Jen Gilbert, 2011–2014 outfielder on Ball State's softball team and former assistant coach, played for her home country on Team Canada in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Canadian Olympic softball team earned its first-ever Olympic medal this week, defeating Mexico 3-2 in the bronze medal game at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in Yokohama, Japan.
At its annual summer meeting July 28, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Women's Basketball Committee voted to appoint Ball State Director of Athletics Beth Goetz to the position of vice chair for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.
Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns was elected the Chair of the Council of Presidents for the Mid-American Conference.
In 2017, Glant joined Maloney’s coaching staff at Ball State as the Cardinals' pitching coach — a position he held for three seasons.
Ball State (27-16, 21-6 MAC) used an extra inning in Sunday’s game to even the four-game series with Toledo (22-19. 12-13 MAC) over the weekend.
Ball State men’s golf finished third out of eight teams in the Mid-American Conference Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana, over the weekend.
Diceman and Simmons grew up in Ontario, Canada, and the two briefly played together on the Toronto Blizzard, their club team, in 2017 before coming to Ball State. Both Diceman and Simmons have always been in love with soccer and had aspirations of playing in the United States.
All of them — pitcher Alyssa Rothwell, infielder/outfielder Gabby Magnifico, outfielder Haley Dominique, infielder Janae Hogg and outfielder Kennedy Wynn — were thankful to have the opportunity to play one final season in the cardinal and white.
Going into the weekend’s slate of conference matches, the Cardinals were on a 19-match win streak and 10-0 in the Mid-American Conference. After the two victories over Miami (Ohio) and Western Michigan, the Cardinals won the MAC regular-season championship outright for the first time since 2017.
In Sunday's series finale, the Cardinals (25-11, 16-4) scored 11 runs on 12 hits for an 11-1 win, capping off a four-game series sweep of Northern Illinois (7-27, 6-14 MAC).
Ball State (25-12, 19-2 MAC) defeated Ohio (17-18, 13-13 MAC) in three of four games this weekend to claim the series victory.
Ball State Women’s Golf placed sixth out of 10 teams in the Mid-American Conference Championship meet over the weekend at Silver Lake Country Club in Silver Lake, Ohio.
From the moment she started playing soccer at 5 years old, Maitane Bravo knew she wanted to be a goalkeeper like her father, José Ramón.
Rewind to when Fields was 6 years old. One decision he made as a child influenced much of who he is today — giving him the opportunity to share his thoughts as a father and be there for his wife and kids.
Ball State (22-11, 16-1 MAC) split its road doubleheader against Miami (Ohio) (27-7. 17-1 MAC) Tuesday evening. Each team entered the matchup undefeated in Mid-American Conference play and atop the conference standings.
The strongest start to Mid-American Conference play in program history. That statement holds true for Ball State (21-10, 15-0 MAC) after its fourth consecutive conference series sweep versus Akron (3-27, 2-14 MAC) over the weekend.
Saturday night marked the end of an era for Ball State Men’s Volleyball. Ending a 31-year career, Joel Walton spent his final few hours as head coach of the Cardinals.
Ball State (6-3-1) suffered a 2-1 loss against Bowling Green (6-1) Saturday evening in the MAC Championship game. In a rematch from 2018, the Cardinals failed to match the Falcons' scoring pace in the second half to secure the victory.