Three basketball games and a swim meet highlight this week's athletic events plus the Billy Donlon Radio Show on Monday makes it a full week of activities.
Women's Basketball: Coming off a 73-71 win at Akron (now 7-2), the women's basketball team heads home for a game with Urbana Wednesday at 7 pm before travelling to Xavier for a Saturday afternoon game at 2 pm.
Three Raiders scored in double figures at Akron, led by Kim Demmings with 25 points while Taylor Stanton and Breanna Stucke each finished with 11 points. With two out with injuries, the Raiders, currently 3-4 overall, led 40-31 at half.
Urbana is currently 2-7 overall and have been led by Ciara Geiger with an average of 20.3 points per game. Xavier is 4-4 with Shatyra Hawkes leading the way with an average of 11.5 points per game.
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Men's Basketball: The men's team scored 92 points in a win over VMI last Saturday night as Reggie Arceneaux led the way with his career-high 22 points. It was the most points scored by WSU since February 27, 2005.
WSU is currently 6-3 and plays at Hofstra Saturday at 2 pm. Cole Darling, who missed the VMI game due to an injury, leads the team in scoring at 11.8 points per game. Junior Miles Dixon, who had 15 points against VMI, ranks second on the team at 10.0 points per game. Hofstra will start the game at 3-7, having lost five straight.
Woodman Fricker's will be the site for the Billy Donlon Radio Show Monday night 6-7 pm. Listen to all the games and the radio show on WBZI, 100.3 FM.
Swimming & Diving: After a solid effort in the Miami Invitational, the Raiders take on Ashland University Sunday at Noon on the road.
The men, 3-4 overall, have been led junior John Vigar in various freestyle events, senior Eric Ahlden in backstroke and sophomore Kile Aukerman in the 200 and 400 IM.
The women, 3-5, have been led by senior Justyna Hampel in most freestyle events, sophomore Kristen Hayhow in backstroke and senior Makenzie Weldon in the 200 and 400 IM.
After the Ashland meet, the next action for the men's and women's teams will be at Ohio State on January 11.