By Steve Sladek, Co-Editor of Sports

This week in McKendree Athletics, 10 of the Universities’ 33 teams are in action for the Bearcats. Basketball, track and field, baseball, softball, men’s and tennis, men’s volleyball and women’s hockey all compete through the nation in five different states.

Thursday, Feb. 16 

Women’s Basketball: at Bellarmine University, 5:45 p.m. ET

Men’s Basketball: at Bellarmine University, 8:00 p.m. ET

Friday, Feb. 17

Women’s Track & Field: at Illinois College, All Day

Men’s Track & Field: at Illinois College, All Day

Baseball: at University of Montevallo, 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Softball: vs. Saginaw Valley State University, 10:00 a.m.

Men’s Tennis: at Southern Illinois University, 11:30 a.m.

Women’s Basketball: at Southern Indiana University, 1:00 p.m.

Softball: vs. Kentucky Wesleyan College, 2:00 p.m.

Baseball: at University of Montevallo, 2:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball: at University of Southern Indiana, 3:15 p.m.

Women’s Tennis: vs. Lindenwood University-Belleville, 4:00 p.m.

Women’s Hockey: vs. MsConduct Women’s Hockey Team, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Feb 19

Softball: vs. Lindenwood University, 10:00 a.m.

Baseball: at University of Montevallo, Noon

Softball: vs. Ohio Dominican University, Noon

Women’s Hockey: vs. MsConduct Women’s Hockey Team, Noon

Men’s Volleyball: vs Quincy University, 2:00 p.m.

Last Weekend’s Recap

Women’s Wrestling

The McKendree University women’s wrestling team concluded its 2016-17 season at the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association National Championships placing sixth.

Megan Black claimed a runner up finish, along with four other Bearcats earning All-American honors.

Men’s Wrestling

The men’s wrestling team claimed four wins last week with dual victories over Central Missouri, an upset over No. 3 Notre Dame College, Truman State University, and Ouachita Baptist College. The men have this weekend off as they gear up for the NCAA Super Regional.

Softball

The softball team opened up the 2017 campaign with a 3-2 record at the Steak ‘N Shake Classic hosted by the University of North Georgia. The Bearcats split games with Palm Beach Atlantic University, defeated Mars Hill College and University of West Georgia.

Feature Image: Demontez McCray on the home stretch run of the 400 meter dash. Photo credit: mckbearcats.com  
For questions or concerns, contact Steve Sladek at steven.sladek16@mckendree.edu

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