Articles written by: Joe Judd

Sports / Volleyball

Volleyball travels to Oakland to open season at Golden Grizzlies’ invite

It’s only the first week of the semester, and volleyball already has a big weekend ahead of it. Today, the team will play Oakland University in the Oakland Invitational at 7 p.m. This will be CMU’s first real test of […]
Sports / Volleyball
Junior outside hitter Kaitlyn Mclntyre spikes the ball against former CMU volleyball players at the Maroon and Gold volleyball scrimmage Saturday afternoon at the McGuirk Arena. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

Volleyball team beats alum squad 4-1 in Maroon/Gold scrimmage

The volleyball team has good reason to be optimistic after Saturday’s annual Maroon/Gold Scrimmage, which pits the current team against an alumni squad. The current squad, wearing maroon, beat the gold alumni team 4-1, and head coach Erik Olson is […]
Sports / Volleyball

Volleyball looking to veteran leadership with youthful roster

With four incoming freshman and four returning sophomores from last season, it is a much younger squad than what fans have seen in years past. That, however, is not taking away from any expectations head coach Erik Olson has set […]
Sports / Volleyball

Volleyball looks to bounce back after disappointing end to 2012

Volleyball has started practicing and preparing itself for the upcoming season after last year’s late season struggles erased a strong start. Going into this season, the team looks to make up for the disappointing finish to its 2012 campaign, just […]
Sports / Volleyball
Sophomore setter Kelly Maxwell sets the ball to senior middle blocker Kaitlyn Schultz during a match on October 21, 2011 against Akron. Maxwell is looking to lead Central Michigan back to the Mid-American Conference championship match in her senior year (File Photo by: Jeff Smith)

Maxwell brings veteran leadership to youthful volleyball team

Volleyball will have plenty of new faces this season, but some key veteran leaders will still be around. Going into the 2013 season, the Chippewas have just three seniors on their roster along with one graduate student. Part of this […]
Sports / Track & Field
On Jan. 11, Fenton junior Parker Scott leaps over the final hurdle during the men's 60 meter hurdles preliminaries during the CMU open at the Jack Skoog Indoor Track. Scott qualified for the finals and finished second with a time of 8.36 seconds. (File Photo by Chuck Miller)

Men’s finish sixth, women eighth in MAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The Central Michigan track and field teams traveled to the University of Akron for the 2013 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championship last weekend, where the men and women finished sixth and eighth, respectively. Events took place Thursday through Saturday evening, and […]
Sports / Track & Field

Devine Brown breaks women’s discus record; team finds success at home meet

Women’s track sent a handful of its athletes to Philadelphia to compete at the Penn Relays on Thursday and Friday before returning back home. The rich competition in Pennsylvania saw an impressive performance by freshman Devine Brown, who had competed in it four times in […]
Sports / Track & Field

Megan Heffner, women’s track excited to stay home

The women’s track and field team is looking to gain momentum leading into this weekend’s home meet. The team will finally be returning back to Mount Pleasant to compete in the Lyle Bennett Open on Saturday. After traveling and having […]
Sports / Track & Field

Shwantoreah Turk and women’s track find success at Louisville

Women’s track and field saw action in both Kentucky and in Ohio this weekend and came away with satisfying results. On Friday, the Chippewas competed at Louisville University’s Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invite and also sent a few distance runners to […]
Sports / Track & Field

Distance runners head to Ohio State, others to Louisville

After producing eight Mid-American Conference qualifiers last weekend at Western Kentucky, the women’s track team is heading back to Kentucky and Ohio. This weekend, the team will compete at the Louisville Invitational Friday, with distance runners traveling to Ohio to […]
Sports / Track & Field

Women find success in Tennessee and Kentucky this weekend

It was another busy weekend for the women’s track and field team as athletes ran in Tennessee and Western Kentucky on Friday and Saturday. Friday it was the University of Tennessee’s Sea Ray Relays and then a handful of sprinters […]
Sports / Track & Field

Doughty and others travel to Tennessee and Western Kentucky for competition

This weekend will be another busy one for the women’s track and field team with competition both in and out of Michigan. On Friday, a number of athletes will be competing at Tennessee and on Saturday the team will be […]


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