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‘Dream come true:’ Bartlett completes full circle journey as he wraps up collegiate career

‘Dream come true:’ Bartlett completes full circle journey as he wraps up collegiate career
November 2, 2020

Just like many college seniors, Corrigan Bartlett was unsure what his final season of college baseball would like.  Bartlett, a Maize, Kansas native, had spent the last past two seasons at Saint Louis...

‘The athletes need these competitive experiences:’ Track and Field hopes to recapture lost competitions with fall scrimmages

Wichita State junior Yuben Goncalves jumps over a hurdle during a scrimmage on Friday, Oct. 30 at Cessna Stadium.
November 1, 2020

For the second time this spring, the Track and Field program hosted a fall scrimmage with competition taking place throughout the week.  Just like many different programs across the country, Wichita...

WSU women’s basketball projected to finish sixth in AAC preseason poll

Wichita State head coach Keitha Adams calls a play during the game against Southern Methodist at Charles Koch Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.
October 28, 2020

The American Athletic Conference released its preseason poll on Wednesday and ranked Wichita State sixth out of 11 teams. Last season, the Shockers were picked to finish ninth in the conference. In...

Wichita State picked to finish seventh in AAC preseason poll

Wichita State junior Trey Wade talks to Dexter Dennis prior to tip-off of the game against the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday.
October 28, 2020

The American Athletic Conference released its preseason poll and awards on Wednesday, and coaches picked Wichita State to finish seventh out of 11 teams. The Shockers are coming off a 23-8 season that...

Charles Koch Arena to feature cutouts this season

Koch Arena sits empty on Friday. Much uncertantity still surrounds sports this year, including whether or not fans will be able to attend.
October 26, 2020

Given the uncertainty that remains for the upcoming college basketball and volleyball seasons, Charles Koch Arena will be featuring cutouts for fans to purchase.  Fans will be allowed to purchase two-and-a-half...

‘We’re only playing against each other:’ Taflinger reflects on fall season with no matches

Wichita State redshirt junior Megan Taflinger digs the ball during the Black vs. Yellow scrimmage on Oct.1 at Koch Arena.
October 26, 2020

When the American Athletic Conference announced that the volleyball season would be postponed until the spring, redshirt junior Megan Taflinger, like others, was disappointed.  Wichita State has not...

Track and field to host Fall Scrimmage

Wichita State's Grant Downes competes in the 60 meter dash during the Shocker Multi meet held at the Heskett Center on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.
October 23, 2020

The Wichita State track and field program will hold a scrimmage throughout next week, the program announced on Thursday.  “We have wanted to provide a little bit of an opportunity to reestablish...

Offense takes a step up at Shocker Softball scrimmage

Wichita State freshman Jessica Garcia hits the ball during the scrimmage at Wilkins Stadium on Oct. 17, 2020.
October 19, 2020

In the sixth Black and Yellow Scrimmage of the season, the black team took the victory, 11-9, on Saturday. Two weeks ago, the takeaway from the scrimmage was that the pitchers and defense played their...

Baseball program wraps up fall season with Fall World Series

Wichita State junior, Paxton Wallace gets ready to bat during a scrimmage at Eck Stadium on Oct 17.
October 19, 2020

Just like the Wichita State baseball program normally does, they concluded their fall season with the Fall Series this past week. The Black Team was victorious in the five-game series winning four of those...

‘We held this thing together:’ Volleyball completes successful fall campaign after postponed season

Senior Emma Wright spikes the ball while yellow team defender, Hailey Plugge blocks at the net during the scrimmage on Friday.
October 18, 2020

The Wichita State volleyball program finished off their fall season on Friday, as the black team rallied to win the final three sets of the last Black and Yellow Scrimmage.  Shockers head coach Chris...

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