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Fournier Strong in XC Debut

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Injuries remained the theme as the inaugural season of women’s cross country starts to wind down. Not to be overshadowed, Sarah Fournier would be the lone runner and bright spot for the Mustangs in her XC debut. The Mustangs traveled west to Calvin College to compete in the Michigan Intercollegiate Meet. The annual meet hosts all intercollegiate runners in the state of Michigan from NCAA Division I to…

Mustangs Take 2 out of 3 at Grace Bible Tourney

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-The Mustangs visited Michigan’s west side for a weekend tournament at Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids. A balanced attack led to a 2-1 record on the weekend. The two-day tournament kicked off with a match against the host Tigers of Grace Bible College. A four-set slugfest ended with a Mustang victory over the Tigers (25-21, 25-22, 22-25, 25-19). The Tigers clawed their way back for a third…

Men’s Basketball Drops Home Opener to Purdue Calumet

DETROIT, Mich. — The home collegiate head coaching debut for Craig Covington nearly took a turn for the better late as the Mustangs made a valiant second half comeback before Purdue Calumet pulled away to win, 68-55. With the loss, the Mustangs fall to 0-2 all-time against the Peregrines (lost 81-62 on Nov. 9, 2012) A slow start by Covington’s crew allowed the Peregrines to fly out to a 11-2…

Missed Opportunities Lead to 1-1 Tie

PONTIAC, MI–The Mustangs traveled north on I-75 to take on USCAA rival Rochester College on Saturday afternoon. A USCAA playoff spot was on the line as the #4 Mustangs against the #6 ranked Warriors of Rochester. Ultimate Soccer Arena in Pontiac would host the soccer showdown between two of the top six teams in the USCAA. The game at Ultimate Soccer marked the first time the Mustangs played indoors all…

Roosevelt Gets Past Shorthanded Men’s Basketball Squad

CHICACO, Ill. — Playing without key players to begin the season, first year head coach Craig Covington led his shorthanded squad into battle at Roosevelt University Saturday (Nov. 2) in Chicago. Down 36-27 at the break, the Mustangs went toe-to-toe with the host Lakers in the second to fall, 78-67. Despite being short three key players, some until the semester break, the Mustangs put together a well-executed gameplan that led…

Mustangs Sweep Cougars for Parent’s Night Win

DETROIT, MI–The Mustangs hosted their final home game of the inaugural season of volleyball on Tuesday night. The evening began with a brief Parent’s Night ceremony to thank all the parents for their hard work and dedication. The Cougars of Kuyper College would be the unlucky squad to stand opposite of the Mustangs on parent’s night. A relentless attack put the Cougars in their den during set one as the…

Volleyball Continues to Improve

DEARBORN, MI–The Mustangs suffered two losses on Wednesday night in a tri-match at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The host, U of M-Dearborn, and Rochester College would join the Mustangs at the tri-match event. In game one, the Mustangs squared off against the Wolves of U of M-Dearborn. Coach Graves’ squad was looking carry the momentum of their parent’s night win to upend the host Wolves. However, the Wolves had other…

Volleyball Earns First WHAC Win On Senior Night

DETROIT, Mich. — The women’s volleyball team (16-13, 1-8 WHAC) picked up a historic win Wednesday (Oct. 23) on Senior Night by taking a four-set decision over conference counterpart Concordia-Ann Arbor (23-25, 29-27, 25-22, 25-9). The emotional four-set victory was the program’s first WHAC win since joining the conference in Fall 2012. The win couldn’t have been scripted better for the team’s three seniors – Katharina Hall (Livonia, Mich./Henry Ford CC),…

Mustangs Upset NCAA D3 Defiance College

DEFIANCE, OH–The Mustangs have experienced the usual highs and lows that any first year program will encounter. On Wednesday, the Mustangs were able to stand tall after a 3-2 road victory over NCAA Division 3 opponent, Defiance College. The Mustangs, no stranger to the underdog role, traveled to play the Yellow Jackets of Defiance on Wednesday. The NCAA D3 Yellow Jackets (3-6) would be another tough task for the first…

Mustangs Top NAIA Foe with 2-1 OT Win

DETROIT, MI–The Mustangs hosted the Cardinals of Concordia University on Wednesday afternoon. The matchup would be one week after the Mustangs upended the Cardinals on their home field, 1-0.   Who would have thought? Who could have imagined a first year team to be fighting for a playoff spot in their inaugural season? Well, now is the time because the Mustangs are right in the middle of the playoff picture…

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