Athletics

Raiders in the Community
Release: Thursday 06/15/2011 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

Here are some of the latest things that Wright State student-athletes are doing out in the community.

Women's Basketball Pink-Out Game
Bob Grant and Mylan Woods discussing the Women’s Basketball Pink-Out game on WDTN Ch. 2 “Living Dayton” show

Eric Thomas LifeSkills Presentation
Eric Thomas’s LifeSkills presentation to the WSU Student-Athletes, Coaches, & Administrators about “Creating a Culture”.

Eric Thomas TGIM Show
Eric Thomas hosting his weekly “TGIM” show from the Pavilion.

Basketball Teams Help at Beavercreek Nazarene
The men's and women's basketball teams recently reached out to the community with an appearance at Beavercreek Nazarene.

Men's Soccer to Hold Camps for All Ages
The men's soccer team will be hosting a number of upcoming camps, clinics, and events.

Community Gathers for Successful Soccer Clinic
The third annual free men’s soccer clinic saw more than 200 young athletes join the team for an opportunity to be coached by Wright State players.

Softball Assists with Reds Rookie Success League
The Wright State softball program assisted with the Reds Rookie Success League, a coed, character-building baseball introductory program for 7-13 year olds in the Greater Dayton area.

Men's Soccer Holds Free Clinic
The Wright State men's soccer team held a free clinic at Alumni Field on May 23.

Volleyball Works With Habitat Humanities
The volleyball team worked with Habitat Humanities on a Women's Build project May 21 in Trotwood.

Volleyball Works With Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at an event held at Central State University on May 14.

Baseball Helps With Youth Baseball Clinic
Several Wright State baseball players volunteered at the annual Youth Baseball Clinic at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton on Saturday, October 16.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy Volunteer at the MDA Telethon
The Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy Raider spent part of their Labor Day helping to raise money at the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon held at the Nutter Center.

Volleyball and Women's Soccer Help With Greene County Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball and women's soccer teams recently helped with the Greene County Special Olympics, which was held at Central State University.

Cross Country and Track Take Time to Help with Special Olympics
The Wright State track and cross country teams took time off from studies and competition to volunteer with the Special Olympics of Dayton on Saturday, April 24, at Welcome Stadium.

Basketball and Soccer Players Read at Westwood Elementary
The Wright State men's basketball and soccer teams visited and read to the students at Westwood Elementary in Dayton Tuesday.

Women's Basketball Provides Clinic to Honor Students
The Raiders took time during their trip to Chicago to aid the students at Washington-McKinley Elementary School and give the kids a clinic in basketball and academics.

Staff Visits Dayton Childrens Hospital
On Friday, February 5, the administrative staff of the Wright State University Athletic Department took time to visit the children at Dayton Childrens Hospital.

Softball Lends a Hand at Montgomery Co. Animal Resource Center
The Raiders took time out of their Saturday to help out some friends on October 24 at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. The Raiders helped to clean the facility, interact with some of the animals and see how the shelter operates from the inside. 

Raiders Participate in Read-In at West Carrollton Middle School
The Wright State athletic department was out in the community as members of the various athletic teams and coaches participated in a "Read-In" event at West Carrollton Middle School to help celebrate Teens Read Week.

Swimming and Diving Host Special Olympics Meet
For the 21st straight season, the Wright State swimming and diving program hosted the Special Olympics of Great Dayton at the WSU Natatorium for their annual Area 2 Swimming Meet.

Men's Basketball Helps Ally's Army at "Light the Night"
The Wright State men's basketball team joined forces with Ally's Army to help "Light the Night" to help find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Volleyball Severs It up on Miracle Treat Day
The Wright State volleyball team helped bring some smiles and a few cool treats at Dairy Queen on August 13 as a part of the company's Miracle Treat Day to benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Women's Basketball Serves It Up at Local Church
The Wright State women's basketball team served some home-cooked meals to the community of Lewisburg, helping at the "Neighbor Night Supper" at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Volleyball Working With Habitat for Humanity
The Wright State volleyball team recently volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity on a local housing project.

Men's Basketball Visit to Fairborn Intermediate School
Several players from the Wright State men's basketball team visited with students on Friday, September 29, as part of Fairborn Intermediate School's September STARRS assembly.

Volleyball Working With Special Olympics
As part of their service to the community, the Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at a camp. There they met Tammy and her mother, which later resulted in the team attending a 30th birthday party for Tammy at the Hampton Inn on July 19.

Brandy Williams, Cheerleader
Williams worked at Camp Oty Okwa, a camp for foster children and children with psychological disorders, this summer with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbus, Ohio. Williams has served as a counselor the last five years after attending the camp for seven years.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy at The Greene Grand Opening
Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy were at the opening of The Greene's Cold Stone Creamery on Saturday, August 26. The first 250 purchasers received two tickets to the men's basketball home opener on Saturday, December 2, against Detroit.

Volleyball Gives Back to Children's Medical Center This week the Wright State volleyball team was focusing on their upcoming season opener against Western Kentucky, but earlier this week the Raiders took time to go visit some courageous children at the Children's Medical Center.

The twelve players and the coaching staff stopped by Children's Medical Center to hang out with some of the patients and pass out some autographed mini-volleyballs to some lucky children. The Raiders spent their afternoon playing games and talking with some of the patients and their families around the medical center.

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Here are some of the latest things that Wright State student-athletes are doing out in the community.

Women's Basketball Pink-Out Game
Bob Grant and Mylan Woods discussing the Women’s Basketball Pink-Out game on WDTN Ch. 2 “Living Dayton” show

Eric Thomas LifeSkills Presentation
Eric Thomas’s LifeSkills presentation to the WSU Student-Athletes, Coaches, & Administrators about “Creating a Culture”.

Eric Thomas TGIM Show
Eric Thomas hosting his weekly “TGIM” show from the Pavilion.

Basketball Teams Help at Beavercreek Nazarene
The men's and women's basketball teams recently reached out to the community with an appearance at Beavercreek Nazarene.

Men's Soccer to Hold Camps for All Ages
The men's soccer team will be hosting a number of upcoming camps, clinics, and events.

Community Gathers for Successful Soccer Clinic
The third annual free men’s soccer clinic saw more than 200 young athletes join the team for an opportunity to be coached by Wright State players.

Softball Assists with Reds Rookie Success League
The Wright State softball program assisted with the Reds Rookie Success League, a coed, character-building baseball introductory program for 7-13 year olds in the Greater Dayton area.

Men's Soccer Holds Free Clinic
The Wright State men's soccer team held a free clinic at Alumni Field on May 23.

Volleyball Works With Habitat Humanities
The volleyball team worked with Habitat Humanities on a Women's Build project May 21 in Trotwood.

Volleyball Works With Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at an event held at Central State University on May 14.

Baseball Helps With Youth Baseball Clinic
Several Wright State baseball players volunteered at the annual Youth Baseball Clinic at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton on Saturday, October 16.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy Volunteer at the MDA Telethon
The Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy Raider spent part of their Labor Day helping to raise money at the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon held at the Nutter Center.

Volleyball and Women's Soccer Help With Greene County Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball and women's soccer teams recently helped with the Greene County Special Olympics, which was held at Central State University.

Cross Country and Track Take Time to Help with Special Olympics
The Wright State track and cross country teams took time off from studies and competition to volunteer with the Special Olympics of Dayton on Saturday, April 24, at Welcome Stadium.

Basketball and Soccer Players Read at Westwood Elementary
The Wright State men's basketball and soccer teams visited and read to the students at Westwood Elementary in Dayton Tuesday.

Women's Basketball Provides Clinic to Honor Students
The Raiders took time during their trip to Chicago to aid the students at Washington-McKinley Elementary School and give the kids a clinic in basketball and academics.

Staff Visits Dayton Childrens Hospital
On Friday, February 5, the administrative staff of the Wright State University Athletic Department took time to visit the children at Dayton Childrens Hospital.

Softball Lends a Hand at Montgomery Co. Animal Resource Center
The Raiders took time out of their Saturday to help out some friends on October 24 at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. The Raiders helped to clean the facility, interact with some of the animals and see how the shelter operates from the inside. 

Raiders Participate in Read-In at West Carrollton Middle School
The Wright State athletic department was out in the community as members of the various athletic teams and coaches participated in a "Read-In" event at West Carrollton Middle School to help celebrate Teens Read Week.

Swimming and Diving Host Special Olympics Meet
For the 21st straight season, the Wright State swimming and diving program hosted the Special Olympics of Great Dayton at the WSU Natatorium for their annual Area 2 Swimming Meet.

Men's Basketball Helps Ally's Army at "Light the Night"
The Wright State men's basketball team joined forces with Ally's Army to help "Light the Night" to help find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Volleyball Severs It up on Miracle Treat Day
The Wright State volleyball team helped bring some smiles and a few cool treats at Dairy Queen on August 13 as a part of the company's Miracle Treat Day to benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Women's Basketball Serves It Up at Local Church
The Wright State women's basketball team served some home-cooked meals to the community of Lewisburg, helping at the "Neighbor Night Supper" at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Volleyball Working With Habitat for Humanity
The Wright State volleyball team recently volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity on a local housing project.

Men's Basketball Visit to Fairborn Intermediate School
Several players from the Wright State men's basketball team visited with students on Friday, September 29, as part of Fairborn Intermediate School's September STARRS assembly.

Volleyball Working With Special Olympics
As part of their service to the community, the Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at a camp. There they met Tammy and her mother, which later resulted in the team attending a 30th birthday party for Tammy at the Hampton Inn on July 19.

Brandy Williams, Cheerleader
Williams worked at Camp Oty Okwa, a camp for foster children and children with psychological disorders, this summer with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbus, Ohio. Williams has served as a counselor the last five years after attending the camp for seven years.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy at The Greene Grand Opening
Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy were at the opening of The Greene's Cold Stone Creamery on Saturday, August 26. The first 250 purchasers received two tickets to the men's basketball home opener on Saturday, December 2, against Detroit.

Volleyball Gives Back to Children's Medical Center This week the Wright State volleyball team was focusing on their upcoming season opener against Western Kentucky, but earlier this week the Raiders took time to go visit some courageous children at the Children's Medical Center.

The twelve players and the coaching staff stopped by Children's Medical Center to hang out with some of the patients and pass out some autographed mini-volleyballs to some lucky children. The Raiders spent their afternoon playing games and talking with some of the patients and their families around the medical center.

Here are some of the latest things that Wright State student-athletes are doing out in the community.

Women's Basketball Pink-Out Game
Bob Grant and Mylan Woods discussing the Women’s Basketball Pink-Out game on WDTN Ch. 2 “Living Dayton” show

Eric Thomas LifeSkills Presentation
Eric Thomas’s LifeSkills presentation to the WSU Student-Athletes, Coaches, & Administrators about “Creating a Culture”.

Eric Thomas TGIM Show
Eric Thomas hosting his weekly “TGIM” show from the Pavilion.

Basketball Teams Help at Beavercreek Nazarene
The men's and women's basketball teams recently reached out to the community with an appearance at Beavercreek Nazarene.

Men's Soccer to Hold Camps for All Ages
The men's soccer team will be hosting a number of upcoming camps, clinics, and events.

Community Gathers for Successful Soccer Clinic
The third annual free men’s soccer clinic saw more than 200 young athletes join the team for an opportunity to be coached by Wright State players.

Softball Assists with Reds Rookie Success League
The Wright State softball program assisted with the Reds Rookie Success League, a coed, character-building baseball introductory program for 7-13 year olds in the Greater Dayton area.

Men's Soccer Holds Free Clinic
The Wright State men's soccer team held a free clinic at Alumni Field on May 23.

Volleyball Works With Habitat Humanities
The volleyball team worked with Habitat Humanities on a Women's Build project May 21 in Trotwood.

Volleyball Works With Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at an event held at Central State University on May 14.

Baseball Helps With Youth Baseball Clinic
Several Wright State baseball players volunteered at the annual Youth Baseball Clinic at Fifth-Third Field in Dayton on Saturday, October 16.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy Volunteer at the MDA Telethon
The Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy Raider spent part of their Labor Day helping to raise money at the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon held at the Nutter Center.

Volleyball and Women's Soccer Help With Greene County Special Olympics
The Wright State volleyball and women's soccer teams recently helped with the Greene County Special Olympics, which was held at Central State University.

Cross Country and Track Take Time to Help with Special Olympics
The Wright State track and cross country teams took time off from studies and competition to volunteer with the Special Olympics of Dayton on Saturday, April 24, at Welcome Stadium.

Basketball and Soccer Players Read at Westwood Elementary
The Wright State men's basketball and soccer teams visited and read to the students at Westwood Elementary in Dayton Tuesday.

Women's Basketball Provides Clinic to Honor Students
The Raiders took time during their trip to Chicago to aid the students at Washington-McKinley Elementary School and give the kids a clinic in basketball and academics.

Staff Visits Dayton Childrens Hospital
On Friday, February 5, the administrative staff of the Wright State University Athletic Department took time to visit the children at Dayton Childrens Hospital.

Softball Lends a Hand at Montgomery Co. Animal Resource Center
The Raiders took time out of their Saturday to help out some friends on October 24 at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. The Raiders helped to clean the facility, interact with some of the animals and see how the shelter operates from the inside. 

Raiders Participate in Read-In at West Carrollton Middle School
The Wright State athletic department was out in the community as members of the various athletic teams and coaches participated in a "Read-In" event at West Carrollton Middle School to help celebrate Teens Read Week.

Swimming and Diving Host Special Olympics Meet
For the 21st straight season, the Wright State swimming and diving program hosted the Special Olympics of Great Dayton at the WSU Natatorium for their annual Area 2 Swimming Meet.

Men's Basketball Helps Ally's Army at "Light the Night"
The Wright State men's basketball team joined forces with Ally's Army to help "Light the Night" to help find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Volleyball Severs It up on Miracle Treat Day
The Wright State volleyball team helped bring some smiles and a few cool treats at Dairy Queen on August 13 as a part of the company's Miracle Treat Day to benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

Women's Basketball Serves It Up at Local Church
The Wright State women's basketball team served some home-cooked meals to the community of Lewisburg, helping at the "Neighbor Night Supper" at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Volleyball Working With Habitat for Humanity
The Wright State volleyball team recently volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity on a local housing project.

Men's Basketball Visit to Fairborn Intermediate School
Several players from the Wright State men's basketball team visited with students on Friday, September 29, as part of Fairborn Intermediate School's September STARRS assembly.

Volleyball Working With Special Olympics
As part of their service to the community, the Wright State volleyball team worked with Special Olympics at a camp. There they met Tammy and her mother, which later resulted in the team attending a 30th birthday party for Tammy at the Hampton Inn on July 19.

Brandy Williams, Cheerleader
Williams worked at Camp Oty Okwa, a camp for foster children and children with psychological disorders, this summer with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbus, Ohio. Williams has served as a counselor the last five years after attending the camp for seven years.

Cheerleaders and Rowdy at The Greene Grand Opening
Wright State cheerleaders and Rowdy were at the opening of The Greene's Cold Stone Creamery on Saturday, August 26. The first 250 purchasers received two tickets to the men's basketball home opener on Saturday, December 2, against Detroit.

Volleyball Gives Back to Children's Medical Center This week the Wright State volleyball team was focusing on their upcoming season opener against Western Kentucky, but earlier this week the Raiders took time to go visit some courageous children at the Children's Medical Center.

The twelve players and the coaching staff stopped by Children's Medical Center to hang out with some of the patients and pass out some autographed mini-volleyballs to some lucky children. The Raiders spent their afternoon playing games and talking with some of the patients and their families around the medical center.

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