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Posted on Sun, Oct 30, 2011 : 5:51 p.m.

EMU wins basketball exhibition; Michigan soccer, field hockey shut out

By Staff

Senior guard Antonio Green led four players in double figures as the Eastern Michigan basketball team opened its season with an 81-55 exhibition win over Earlham College Sunday at the Convocation Center.

Austin Harper, a transfer from Glen Oaks Community College, scored 15 points in his first game in an Eagles’ uniform. Juniors Derek Thompson and Matt Balkema added 13 points apiece. (Boxscore)

The game was also the start of the Rob Murphy era in Ypsilanti. He was named the Eagles’ head coach on April 21.

MEN’S SOCCER Michigan State 1, Michigan 0: MSU freshman Ryan Keener headed in the game’s only goal off a corner kick in the 73rd minute and Spartan (6-7-4, 2-2-2) goalkeeper Jeremy Clark made nine saves to post his fourth shutout of the season. Michigan (5-12-1, 1-4) completes its regular season with a home game against Northwestern at 5 p.m. Saturday. (Details)

FIELD HOCKEY Stanford 3, Michigan 0: The No. 9-ranked Cardinal (15-2) snapped Michigan’s eight-game home winning streak and the No. 7 Wolverines (13-5) were shut out for the first time since a season-opening loss to North Carolina. Stanford goalkeeper Ale Moss made nine saves, including seven in the second half. (Details)

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Big Ten Championships: Michigan got four all-conference performances from Danielle Tauro (third), Rebecca Addison (fourth), Taylor Pogue (11th) and Jillian Smith (12th), but finished six points behind team champion Michigan State in the final standings. (Details)

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Big Ten Championships: The Michigan men finished third in the team standings behind a pair of top-ten finishes from Craig Forys and Bobby Aprill (Dexter). Wisconsin cruised to a team title with Badgers finishing 1-2-3. Forys finished eighth in 23:47 and Aprill ninth in 23:48. (Details)