Weekend sports recap

Weekend sports recap

Several sports were in action this past weekend, including Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Men’s Soccer and Cross Country.

* Men’s Basketball loses to Murray State

The Raiders traveled to Kentucky on Nov. 10 to face Murray State University. MSU led the Raiders for almost the entire game and ended up winning 73-54. The Raiders play again on Nov. 14 at the Nutter Center when they host Toledo.

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* Women’s Basketball defeats UNLV

The women’s team was in Las Vegas on Nov. 9 taking on UNLV. The Raiders were dominate all game, giving them their first win of the season, 68-52.

* Volleyball wins two matches

The volleyball team played twice this past weekend, both conference match-ups. First up was Cleveland State, which the Raiders dispatched 3-2 on Nov. 9. On Nov. 10, Wright State faced Youngstown State and won 3 sets to 1, giving the Raiders their first bid to the Horizon League Tournament in the last ten years.

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* Men’s Soccer faces crushing defeat in Horizon League Championship

It was a cold night for soccer on Nov. 10 when Wright State faced UIC in the championship game of the Horizon League Tournament. The Raiders were looking to beat UIC and earn a bid to the NCAA tournament but it was apparent as soon as the game started that UIC was in it to win it. UIC completely dominated the Raiders in the first half, maintaining possession and scoring within the first five minutes. The Raiders went on to lose the game 1-3.

* Cross Country ends season at NCAA Regionals

The Cross Country team traveled to Indiana to compete in the NCAA regionals on Nov. 9. In the women’s race, the team placed 18 out of 32 and had three runners in the top 100. The men placed 26 out of 29 teams and only had one runner place within the top 100.