Viking Sports Weekly (December 2)

Viking Sports Weekly (December 2)

A look at what's happening in Cleveland State Athletics...

Men's Basketball
-Cleveland State (4-4) will split its time at home and on the road this week, hosting Toledo on Wednesday, December 4 before traveling to Kent State on Saturday, December 7.
-Last time out, the Vikings picked up their third straight win, earning a 70-59 victory over Robert Morris.
-Entering the week, Algevon Eichelberger is averaging a team-high 13.2 points per game, while Tre Gomillion is averaging a team-high 6.9 rebounds per game.

Women's Basketball
-The Vikings (5-1) will begin a four-game roadswing this week, playing three games over a seven-day span. The Vikings will travel to Delaware State (Monday, December 2), Western Carolina (Friday, December 6) and East Tennessee State (Sunday, December 8) during this stretch.
-Cleveland State enters the week on a five-game winstreak, most recently picking up a 66-62 victory against Akron.
-Through the first six games, Mariah White ranks sixth nationally averaging 4.00 steals per game, while Mariah Miller ranks seventh among Division I players averaging 22.8 points per game.

-Cleveland State will head to Buffalo this Friday, December 6, for a dual with the Bulls.
-It will mark the first-ever Mid-American Conference dual for the Vikings as they begin their first season in the MAC in 2019-20.
-Redshirt senior Evan Cheek and sophomore Ben Smith are tied for the team lead with 12 wins each.

Indoor Track & Field
-Cleveland State will kickoff its seven-meet indoor campaign this weekend, taking part in the BG Opener on Friday, December 6.
-The Vikings will be under the direction of first-year head coach Amber Williams, and return 18 letterwinners from last year's squad, including sophomore Monica Johnson who earned Honorable Mention All-League honors at least year's #HLTF Indoor Championship.

This Week's Events
Monday, December 2
Women's Basketball at Delaware State – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 4
Men's Basketball hosts Toledo – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 6
Track & Field at BG Opener – 5:00 p.m.
Wrestling at Buffalo – 7:00 p.m.
Women's Basketball – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 7
Men's Basketball at Kent State – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 8
Women's Basketball at East Tennessee State – 2:00 p.m.

Viking Of The Week
Mariah Miller, Women's Basketball
The senior helped Cleveland State to a 66-62 victory over Akron, finishing with 28 points and 13 rebounds for her first double-double of the season. Her 28 points came on a career-high tying 11 made field goals, while it marked her fourth 20-point game of the season. She also notched three assists on the game.

Other Top Performers
Algevon Eichelberger, Men's Basketball