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Eight baseball players ineligible following investigation

Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Eight players on the Wichita State baseball team are ineligible to play for some games this season. The NCAA Student-Athlete Reinstatement staff notified the team Friday. The players’ eligibility came into question after recei...

Baseball under internal review after discovery of improper benefits

Sports Editor

December 4, 2013

Filed under Baseball

Over the summer, the Shocker baseball program had many changes to its program, including the replacement of head coach Gene Stephenson with Todd Butler.During that coaching transition, it was identified that members of the team r...

Black sweeps Gold in game three

Sports Reporter

October 23, 2013

Filed under Baseball

The 2013 Fall World Series at Eck Stadium ended with the Black team beating the Gold squad in all three games played at Eck Stadium.The best three-game matchup came to a close Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory by the Black team.The B...

Fall World Series splits baseball team in two

Sports Reporter

October 16, 2013

Filed under Baseball

The Wichita State baseball team plays its first game of the season against itself Thursday.No worries, this happens every year.The Fall World Series is an annual matchup that splits the Shocker players into a “Black” team and a ...

Shockers prepare for season with intra-squad games

Sports Reporter

September 23, 2013

Filed under Baseball

The Wichita State men’s baseball team played an intra-squad game on Sunday under the direction of head coach Todd Butler.Butler said the game was the sixth intra-squad practice the team has had this year.The matchups give pl...

Catching up with Head Baseball Coach Todd Butler

Sports Reporter

September 11, 2013

Filed under Baseball

Monday was been the day Todd Butler had waited for since he took the Head Wichita State Baseball coaching job three months ago: the first practice. It was a chance to get on the field and work with his players.Butler said he’...

Wichita State hosts yearly baseball camp

Sports Reporter

July 24, 2013

Filed under Baseball

Wichita State University baseball head coach Todd Butler is following in the steps of former coach Gene Stephenson.Butler will soon be leading a weeklong baseball camp at Eck Stadium for children ages 9 and older. The camp will ...

Baseball hires second assistant coach

Sports Reporter

July 10, 2013

Filed under Baseball

No need to give new Assistant Baseball Coach Brian Walker a history lesson about the success of the Wichita State University baseball program.The 28-year-old Tulsa, Okla. native is aware of what Shocker Baseball means to WSU fans after growin...

Shocker baseball lands Razorback associate head coach

Sports Editor Shanice Davis

June 17, 2013

Filed under Baseball

According to a press release sent from the Wichita State University athletic department, Shocker baseball has hired the University of Arkansas associate head coach Todd Butler to replace former head coach Gene Stephenson, who was fi...