Category: Sports

FieldTurf coming to Nischwitz Stadium

If you attend a baseball game at Nischwitz Stadium next semester, you’re going to notice a drastic change. The Wright State Athletic Department is installing FieldTurf and replacing the natural grass at WSU’s oldest athletic facility. “About $600,000 has been donated for the project. And that number is still growing as donations continue to come...

Men's soccer looks to improve on 2011 success

The men’s soccer team defied the odds to make last year’s Horizon League championship game. But Head Coach Bryan Davis isn’t satisfied with second place. Wright State (11-7-2) dropped the final to Loyola 1-0 in overtime on Nov. 13. It was the Raiders’ first appearance in a conference championship since 1998 and the program’s first...

Raiders looking forward to next season after dissapointing year

Wright State’s season ended with a doubleheader split against Illinois-Chicago on Saturday, but Head Coach Lynn Curylo is already thinking ahead. “The biggest focus right now is we’re looking for ways to come back and stay healthy,” said Curylo. “We just had way too many injuries this season. The girls are already back in the...

Star basketball player leaving after two years at Wright State

Sometimes the grass isn’t greener on the other side—it’s blue. Julius Mays announced on Sunday that he’ll leave Wright State for the bluegrass of Kentucky. Mays transferred to WSU in 2010 after spending two seasons buried in North Carolina State’s rotation. After sitting out the 2010-11 campaign, Mays starred for the Raiders this past year....

Tennis teams end seasons with early losses in Horizon League Tournament

Joe Kennard Sports Writer [email protected] Their seasons took different paths but ended up with the same finish: a loss in the Horizon League tournament. For the Raider men, their 4-0 loss to Cleveland State in the semi-finals capstoned an 18-5 season. They had high expectations after securing the #1 seed and Wright State’s first Horizon...