July 8, 2021 at 3:15pm

"I'm always wanting more"

Returning to competition in January of 2021, the Millikin University Women's basketball team recorded one of its most successful seasons in recent memory by winning the 2021 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Women's Basketball Tournament Championship defeating Illinois Wesleyan 72-59. It was the first CCIW Tournament Championship for Millikin since 2005. 

June 9, 2021 at 12:15pm

MU students honored for academic excellence and leadership contributions

Millikin University, in conjunction with the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), announced its Jack Swartz Award Recipients and the CCIW Academic All-Conference team for the Spring season of 2021 on June 7.

May 24, 2021 at 11:15am

Big Blue wins CCIW Tournament

The Millikin University baseball team defeated North Central College 4-3 on May 22 to win the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament and earn the school's first trip to the NCAA Tournament. Millikin had already been selected as an NCAA Regional host so the Big Blue will get to stay home for the NCAA Tournament.

May 21, 2021 at 11:15am

Millikin softball pitcher leads Big Blue to unfamiliar territory

Millikin University senior softball pitcher Aly Armstrong, who recently earned a business management degree, has helped lead the Big Blue to unfamiliar territory this spring.

May 17, 2021 at 10:45am

Big Blue crowned CCIW Tournament Champions

The Millikin University Big Blue softball team earned the title of College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament Champions in an 8-0 victory over the Illinois Wesleyan Titans on May 15. With the win, Millikin softball earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1990.

May 3, 2021 at 3:15pm

Big Blue earns second title under head coaching duo of Whitney Sowers and Katie Tenboer

Millikin University earned its sixth College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) softball title following a two-game sweep of Elmhurst on May 1 at Workman Family Softball Field.

The Big Blue closed out the regular season with a 24-8 record in conference play (27-11 overall) after 10-2 and 14-2 victories over the Bluejays. Millikin won nine of its last 11 games.

April 30, 2021 at 3:45pm

Women in Athletics

Creating opportunities to celebrate 50 years of women’s athletics at Millikin University has not been easy.

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