Millikin women's basketball prepping for 2021 season
Millikin University women's basketball is coming off its best season in 10 years after finishing 16-10 overall with a fourth place finish in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) at 9-7 in 2019-20.
"I definitely take a lot of pride in being a local person"
College coaches are always saying that "recruiting is the lifeblood of a program." Sometimes, the recruiting process leads to hidden gems right in a coach's backyard.
The Guiding Hand
Ryan Birt joined Millikin University in January 2015 as the Big Blue wrestling coach. He was selected to restart the Millikin wrestling program that had been dormant since 2008. In five years, Birt has taken the wrestling program from nonexistent to a College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) championship.
Millikin 1947 graduate featured on new CCIW series
The College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) is celebrating 75 years with a new monthly feature titled "The Decade Series."
2020 class to be part of formal induction ceremony at future date
Millikin University is pleased to announce the five newest members to the Millikin Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2020 class will be part of a formal induction ceremony at a future date as allowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Millikin Women's Basketball Head Coach honored for playing career
Millikin University Women's Basketball Head Coach Olivia Lett was named to the D3hoops.com Women's Basketball All-Decade Team released on July 27.
Millikin golfers excel in the classroom and on the course
Millikin University junior men's golfer Mitch Cremer of Decatur, Ill., and sophomores Jack Patterson of Alton, Ill., and Max Phillips of Salem, Ill., were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for NCAA Division III by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
CCIW to explore competition and championships in the spring
The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Council of Presidents is suspending all fall sports athletic competition and championships for the 2020-21 academic year. The conference office will explore CCIW competition and championships in the spring.
Award honors female student-athletes for academics, athletics, service and leadership
Millikin University Athletics in conjunction with the NCAA is pleased to announce that May 2020 graduate and former Big Blue softball standout Kalli Farmer, of Columbia, Ill., has been selected as a nominee for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.