Athletics News

  • Eureka Athletics to Host 2019 EC Golf Outing at WeaverRidge
    May 14, 2019
    PEORIA, Ill. – For the second straight year, the Eureka College Department of Athletics will host its annual golf outing fundraiser at WeaverRidge Golf Club in Peoria, Illinois, on July 26.
  • Shelby Chrisman-Forza Named Eureka College Women’s Soccer Head Coach
    May 13, 2019
    EUREKA – Shelby Chrisman-Forza has been named Eureka College women’s soccer head coach, according to an announcement from Director of Athletics Bryan Moore Monday morning.
  • Red Devils' Historic Run Ends Against Coe in NCAA Tournament Regionals
    May 11, 2019
    WHITEWATER, Wis. – The Red Devils fell short to Coe in a 7-3 Regional elimination game on a cool Wisconsin afternoon at van Steenderen Softball Complex, completing a historic 27-8 campaign.
  • Sean Green, Mike Redmond Receive All-SLIAC Honors
    May 10, 2019
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – On Friday, Sean Green became the first Red Devil baseball player to receive First Team All-SLIAC Honors since 2010, and Mike Redmond was selected to the Third Team.
  • EC Softball Drops NCAA Tourney Opener to Wisconsin-Whitewater
    May 10, 2019
    WHITEWATER, Wis. – The Eureka softball team’s nine-game winning streak came to a halt in the NCAA Tournament Regional Round on Friday.
  • During Historic Run, Hum Devils Rise to Top of EC Record Book
    May 09, 2019
    EUREKA — On Friday at 3:30 p.m., Eureka (27-6) will take on Wisconsin-Whitewater (26-12) in the Red Devils’ second NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and first since 2002. It’s the crown jewel in a treasure trove of accomplishments for this group this season.
  • Red Devils to Open NCAA Tournament at Wisconsin-Whitewater
    May 06, 2019
    EUREKA — One day after capturing its first St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament title, the Eureka softball team reconvened to learn who and where the Red Devils would be playing next. EC (27-6) will open the 2019 NCAA Division III Softball Championship against Wisconsin-Whitewater (26-12) on Friday at Van Steenderen Softball Complex.
  • Humming to History: Red Devils Overwhelm Spalding, Seize Second NCAA Tournament Berth
    May 05, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – The Eureka softball team had two chances to win the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Sunday, but the squad only needed one. The Red Devils racked up 14 hits, crushed three home runs and overpowered Spalding 11-3 in six innings to claim their first SLIAC Tournament title and second NCAA Tournament berth in program history.
  • EC Baseball Completes Season with Sweep over Knox
    May 05, 2019
    EUREKA – On a picturesque day at Henry Sand Field, the Eureka baseball team honored its seniors and concluded the 2019 campaign with a pair of wins over Knox on Sunday.
  • Red Devils Shut Down Greenville, Advance to SLIAC Championship Day
    May 04, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament is winding down, and the Eureka softball team is right where it wants to be. With a Morgan Ledbetter (Hanna City, Ill./Elmwood) three-run bomb, an Erin Smith (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) gem and steady production from the bottom of the order, the Red Devils dispatched Greenville 9-0 in five innings on Saturday afternoon at Blue Jay Field.
  • Sydney Shubert Named SLIAC Player of the Year as Red Devils Rack Up All-SLIAC Honors
    May 04, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – On Saturday, Eureka College junior Sydney Shubert (Canton, Ill./Canton) became the first Red Devil to be named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Year. After capturing its first SLIAC title in program history last weekend, Eureka received its heaviest haul of All-SLIAC honors and awards in its 13-year membership in the league, starting at the top.
  • Eureka Falls to Division II Illinois-Springfield, 6-1
    May 04, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Eureka baseball team dropped a 6-1 non-conference game against Division II Illinois-Springfield on Saturday at UIS Baseball Field.
  • Records Fall as Eureka Rallies Past Spalding in SLIAC Tourney Opener
    May 03, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – Trailing 3-1 with opportunities to put runs on the board dwindling, the Eureka softball team pieced together the rally that kept their historic run going.
  • With All Eyes on Them, Red Devils Eager to Prove Their Seed
    May 02, 2019
    On Friday at 3 p.m., top-seeded Eureka (24-6) will open the three-day, double-elimination SLIAC Softball Tournament against fourth-seeded Spalding (26-13) at Westminster College’s Blue Jay Field.
  • Red Devils Sweep MacMurray, Pick Up Fifth Win in Six Tries
    May 01, 2019
    EUREKA — A couple rallies here, some consistency there, and just like that, the Eureka baseball team has won five of its last six games.
  • SLIAC Tourney Opener Pushed Back to Friday Afternoon
    May 01, 2019
    Due to impending weather, the 2019 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Tournament has been pushed back a day.
  • Red Devils Sweep Spalding, Snag First SLIAC Title in Program History
    April 28, 2019
    With a 2-1 victory over Spalding, the Red Devils clinched a spot in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. Then, with a 7-3 win in Game 2, they seized the SLIAC conference crown for the first time in Eureka’s 13-year membership.
  • Eureka Sweeps Principia, Eyes SLIAC Tourney Berth
    April 26, 2019
    ELSAH, Ill. – The Eureka softball team entered Friday night knowing it couldn't slip up. To keep pace in the SLIAC playoff race, the Red Devils had to take both games, and they did exactly that, rolling to a 14-4, 19-2 sweep over Principia on the road.
  • The Red Devils are Mashing
    April 26, 2019
    Morgan Ledbetter is not the only one in EC’s lineup knocking long balls and putting up big numbers at the plate this season. The Red Devils, you see, are mashing, often with power and always with purpose. And they’re having a lot of fun doing it.
  • Red Devils Rally Back, Split with Westminster
    April 25, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – Eureka closer Mason Diederich was the unlikely offensive hero of a 6-5 comeback win at Westminster on Thursday.
  • EC Tops Rockford, Records Second Straight Non-Conference Win
    April 24, 2019
    EUREKA — For the second time in three days, the Eureka baseball team picked up a non-conference victory on Wednesday. Sean Green went 3-for-4 with a triple, Gregory Cluskey notched his fifth win of the season on the mound and the Red Devils knocked off Rockford 6-3 at Henry Sand Field.
  • Morgan Ledbetter Breaks EC Single-Season HR Record as Red Devils Make History
    April 23, 2019
    EUREKA — Morgan Ledbetter tied EC assistant coach Kelli Dunne’s single-season program home run record with what ended up being a game-winning two-run blast in the sixth inning of Game 1 against Lincoln on Tuesday. Then, in Game 2, she broke it, and the Red Devils swept their way to history.
  • Eureka College Hosts SLIAC Men's Golf Championship
    April 23, 2019
    PEORIA, Ill. — For the first time in school history, Eureka College hosted the SLIAC Men’s Golf Championship this week.
  • EC Baseball Knocks off Knox on the Road
    April 22, 2019
    GALESBURG, Ill. – After a challenging week, the Eureka baseball team got back in the win column on Monday afternoon. The Red Devils racked up six runs in the first two innings en route to a 10-4 victory over Knox at Blodgett Field.
  • Red Devils Score Split with SLIAC Leader Westminster
    April 20, 2019
    FULTON, Mo. – The Eureka softball team kept itself in a heated St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoff race by splitting with conference leader Westminster on Saturday.
  • Blackburn Takes Two from Red Devils
    April 20, 2019
    EUREKA – The Eureka baseball team was an out away from taking the opening game in a home doubleheader against Blackburn. But the Beavers took advantage of a pair of errors to tie the game in the seventh inning, scored three runs in the top of the ninth and held off the Red Devils in the bottom half to close out a 6-5 victory.
  • Energetic and Matured, Sean Green Taking Advantage of Last Year at EC
    April 18, 2019
    Eureka College was Sean Green’s last chance to play college baseball. For the past two years, he’s worked to make the most of it. And as his career winds down, he’s not taking anything for granted.
  • EC Splits with Tigers in Crucial SLIAC Showdown
    April 17, 2019
    EUREKA – One winning streak came to an end and another may have begun for the Eureka softball team on Wednesday. After Iowa Wesleyan got the edge in a 1-0 opener, the Red Devils answered with a 15-1 rout to preserve a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference split at Sweitzer Field.
  • Spalding Picks Up Sweep over Red Devils
    April 17, 2019
    EUREKA – The Spalding baseball team showed up at Eureka College after a five-hour bus ride on Wednesday and showed off its power. The Golden Eagles hit six home runs en route to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep over the Red Devils at Henry Sand Field.
  • Peoria Chiefs to Honor EC Football, Men’s Basketball May 2
    April 15, 2019
    PEORIA, Ill. — Mark your calendars, Red Devil fans. On May 2, the Peoria Chiefs are planning to recognize Eureka's 2018 football team and 2018-2019 men’s basketball team for capturing conference championships this year at their home game at Dozer Park.
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