Athletics News

  • Six Football players earn All-OAC accolades
    November 20, 2017
    The Ohio Athletic Conference has announced that senior wide receiver Damon Jones, senior defensive lineman Staci Wilson, sophomore defensive lineman Tim Ousley, and senior linebacker Mick Fishel earned Second Team All-OAC honors. Senior defensive end Chris Weck and senior offensive lineman Brannon Scott were recognized with All-OAC Honorable Mention.
  • Second-half performance pushes Oberlin past Women’s Basketball
    November 18, 2017
    The Muskingum women's basketball team played their second straight home contest against non-conference opponent Oberlin in the Anne C. Steele Center on Saturday afternoon. The Muskies came out aggressive in the first half, but Oberlin stepped up in the second half to capture the win, 61-57.
  • Comeback falls short as Men’s Basketball falls to Thiel
    November 18, 2017
    On the final day of the Westminster Tipoff Classic, the Muskingum men's basketball team fought a hard battle against Thiel, but fell in a heartbreaking contest by the final score of 85-84. Marcus Dempsey was named to the Buzz Ridl All-Tournament Team after his outstanding two-day performance as he registered 58 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Season Opener at Westminster
    November 18, 2017
    The Muskingum men's basketball team opened up the season at Westminster on day one of the two-day Westminster Tipoff Classic in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The Titans and Muskies took turns exchanging lead changes throughout the contest, but Westminster grabbed the victory, 89-80.
  • Jones, Hahn, Fishel and Wilson earn post-season MVP honors
    November 17, 2017
    The Muskingum University football coaching staff has announced that senior wide receiver Damon Jones and freshman quarterback Brody Hahn have been named the Co-Offensive Most Valuable Players, while senior’s Mick Fishel and Staci Wilson have been named the Co-Defensive Most Valuable Player honorees for the 2017 season.
  • Burkholder and Stiles lead Muskingum at Lourdes
    November 16, 2017
    Muskingum junior Jordan Burkholder and senior Slade Stiles led the wrestling team at Lourdes on Thursday evening with each recording a fall.
  • Kenyon spoils season opener for Women’s Basketball
    November 15, 2017
    The Muskingum women’s basketball team hosted non-conference opponent Kenyon in the Anne C. Steele Center on Wednesday night, but fell in a tough battle, 65-55. The game marked the season-opening contest for both teams.
  • OAC honors 18 Muskies with Academic All-OAC accolades
    November 10, 2017
    The Ohio Athletic Conference has named 18 Muskingum student-athletes to the fall sports Academic All-OAC Honor Roll.
  • Football dominates Wilmington en route to Senior Day win
    November 11, 2017
    The Muskingum football team dominated Wilmington on a chilly Saturday afternoon in McConagha Stadium en route to a 41-7 season-ending win.
  • Timberlake Earns All-Region Honors at NCAA Regional to lead Womens Cross Country
    November 11, 2017
    Freshman Rachel Timberlake becomes the second Muskingum women’s cross country runner to tab All-Great Lake Region honors after placing 22nd with a time of 23:01.7.
  • Wrestling opens season with strong showing at W&J
    November 11, 2017
    The Muskingum wrestling team opened its season with a strong showing at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational on Saturday. The Muskies ended the event with three top five finishes.
  • Men’s Cross Country competes at NCAA Regional
    November 11, 2017
    The Muskingum men’s cross country team finished 35th overall at the NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Regional hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday morning.
  • Bishop Named All-OAC for Women’s Soccer
    November 07, 2017
    The Ohio Athletic Conference has named senior women’s soccer player Miranda Bishop Honorable Mention All-OAC.
  • Brandewie, T. Fatheree and B. Fatheree named All-OAC for Volleyball
    November 06, 2017
    Muskingum senior’s Chloe Brandewie and Taylour Fatheree were named Second Team All-Ohio Athletic Conference, while freshman Brooke Fatheree was named Honorable Mention All-OAC for volleyball.
  • 2nd-ranked Mount Union powers past Muskingum
    November 04, 2017
    The 2nd-ranked Mount Union football team powered past Muskingum on Saturday afternoon in Alliance, 59-7.
  • Volleyball’s Thrilling Season comes to an end against Heidelberg in OAC Tournament
    October 31, 2017
    The fourth-seed Muskingum volleyball team hosted fifth-seed Heidelberg in the opening round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday night in front of an electric and energetic crowd in the Anne C. Steele Center. After falling in the first two sets, the Muskies fought the Student Princes in set three, fighting a back-and-forth battle before falling in heartbreaking fashion in straight sets, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 28-26).
  • Volleyball hosts Heidelberg in OAC Tournament play
    October 30, 2017
    The Muskingum volleyball team will host the fifth seed Heidelberg in the opening round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00 p.m. for a BLACKOUT. All Muskie fans are encouraged to wear black to the game to BLACKOUT the Berg! The winner of the contest will advance to the OAC Final Four on Thursday, November 2 and play the winner between #1 Otterbein and #8 John Carroll.
  • Volleyball clinches First Round OAC home contest
    October 28, 2017
    The Muskingum volleyball team came out of the Anne C. Steele Center victorious on Saturday afternoon as they hosted a Tri-Match that featured Ohio Athletic Conference foe John Carroll and non-conference opponent Denison on Senior Day. Muskingum swept John Carroll in straight sets, 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-9) and clinched the fourth seed in the OAC Tournament. The Muskies will host the fifth seed Heidelberg on Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00 p.m. in the opening round of the OAC Tournament. Muskingum also defeated Denison in four sets, 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-14).
  • Timberlake leads Women’s Cross Country at OAC Championships
    October 28, 2017
    Rachel Timberlake was the first Muskingum freshman women's cross country runner to earn All-Ohio Athletic Conference Second Team honors after placing 10th and helped guide the Muskies team to finish sixth overall on Saturday afternoon. The Ohio Athletic Conference Championships was hosted by Heidelberg University.
  • Men’s Soccer Falls at NCAA DIII #22 John Carroll
    October 28, 2017
    The Muskingum men's soccer team concluded their season with an 8-1 defeat at NCAA Division III #22 John Carroll.
  • Men’s Cross Country competes at OAC Championships
    October 28, 2017
    The Muskingum men's cross country team finished ninth overall at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships hosted by Heidelberg University on Saturday morning.
  • Muskingum Athletic Director Larry Shank to Retire in June
    October 12, 2017
    After 16 years of service leading the Fighting Muskies and more than 40 years in intercollegiate athletics, Muskingum University Athletic Director Larry Shank will retire at the end of the current academic year, the University announced today. His last day with the University will be June 30, 2018.
  • John Carroll notches shutout against Muskingum
    October 28, 2017
    The Muskingum football team was shutout at John Carroll on a wet and cold Saturday afternoon, 24-0.
  • Women's Soccer celebrates Senior Day
    October 28, 2017
    The Muskingum women's soccer team celebrated Senior Day on Saturday against John Carroll. Prior to the game, Muskingum recognized seniors Stephanie Siwicki, Tori Stuard, Lauren McKell, Miranda Bishop and Natalie O'Dell.
  • Thomas named the D3Football.com Team of the Week
    October 25, 2017
    Muskingum junior linebacker Nick Thomas received national recognition for his stellar play against Ohio Northern last Saturday by being named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week.
  • Men’s Soccer Celebrates Senior Day
    October 25, 2017
    The Muskingum men's soccer team played aggressively against Wilmington at North Athletic Turf Field, but couldn’t quite come away with the win as MU was defeated, 4-2, on Senior Day.
  • Volleyball Spikes Wilmington
    October 24, 2017
    The Muskingum volleyball team spiked Wilmington in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Tuesday night, 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-16).
  • Thomas named OAC Football Defensive Player of the Week
    October 23, 2017
    Muskingum junior linebacker Nick Thomas was honored for his outstanding play on Saturday against Ohio Northern by being named the Ohio Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Second Half Goal Lifts Wilmington Over Women’s Soccer
    October 24, 2017
    The Muskingum women’s soccer team and Wilmington were tied 0-0 at the half, but the Quakers struck a goal in the second half to lift them to a 1-0 victory
  • Volleyball Plays at Wilmington & Hosts Tri-Match Saturday to Finish the Regular Season
    October 23, 2017
    The Muskingum volleyball team will look to bounce back this week as they travel to Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opponent Wilmington on Tuesday for a 7:00 match and hosts a tri-match in the Anne C. Steele Center on Senior Day this Saturday against OAC opponent John Carroll and non-conference opponent Denison. The matches on Saturday for MU are set to start at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively.
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