Eastern Michigan women's basketball loses at CMU, Michigan wins Big Ten swimming title, EMU track wins MAC and more Saturday college results
Kaihla Szunko’s jumper with 12 seconds remaining gave the Central Michigan women’s basketball team a 68-67 win over visiting Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
The Eagles took a 67-62 lead on a Tavelyn James 3-pointer with 4:13 to play, but they didn’t score another point at McGuirk Arena. Eastern missed five shots from the floor, the front end of a 1-and-1 free throw opportunity and committed three turnovers down the stretch.
James scored 24 points and Sydney Huntley 21 for the Eagles (18-11, 9-6), who missed an opportunity to climb into a second-place tie with Central Michigan (19-8, 11-4) in the Mid-American Conference West Division standings.
Shonda Long led the Chippewas with 23 points.
MEN'S SWIMMING Big Ten Championships: No. 8-ranked Michigan completed won its 35th Big Ten title after leading the four-day event from start-to-finish. On Saturday, freshman Sean Ryan won the 1,650-yard freestyle and junior Dan Madwed won the 200 butterfly. That gave the Wolverines a total of 11 titles (four relays, seven individual) and extended their lead over second-place Indiana. (More details)
WOMEN'S SWIMMING MAC Championships: Lesley Vizurraga won the three-meter diving for Eastern Michigan, which finished fourth in the team standings. (More details)
WOMEN'S TRACK Big Ten Indoor Championships: Michigan, which won the distance medley relay, is in fifth place after the first day. (More details)
MAC Indoor Championships: Eastern Michigan won its first title in 11 years, scoring more points in the second day (90) than runner-up Western Michigan scored the entire meet (89). Sophomore Ashlee Abraham won the 60- and 200-meter dashes for the Eagles. (More details)
MEN'S TRACK Big Ten Indoor Championships: Robert Peddlar's fourth-place finish in the long jump was ninth-place Michigan's best performance on the first day of competition. (More details)
MAC Indoor Championships: Eastern Michigan, which finished third, failed to win the indoor title for just the third time in the past 16 years. (More details)
BASEBALL Rutgers 9-5, Michigan 4-2: Rutgers completed a three-game weekend sweep of the Wolverines with a pair of wins Saturday. Michigan (0-6) had its first lead of the season through five innings of the second game before Rutgers scored four runs over the final four innings. (More details)
Eastern Michigan 5, Tennessee Tech 1: Sophomore Steve Weber allowed one run and five hits through eight innings for the Eagles (2-4). Ken Battison drove in a run and scored twice. (More details)
SOFTBALL UCF Invitational: Michigan extended its season-opening win streak to 14 games with a 4-1 win over Missouri-Kansas City and a 7-2 win over Villanova Saturday in Orlando. Bree Evans and Nicole Sappingfield had four hits apiece and combined to score four runs. Starting pitchers Jordan Taylor and Stephanie Speierman each picked up a win and are both now 7-0. (More details)
Iowa 7, Eastern Michigan 0: The Hawkeyes’ Kayla Massey threw a three-hitter in the second day of action at the Moe's Blue and Green Invitational in Fort Myers, Fla. (More details)
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS Oklahoma 196.650, Michigan 196.275: Michigan's Kylee Botterman won her eighth straight all-around title, but No. 3 Oklahoma defeated the No. 8 Wolverines at Crisler Arena. (More details)
MEN'S GYMNASTICS Stanford 351.250, Michigan 246.200: The No. 3 Cardinals picked up a dual meet win over No. 6 Michigan at Cliff Keen Arena. (More details)
MEN’S TENNIS Michigan 4, Duke 3: The No. 23-ranked Wolverines begin their spring trip with an upset at No. 6 Duke. (More details)
WOMEN’S WATER POLO Michigan 12, Colorado State 8: Alison Mantel, Lauren Orth, Lauren Colton and Kelsey Nolan each scored two goals for the No. 8-ranked Wolverines. (More details)
WOMEN'S GOLF Red Rocks Invitational: Eastern Michigan finished sixth at the 18-team event in Sedona, Ariz. (More details)