One day after snapping an extended losing streak, the Calumet College of St. Joseph baseball team were back at it again, playing two more against Trinity International. The games were supposed to be played in Deerfield, Ill., but were moved to Whiting due to field conditions. While the Crimson Wave had to play as the away team, the home field advantage helped, sending them to their first three game winning streak in almost exactly seven years.
Assistant Athletic Director Anna Villanueva will be inducted into the Indiana University Northwest RedHawk Athletics Hall of Fame on April 19, 2018 at the Ambassador Banquet Hall in Hobart, IN. Recognizing individual leadership and success, the IU Northwest RedHawk Athletics Hall of Fame honors athletes, coaches, administrators, and supporters who have significantly contributed to the development and growth of the RedHawks program and the Office of Athletics. Inductees must be nominated for this prestigious honor.
Portage High School Senior, Emileishka De Jesus, has committed to play volleyball at IU Northwest starting the Fall of 2018.
The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team continued to haul in weekly award on Tuesday as freshman Claire Czerwonka (Kenosha, Wis. / Saint Joseph Catholic Academy) was tabbed Missouri Valley Conference Singles Player of the Week.
Two Big Team teams are still active in the postseason with Michigan advancing to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament and Penn State moving on to the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Big Ten is the only conference with a team in the semifinals of both tournaments.
Sophomore Ulf Grosseloh (Maximiliansau, Germany) won his second straight match at No. 1 singles and won his match at No. 1 doubles, but it was not enough as the Purdue University Northwest men’s tennis team dropped a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) match to Wayne State University (Mich.) on Sunday.
Coming off two loses to Roosevelt University on Friday afternoon, the Calumet College of St. Joseph baseball team were looking to turn it around and take one game of the series. This time it would be on the Lakers home turf, who would use stellar pitching to blank the Crimson Wave Sunday afternoon in Chicago.
When star-studded teams come to mind, most would probably think of the Avengers or Justice League. Included in that list ought to be the Crimson Wave Men’s Bowling Team at Calumet College of St. Joseph.
Indiana University Northwest Director of Athletics Ryan Shelton has announced the appointment of Brian Erminger as head women's volleyball coach. Erminger brings with him 18 years of volleyball coaching experience at the collegiate, club, and high school levels.
Led by a win (1-0) on the mound by sophomore Jordan Petty (Fort Collins, Colo./Highland), the pitching staff for Purdue Northwest had an impressive day allowing just one run over nine innings in a 4-1 victory over Lewis University (Ill.) Tuesday afternoon in non-conference baseball action at Albert’s Diamond Jewelers Field in Dowling Park in Hammond, Ind. The Pride never trailed in the game jumping out to an early 3-0 lead over the first three innings.
Despite a two-run homer by junior Taylor Kotzo (Munster, Ind./Munster) in game one, the Purdue Northwest softball team could not generate enough offense to keep pace with Saginaw Valley State University (Mich.) in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) opener for both teams Wednesday at Fifth Third Bank Field at Dowling Park in Hammond, Ind. The Pride lost the first game of the conference doubleheader, 4-2, and then dropped the second one, 9-2, in five innings after the game was called due to darkness.