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Running of the Bulls: Shockers pull away in tight matchup with USF

Running of the Bulls: Shockers pull away in tight matchup with USF

Sean Marty, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Wichita State (20-6) defeated South Florida 65-55 Thursday evening to improve to 8-5 in conference play and pull into a tie with SMU for fourth place in the AAC. For the first time in program history, the Shockers donned pink jerseys, honoring breast cancer survivors. Following the contest, WSU wil...

‘I like his positive attitude:’ Noah Fernandes bringing new light to Shockers lineup

‘I like his positive attitude:’ Noah Fernandes bringing new light to Shockers lineup

Marshall Sunner, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

Wichita State freshman Noah Fernandes has quickly adapted to his new role. At the start of the season, many, including head coach Gregg Marshall, weren’t even sure if Fernandes would step foot on the floor for the Shockers after a bone bruise left him sidelined for weeks. But Fernandes prevailed....

WSU women drop nail-bitter to SMU

WSU women drop nail-bitter to SMU

Matthew Goldsmith, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Wichita State women’s basketball lost a tight contest to SMU 72-67 Wednesday evening. With the loss, the Shockers fell to 14-12 on the season and 6-7 in conference play. WSU struggled offensively in the first quarter, as SMU jumped out to a 17-8 lead. WSU shot 4-19 from the field in the first quarter,...

Asbjørn Midtgaard’s late-season push helping Shockers down the stretch

Asbjørn Midtgaard’s late-season push helping Shockers down the stretch

Marshall Sunner, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

With 8:12 remaining in the first half of Sunday’s game against Tulane, junior center Asbjørn Midtgaard swatted a shot, initiating a fast break. Freshman guard Grant Sherfield secured the rebound and bolted down the floor, as did sophomore Dexter Dennis. At the end of the break, Sherfield lobbed a...

WSU to honor breast cancer survivors by wearing pink uniforms against USF

WSU to honor breast cancer survivors by wearing pink uniforms against USF

Sean Marty, Reporter

February 18, 2020

For the first time in school history, the Wichita State men’s basketball team will be suiting up in pink uniforms. In a partnership with the American Cancer Society Coaches vs Cancer organization, the Shockers will wear pink jerseys, shorts, and shoes for Thursday’s game against South Florida. The...

WSU track members compete in 3 different weekend meets

WSU track members compete in 3 different weekend meets

Sean Marty, Reporter

February 17, 2020

The Wichita State track and field team competed in three different meets over the weekend — the Gorilla Classic, the Iowa State Classic, and the Tyson Invitational. Here’s how the team faired: Gorilla Classic On the men’s side of things, two Shockers were standouts in the 60-meter hurdles...

Shocker softball goes 2-3 in Bobcat Classic

Shocker softball goes 2-3 in Bobcat Classic

Kylie Cameron, Editor in Chief

February 17, 2020

Wichita State softball (5-4) returned to Texas and began the weekend with double-digit wins over Saint Louis and the University of Texas-San Antonio in the Bobcat Classic. In their first contest, WSU run-ruled Saint Louis 13-2 in four innings. Junior pitcher Erin McDonald had two solo home runs in...

Shocker baseball drops first series to Northwestern State

Shocker baseball drops first series to Northwestern State

Kylie Cameron, Editor in Chief

February 17, 2020

Shocker baseball dropped the first series of Head Coach Eric Wedge’s tenure over the weekend. Wichita State went 1-2 on the road against Northwestern State. The Shockers began their season with an 11-0 loss. In his debut, junior Jake Hamilton struck out 13 and no-hit the Demons through five innings,...

Shockers showcase offensive improvements in dominant win over Tulane

Shockers showcase offensive improvements in dominant win over Tulane

Sean Marty, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Wichita State defeated Tulane 82-57 Sunday to improve to 19-6 on the season and 7-5 in conference play. After dropping five of their last seven games, WSU has once again regained its confidence with a two-game winning streak over Central Florida and Tulane. WSU turned the corner after Head Coach Gregg...

Brewer’s late 3 lifts WSU women over Tulane

Brewer’s late 3 lifts WSU women over Tulane

Sean Marty, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Wichita State held off Tulane on the road Sunday, defeating the Green Wave 69-68 after senior Maya Brewer hit a game-winning three-pointer with 22 seconds left. The Shockers were down by two points when Brewer banked in the trey. The Shockers were then able to get a stop to clinch the victory. For...