Category: Softball

Laura Matthews hired as new softball coach

Laura Matthews has been named the new softball coach at Wright State. Matthews comes from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, where she had been the head coach for the last five years. She graduated from the University of Dayton in 2008, in which she was a member of the UD softball team. When she was...

Softball continues to struggle

Wright State’s softball team (3-13) has struggled for the beginning portion of the season. The Lady Raiders traveled to Louisville, Ken. to take on the Ohio University Bobcats Sunday, March 12. WSU came up short in a 6-14 loss against the Bobcats. After one inning of play the score was 4-5 with the Bobcats on...

Student Athlete Spotlight: Ashton Salyers

  Wright State Senior softball player Ashton Salyers is the starting centerfielder for the Raiders. She hit .296 with 15 RBIs last season as a junior and is looking to have an even better season this year. Salyers is a Mass Communication major from Grove City, Ohio and started playing when she was around four...

Loeser Resigns as softball coach

Wright State’s head softball coach, Ray Loeser, resigned from the position, Friday following his hiring three months ago. Loeser did not give a reason to why he was resigning. Loeser was hired in August following the departure of former Wright State softball coach Lynn Curylo, who had coached the team since 2011. The university and...

Softball tops the Horizon League Standings

Wright State softball won seven consecutive games with three consecutive shutouts before losing to Oakland in the final game of a three-game series at the WSU Softball Field on Saturday, April 23. The Raiders (31-18; Horizon 15-3) have eight games remaining before the Horizon League Tournament and will play Morehead State, UIC and Valparaiso (9-28;...