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Baseball final scores vs. Youngstown State. Photograph from Wright State Baseball's Twitter.

Spring sports weekend recap

Several sports have been in action lately and their schedules have been picking up intensity as spring progresses.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Softball bounces back against Morehead State

Wright State softball bounced back after their first loss in seven games with a 4-2 victory at the WSU Softball field in which sophomore Ashley Sharp collected her seventeenth complete game of the season on Tuesday, April 26. The Raiders (32-18; Horizon 16-3) got straight to work in the bottom of the first inning while sophomore […]

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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; […]

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Softball records three consecutive shutouts

Softball won their seventh consecutive game and recorded their third consecutive shut-out as freshman Ally Russell pitched a complete game while the Raiders defeated Oakland 3-0 at the WSU Softball field on Saturday, April 23. During game two of a three game series and game one of a double header that will be played shortly […]

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Sharp pitching leads to a 1-0 victory over Oakland

Wright State softball has won six games in a row and top the Horizon League with a 14-2 conference record and are undefeated at home with a 10-0 record at the WSU Softball field after defeating Oakland 1-0 on Friday, April 22. The Raiders left the bases loaded in the first inning and then scored […]

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Softball sweeps Cleveland State

Softball won their sixth straight game and remained undefeated at the WSU Softball field after a three-game sweep over Cleveland State that began on Friday, April 9 and concluded with a double-header on Sunday. Wright State (23-15) has won their first nine home games this season and have won eight out of their nine Horizon […]

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