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.
June 26, 2018 Final Push For Leatherneck Club Membership Leatherneck Club

Members have until June 30 to receive next season's benefits
June 27, 2018 WIU Athletics To Host Annual Purple and Gold Auction August 11 Purple and Gold

The 29th annual Purple and Gold Auction will take place inside Western Hall
June 26, 2018 Dunne Signs with Cincinnati Reds Ryan Dunne

Ryan Dunne will continue his career with the Cincinnati Reds organization.
June 22, 2018 Beyond the Game: The Story of Montgomery & His Biggest Fan Bailey Montgomery

Two years ago, Bailey Montgomery met a young fan at a summer league game and a friendship blossomed.
June 22, 2018 Third Annual All-Leatherneck Chicago Golf Outing Set for July 20 Leatherneck Club Golf

The Western Illinois athletic department will host its Third Annual All-Leatherneck Chicago Golf Outing at Arlington Lakes Golf Club.
June 21, 2018 Summer Ballin Drue Galassi

Several members of the WIU baseball team will be suiting up in summer league play.


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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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