Western Illinois University located in Macomb, Ill., has grown from its roots (a teacher’s training school) to become a comprehensive major public university that boasts top programs in both law enforcement and agriculture. The Fighting Leathernecks were founding members of The Summit League in 1982.
May 27, 2017 Brown Caps Off 2017 Outdoor Season At NCAA West Prelims

The junior competed in the triple jump Saturday in Austin, Texas.
May 27, 2017 Conner Currier Named to The Summit League All-Tournament Team

Senior designated hitter went 4-for-7 at the plate with a home run.
May 25, 2017 Johnson, Brown Conclude First Day Of NCAA West Prelims

Johnson finished her season with the women's 800, Brown competes in long jump.
May 25, 2017 WIU Ends Season at Summit League Tournament

Leathernecks wrap up 2017 campaign following an 11-4 defeat.
May 25, 2017 Two Leatherneck Club Golf Outings Set for This Summer

40th annual Leatherneck Club Golf Classic in Macomb on June 5, Chicago Golf Classic on July 21.
May 24, 2017 Preston Church Goes the Distance but WIU Loses in Opener

Senior left-hander records first-ever complete game but Leathernecks drop tourney opener 5-2.


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Quick Facts

Name : Western Illinois
Founded : 1899
Nickname : Fighting Leathernecks
Member Since : 1982
Official Athletic Website : http://www.goleathernecks.com
Official University Website : http://www.wiu.edu


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