Several sports were in action this past week, with solid performances all around. Women’s Soccer, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer and Women’s Volleyball all hosted home games. The Men’s Tennis team traveled to Cleveland State for an Invitational this past weekend.
Women’s Soccer loses to Detroit Mercy 0-2
The Women’s Soccer team ended their season on Monday Oct. 29, losing to Detroit Mercy in a Horizon League Quarterfinal Match. The game was hard fought, with the Raiders taking five shots on goal throughout the entirety of the game. After the first half, the match remained scoreless but it did not remain that way with Detroit Mercy coming out to play in the second half. Detroit Mercy managed to score two goals within a matter of minutes to win the game 2-0 and advance in the tournament.
Women’s Volleyball defeats Oakland
It was an easy day for the Volleyball team when they hosted Oakland on Oct. 31. The Raiders cruised to a 3 set to none victory. The set scores were 25-21, 25-19 and 25-16. Sophomore Celia Powers had 13 kills and Freshman Lainey Stephenson had 31 assists. The win puts the team at 13-12.
Men’s Basketball wins exhibition game
The Men’s Basketball team hosted Notre Dame College on Oct. 31 for an exhibition game to kick off the season. The Raiders won 86-51. The team opens the season Nov. 7 against Western Carolina.
Men’s Soccer comes out on top
The Men’s Soccer team hosted Milwaukee Nov. 2 for their final Horizon League game. It was Senior Night for the Raiders and they came out with a strong 4-0 win against Milwaukee. This win gives the Raiders the Horizon League Title and sets Wright State up for hosting the Horizon League Tournament.
Men’s Tennis travels to Cleveland State
The Men’s Tennis Team competed in the Cleveland State University Viking Invitational this past weekend. The Raiders had a tough go at it on the first day of competition. In the main draw only Javier De La Villa won a singles match, defeating Youngstown State in a close three setter. The Raiders had a few more wins on the second day of the tournament, with everyone competing in the losers bracket, or backdraw. The men had 5 singles wins and 3 doubles wins.