Men's and women's soccer along with volleyball host events this week with cross country continues on the road and golf and women's tennis start up.
Men's Soccer: With injuries continuing to sideline players, the Raiders remain upbeat with their next four games at home. Dropping back to back 1-0 decisions to #16 Coastal Carolina and Robert Morris, WSU will host IUPUI Tuesday at 7 pm and Niagara Friday at 8 pm. Please note the Niagara game time was moved to 8 pm to accommodate the Wright-Patterson Air Force 5K.
Derek Zuniga continues to lead the Raiders in scoring with one goal and two assists while three others each have a tally.
IUPUI is currently 2-4 with a win coming in 2-0 decision against Detroit. Another game of note was a 3-2 loss at Milwaukee. Niagara is currently 3-0-3, including a 3-1 win over Green Bay.
* Men's Soccer Breast Cancer Awareness. Men's Team will wear pink jerseys Friday to honor the many men, women, and families who have been affected by breast cancer.
* USAF Marathon Special. All participants of the USAF Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K (including the hundreds of volunteers) receive a discounted admission rate of only $2.
Women's Soccer: With a 3-1-3 mark, the Raiders will play at Dayton Friday night before hosting Morehead State Sunday at 5 pm.
WSU has been led by Emilie Fillion's four goals and two assists. Ashley Miltko recently found the back of the net twice in a 4-1 win at IUPUI.
Dayton is currently 5-3 overall while the Eagles are 0-6-1.
* Youth Soccer Appreciation. All youth players wearing their jersey to Sunday's contest receive FREE admission and a FREE team poster. Opportunity to get autographs after the game.
Volleyball: With the first win of the season and new head coach Susan Clements' under their belt, the Raiders look to continue as they host Butler Tuesday night at 7 pm before traveling to the Ball State Tournament to play Wyoming, Ball State and Pittsburgh this weekend.
Now 1-11, the Raiders' recent matches have been close with a narrow 3-2 loss to Maryland Eastern Shore. Marisa Aiello, who was named to the All-Tournament Team after hitting .315 with 49 kills in four matches, had nine kills in hitting .333 for the Raiders while Splinter also had nine kills.
Cross Country: The men's and women's cross country teams will race in the annual Friendship Invitational Saturday hosted by Cedarville University. At the Queen City Invitational, the men finished fourth as Jason Bruns placed fifth with a time of 15:51. On the women's side, the Raiders were sixth with Brittany Bailey finishing 18th with a time of 20:17.
Golf: The golf team opens their fall slate with a trip to the Marshall Invitational in Huntington, West Virginia, Monday and Tuesday. The golfers placed fifth last year in the Horizon League with now-senior Cody Fixari placing sixth overall and named all-conference while head coach Pete Samborsky was named the Horizon League Coach of the Year.
Women's Tennis: The Raiders will start a series of fall tournaments this weekend with an event at Ball State. WSU placed fifth last year in the Horizon League and return much of the young squad. WSU will host the Wright State Invitational September 28-30.