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Michael Bryan poses for a picture prior to the Olympic Trials, in front of Charles Koch Arena. Bryan finished in 16th place in the event hosted in Eugene, Oregon.

Michael Bryan wraps up historic season with 16th place finish at Olympic Trials

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 19, 2021

Wichita State junior Michael Bryan racked up a 16th place finish in the hammer throw at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon.  Bryan's longest mark came in his first attempt which...

Former Shocker Murkel Dellien and redshirt junior Nico Acevedo gameplan before a point during the semifinals of Wichita Tennis Open on Saturday June 12 at Coleman Tennis Complex.

Shocker duo wins doubles title at 2021 Wichita Tennis Open

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 14, 2021

Former Shocker Murkel Dellien and incoming junior WSU men’s tennis player Nicolas Acevedo won the doubles championship of the 2021 Wichita Tennis Open over the weekend. Dellien just wrapped up his...

Redshirt junior Nico Acevedo celebrates after winning a point during the Doubles Championship of Wichita Tennis Open on Saturday June 12 at Coleman Tennis Complex.

PHOTOS: Shocker duo wins Doubles Title

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 14, 2021

Norman and Bryan take home All-American honors at NCAA Championships

Norman and Bryan take home All-American honors at NCAA Championships

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 10, 2021

Antonio Norman and Michael Bryan wrapped up their seasons with each earning Second Team All-American honors at the NCAA Championships on Wednesday in Eugene, Oregon. Director of Track and Field Steve...

Antonio Norman and Michael Bryan prepare for NCAA Championships

Antonio Norman and Michael Bryan prepare for NCAA Championships

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 7, 2021

Antonio Norman and Michael Bryan both punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships last weekend after qualifying at the regional meets on the campus of Texas A&M. Director of Track and Field...

Jalen Ricks commits to Wichita State

Jalen Ricks commits to Wichita State

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter June 3, 2021

High school prospect Jalen Ricks announced his decision to become a Shocker Thursday, becoming the fourth player to commit to Wichita State this spring. Ricks, a 6'7 combo-guard, grew up in Sherwood,...

Senior Preston Snavely throws a pitch during Wichita State's game against South Florida on Saturday, May 15 inside Eck Stadium.

Baseball’s season ends with loss to Tulane in AAC Tournament

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter May 30, 2021

The Wichita State baseball team’s season came to a close on Friday, with a 12-2 loss to Tulane in an elimination game at the American Athletic Conference Tournament.   After Tulane took a 1-0 lead...

Freshman Couper Cornblum prepares to take a swing during Wichita State's game against South Florida on Friday, May 14 inside Eck Stadium.

Couper Cornblum takes advantage of first full season with WSU

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter May 28, 2021

Wichita State outfielder Couper Cornblum and the Shockers were off to one of the best starts in program history. WSU was 13-2 and was riding a 13 game winning streak, the longest since 2008. Then it all...

Freshman Jace Kaminska throws a pitch during Wichita State's game against South Florida on May 14 inside Eck Stadium.

Jace Kaminska leads WSU to elimination game victory over Houston

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter May 27, 2021

With their season on the line, Wichita State defeated Houston, 5-3, on Wednesday night to stay alive at the American Athletic Conference Baseball Championships.  The game was scoreless through the...

Freshman Chuck Ingram prepares to swing during Wichita State's game against South Florida on Saturday, May 15 inside Eck Stadium.

Chuck Ingram makes an impact in his first year as a Shocker

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter May 26, 2021

From a young age, Wichita State freshman Chuck Ingram could tell that he wanted to be a baseball player.  Growing up, Ingram’s father played two years in the minor leagues for the South Bend White...

Senior Corrigan Bartlett reacts to a call during Wichita State's game against South Florida on Friday, May 14 inside Eck Stadium.

Shockers drop AAC Tournament opener

Sean Marty, Sports Reporter May 26, 2021

The Wichita State baseball team dropped their opening game of the AAC Tournament to South Florida, 7-2 on Tuesday. The Bulls jumped out to an early lead with three runs in the top of the first inning....

Freshman Jace Kaminska throws a pitch during Wichita State's game against South Florida on May 14 inside Eck Stadium.

Jace Kaminska headlines WSU’s postseason conference awards

Sean Marty, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

The Wichita State baseball team received five awards from the American Athletic Conference all-conference honors on Monday. Freshman starting pitcher Jace Kaminska headlined the awards by taking home...

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