Western Illinois midfielder Husref Jupic added an additional award to his Summit League Offensive Player of the Week accolade. The Des Moines, Iowa, native was named SoccerSavings.com/Chicagoland Soccer News 'Men's College Player of the Week' after leading the Leathernecks with six shots, three on goal, and netting the game-winner to lift WIU over UMKC, 3-2 in overtime.
The IUPUI men's soccer team was among thousands of volunteers that participated in the Million Meal Marathon at Lucas Oil Stadium on Tuesday (Nov. 1). The goal was to package and box dehydrated meals, consisting of soy, rice and vegetables.
Some of the boxes of food will benefit local pantries. Members of the Indianapolis Colts and representatives from the Indiana Pacers also assisted, while the Peyback Foundation and Marsh were among the corporate partners. Cash or nonperishable food donations are still being accepted at any Marsh store.
In the latest Pablo Ranking system, Summit League volleyball was ranked the 13th-best NCAA Division I conference in the nation out of 33, ahead of the Big East, Sun Belt, Atlantic 10 and Horizon League.
1. Big Ten
3. Big 12
5. West Coast
6. Atlantic Coast
7. Big West
8. Mountain West
9. Missouri Valley
10. Conference USA
11. Western Athletic
12. Mid-American 13. The Summit League
14. Big East
15. Big Sky 16. Sun Belt 17. Colonial Athletic Association 18. Atlantic 10 19. Horizon League 20. Southland 21. Southern 22. Great West 23. Ivy League 24. Atlantic Sun 25. Ohio Valley 26. America East 27. Big South 28. DI Independents 29. Patriot 30. Northeast 31. Metro Atlantic Athletic 32. Mid-Eastern Athletic 33. Southwestern Athletic
Oakland freshman Peyton Apsey will accept the 2010-11 Tom Slade Athlete of the Year Award on Saturday at the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet. Before joining the OU women's basketball team, Apsey was a standout in volleyball, soccer and basketball at Hemlock High School.
As a high school athlete, Apsey set the Hemlock school record for career assists (288) and steals (317). She also rewrote the school records for single-season steals (144) and assists (139) as a senior. As a two-time team captain, Apsey and current Oakland teammate Shelby Herrington led Hemlock to the semifinals of the state basketball tournament in 2011. Apsey was an All-State honorable mention selection and a two-time All-Midland Dream Team selection.
Oral Roberts University received a pair of votes in the Associated Press Preseason NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball poll, it was announced today. The Golden Eagles are the only Summit League team to be listed in the poll.
Earlier this month, the Golden Eagles were tabbed as preseason Summit League favorites in the official League poll.