Update on April 28, 2020: Unfortunately Swoop didn’t pull in enough votes to beat Michigan State. However, Eagles put up quite a fight against a much larger opponent: 2,857 votes were cast for EWU, 3,524 for Michigan State.

Missing your regular sports fix? Need an EWU Eagle to root for? You’re in luck! EWU is in the 2020 Tokyodachi Mascot Mania tournament—and this digital version of Swoop needs your votes!

EWU is up against a tough opponent in the first round: the Michigan State Spartan warrior. Vote for EWU on Monday, April 27 by going to the Tokyodachi Mascot Mania Instagram stories (@tokyodachi) or go.ewu.edu/mm20R1. And tell your friends and family to vote too!

If we win, we’ll go up against the winner of Portland State vs. Winthrop on May 6.