MAC Blog: A very quiet weekend

This week in the MAC: Northern Illinois cruised by Massachusetts 63-19, Toledo defeated Eastern Michigan 55-16 and Akron eked out a 16-7 victory over Kent State. You may be thinking I’m missing a game or two there, but I’m not. The MAC featured only three games this weekend, and they were as exciting as they…

MAC Blog: Everything seems expected

It appears that every team in the Mid-American Conference this season knows just what they are and where they belong. There are the cellar dweller teams that sometimes seem confused by the concept of gaining yards. There are the teams that may not play great defense, but they’ll put up more points than any other…

Bobcat Soccer loses on the road at NIU, 2-1

The Ohio women’s soccer team fell Sunday, 2-1 at Northern Illinois. However, the Bobcats clinched a berth in the eight-team MAC tournament field. After a scoreless first half, Northern Illinois gained a 2-0 lead with goals by Samantha Hill (Sr.) in the 63rd minute and Sara Spaulding (Soph.) in the 80th minute. Ohio responded with…

MAC Blog: More than a game

It was an emotional weekend in the Mid-American Conference, that’s for sure. Narrow victories helped keep hopes alive for some schools, as Toledo pulled out a double-overtime 45-44 victory over Navy, and Akron managed a 24-17 win over Miami (OH). Kent State was the only MAC school to lose to a non-MAC opponent this weekend,…

MAC Blog: It’s time to become eligible

What a weekend it was for some teams. Not all of them, there are a lot of them that really aren’t worth even mentioning. Either way, it was a Saturday full of football this weekend, and the MAC gave way to a lot of interesting storylines. It all kicked off with Eastern Michigan taking on…

MAC Blog: Conference play commences

It’s hard to believe that it’s already week six in college football. At least that means great news is here, as it’s finally the start of conference play. The only non-conference game in the MAC was Ball State’s stunning 48-27 victory over Virginia. Aside from Ball State, we saw the conference come ablaze against each…