WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING: Ball State finishes last in MAC Championships

The Cardinals started the meet off on a good foot by setting a school record in the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1:43.82. The next event of the night, the 800-yard freestyle relay, would have been a school record had the team not been disqualified for a swimmer leaving early.


BASEBALL: Bullpen falters as Blazers win four-game set

Ball State got solid starts against host UAB from Cal Bowling, Scott Brothers Jr. and Kolbrin Vitek, but all three came away without a victory. In the final three games, nine relievers combined to go 0-2 with three blown saves, a 9.75 ERA and 17 walks in 12 innings of work.


GYMNASTICS: Ball State plays host to MAC favorite Kent State

Ball State is more than halfway through its regular season, and the wear and tear of the sport has started to take its toll on the gymnasts. Coach Nadalie Walsh said she may rest some gymnasts so they are in peak shape come the MAC Championships.  


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals find themselves in pickle after loss to lowly Toledo

The first four seeds in the MAC Tournament earn the important first-round bye. The first two seeds go to the West and East Division champions and the next two seeds are the next best conference teams based on MAC records. Seeds five through 12 must play a first-round MAC Tournament game at campus sites before advancing to quarterfinal play in Cleveland against seeds one through four.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards unable to topple host Rockets

Emily Maggert, not sporting the protective mask she wore earlier this week against Northern Illinois University, scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Ball State. Ty'Ronda Benning posted 12 points while Audrey McDonald added 11 to join Maggert in double figures.


SOFTBALL: Ball State sweeps doubleheader in Tennessee as offense comes alive

The Cardinals run-ruled Wright State University 10-0 in Elizabeth Milian's no-hitter on Friday, and followed that up by sweeping Austin Peay State University and Central Connecticut State University Saturday by combined 20-4 scores heading into today's game against undefeated University of Tennessee at Martin.


WOMEN'S TENNIS: Ball State handles guest Green Bay

With the win, the team not only equals its win total from last season (five), but heads into the second half of the season with momentum, which coach Amy Behrman said could be instrumental to the team's future success.

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