Athletics

Points of Pride
Release: Thursday 07/01/2016 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations
Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2015-16

Overall

Over 50 Wright State student-athletes from nine sports answered the call when asked to be involved in the "I Love WSU" Service Project Monday, October 5, combining for a total of 58 hours of service.

The Raiders hosted annual Howl-o-ween hoops, an event for the community kids.

The Athletic Department hosted job fair on December 7 for its student-athletes.

Wright State placed 82 student-athletes on the fall Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

The Horizon League announced its fall all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Vanessa Hopwood (cross country), Sam DeRoy and Eric Lynch (soccer), Natalie Sedlock (soccer), Katie Klusman and Rachel Kremer (volleyball).

The Horizon League announced its winter all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Csongor Bajnocki, Matt Dassow and Clement Quilliec (swimming), Emily Hayhow and Samantha TenEyck (swimming), Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Horizon League announced its spring all-academic teams with 11 Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Jason DeFevers, Sean Murphy and Jesse Scholtens (baseball), Ryan Wenzler (golf), Becka Peterson and Ashley Sharp (softball), Vanessa Madrigal and Linsey Verstrepen (women's tennis), Katie Abrahamowicz, Jessica Doepker and Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Athletic Department hosted its National Student-Athlete Day.

Long time WSU Athletic Department employee Dr. Roderick Perry was named the Director of Athletics at IUPUI and started January 1.

Three Raiders were part of the Olympic Trails for the 2016 games—graduates Cassandra Lloyd and Kile Aukerman and current Raider Mitch Stover.

 

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Soccer players Ty Blackmer (Sept. 22) and Jackson Dietrich (Oct. 26) were honored by Top Drawer Soccer as National Players of the Week.

The men’s soccer team was ranked 20th nationally in mid-September.

Peguy Ngatcha and Eric Lynch were named Second Team All-Ohio.

Men’s soccer hosted its 8th annual clinic for community kids.

Men’s soccer played for the Horizon League title.

 

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer alum Brittany Persuad was named to the Guyana National Team.

The women’s soccer team received the NSCAA Team Academic Award

Women’s soccer goalie Halle Pyle was named Player of Week National by CollegeSoccer.com September 24.

The women’s soccer team played for Horizon League title.

Niki Romero of women’s soccer was named Second Team All-Great Lakes Region.

Women’s soccer sophomores Bryce Hueber and Niki Romero were selected to the OCSA Division I All-Ohio First Team while senior Ashley Gogolin was chosen to the second team.

 

Volleyball

The volleyball once again joined the Fight against Blood Cancer.

The volleyball team won Holiday Inn Invitational Title.

 

Softball

In September, the softball team gathered to build a Home for Humanity.

The softball team played for the Horizon League title.

 

Cross Country

Cross country runner Ian Kallay started his own nonprofit while simultaneously earning his M.B.A., competing in intercollegiate cross country and working at a coffee shop, and plans to take part in a 100-mile run and swim across all of the Great Lakes next year.

The cross country teams hosted the Horizon League Meets.

 

Women’s Basketball

Kim Demmings was named to the Naismith Watch List after becoming the school’s (men’s and women’s) all-time scorer and now also sits atop the scoring list for the Horizon League.

Kim Demmings was named High Major Player of the Week nationally in early February.

Kim Demmings was named the Horizon League Winter Female Scholar Athlete.

Kim Demmings was named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team.

Kim Demmings received third team high major All American honors.

 

Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball played for Horizon League title.

Both basketball teams hosted the first-ever Tip-Off Banquet on the main floor of the Nutter Center with keynote speaker Clark Kellogg.

 

Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team played for Horizon League title.

 

Baseball

Junior catcher Sean Murphy of the Wright State baseball team was named Third Team Preseason All-American by both Perfect Game and D1 Baseball.

The Wright State baseball program hosted its 12th annual First Pitch Banquet with major league pitcher and Beavercreek native Justin Masterson as the keynote speaker.

The baseball team continued its support of Huntington’s Disease with several fundraising opportunities, led by former Raider and current Angels’ pitcher Joe Smith.

Baseball’s Mitch Roman was named to Brooks Wallace Watch List for elite shortstops.

Baseball’s Jesse Scholtens pitched the program’s first perfect game at Dayton on March 11 and just the 25th ever in NCAA history.

Baseball won the Nuxhall Title as Greg Lovelady wins number 100.

Best-ever five players drafted in the Major League Baseball Draft.

 

Golf

Golf’s Ryan Wenzler wins individual title at the Horizon League Championship to advance to the NCAA Tournament.  He played at the Franklin, TN NCAA Regional.

Ryan Wenzler won the individual title at the Ball State Tournament.

 

Swimming & Diving

Head swimming & diving coach Kyle Oaks was named the Horizon League Women’s Coach of the Year.

Both swimming & diving teams placed third in the Horizon League Meets.

Emily Hayhow sets a school, league and meet record at the Horizon League Meet in winning the 200 fly (1:59.14).

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Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2015-16

Overall

Over 50 Wright State student-athletes from nine sports answered the call when asked to be involved in the "I Love WSU" Service Project Monday, October 5, combining for a total of 58 hours of service.

The Raiders hosted annual Howl-o-ween hoops, an event for the community kids.

The Athletic Department hosted job fair on December 7 for its student-athletes.

Wright State placed 82 student-athletes on the fall Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

The Horizon League announced its fall all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Vanessa Hopwood (cross country), Sam DeRoy and Eric Lynch (soccer), Natalie Sedlock (soccer), Katie Klusman and Rachel Kremer (volleyball).

The Horizon League announced its winter all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Csongor Bajnocki, Matt Dassow and Clement Quilliec (swimming), Emily Hayhow and Samantha TenEyck (swimming), Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Horizon League announced its spring all-academic teams with 11 Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Jason DeFevers, Sean Murphy and Jesse Scholtens (baseball), Ryan Wenzler (golf), Becka Peterson and Ashley Sharp (softball), Vanessa Madrigal and Linsey Verstrepen (women's tennis), Katie Abrahamowicz, Jessica Doepker and Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Athletic Department hosted its National Student-Athlete Day.

Long time WSU Athletic Department employee Dr. Roderick Perry was named the Director of Athletics at IUPUI and started January 1.

Three Raiders were part of the Olympic Trails for the 2016 games—graduates Cassandra Lloyd and Kile Aukerman and current Raider Mitch Stover.

 

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Soccer players Ty Blackmer (Sept. 22) and Jackson Dietrich (Oct. 26) were honored by Top Drawer Soccer as National Players of the Week.

The men’s soccer team was ranked 20th nationally in mid-September.

Peguy Ngatcha and Eric Lynch were named Second Team All-Ohio.

Men’s soccer hosted its 8th annual clinic for community kids.

Men’s soccer played for the Horizon League title.

 

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer alum Brittany Persuad was named to the Guyana National Team.

The women’s soccer team received the NSCAA Team Academic Award

Women’s soccer goalie Halle Pyle was named Player of Week National by CollegeSoccer.com September 24.

The women’s soccer team played for Horizon League title.

Niki Romero of women’s soccer was named Second Team All-Great Lakes Region.

Women’s soccer sophomores Bryce Hueber and Niki Romero were selected to the OCSA Division I All-Ohio First Team while senior Ashley Gogolin was chosen to the second team.

 

Volleyball

The volleyball once again joined the Fight against Blood Cancer.

The volleyball team won Holiday Inn Invitational Title.

 

Softball

In September, the softball team gathered to build a Home for Humanity.

The softball team played for the Horizon League title.

 

Cross Country

Cross country runner Ian Kallay started his own nonprofit while simultaneously earning his M.B.A., competing in intercollegiate cross country and working at a coffee shop, and plans to take part in a 100-mile run and swim across all of the Great Lakes next year.

The cross country teams hosted the Horizon League Meets.

 

Women’s Basketball

Kim Demmings was named to the Naismith Watch List after becoming the school’s (men’s and women’s) all-time scorer and now also sits atop the scoring list for the Horizon League.

Kim Demmings was named High Major Player of the Week nationally in early February.

Kim Demmings was named the Horizon League Winter Female Scholar Athlete.

Kim Demmings was named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team.

Kim Demmings received third team high major All American honors.

 

Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball played for Horizon League title.

Both basketball teams hosted the first-ever Tip-Off Banquet on the main floor of the Nutter Center with keynote speaker Clark Kellogg.

 

Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team played for Horizon League title.

 

Baseball

Junior catcher Sean Murphy of the Wright State baseball team was named Third Team Preseason All-American by both Perfect Game and D1 Baseball.

The Wright State baseball program hosted its 12th annual First Pitch Banquet with major league pitcher and Beavercreek native Justin Masterson as the keynote speaker.

The baseball team continued its support of Huntington’s Disease with several fundraising opportunities, led by former Raider and current Angels’ pitcher Joe Smith.

Baseball’s Mitch Roman was named to Brooks Wallace Watch List for elite shortstops.

Baseball’s Jesse Scholtens pitched the program’s first perfect game at Dayton on March 11 and just the 25th ever in NCAA history.

Baseball won the Nuxhall Title as Greg Lovelady wins number 100.

Best-ever five players drafted in the Major League Baseball Draft.

 

Golf

Golf’s Ryan Wenzler wins individual title at the Horizon League Championship to advance to the NCAA Tournament.  He played at the Franklin, TN NCAA Regional.

Ryan Wenzler won the individual title at the Ball State Tournament.

 

Swimming & Diving

Head swimming & diving coach Kyle Oaks was named the Horizon League Women’s Coach of the Year.

Both swimming & diving teams placed third in the Horizon League Meets.

Emily Hayhow sets a school, league and meet record at the Horizon League Meet in winning the 200 fly (1:59.14).

Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2015-16

Overall

Over 50 Wright State student-athletes from nine sports answered the call when asked to be involved in the "I Love WSU" Service Project Monday, October 5, combining for a total of 58 hours of service.

The Raiders hosted annual Howl-o-ween hoops, an event for the community kids.

The Athletic Department hosted job fair on December 7 for its student-athletes.

Wright State placed 82 student-athletes on the fall Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

The Horizon League announced its fall all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Vanessa Hopwood (cross country), Sam DeRoy and Eric Lynch (soccer), Natalie Sedlock (soccer), Katie Klusman and Rachel Kremer (volleyball).

The Horizon League announced its winter all-academic teams with six Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Csongor Bajnocki, Matt Dassow and Clement Quilliec (swimming), Emily Hayhow and Samantha TenEyck (swimming), Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Horizon League announced its spring all-academic teams with 11 Wright State student-athletes being recognized: Jason DeFevers, Sean Murphy and Jesse Scholtens (baseball), Ryan Wenzler (golf), Becka Peterson and Ashley Sharp (softball), Vanessa Madrigal and Linsey Verstrepen (women's tennis), Katie Abrahamowicz, Jessica Doepker and Gabrielle Markley (track).

The Athletic Department hosted its National Student-Athlete Day.

Long time WSU Athletic Department employee Dr. Roderick Perry was named the Director of Athletics at IUPUI and started January 1.

Three Raiders were part of the Olympic Trails for the 2016 games—graduates Cassandra Lloyd and Kile Aukerman and current Raider Mitch Stover.

 

Men’s Soccer

Men’s Soccer players Ty Blackmer (Sept. 22) and Jackson Dietrich (Oct. 26) were honored by Top Drawer Soccer as National Players of the Week.

The men’s soccer team was ranked 20th nationally in mid-September.

Peguy Ngatcha and Eric Lynch were named Second Team All-Ohio.

Men’s soccer hosted its 8th annual clinic for community kids.

Men’s soccer played for the Horizon League title.

 

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer alum Brittany Persuad was named to the Guyana National Team.

The women’s soccer team received the NSCAA Team Academic Award

Women’s soccer goalie Halle Pyle was named Player of Week National by CollegeSoccer.com September 24.

The women’s soccer team played for Horizon League title.

Niki Romero of women’s soccer was named Second Team All-Great Lakes Region.

Women’s soccer sophomores Bryce Hueber and Niki Romero were selected to the OCSA Division I All-Ohio First Team while senior Ashley Gogolin was chosen to the second team.

 

Volleyball

The volleyball once again joined the Fight against Blood Cancer.

The volleyball team won Holiday Inn Invitational Title.

 

Softball

In September, the softball team gathered to build a Home for Humanity.

The softball team played for the Horizon League title.

 

Cross Country

Cross country runner Ian Kallay started his own nonprofit while simultaneously earning his M.B.A., competing in intercollegiate cross country and working at a coffee shop, and plans to take part in a 100-mile run and swim across all of the Great Lakes next year.

The cross country teams hosted the Horizon League Meets.

 

Women’s Basketball

Kim Demmings was named to the Naismith Watch List after becoming the school’s (men’s and women’s) all-time scorer and now also sits atop the scoring list for the Horizon League.

Kim Demmings was named High Major Player of the Week nationally in early February.

Kim Demmings was named the Horizon League Winter Female Scholar Athlete.

Kim Demmings was named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team.

Kim Demmings received third team high major All American honors.

 

Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball played for Horizon League title.

Both basketball teams hosted the first-ever Tip-Off Banquet on the main floor of the Nutter Center with keynote speaker Clark Kellogg.

 

Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team played for Horizon League title.

 

Baseball

Junior catcher Sean Murphy of the Wright State baseball team was named Third Team Preseason All-American by both Perfect Game and D1 Baseball.

The Wright State baseball program hosted its 12th annual First Pitch Banquet with major league pitcher and Beavercreek native Justin Masterson as the keynote speaker.

The baseball team continued its support of Huntington’s Disease with several fundraising opportunities, led by former Raider and current Angels’ pitcher Joe Smith.

Baseball’s Mitch Roman was named to Brooks Wallace Watch List for elite shortstops.

Baseball’s Jesse Scholtens pitched the program’s first perfect game at Dayton on March 11 and just the 25th ever in NCAA history.

Baseball won the Nuxhall Title as Greg Lovelady wins number 100.

Best-ever five players drafted in the Major League Baseball Draft.

 

Golf

Golf’s Ryan Wenzler wins individual title at the Horizon League Championship to advance to the NCAA Tournament.  He played at the Franklin, TN NCAA Regional.

Ryan Wenzler won the individual title at the Ball State Tournament.

 

Swimming & Diving

Head swimming & diving coach Kyle Oaks was named the Horizon League Women’s Coach of the Year.

Both swimming & diving teams placed third in the Horizon League Meets.

Emily Hayhow sets a school, league and meet record at the Horizon League Meet in winning the 200 fly (1:59.14).

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