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BASKETBALL

Teague, Mallers shine for Ball State in season finale

Coming off a 17-point victory on Senior Night Tuesday, a strong veteran presence was key for Ball State Men’s Basketball Friday at the Convocation Center in DeKalb, Illinois. Led by 33 points from their three senior players, the Cardinals defeated Northern Illinois  in its regular season finale 75-54. 


Senior outside attacker Blake Reardon after digging down to defend his team's side of the court Feb. 15, 2020, at John E. Worthen Arena. Reardon had 9 kills this game. Joshua Smith, DN
VOLLEYBALL

Reardon's efforts lead Ball State in sweep of Quincy

It’s been a successful Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association road trip so far for senior outside attacker Blake Reardon. Leading Ball State Men’s Volleyball with 15 kills, the Cardinals swept Quincy Saturday, bouncing back from a four-set loss to Lindenwood Friday.  


Senior outside attacker Blake Reardon jumps to serve the ball Jan. 11 in John E. Worthen Arena. Ball State defeated Queens, 3-0. Jacob Musselman, DN
VOLLEYBALL

Ball State's 5-match win streak snapped by No. 6 Lewis

Senior outside attacker Blake Reardon’s effort in the third and fourth sets Saturday was not enough to get the job done for Ball State Men’s Volleyball. Dropping their first match at Worthen Arena this season, the Cardinals’ five-match win streak came to an end against No. 6 Lewis in a 3-1 loss. 


Ball State men's volleyball team cheers for their seniors on senior night before the Cardinals' game against Ohio State in April 7, 2019, in John E. Worthen . Eric Pritchett, DN
VOLLEYBALL

Jenness leads Ball State in comeback win over McKendree

Public-address announcer Steve Shondell continuously used his nickname of sophomore outside attacker Kaleb Jenness Thursday night in Worthen Arena. With a team-leading 21 kills, Jenness led Ball State Men’s Volleyball to a 3-1 victory over McKendree in its Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association opener. 


GOLF

Mixed results lead Ball State to 6th in Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play

Luck was not on the Cardinals’ side at the ninth-annual Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play in Dade City, Florida. Despite entering the tournament as the No. 1 seed, Ball State placed sixth out of eight teams at the invitational after splitting both its matches Monday, followed by a loss to fellow Mid-American Conference rival Bowling Green in the fifth-place match Tuesday.

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