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Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Women’s basketball falls short in NCAA tournament

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Coming off an impressive MAC tournament run, the University of Toledo women's basketball team headed into their first NCAA tournament in 16 years and looked to advance to the second round. Unfortunately, the Rocket momentum from their conference tournament didn’t transfer to their game against the...

Men’s season ends in DC

Men’s season ends in DC

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Rocket men’s basketball team earned a berth in the College Basketball Invitational March 15, where they fell in the first round 73-69 to George Washington University.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford led UT with 25 points and three assists. Fourth-year forward Steve Taylor Jr. was...

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo baseball team participated in the University of Illinois’ tournament this past weekend at Illinois Field in Champaign, IL. UT swept Southern Illinois University in two games: 8-7 on March 17 and 10-2 on March 18. The Rockets split a pair of games with the host of the tournament,...

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Women’s Basketball takes home MAC championship

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Sports

By Sam Williams Sports Editor   The University of Toledo women’s basketball team took Cleveland by storm over the weekend. As the No. 6 seed, the women defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois University in an unexpected Mid-American Conference women’s basketball championship game.   This...

UT wins at home and away

UT wins at home and away

Jackson Rogers, Associate sports editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team pulled off a win against Western Michigan on Feb. 8. Third-year guard Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott and second-year guard Mikaela Boyd combined for 43 points to lead Toledo to a 72-66 victory at WMU’s University Arena. With this win, the Rockets improved...

UT Men dominate Kent State

UT Men dominate Kent State

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo Rockets men’s basketball team defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes at Savage Arena on Saturday, 78-58, to move the team to 13-12 (6-6 MAC) on the season. UT was red-hot firing the ball, shooting 65 percent from the field, the team’s highest total in nearly 15 years. The...

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Rocket Softball Season Starts

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo softball team began their 2017 season in a tournament at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa this past weekend, playing five games in three days. The Rockets had a rough start, losing the first four games, but did happen to end the tournament on a good note with...

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Women’s Basketball battles against Buffalo and Ohio

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo women’s basketball team, now 14-7 (5-5 MAC), took on the defending MAC tournament champion Buffalo Bulls on Feb. 1, defeating them 85-63. On Feb. 4, the Rockets traveled south to tangle with the Ohio Bobcats, losing 61-55. UT put up a tough battle in the first quarter and...

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Rocket Men Lose Heartbreaker

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team lost a nail biter game (74-72) to Northern Illinois University at University of Toledo’s Savage Arena on Jan. 28. The loss came just a couple of days after UT defeated the Ohio Bobcats, one of the top teams in the conference.   Second-year guard Jaelen Sanford...

Toledo suffers big loss to Kent State

Toledo suffers big loss to Kent State

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team failed to keep the momentum going after defeating Bowling Green State University Tuesday, as they were destroyed by Kent State University 85-61 on the road on Saturday. The Rockets are now 10-9 and 1-6 in road games this season. The Golden Flashes shot...

UT women drop back-to-back games

UT women drop back-to-back games

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

This past week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team was defeated in two games by Ohio University and Kent State University with scores of 64-55 and 70-60, respectively. The losses dropped the Rocket record to 12-6 overall and 3-4 in Mid-American Conference play. “Tonight is a disappointing...

Men’s tennis kicks off 2017 season

Men’s tennis kicks off 2017 season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo men’s tennis team kicked off their 2017 season with four matches in four days. The Rockets took on The Ohio State University on Jan. 18, the University of Dayton on the 20th and then faced Valparaiso University and Wright State University on the 21st. The Rockets lost their...

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