon League Tournament still undetermined, but the three games on Saturday locked in the seeds for next week's men's basketball tournament. Valparaiso clinched the No. 1 seed with its win over Cleveland State on Friday night. The Crusaders finished the regular season 13-3 and have now won the regular season title three of the last four years. As the top-seed in the tournament, Valpo will ...
Oakland Captures Men's and Women's 2015 Swimming and Diving Championship
The Oakland men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams set numerous records in the pool on its way to repeating as the Horizon League swimming and diving champions. The Golden Grizzlies ended the meet with 842 points on the women’s side and 813 points on the men’s side to easily outdistance runner-up Milwaukee which finished with 607 points in the women’s race and 624 on the men’s side. For his efforts guiding Oakland to a repeat championship in men’s and ...