Softball 4/5/2023, 12:30am

Ball State falls to Notre Dame, suffers fourth loss in a row

On Tuesday evening, Ball State softball looked to get back in the win column after being swept by Ohio. This time, they traveled to South Bend to tangle with the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. But after the lights were shut down and Melissa Cook Stadium went silent, the Cardinals (16-17, 6-5 Mid-American Conference) hopped on the bus with another loss.

Women's Golf 4/4/2023, 9:53pm

Ball State competes at the Colonel Classic

Ball State finished 15th out of 16 at the Colonel Classic in Richmond, Kentucky. The Ball State’s five-person lineup consisted of freshman Madelin Boyd, freshman Jasmine Driscoll, freshman Sarah Gallagher, sophomore Payton Bennett and graduate student Peyton Broce. 

Softball 4/2/2023, 10:12pm

Cardinals get swept in weekend series against Ohio

After taking over first place in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) last week, Ball State Softball looked to hold that position. But after being swept by the Ohio Bobcats in Athens, Ohio, the Cardinals are  now in fifth place while the Bobcats top the conference. 

Women's Tennis 4/2/2023, 8:00pm

Cardinals defeat Eastern Michigan, complete weekend sweep

The Cardinals (15-3, 4-1 MAC) picked up a hard-fought 5-2 win, putting them in a good spot at the midway point of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) regular season. They’ve won four out of their five matches in conference play, and remain just one game behind the Toledo Rockets for first place in the conference.

Men's Volleyball 4/2/2023, 4:37pm

Cardinals win both of final regular season road matches

In what was their final road stretch of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) portion of their schedule, Ball State Men’s Volleyball won both of their matches. First, the Cardinals won in straight sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-20) over McKendree on March 30, followed by a five-set (25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 17-25, 15-12) thriller against Lewis Saturday. 

Men's Tennis 3/31/2023, 7:21pm

Cardinals drop close contest to Toledo on the road

Friday was the second time in three weeks that Ball State (10-8, 2-4 MAC) and the Toledo Rockets (11-5, 3-2 MAC) matched up. The Rockets took the first match on March 11 by a score of 4-3. The Cardinals were looking to make some adjustments and pick up a quality road win. After losing once again by the same score to the same team, it’s another close match that the team let slip away. 

Women's Tennis 3/31/2023, 6:26pm

Ball State get bounce-back win over Northern Illinois

Ball State (14-3, 3-1 MAC) is in a different position than in previous years. After losing last Sunday against conference-rival Toledo, the Cardinals no longer own the top spot in the conference standings. This week was all about how the team would respond to adversity. After a sweep of the Northern Illinois Huskies (11-11, 1-3 MAC) Friday, the Cardinals’ focus is reset as the conference season heads towards the home stretch. 

Men's Basketball 3/29/2023, 10:33am

Sparks commits to Indiana University

Sparks averaged 13.3 points and 8.7 rebounds this season while accumulating 29 blocks and 59 assists. He was named to the All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) Second Team this season as the Cardinals went 20-12 (11-7 MAC) and lost to Ohio 90-70 in the first round of the MAC Tournament – the Cardinals second-consecutive first round exit from the postseason.

Gymnastics 3/29/2023, 5:00am

Following a record-breaking 2023 season, Ball State is NCAA Regionals bound

With a Co-Mid-American Conference (MAC) Regular Season Championship, a second-place finish at the MAC Championship Meet and a nationally-ranked 34th-best NQS score of 196.395, Ball State earned an at-large team bid to the NCAA Regionals in Norman, Oklahoma, the first time since 1999  the Cardinals will compete at regionals as a team and just the second time in program history.

Women's Tennis 3/26/2023, 8:20pm

Cardinals drop first conference match, winning streak ends against Toledo

The tables have turned. The back-to-back Mid-American Conference (MAC) champions Ball State Cardinals (13-3, 2-1 MAC) have been used to having a target on their back over the past two seasons. However, after Sunday’s loss against the Toledo Rockets (12-3, 3-0 MAC), they’ll be doing the hunting instead of being the hunted from here on out.

Softball 3/26/2023, 8:09pm

Ball State sweeps Central Michigan in first home series

In Ball State’s first home series of the 2023 campaign, the Cardinals were able to bring out the brooms as they swept Central Michigan. “There's something special about this team when we're playing at home,” head coach Lacy Schurr said. “You know, this is my third season [as Ball State head coach] and there's something about being at home. If we have strikes and outs left on the board, we're still in the game.”

Men's Tennis 3/26/2023, 6:24pm

Cardinals drop road matchup against Buffalo

At the halfway point in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) season, Ball State men’s tennis (10-7, 2-3 MAC) is left with some work to do if they want to make the postseason conference tournament. After Sunday’s 4-3 loss to the Buffalo Bulls (6-6, 2-3 MAC), the Cardinals are tied with Buffalo for the fourth and final spot in the conference tournament.