Sports news from Embry-Riddle Aeronautic University (Arizona) Athletics, the home of the ERAU Eagles.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2020 Division II Basketball All-America teams on Thursday as Embry-Riddle’s Nick Johnson and Danae Ruiz were both given honorable mentions for men’s and women’s basketball, respectively.
Embry-Riddle women’s basketball hosted its Cal Pac championship against the University of Antelope Valley on Monday. The Eagles (24-5, 12-2) and Pioneers (24-4, 13-1) had split in conference play earlier in the season and looked towards a series determiner.
The year ended a bit sooner than planned for Embry-Riddle men’s basketball but tonight Nick Johnson made history. The senior became the first player in the California Pacific Conference named to four consecutive All-Cal Pac first teams.
Kendall McBean and her teammates of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women’s golf held on to their day one lead to walk away with yet another trophy at the Westmont Invitational held at Sandpiper Golf Course on Tuesday.
Kyle Peterson and Sean Poling delivered the goods for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University men’s golf at the Westmont Invitational held at Sandpiper Golf Course on Tuesday holding on to their top-ten spots to bring the Eagles into third.
Nick Johnson’s career high 33 points was not enough for Embry-Riddle men’s basketball as they dropped their second meeting of the season to Benedictine-Mesa 75-64 on Saturday.
History was made on Wednesday night, as Haley Villegas became the second Embry-Riddle women’s basketball player to score 1000 points in her career. The milestone came in a win against newly dubbed Cal Pac opponent Park 79-55.
Thanks to stellar performances by Jenna Knudson and Bethany Wolph, Embry-Riddle women’s basketball won their ninth consecutive game after demolishing Cal State Maritime 78-46 on Saturday.