Ball State continued its recent success against its Mid-American Conference (MAC) foe on Friday, as the Cardinals downed the Eagles 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-16) inside the George Gervin GameAbove Center.
Head coach Adrian Wheatley said he saw several personal records today from his team, including Sophomore Carly Spletzer, the team’s top runner for the meet.
The Tigers came out of the gates aggressive, maintaining possession for the majority of the first half. This strong attack did not wear down the Eagle defense and did not allow many shots on the goal.
The first round of the Delaware County Tournament started with a pair of matchups at Wapahani high school.
The match started slow for both sides as halfway through the first half it was all even at one with goals from Hayden Evans of the Owls and Colin Furnish of the Tigers.
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Following a 37-point loss to Georgia Southern, Ball State ends non-conference play at 1-3. Heading into Mid-American Conference play, the Cardinals have to win at least five of its final eight regular season games to earn bowl eligibility.
As the Cardinals get the first win of the season in conference play, they look for Coach Rife and his staff to lean on the leadership and veteran play of his upperclassmen players the rest of the way.
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One goal didn’t prove to be enough in Sunday afternoon’s match against Eastern Michigan, where the Cardinals' tied 1-1.This was the Cardinals’ second conference match of the season, and they now hold a 3-5-1 record.
In the first, penalties were the word of the game for the quarter, as Ball State was able to capitalize on four penalty corners and a penalty stroke late in the quarter. The Cardinals capitalized on the penalty stroke with senior defender Micheala Graney, as she put in her third goal in four games and her career-high fourth goal of the season to put the Cardinals on top early. Ball State is currently 4-1 when getting on the scoreboard first.
Coming off their first win of the season, the Cardinals were crushed by Georgia Southern in their worst home loss since Oct. 2017. Ball State returns to action Sept. 30 in its Mid-American Conference opener against Western Michigan at 3:30 p.m. in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Agugliaro goes on to play at Prairie View Golf Course in Carmel, Indiana, for the state championship. The tournament will start Friday, Sept. 29, and end Saturday, Sept. 30. Tee times have not been announced.