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    Rockets Picked to Win MAC West Division Title

    Rockets Picked to Win MAC West Division Title

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:12:58 GMT
    The University of Toledo football team was picked towin the Mid-American Conference's West Division in voting performed by21 members of the league's media contingent. The annual preseason poll was released today at the conference's 2014 football media day held at Ford Field. The Rockets received11 first-place votes and a total of114 points in the annual poll. Defending MAC West champion Northern Illinois (110 points) was picked second, with Ball State (82 points) chosen third.Defending MAC ...
    The University of Toledo football team was picked towin the Mid-American Conference's West Division in voting performed by21 members of the league's media contingent. The annual preseason poll was released today at the conference's 2014 football media day held at Ford Field. The Rockets received11 first-place votes and a total of114 points in the annual poll. Defending MAC West champion Northern Illinois (110 points) was picked second, with Ball State (82 points) chosen third.Defending MAC ...
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    Piyathida Chaiyapan and Sathika Ruenreong to Compete in LPGA Marathon Classic Qualifier on July 14

    Piyathida Chaiyapan and Sathika Ruenreong to Compete in LPGA Marathon Classic Qualifier on July 14

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:22:20 GMT
    Senior Sathika Reunreong and former Rocket Piyathida Chaiyapan are scheduled to participate in the qualifier for the 2014 LPGA Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois. The qualifier will take place at the Sylvania Country Club on Monday, July 14 with the tournament being held on July 17-20 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. “This is always one of the most exciting weeks of the year for our program,” Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Nicole Hollingswort...
    Senior Sathika Reunreong and former Rocket Piyathida Chaiyapan are scheduled to participate in the qualifier for the 2014 LPGA Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois. The qualifier will take place at the Sylvania Country Club on Monday, July 14 with the tournament being held on July 17-20 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. “This is always one of the most exciting weeks of the year for our program,” Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Nicole Hollingswort...
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    Jennifer Elsholz Wins 23rd Golf Association of Michigan Women’s Championship

    Jennifer Elsholz Wins 23rd Golf Association of Michigan Women’s Championship

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:19:36 GMT
    Senior Jennifer Elsholz edged a trio of golfers by a single shot to capture the 23rd Golf Association of Michigan Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Spring Lake Country Club. Elsholz registered an even-par 144 in the 36-hole event which included a field of 82 golfers. “It’s really exciting to win,” Elsholz told mlive.com. “This is the first thing I’ve won in a while, and it feels great.” Elsholz posted an impressive three-under par 69 on Monday followed by a three-over 75 on Tuesday. One ...
    Senior Jennifer Elsholz edged a trio of golfers by a single shot to capture the 23rd Golf Association of Michigan Women’s Championship on Tuesday at Spring Lake Country Club. Elsholz registered an even-par 144 in the 36-hole event which included a field of 82 golfers. “It’s really exciting to win,” Elsholz told mlive.com. “This is the first thing I’ve won in a while, and it feels great.” Elsholz posted an impressive three-under par 69 on Monday followed by a three-over 75 on Tuesday. One ...
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    Jeremiah Detmer Named to Lou Groza Award Watch List

    Jeremiah Detmer Named to Lou Groza Award Watch List

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:07:42 GMT
    Senior placekicker Jeremiah Detmer (Hilliard, OH) was today named to the official watch list for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the nation's top placekicker. Detmer has been an incredibly accurate kicker in his Rocket career. Over the past two seasons, he connected on 36 of his last 37 field goal attempts. He alsokicked 44-of-45 extra points in 2013 to earn Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Yearand first-team All-MAC honors. Detmer was named second-team preseason All...
    Senior placekicker Jeremiah Detmer (Hilliard, OH) was today named to the official watch list for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the nation's top placekicker. Detmer has been an incredibly accurate kicker in his Rocket career. Over the past two seasons, he connected on 36 of his last 37 field goal attempts. He alsokicked 44-of-45 extra points in 2013 to earn Mid-American Conference Special Teams Player of the Yearand first-team All-MAC honors. Detmer was named second-team preseason All...
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    Kristen Butler Named Head Coach of Toledo Softball Program

    Kristen Butler Named Head Coach of Toledo Softball Program

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:05:49 GMT
    Kristen Butler has been hired as the new head coach of the University of Toledo softball program, UT Vice-President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced today. Butler comes to Toledo after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Charleston Southern, focusing primarily on pitching and catching duties. She joined the CSU coaching staff in September of 2012 after previously coaching at Mississippi Valley State and the University of Florida. “I knew Toledo was a place that ...
    Kristen Butler has been hired as the new head coach of the University of Toledo softball program, UT Vice-President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced today. Butler comes to Toledo after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Charleston Southern, focusing primarily on pitching and catching duties. She joined the CSU coaching staff in September of 2012 after previously coaching at Mississippi Valley State and the University of Florida. “I knew Toledo was a place that ...
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    Greg Mancz Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

    Greg Mancz Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:03:48 GMT
    University of Toledo senior Greg Mancz (Cincinnati, OH) was today named to the watch list for the 2014 Rimington Trophy, which honors the top center in the nation. Mancz, a two-time All-MAC honoree, has started 38 consecutive games at guard and tackle in his career. Toledo head coach Matt Campbell said he anticipates that Mancz will start at center for the Rockets this fall. The winner will be recognized at the Rimington Trophy Presentation at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln, NE on Saturday, ...
    University of Toledo senior Greg Mancz (Cincinnati, OH) was today named to the watch list for the 2014 Rimington Trophy, which honors the top center in the nation. Mancz, a two-time All-MAC honoree, has started 38 consecutive games at guard and tackle in his career. Toledo head coach Matt Campbell said he anticipates that Mancz will start at center for the Rockets this fall. The winner will be recognized at the Rimington Trophy Presentation at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln, NE on Saturday, ...
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    Toledo Baseball Dugout Club to Hold Golf Outing at Bedford Hills Golf Club on August 8

    Toledo Baseball Dugout Club to Hold Golf Outing at Bedford Hills Golf Club on August 8

    Saturday, July 12 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-13 01:02:35 GMT
    The Toledo Baseball Dugout Club will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, Aug. 8, head coach Cory Mee announced today. The event will be held at the Bedford Hills Golf Club with a shotgun start beginning at 1:15 p.m. The entry fee for the outing is $100.00 per person (graduated prior to 2010) or $75.00 (graduated 2010-14) with all proceeds going to the Rocket Baseball program. Individuals may form their own foursome or be placed in one. The fee includes use of the driving range prior t...
    The Toledo Baseball Dugout Club will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, Aug. 8, head coach Cory Mee announced today. The event will be held at the Bedford Hills Golf Club with a shotgun start beginning at 1:15 p.m. The entry fee for the outing is $100.00 per person (graduated prior to 2010) or $75.00 (graduated 2010-14) with all proceeds going to the Rocket Baseball program. Individuals may form their own foursome or be placed in one. The fee includes use of the driving range prior t...
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    “Night with Naama” Fundraiser Set for July 14 at the Temple

    “Night with Naama” Fundraiser Set for July 14 at the Temple

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:07:16 GMT
    Toledo women’s basketball fans will have the opportunity to catch up with one of the most beloved players in school history. The Rockets will hold a special “Night with Naama” fundraiser on Monday, July 14 at the Temple. Funds raised will benefit UT’s European trip slated for next summer. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. at Shomer Emunim, followed by an in-depth interview with Shafir. The general admission price to attend the fundraiser is $50.00, while fan club members and former players...
    Toledo women’s basketball fans will have the opportunity to catch up with one of the most beloved players in school history. The Rockets will hold a special “Night with Naama” fundraiser on Monday, July 14 at the Temple. Funds raised will benefit UT’s European trip slated for next summer. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. at Shomer Emunim, followed by an in-depth interview with Shafir. The general admission price to attend the fundraiser is $50.00, while fan club members and former players...
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    Janice Monakana and Jay-Ann Bravo Harriott Selected to U-20 England National Team

    Janice Monakana and Jay-Ann Bravo Harriott Selected to U-20 England National Team

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:59:03 GMT
    Toledo sophomore forward Janice Monakana and incoming freshman guard Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott have been selected to the U-20 Great Britain National Team. Monakana and Bravo-Harriott will represent their home country at the U-20 European Championship Women (Division B) on July 3-13 in Sofia, Bulgaria. A native of London, Monakana has played the last four years for England’s U-16 - U-18 National Team. She most recently averaged 8.4 points, 3.4 caroms and 0.6 thefts in 13.6 minutes per contest ...
    Toledo sophomore forward Janice Monakana and incoming freshman guard Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott have been selected to the U-20 Great Britain National Team. Monakana and Bravo-Harriott will represent their home country at the U-20 European Championship Women (Division B) on July 3-13 in Sofia, Bulgaria. A native of London, Monakana has played the last four years for England’s U-16 - U-18 National Team. She most recently averaged 8.4 points, 3.4 caroms and 0.6 thefts in 13.6 minutes per contest ...
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    Rockets to Hold Prize Drawing for Fans Who Have Renewed Their Season Tickets

    Rockets to Hold Prize Drawing for Fans Who Have Renewed Their Season Tickets

    Sunday, June 29 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-06-30 02:27:06 GMT
    Rocket fans who renew their football season tickets by Monday, June 30 at 5:00 p.m. will be eligible to win one of 30 FAN-tastic "Fan Experience" prizes. The drawing will be held on Tuesday, July 1 at 12 noon in front of the UT Athletic Ticket Office and will be streamed live on Rocket Vision, which can be seen on the UT Athletic Department's official website (UTRockets.com). The grand prize is the Ultimate Rocket Experience at the home opener vs. New Hampshire. It includes: a pre-game meal w...
    Rocket fans who renew their football season tickets by Monday, June 30 at 5:00 p.m. will be eligible to win one of 30 FAN-tastic "Fan Experience" prizes. The drawing will be held on Tuesday, July 1 at 12 noon in front of the UT Athletic Ticket Office and will be streamed live on Rocket Vision, which can be seen on the UT Athletic Department's official website (UTRockets.com). The grand prize is the Ultimate Rocket Experience at the home opener vs. New Hampshire. It includes: a pre-game meal w...
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    Rocket Football to Host 14th Annual Golf Outing on July 24

    Rocket Football to Host 14th Annual Golf Outing on July 24

    Sunday, June 29 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-06-30 02:19:34 GMT
    The University of Toledo football program will host its 14th annual golf outing on Thursday, July 24 at Stone Oak Country Club in Holland, OH. The outing gives fans a chance to golf with Rocket coaches and former Rocket football players, as well as a chance for former players to re-connect. Other highlights include raffle prizes and an auction of Rocket football items. There are also opportunities for hole sponsors. All proceeds benefit the football program's "Rocket Fuel" fund. Registration ...
    The University of Toledo football program will host its 14th annual golf outing on Thursday, July 24 at Stone Oak Country Club in Holland, OH. The outing gives fans a chance to golf with Rocket coaches and former Rocket football players, as well as a chance for former players to re-connect. Other highlights include raffle prizes and an auction of Rocket football items. There are also opportunities for hole sponsors. All proceeds benefit the football program's "Rocket Fuel" fund. Registration ...
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    New Rocket Academic Center to be Named in Honor of Marcia and Roy Armes

    New Rocket Academic Center to be Named in Honor of Marcia and Roy Armes

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-06-24 23:37:29 GMT
    When they were asked to play a part in the renovation of the University of Toledo’s Larimer Athletic Complex, Marcia and Roy Armes were more than happy to help out. They were even happier knowing that their gift would assist Rocket student-athletes in their academic pursuits. The Armes’ gift of $500,000 to the Rockets’ latest capital campaign has been designated to the expansion and improvement of the Rocket Academic Center located in Larimer. Renovations include additional work space for st...
    When they were asked to play a part in the renovation of the University of Toledo’s Larimer Athletic Complex, Marcia and Roy Armes were more than happy to help out. They were even happier knowing that their gift would assist Rocket student-athletes in their academic pursuits. The Armes’ gift of $500,000 to the Rockets’ latest capital campaign has been designated to the expansion and improvement of the Rocket Academic Center located in Larimer. Renovations include additional work space for st...
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    Rockets Picked to Win MAC West by Athlon Sports

    Rockets Picked to Win MAC West by Athlon Sports

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-06-24 23:22:54 GMT
    The University of Toledo was picked by Athlon Sports to win the West Division of the Mid-American Conference in the 2014 football season. In addition, nine Rockets were preseason All-MAC picks, six on the first team and three on the second team. Here's what Athlon has to say about the Rockets: "Toledo is Athlon’s pick to win the West, but it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Northern Illinois or Ball State finish No. 1. The Rockets should be explosive on offense with a standout offensive line and...
    The University of Toledo was picked by Athlon Sports to win the West Division of the Mid-American Conference in the 2014 football season. In addition, nine Rockets were preseason All-MAC picks, six on the first team and three on the second team. Here's what Athlon has to say about the Rockets: "Toledo is Athlon’s pick to win the West, but it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Northern Illinois or Ball State finish No. 1. The Rockets should be explosive on offense with a standout offensive line and...
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    Sullivan’s Gift for the Renovation of Larimer is the Latest in a Long Line of Contributions to UT

    Sullivan’s Gift for the Renovation of Larimer is the Latest in a Long Line of Contributions to UT

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-06-24 23:20:06 GMT
    When it comes to supporting University of Toledo Athletics, Chuck and Jackie Sullivan are in a league of their own. The Sullivans recently made the lead gift to the Rockets’ latest capital campaign, a $5 million renovation of the Larimer Athletic Complex. They donated $1.5 million, half of which is going toward the Larimer project, the other half designated for a coaches’ endowment fund. The donation is the latest in a long line of gifts from the Sullivans to support numerous projects at UT...
    When it comes to supporting University of Toledo Athletics, Chuck and Jackie Sullivan are in a league of their own. The Sullivans recently made the lead gift to the Rockets’ latest capital campaign, a $5 million renovation of the Larimer Athletic Complex. They donated $1.5 million, half of which is going toward the Larimer project, the other half designated for a coaches’ endowment fund. The donation is the latest in a long line of gifts from the Sullivans to support numerous projects at UT...
  • Peak season for Strawberries

    Peak season for Strawberries

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:37:08 GMT
    Strawberry season is at its peak in the year. Johnston Fruit Farms in Swanton, Ohio, is one of several farms in the area that allows people to pick their own strawberries. Marsha Mora the second generation to run the family fruit farm. She says the berries made it through a tough winter. "Even though we had temperatures around twenty below zero, the berries were covered with snow. The snow acted as a protective blanket, so they came through the winter just fine." According to the Michigan Sta...
    Strawberry season is at its peak in the year. Johnston Fruit Farms in Swanton, Ohio, is one of several farms in the area that allows people to pick their own strawberries. Marsha Mora the second generation to run the family fruit farm. She says the berries made it through a tough winter. "Even though we had temperatures around twenty below zero, the berries were covered with snow. The snow acted as a protective blanket, so they came through the winter just fine." According to the Michigan Sta...
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    Rocket Football Game vs. Missouri on Sept. 6 to Kick at 12 Noon on National TV

    Rocket Football Game vs. Missouri on Sept. 6 to Kick at 12 Noon on National TV

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-06-10 18:47:07 GMT
    The University of Toledo announced today that the Sept. 6 football game vs. Missouri will kick off at 12 noon at the Glass Bowl on national television. The game will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. “We are very excited to be playing an SEC team like Missouri in the Glass Bowl on national TV,” said UT head coach Matt Campbell. “Missouri has a tremendous program and was one of the top teams in the country last year, so it will be an exciting challenge for us. I know the Glass Bowl w...
    The University of Toledo announced today that the Sept. 6 football game vs. Missouri will kick off at 12 noon at the Glass Bowl on national television. The game will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. “We are very excited to be playing an SEC team like Missouri in the Glass Bowl on national TV,” said UT head coach Matt Campbell. “Missouri has a tremendous program and was one of the top teams in the country last year, so it will be an exciting challenge for us. I know the Glass Bowl w...
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    Rockets’ New Ticket System Debuts

    Rockets’ New Ticket System Debuts

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-06-10 18:45:32 GMT
    A new era for Rocket fans looking to score great seats to Rocket sports events begins today as the University of Toledo Athletic Department debuted a new ticketing system designed to be more fan-friendly. In partnership with TicketReturn, the Rockets’ new ticketing system will provide ticketing service for all UT Athletics home events, including online ticketing applications, premium seating management and access control services. TicketReturn will also be enhancing the UT Athletic Ticket O...
    A new era for Rocket fans looking to score great seats to Rocket sports events begins today as the University of Toledo Athletic Department debuted a new ticketing system designed to be more fan-friendly. In partnership with TicketReturn, the Rockets’ new ticketing system will provide ticketing service for all UT Athletics home events, including online ticketing applications, premium seating management and access control services. TicketReturn will also be enhancing the UT Athletic Ticket O...
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    Coach Kowalczyk Included in “Five for the Future 50” Coaching List by ESPN’s Fran Frischilla

    Coach Kowalczyk Included in “Five for the Future 50” Coaching List by ESPN’s Fran Frischilla

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-06-04 02:49:13 GMT
    Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk was recognized today as one of five coaches who will be deserving a position among the Top 50 coaches in the country in the future, according to by ESPN analyst Fran Frischilla In his article on ESPN.com, Fraschilla writes, “When he arrived in 2010 after a successful stint at Green Bay, Kowalczyk inherited a Rockets program decimated by NCAA violations and APR issues. In his first season at Toledo, he won four games. Three years later, however, the Rockets won 27 a...
    Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk was recognized today as one of five coaches who will be deserving a position among the Top 50 coaches in the country in the future, according to by ESPN analyst Fran Frischilla In his article on ESPN.com, Fraschilla writes, “When he arrived in 2010 after a successful stint at Green Bay, Kowalczyk inherited a Rockets program decimated by NCAA violations and APR issues. In his first season at Toledo, he won four games. Three years later, however, the Rockets won 27 a...
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    UT Student-Athletes Earned a 3.181 GPA Last Semester

    UT Student-Athletes Earned a 3.181 GPA Last Semester

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-05-27 20:59:51 GMT
    University of Toledo Vice-President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced today that UT student-athletes earned a grade point average of 3.181 in the 2014 spring semester. It is the 11th consecutive semester in which UT student-athletes earned a combined GPA of 3.1 or higher. Additionally, 13 UT sports earned team GPAs of 3.0 or above. Individually, 22 student-athletes earned President’s List honors with a perfect 4.0 GPA, while nearly 35 percent (117 of 337) earned a spot on the De...
    University of Toledo Vice-President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced today that UT student-athletes earned a grade point average of 3.181 in the 2014 spring semester. It is the 11th consecutive semester in which UT student-athletes earned a combined GPA of 3.1 or higher. Additionally, 13 UT sports earned team GPAs of 3.0 or above. Individually, 22 student-athletes earned President’s List honors with a perfect 4.0 GPA, while nearly 35 percent (117 of 337) earned a spot on the De...
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    Ryan Callahan Earns MAC West Division Player of the Week Honors

    Ryan Callahan Earns MAC West Division Player of the Week Honors

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-05-21 03:08:11 GMT
    Sophomore OF Ryan Callahan was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the period of May 12-17, the league office announced on Tuesday. Callahan’s selection marks the second straight week that a Rocket has been picked as either the division’s top hitter or hurler. Senior LHP Ryan Wilkinson collected MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week accolades a week ago. Callahan is receiving this distinguished honor for the first time in his collegiate career. The De...
    Sophomore OF Ryan Callahan was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the period of May 12-17, the league office announced on Tuesday. Callahan’s selection marks the second straight week that a Rocket has been picked as either the division’s top hitter or hurler. Senior LHP Ryan Wilkinson collected MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week accolades a week ago. Callahan is receiving this distinguished honor for the first time in his collegiate career. The De...
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    Toledo Comes From Behind to Defeat Eastern Michigan in Must-Win Contest, 4-2

    Toledo Comes From Behind to Defeat Eastern Michigan in Must-Win Contest, 4-2

    Saturday, May 17 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-05-18 02:11:40 GMT
    Toledo secured a 4-2 come-from-behind victory against Eastern Michigan in Friday’s Mid-American Conference must-win matchup at Scott Park. With the triumph, the Rockets improve to 22-31 overall, 11-15 in the league. UT scored two runs in both the seventh and eighth innings to keep its hopes alive to qualify for the upcoming MAC Tournament. The Midnight Blue Gold is jockeying with both Northern Illinois and Western Michigan for the eighth and final spot in the post-season tourney. With only...
    Toledo secured a 4-2 come-from-behind victory against Eastern Michigan in Friday’s Mid-American Conference must-win matchup at Scott Park. With the triumph, the Rockets improve to 22-31 overall, 11-15 in the league. UT scored two runs in both the seventh and eighth innings to keep its hopes alive to qualify for the upcoming MAC Tournament. The Midnight Blue Gold is jockeying with both Northern Illinois and Western Michigan for the eighth and final spot in the post-season tourney. With only...
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    Toledo Falls to Eastern Michigan in MAC Series Opener at Scott Park, 10-5

    Toledo Falls to Eastern Michigan in MAC Series Opener at Scott Park, 10-5

    Saturday, May 17 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-05-18 02:02:12 GMT
    Toledo suffered a 10-5 setback against Eastern Michigan in Friday’s Mid-American Conference series opener at soggy Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 21-31 overall, 10-15 in the league. Despite dropping today's division matchup, UT did not lose any ground in its quest to advance to the MAC tourney for a sixth-straight season. Western Michigan lost at Central Michigan, 9-7,and Northern Illinois fell to Ball State, 4-3. The Huskies remain one game ahead of both the Rockets and Bro...
    Toledo suffered a 10-5 setback against Eastern Michigan in Friday’s Mid-American Conference series opener at soggy Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 21-31 overall, 10-15 in the league. Despite dropping today's division matchup, UT did not lose any ground in its quest to advance to the MAC tourney for a sixth-straight season. Western Michigan lost at Central Michigan, 9-7,and Northern Illinois fell to Ball State, 4-3. The Huskies remain one game ahead of both the Rockets and Bro...
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    Zac Kerin, Lauren Rafdal Receive Medal of Excellence Awards

    Zac Kerin, Lauren Rafdal Receive Medal of Excellence Awards

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-05-14 02:44:48 GMT
    University of Toledo football player Zac Kerin (Delaware, OH) and women's volleyball player Lauren Rafdal (Westfield, IN) are among 24 student-athletes who will be presented the Medal of Excellence Award by the Mid-American Conference at the Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel tonight. The Medal of Excellence is a newly created award which will be presented annually to one male and one female student-athlete from the graduating class of each of the 12 MAC member institu...
    University of Toledo football player Zac Kerin (Delaware, OH) and women's volleyball player Lauren Rafdal (Westfield, IN) are among 24 student-athletes who will be presented the Medal of Excellence Award by the Mid-American Conference at the Honors Dinner Ceremony at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel tonight. The Medal of Excellence is a newly created award which will be presented annually to one male and one female student-athlete from the graduating class of each of the 12 MAC member institu...
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    Toledo Concludes Non-Conference Slate with Road Game at Youngstown State on Tuesday

    Toledo Concludes Non-Conference Slate with Road Game at Youngstown State on Tuesday

    Monday, May 12 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-05-12 21:10:49 GMT
    Toledo (20-30) will wrap up its non-conference slate on Tuesday, May 13 with a contest at Youngstown State (12-32). Tomorrow’s non-league finale against the Horizon League member Penguins is slated for 5:35 p.m. at Eastwood Field. The Rockets are coming off a tough weekend which saw them drop two of three contests against Western Michigan at home. UT won the series opener, 1-0, but lost the other two matchups, 3-0 and 6-2. Individually, senior OF Tyler Grogg batted a team-high .400 (4-fo...
    Toledo (20-30) will wrap up its non-conference slate on Tuesday, May 13 with a contest at Youngstown State (12-32). Tomorrow’s non-league finale against the Horizon League member Penguins is slated for 5:35 p.m. at Eastwood Field. The Rockets are coming off a tough weekend which saw them drop two of three contests against Western Michigan at home. UT won the series opener, 1-0, but lost the other two matchups, 3-0 and 6-2. Individually, senior OF Tyler Grogg batted a team-high .400 (4-fo...
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    Ryan Wilkinson Collects MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week Accolades

    Ryan Wilkinson Collects MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week Accolades

    Monday, May 12 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-05-12 21:06:13 GMT
    Senior LHP Ryan Wilkinson was selected the Mid-American Conference West Division Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 5-11, the league office announced on Monday. Wilkinson’s selection marks the first time this season that a Rocket has been picked as either the division’s top hurler or hitter. The Munster, IN native is also receiving this distinguished honor for the first time in his collegiate career. The two-time All-MAC honoree tossed a three-hit gem and paced Toledo to a 1-0 s...
    Senior LHP Ryan Wilkinson was selected the Mid-American Conference West Division Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 5-11, the league office announced on Monday. Wilkinson’s selection marks the first time this season that a Rocket has been picked as either the division’s top hurler or hitter. The Munster, IN native is also receiving this distinguished honor for the first time in his collegiate career. The two-time All-MAC honoree tossed a three-hit gem and paced Toledo to a 1-0 s...
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    Toledo Loses to Western Michigan in MAC Series Finale, 6-2

    Toledo Loses to Western Michigan in MAC Series Finale, 6-2

    Sunday, May 11 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-05-12 00:12:42 GMT
    Toledo was dealt a 6-2 setback against Western Michigan in Sunday’s Mid-American Conference series finale at Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 20-30 overall, 10-14 in the league. The Broncos (21-27, 10-14 MAC) scored all six runs with two outs to secure the rubber match and capture the weekend series against the Rockets for the first time in the last six seasons. UT currently sits tied for fourth place in the MAC West Division with WMU and tied for ninth in the overall league ...
    Toledo was dealt a 6-2 setback against Western Michigan in Sunday’s Mid-American Conference series finale at Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 20-30 overall, 10-14 in the league. The Broncos (21-27, 10-14 MAC) scored all six runs with two outs to secure the rubber match and capture the weekend series against the Rockets for the first time in the last six seasons. UT currently sits tied for fourth place in the MAC West Division with WMU and tied for ninth in the overall league ...
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    Five Former Rockets Sign NFL Free Agent Contracts

    Five Former Rockets Sign NFL Free Agent Contracts

    Sunday, May 11 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-05-12 00:09:05 GMT
    - Five former University of Toledo football players signed as undrafted free agents with NFL teams today. Running back David Fluellen (Philadelphia Eagles), wide receiver Bernard Reedy (Atlanta Falcons), defensive end Jayrone Elliott (Green Bay Packers), quarterback Terrance Owens (Pittsburgh Steelers) and center Zac Kerin (Minnesota Vikings) came to terms with NFL teams soon after the end of today's final day of the NFL draft. "I'm very proud of the young men who signed with NFL teams tod...
    - Five former University of Toledo football players signed as undrafted free agents with NFL teams today. Running back David Fluellen (Philadelphia Eagles), wide receiver Bernard Reedy (Atlanta Falcons), defensive end Jayrone Elliott (Green Bay Packers), quarterback Terrance Owens (Pittsburgh Steelers) and center Zac Kerin (Minnesota Vikings) came to terms with NFL teams soon after the end of today's final day of the NFL draft. "I'm very proud of the young men who signed with NFL teams tod...
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    Toledo Splits MAC West Division Series Doubleheader vs. Western Michigan at Scott Park

    Toledo Splits MAC West Division Series Doubleheader vs. Western Michigan at Scott Park

    Sunday, May 11 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-05-12 00:06:29 GMT
    Toledo split a doubleheader against Mid-American Conference West Division rival Western Michigan on Saturday at Scott Park. The Rockets claimed a 1-0 victory in the opener and suffered a 3-0 loss in the nightcap against the Broncos (20-27, 9-14 MAC). With the split, the Rockets’ record moves to 20-29 overall, 10-13 in the league. The story of today’s twinbill was superb pitching. Both teams received tremendous efforts from their hurlers in a critical battle for third place in the MAC West ...
    Toledo split a doubleheader against Mid-American Conference West Division rival Western Michigan on Saturday at Scott Park. The Rockets claimed a 1-0 victory in the opener and suffered a 3-0 loss in the nightcap against the Broncos (20-27, 9-14 MAC). With the split, the Rockets’ record moves to 20-29 overall, 10-13 in the league. The story of today’s twinbill was superb pitching. Both teams received tremendous efforts from their hurlers in a critical battle for third place in the MAC West ...
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    Toledo Baseball Falls at Central Michigan, 10-4

    Toledo Baseball Falls at Central Michigan, 10-4

    Sunday, May 4 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-05-04 23:49:23 GMT
    Central Michigan jumped on Toledo for six runs in the first inning and never looked back en route to a 10-4 triumph over the Rockets on Sunday afternoon atTheunissen Stadium. The loss drops Toledo’s record to 18-27 overall and 9-12 in Mid-American Conference play, while CMU improve to 29-19 overall and 14-7 in league action. Sophomore1B TylerBaar paced UT’s 12-hit attack with three hits with junior LF DanZuchowski (2-of-3, 1 R), sophomoreRF Ryan Callahan (2-of-4, 1 R, 1 RBI) and sophomore3B...
    Central Michigan jumped on Toledo for six runs in the first inning and never looked back en route to a 10-4 triumph over the Rockets on Sunday afternoon atTheunissen Stadium. The loss drops Toledo’s record to 18-27 overall and 9-12 in Mid-American Conference play, while CMU improve to 29-19 overall and 14-7 in league action. Sophomore1B TylerBaar paced UT’s 12-hit attack with three hits with junior LF DanZuchowski (2-of-3, 1 R), sophomoreRF Ryan Callahan (2-of-4, 1 R, 1 RBI) and sophomore3B...
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    Rockets Finishes Third at MACs; Selfridge, Black Earn All-MAC Sports

    Rockets Finishes Third at MACs; Selfridge, Black Earn All-MAC Sports

    Sunday, May 4 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-05-04 23:47:51 GMT
    Toledo concluded its 2014 campaign on Sunday afternoon with a third-place showing at the Mid-American Conference Men’s Golf Championship. The tourney was played at the par-72, 7,073-yard Prairie View Golf Club. The Rockets (293-286-297-292=1168) finished 13 strokes behind Kent State, which posted a three-over par 1155 (286-284-282-303) to win the conference title for a sixth-straight year. Akron finished in second place with a team score of 13-over par 1165 (284-291-300-290=1165). Junior ...
    Toledo concluded its 2014 campaign on Sunday afternoon with a third-place showing at the Mid-American Conference Men’s Golf Championship. The tourney was played at the par-72, 7,073-yard Prairie View Golf Club. The Rockets (293-286-297-292=1168) finished 13 strokes behind Kent State, which posted a three-over par 1155 (286-284-282-303) to win the conference title for a sixth-straight year. Akron finished in second place with a team score of 13-over par 1165 (284-291-300-290=1165). Junior ...
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    Rockets Place Second at MAC Women's Golf Championship

    Rockets Place Second at MAC Women's Golf Championship

    Sunday, April 27 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-28 02:38:16 GMT
    Toledo posted a second-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Women’s Golf Championship for a second-straight year on Sunday at the par-72, 6,127-yard Hawthorns Golf Country Club. The Rockets have now posted a Top Three showing each of the last three seasons and in four of the last five years. Following the tournament, sophomoresSathikaRuenreong andManisaIsavas were each named to the all-conference squad and Head Coach Nicole Hollingsworth received MAC Coach of the Year accolades. It ...
    Toledo posted a second-place finish at the Mid-American Conference Women’s Golf Championship for a second-straight year on Sunday at the par-72, 6,127-yard Hawthorns Golf Country Club. The Rockets have now posted a Top Three showing each of the last three seasons and in four of the last five years. Following the tournament, sophomoresSathikaRuenreong andManisaIsavas were each named to the all-conference squad and Head Coach Nicole Hollingsworth received MAC Coach of the Year accolades. It ...
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    Toledo Squares Off Against Michigan State & Dayton in Mid-Week Action

    Toledo Squares Off Against Michigan State & Dayton in Mid-Week Action

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:15:43 GMT
    Toledo (15-22) will lace back up its cleats for a pair of mid-week games against Michigan State (20-17) on Tuesday, April 22 and Dayton (17-19) on Wednesday, April 23. Tomorrow’s non-league contest against the Spartans is slated for 3:05 p.m. at McLane Stadium in East Lansing, while Wednesday’s matchup versus the Flyers is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. at Scott Park. The Rockets are coming off a weekend which saw them win two of three home games against Ohio. UT was victorious in the series open...
    Toledo (15-22) will lace back up its cleats for a pair of mid-week games against Michigan State (20-17) on Tuesday, April 22 and Dayton (17-19) on Wednesday, April 23. Tomorrow’s non-league contest against the Spartans is slated for 3:05 p.m. at McLane Stadium in East Lansing, while Wednesday’s matchup versus the Flyers is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. at Scott Park. The Rockets are coming off a weekend which saw them win two of three home games against Ohio. UT was victorious in the series open...
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    Toledo Loses to Ohio in Extra Frames, 3-2

    Toledo Loses to Ohio in Extra Frames, 3-2

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:37:04 GMT
    Toledo suffered a 3-2 loss to Ohio in 10 innings in Saturday’s Mid-American Conference matchup at chilly Scott Park. With the setback, the Rockets fall to 14-22 overall, 6-8 in the league. The Bobcats (6-29, 2-12 MAC) took advantage of a RBI double off the bat of 1B Jake Madsen (3-for-5, 2 RBI) in the first extra frame to snap a 12-game losing skid. Ohio’s cleanup hitter belted a 2-2 offering from UT sophomore RHP Caleb Schillace (0-2) down the right field line to score CF Mitch Longo (1-f...
    Toledo suffered a 3-2 loss to Ohio in 10 innings in Saturday’s Mid-American Conference matchup at chilly Scott Park. With the setback, the Rockets fall to 14-22 overall, 6-8 in the league. The Bobcats (6-29, 2-12 MAC) took advantage of a RBI double off the bat of 1B Jake Madsen (3-for-5, 2 RBI) in the first extra frame to snap a 12-game losing skid. Ohio’s cleanup hitter belted a 2-2 offering from UT sophomore RHP Caleb Schillace (0-2) down the right field line to score CF Mitch Longo (1-f...
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    Toledo Comes Up Short Against Ball State in Rubber Match of MAC Weekend Series, 8-4

    Toledo Comes Up Short Against Ball State in Rubber Match of MAC Weekend Series, 8-4

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:51:34 GMT
    Toledo suffered an 8-4 loss to Ball State in Sunday's Mid-American Conference series finale at overcast Scott Park. With the setback, the Rockets fall to 13-20 overall, 5-7 in the league.         The Cardinals
    Toledo suffered an 8-4 loss to Ball State in a Mid-American Conference series finale at overcast Scott Park. With the setback, the Rockets fall to 13-20 overall, 5-7 in the league.
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    Toledo Loses to Ball State in MAC West Division Showdown, 15-4

    Toledo Loses to Ball State in MAC West Division Showdown, 15-4

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:22:40 GMT
    Toledo dropped a 15-4 decision to Ball State on Saturday in Mid-American Conference action on sunny Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 13-19 overall, 5-6 in the league.         The Cardinals
    Toledo dropped a 15-4 decision to Ball State in Mid-American Conference action on sunny Scott Park. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 13-19 overall, 5-6 in the league.
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    Toledo Football Spring Scrimmage Blue 20, White 7

    Toledo Football Spring Scrimmage Blue 20, White 7

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:17:39 GMT
    Junior quarterback Phillip Ely threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blue Team to a 20-7 victory over the White Team in the annual Toledo Spring Football scrimmage at the Glass Bowl on a sunny
    Junior quarterback Phillip Ely threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blue Team to a 20-7 victory over the White Team in the annual Toledo Spring Football scrimmage at the Glass Bowl.
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    Toledo Hammers Ball State in MAC Series Opener, 12-4

    Toledo Hammers Ball State in MAC Series Opener, 12-4

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:19:53 GMT
    Toledo pounded out a season-high eight extra base hits and cruised to a 12-4 victory against Ball State in Friday's Mid-American Conference series opener at Scott Park. With the win, the Rockets improve
    Toledo pounded out a season-high eight extra base hits and cruised to a 12-4 victory against Ball State in the Mid-American Conference series opener at Scott Park. With the win, the Rockets improve to 13-18 overall, 5-5 in the league.
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    Toledo to Host Notre Dame at Mercy Field on April 16

    Toledo to Host Notre Dame at Mercy Field on April 16

    Monday, March 17 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-03-18 02:44:31 GMT
    Toledo will host Atlantic Coast Conference member Notre Dame on Wednesday, April 16 at Mercy Field at the Msgr. Schmit CYO Athletic Complex, head coach Cory Mee announced on Monday, March 17. The opening
    Toledo will host Atlantic Coast Conference member Notre Dame on Wednesday, April 16 at Mercy Field at the Msgr. Schmit CYO Athletic Complex, head coach Cory Mee announced on Monday, March 17. The opening pitch between the Rockets and Fighting Irish is slated for 7:05 p.m.
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    Toledo Men's Golf Ties for 10th Place at Talis Park Challenge

    Toledo Men's Golf Ties for 10th Place at Talis Park Challenge

    Monday, March 17 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-03-18 02:43:03 GMT
    Toledo tied for 10th place and junior Chris Selfridge tied for seventh at the Talis Park Challenge on Monday hosted by Ball State University. The Rockets shot a 66-over par 930 (301-305-324) on the par 72,
    Toledo tied for 10th place and junior Chris Selfridge tied for seventh at the Talis Park Challenge hosted by Ball State University. The Rockets shot a 66-over par 930 (301-305-324) on the par 72, 7,025-yard Talis Park Golf Club course.
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    Toledo Men's Basketball to Travel to Southern Miss in NIT First Round Game on Wednesday

    Toledo Men's Basketball to Travel to Southern Miss in NIT First Round Game on Wednesday

    Monday, March 17 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-03-18 02:17:08 GMT
    Toledo (27-6, 14-4 MAC) will continue its record-breaking season with an appearance in the 77th annual National Invitation Tournament. The Rockets will visit Conference USA regular-season co-champion Southern
    Toledo (27-6, 14-4 MAC) will continue its record-breaking season with an appearance in the 77th annual National Invitation Tournament. The Rockets will visit Conference USA regular-season co-champion Southern Mississippi (27-6, 13-3 C-USA) on Wednesday, March 19 at 8:30 p.m.
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    Toledo Women's Golf Continues Climb to Finish Third at Rio Verde Invitational

    Toledo Women's Golf Continues Climb to Finish Third at Rio Verde Invitational

    Sunday, March 9 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:24:23 GMT
    Toledo closed out the Rio Verde Invitational on Sunday afternoon with its best round of the tournament to register a solid third-place showing. UT finished 14 strokes behind first-place Xavier (303-298-299=900)
    Toledo closed out the Rio Verde Invitational with its best round of the tournament to register a solid third-place showing. UT finished 14 strokes behind first-place Xavier (303-298-299=900) and nine shots behind second-place Montana (298-306-301=905)with a 62-over par 914 (308-304-302) and ahead of each of the seven other Mid-American Conference schools competing in the event.
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    No. 6 Seed Toledo Battles No. 11 Seed Ohio in First Round of MAC Tournament on Monday

    No. 6 Seed Toledo Battles No. 11 Seed Ohio in First Round of MAC Tournament on Monday

    Sunday, March 9 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:23:38 GMT
    No. 6 seed Toledo (14-15, 9-9 MAC) opens the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament on Monday, March 10 with a first-round matchup vs. No. 11 seed Ohio (9-20, 4-14 MAC). The opening tip from Savage Arena
    No. 6 seed Toledo (14-15, 9-9 MAC) opens the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament on Monday, March 10 with a first-round matchup vs. No. 11 seed Ohio (9-20, 4-14 MAC). The opening tip from Savage Arena is slated for 7:00 p.m.
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    Toledo Falls Short at Ball State in Regular-Season Finale, 69-56

    Toledo Falls Short at Ball State in Regular-Season Finale, 69-56

    Sunday, March 9 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:11:34 GMT
    Toledo dropped a 69-56 decision at Ball State in Saturday's Mid-American Conference regular-season finale in Worthen Arena. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 14-15 overall, 9-9 in the league. UT will
    Toledo dropped a 69-56 decision at Ball State in a Mid-American Conference regular-season finale in Worthen Arena. With the loss, the Rockets fall to 14-15 overall, 9-9 in the league.
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    Toledo Suffers Tough Setback to 2013-14 MAC West Division Champion Central Michigan at Home, 80-77

    Toledo Suffers Tough Setback to 2013-14 MAC West Division Champion Central Michigan at Home, 80-77

    Sunday, March 2 2014 11:47 PM EST2014-03-03 04:47:08 GMT
    Toledo fought tooth and nail with 2013-14 Mid-American Conference West Division champion Central Michigan for 40 minutes on Sunday before 4,007 fans in Savage Arena. UT was in attack mode throughout today's
    Toledo fought tooth and nail with 2013-14 Mid-American Conference West Division champion Central Michigan for 40 minutes before 4,007 fans in Savage Arena. UT was in attack mode throughout today's division showdown, but in the end the Chippewas prevailed 80-77. With the tough loss, the Midnight Blue & Gold fall to 13-14 overall, 8-8 in the league.
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    Rockets Rally for Overtime Victory Over Western Michigan, 96-85; Tie School Record with 24th Victory

    Rockets Rally for Overtime Victory Over Western Michigan, 96-85; Tie School Record with 24th Victory

    Sunday, March 2 2014 11:39 PM EST2014-03-03 04:39:25 GMT
    Toledo rallied from a 12-point deficit late in regulation, then dominated the overtime to secure a thrilling 96-85 victory over Western Michigan before a jubilant crowd of 6,912 at Savage Arena Saturday
    Toledo rallied from a 12-point deficit late in regulation, then dominated the overtime to secure a thrilling 96-85 victory over Western Michigan before a jubilant crowd of 6,912 at Savage Arena.
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    Toledo Squares Off Against MAC West Division Foe Northern Illinois in Weekday Matinee

    Toledo Squares Off Against MAC West Division Foe Northern Illinois in Weekday Matinee

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 5:00 PM EST2014-02-25 22:00:36 GMT
    Toledo (13-12, 8-6 MAC) will look to rebound from its first loss in over three weeks when the Midnight Blue & Gold take on Northern Illinois (8-16, 4-10 MAC) on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Convocation Center.
    Toledo (13-12, 8-6 MAC) will look to rebound from its first loss in over three weeks when the Midnight Blue & Gold take on Northern Illinois (8-16, 4-10 MAC) on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Convocation Center. Tipoff is set for 11:30 a.m. (CT).
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    Toledo Visits NIU Looking to Post School-Record Tying 24th Win

    Toledo Visits NIU Looking to Post School-Record Tying 24th Win

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:59 PM EST2014-02-25 21:59:48 GMT
    Toledo (23-4, 11-3 MAC) looks to make a little bit of history when it travels to Northern Illinois (12-14, 6-8 MAC) on Wednesday, Feb. 26. With a win over the Huskies, the Rockets will tie their school
    Toledo (23-4, 11-3 MAC) looks to make a little bit of history when it travels to Northern Illinois (12-14, 6-8 MAC) on Wednesday, Feb. 26. With a win over the Huskies, the Rockets will tie their school record of 24 victories in the 1939-40 campaign. Tip-off time for the contest is set for 7:00 p.m. (CT).
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    Rockets Taking Pre-Sale Orders for 2014 FirstEnergy MAC Basketball Tournament

    Rockets Taking Pre-Sale Orders for 2014 FirstEnergy MAC Basketball Tournament

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:49 PM EST2014-02-25 21:49:12 GMT
    Pre-sale orders for the 2014 FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament are being taken now at the UT Athletic Ticket Office or by calling 419-530-GOLD (4653). The tournament
    Pre-sale orders for the 2014 FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament are being taken now at the UT Athletic Ticket Office or by calling 419-530-GOLD (4653).
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    Rockets Remain Perfect at Home with 85-74 Triumph over Ball State

    Rockets Remain Perfect at Home with 85-74 Triumph over Ball State

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:25 PM EST2014-02-25 21:25:36 GMT
    Toledo stretched its homecourt win streak to 14 games with an 85-74 Mid-American Conference triumph on Sunday evening over Ball State. The victory improved the Rockets' record to 23-4 overall and 11-3
    Toledo stretched its homecourt win streak to 14 games with an 85-74 Mid-American Conference triumph on over Ball State. The victory improved the Rockets' record to 23-4 overall and 11-3 in league play and put UT just one away from tying its school record of 24 in the 1939-40 campaign.
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    Toledo Stumbles Against MAC West Division Rival Western Michigan, 60-59

    Toledo Stumbles Against MAC West Division Rival Western Michigan, 60-59

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 4:23 PM EST2014-02-25 21:23:11 GMT
    Toledo tasted defeat for the first time in almost three weeks with a 60-59 setback to Western Michigan on Sunday before 4,023 fans in Savage Arena. The loss snaps the Rockets' four-game win streak and
    Toledo tasted defeat for the first time in almost three weeks with a 60-59 setback to Western Michigan before 4,023 fans in Savage Arena. The loss snaps the Rockets' four-game win streak and drops them to 13-12 overall, 8-6 in the Mid-American Conference.
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    Toledo Takes Down Ohio in Closing Minutes in MAC Cross-Division Finale

    Toledo Takes Down Ohio in Closing Minutes in MAC Cross-Division Finale

    Sunday, February 16 2014 7:57 PM EST2014-02-17 00:57:17 GMT
    Toledo scored seven of the game's final 10 points to register a 62-58 victory against Ohio on Saturday before a season-high 4,692 fans in Savage Arena. The triumph extends the Rockets' (12-11, 7-5 MAC)
    Toledo scored seven of the game's final 10 points to register a 62-58 victory against Ohio before a season-high 4,692 fans in Savage Arena. The triumph extends the Rockets' (12-11, 7-5 MAC) win streak to three games and they have now won the last 22 matchups against the Bobcats (8-15, 3-9 MAC) at home, dating back to Jan. 7, 1987.
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    Rockets Limited to Season-Low Scoring Output in 65-44 Setback at EMU

    Rockets Limited to Season-Low Scoring Output in 65-44 Setback at EMU

    Sunday, February 16 2014 7:54 PM EST2014-02-17 00:54:11 GMT
    In a battle pitting the Mid-American Conference's best offensive and defensive units, it was defense that prevailed on Saturday afternoon as Eastern Michigan handed Toledo a 65-44 setback at the Convocation
    In a battle pitting the Mid-American Conference's best offensive and defensive units, it was defense that prevailed as Eastern Michigan handed Toledo a 65-44 setback at the Convocation Center. The defeat dropped the Rockets' record to 21-4 overall and 9-3 in league, while the Eagles improved to 15-10 overall and 7-5 in the MAC.
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    Justin Drummond Suspended for Wednesday's Game vs. Ohio

    Justin Drummond Suspended for Wednesday's Game vs. Ohio

    Sunday, February 9 2014 8:51 PM EST2014-02-10 01:51:44 GMT
    Junior guard Justin Drummond has been suspended for one game and will sit out Toledo's contest vs. Ohio on Wednesday after being charged with driving under the influence on Saturday night, Head Coach Tod
    Junior guard Justin Drummond has been suspended for one game and will sit out Toledo's contest vs. Ohio on Wednesday after being charged with driving under the influence on Saturday night, Head Coach Tod Kowalczyk announced.
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    Toledo Dominates Kent State in MAC Cross-Division Matchup, 83-55

    Toledo Dominates Kent State in MAC Cross-Division Matchup, 83-55

    Sunday, February 9 2014 8:50 PM EST2014-02-10 01:50:51 GMT
    Toledo dominated Kent State in all phases of Sunday's matchup and secured an impressive 83-56 victory in the M.A.C. Center. With the convincing road win, the Rockets improve to 11-11 overall, 6-5 in the
    Toledo dominated Kent State in all phases securing an impressive 83-56 victory in the M.A.C. Center. With the convincing road win, the Rockets improve to 11-11 overall, 6-5 in the Mid-American Conference.
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    Toledo Moves to 20-3 After Pulling Out 80-73 Triumph at Ball State

    Toledo Moves to 20-3 After Pulling Out 80-73 Triumph at Ball State

    Sunday, February 9 2014 8:28 PM EST2014-02-10 01:28:24 GMT
    Toledo notched its 20th victory at Ball State on Saturday afternoon but it certainly wasn't easy. A young, scrappy Ball State squad put up a strong fight against the Rockets, but UT made the plays it needed
    Toledo notched its 20th victory at Ball State but it certainly wasn't easy. A young, scrappy Ball State squad put up a strong fight against the Rockets, but UT made the plays it needed to down the stretch to come away with an 80-73 victory.
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    Seth Taylor Named Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

    Seth Taylor Named Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:34 PM EST2014-02-03 23:34:39 GMT
    Seth Taylor has been named an assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Toledo, two-time Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Head Coach Brad Evans announced on Monday, Feb. 3.
    Seth Taylor has been named an assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Toledo, two-time Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Head Coach Brad Evans announced.
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    Junior Guard Juice Brown Earns MAC West Division Player of Week for Fourth Time This Season

    Junior Guard Juice Brown Earns MAC West Division Player of Week for Fourth Time This Season

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:30 PM EST2014-02-03 23:30:01 GMT
    Junior guard Julius "Juice" Brown (Markham, IL) has been named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the fourth time this season and for the eighth occasion in his Toledo career,
    Junior guard Julius "Juice" Brown (Markham, IL) has been named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the fourth time this season and for the eighth occasion in his Toledo career, the league office announced. It is also the sixth time this year a Rocket has been honored with the weekly award.
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    Bowling Green Overcomes Toledo in Closing Minutes in Savage Arena, 66-59

    Bowling Green Overcomes Toledo in Closing Minutes in Savage Arena, 66-59

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:23 PM EST2014-02-03 23:23:01 GMT
    Toledo hung tough with its arch-rival for most of the afternoon, but it wasn't enough as Bowling Green pulled away down the stretch to claim a 66-59 victory before 4,408 fans at Savage Arena on Super Bowl
    Toledo hung tough with its arch-rival for most of the afternoon, but it wasn't enough as Bowling Green pulled away down the stretch to claim a 66-59 victory before 4,408 fans at Savage Arena.
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    Rockets Zip Past Akron, 183-117, on Senior Day

    Rockets Zip Past Akron, 183-117, on Senior Day

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:18 PM EST2014-02-03 23:18:19 GMT
    The Toledo swimming and diving team honored the eight seniors scheduled to graduate this May, defeating Mid-American Conference opponent Akron 183-117 to move to 4-1 in conference play. Of the team's
    The Toledo swimming and diving team honored the eight seniors scheduled to graduate this May, defeating Mid-American Conference opponent Akron 183-117 to move to 4-1 in conference play.
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    BGSU ranked 25th in the nation in team GPA

    BGSU ranked 25th in the nation in team GPA

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:31:15 GMT
    The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team had yet another successful season on the court in 2013-14. And, the Falcons had another highly-successful campaign in the classroom as well, having earned national recognition for the fifth time in the last six years. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced its 2013-14 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll, and BGSU is ranked 25th in the entire nation on the NCAA Division I list. The Falcons are the only Mid-America...
    The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team had yet another successful season on the court in 2013-14. And, the Falcons had another highly-successful campaign in the classroom as well, having earned national recognition for the fifth time in the last six years. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced its 2013-14 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll, and BGSU is ranked 25th in the entire nation on the NCAA Division I list. The Falcons are the only Mid-America...
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    BGSU Women's Golf Ranked 24th in the Nation in Team GPA

    BGSU Women's Golf Ranked 24th in the Nation in Team GPA

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:29:12 GMT
    The Bowling Green State University women's golf team was ranked as one of the top-25 programs with the highest team grade point average (GPA) by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) for the 2013-14 academic year, it was announced on Thursday, July 24th. The Falcons were ranked 24th overall nationally with a Team GPA of 3.639 for the 2013-14 season. "I am very proud of what our team was able to accomplish this past season in the classroom," commented head women's golf coach Stephanie ...
    The Bowling Green State University women's golf team was ranked as one of the top-25 programs with the highest team grade point average (GPA) by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) for the 2013-14 academic year, it was announced on Thursday, July 24th. The Falcons were ranked 24th overall nationally with a Team GPA of 3.639 for the 2013-14 season. "I am very proud of what our team was able to accomplish this past season in the classroom," commented head women's golf coach Stephanie ...
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    Volleyball Season Tickets Go On Sale Monday

    Volleyball Season Tickets Go On Sale Monday

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:21:39 GMT
    The Bowling Green State University Ticket Office has announced that volleyball season tickets will go on sale Monday, July 28. To view the 2014 schedule, CLICK HERE. "I want to thank our awesome Falcon fans who made last season a record-breaking one when it comes to volleyball season ticket sales and increasing our attendance numbers," BGSU volleyball coach Danijela Tomic said. "We hope that they will continue to support our program by renewing their season tickets and helping us recruit new...
    The Bowling Green State University Ticket Office has announced that volleyball season tickets will go on sale Monday, July 28. To view the 2014 schedule, CLICK HERE. "I want to thank our awesome Falcon fans who made last season a record-breaking one when it comes to volleyball season ticket sales and increasing our attendance numbers," BGSU volleyball coach Danijela Tomic said. "We hope that they will continue to support our program by renewing their season tickets and helping us recruit new...
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  • Tiger's hoping investment for Soria starts paying off.

    Tiger's hoping investment for Soria starts paying off.

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:38:14 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Joakim Soria said it might have been the worst outing of his career. Not a good way to endear himself to his new fans. Soria retired only one of the seven batters he faced, and the Detroit Tigers allowed seven runs in the seventh inning in an 11-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Soria was pitching at home for the first time since the Tigers acquired the reliever in a trade with Texas. "There's a lot going on in your head when you get traded, but it doesn't impac...
    DETROIT (AP) - Joakim Soria said it might have been the worst outing of his career. Not a good way to endear himself to his new fans. Soria retired only one of the seven batters he faced, and the Detroit Tigers allowed seven runs in the seventh inning in an 11-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Soria was pitching at home for the first time since the Tigers acquired the reliever in a trade with Texas. "There's a lot going on in your head when you get traded, but it doesn't impac...
  • Toledo Mud Hens pitcher charged in sexual assault case

    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher charged in sexual assault case

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:54:34 GMT
    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher, Evan Reed, 28, is facing multiple charges linked to a sexual assault case. The Wayne County Prosecutors office says Reed allegedly assaulted a woman from Oakland County back in March.
    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher, Evan Reed, 28, is facing multiple charges linked to a sexual assault case. The Wayne County Prosecutors office says Reed allegedly assaulted a woman from Oakland County back in March.
  • Lions halt talks with Suh

    Lions halt talks with Suh

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:52:17 GMT
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season. Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew said before practice Monday that negotiations are being tabled. Lewand and Mayhew both expressed optimism that a deal can eventually be reached. "He's told me he wants to be here. I have a good relationship with him," Mayhew said. "I know I w...
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season. Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew said before practice Monday that negotiations are being tabled. Lewand and Mayhew both expressed optimism that a deal can eventually be reached. "He's told me he wants to be here. I have a good relationship with him," Mayhew said. "I know I w...