Athletics

Points of Pride
Release: Thursday 06/15/2011 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations
Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2013-14

The women’s basketball team won the Horizon League title and earned its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament as a Division I member. Kim Demmings was named the tournament MVP and the league’s Player of the Year.

Catcher Sean Murphy was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and was the Horizon League Freshman of the Year and a Second Team All-League honoree.

Pitcher Andrew Elliott was selected Third Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association

The track team placed third and recorded its highest finish ever at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. Kylie Kopp won the heptathlon competition and was named the league’s Most Outstanding Female Field Performer. Sarah-Ann Blount won the 100 meter hurdles.

The men’s basketball team finished runner-up in the Horizon League tournament. Miles Dixon and AJ Pacher were named to the All-Tournament Team. The team accepted a bid to play in the post-season CIT and advanced to the second round.

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women’s soccer team this past fall, signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Andrew Elliott and Michael Timm were named to American Baseball Coaches Association Rawlings All-Mideast Region Team. Elliott was named to the first team and Timm to the second team.

Former Wright State hurdler Cassandra Lloyd finished eighth in the 60 meter hurdles at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships.

Kim Demmings of the Wright State women’s basketball team was featured on the March 19 edition of the NCAA’s Starting Five web page.

Men’s soccer forward Eric Lynch was named to the final TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshman College Players list of the season.

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dwight Gooden was the featured speaker for the First Pitch Banquet, a fundraiser for Raider Baseball.

The Emerald Jazz dance team placed 10th out of 22 teams at the Open Dance Division I competition.

Competing as an individual during the Horizon League Track Championships, Dan Shafer became the first WSU male runner to win an event as he won the 10000 meter run with a time of 31:31.34.

Former WSU pitcher Joe Smith signed a multi-year deal with the Anaheim Angels.

The Rinzler Student Sports Complex recently received top honors in an annual publication citing the best of architectural design on school and college campuses.

Goalkeeper Brooke McCurdy and defender Allie Metzler of the women’s soccer team were named to the Division I Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Team while head coach Pat Ferguson was selected as the Coach of the Year.

During the season, the Wright State men’s swimming and diving team was ranked #24 in the CollegeSwimming.com Endless Pools Top 25.

The Raider Cheerleaders earned a 12th place ranking in the preliminary round of a national competition.

Ashley Gogolin and Liz Soto of the women’s soccer team were each selected to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship.

132 WSU Student Athletes honored by the Horizon League on the Fall and Spring Honor Rolls.

Tay’ler Mingo set a new tournament scoring mark and was named to the women’s basketball All-Tournament Team.

Jess Gorman named All-Tournament for softball.

Andrew Elliot and Jeff Limbaugh named to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Baseball Championship.

Women’s basketball won the Wright State Invitational presented by Holiday Inn.

WSU softball hosted the 2014 Horizon League Tournament.

Abby Lewis, a member of the women’s tennis team, participated in the 2014 NCAA Career in Sports Forum along with more than 200 other student-athletes from around the country.

Senior forward Jerran Young advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 State Farm Dark Horse Dunker competition.

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Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2013-14

The women’s basketball team won the Horizon League title and earned its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament as a Division I member. Kim Demmings was named the tournament MVP and the league’s Player of the Year.

Catcher Sean Murphy was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and was the Horizon League Freshman of the Year and a Second Team All-League honoree.

Pitcher Andrew Elliott was selected Third Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association

The track team placed third and recorded its highest finish ever at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. Kylie Kopp won the heptathlon competition and was named the league’s Most Outstanding Female Field Performer. Sarah-Ann Blount won the 100 meter hurdles.

The men’s basketball team finished runner-up in the Horizon League tournament. Miles Dixon and AJ Pacher were named to the All-Tournament Team. The team accepted a bid to play in the post-season CIT and advanced to the second round.

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women’s soccer team this past fall, signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Andrew Elliott and Michael Timm were named to American Baseball Coaches Association Rawlings All-Mideast Region Team. Elliott was named to the first team and Timm to the second team.

Former Wright State hurdler Cassandra Lloyd finished eighth in the 60 meter hurdles at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships.

Kim Demmings of the Wright State women’s basketball team was featured on the March 19 edition of the NCAA’s Starting Five web page.

Men’s soccer forward Eric Lynch was named to the final TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshman College Players list of the season.

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dwight Gooden was the featured speaker for the First Pitch Banquet, a fundraiser for Raider Baseball.

The Emerald Jazz dance team placed 10th out of 22 teams at the Open Dance Division I competition.

Competing as an individual during the Horizon League Track Championships, Dan Shafer became the first WSU male runner to win an event as he won the 10000 meter run with a time of 31:31.34.

Former WSU pitcher Joe Smith signed a multi-year deal with the Anaheim Angels.

The Rinzler Student Sports Complex recently received top honors in an annual publication citing the best of architectural design on school and college campuses.

Goalkeeper Brooke McCurdy and defender Allie Metzler of the women’s soccer team were named to the Division I Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Team while head coach Pat Ferguson was selected as the Coach of the Year.

During the season, the Wright State men’s swimming and diving team was ranked #24 in the CollegeSwimming.com Endless Pools Top 25.

The Raider Cheerleaders earned a 12th place ranking in the preliminary round of a national competition.

Ashley Gogolin and Liz Soto of the women’s soccer team were each selected to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship.

132 WSU Student Athletes honored by the Horizon League on the Fall and Spring Honor Rolls.

Tay’ler Mingo set a new tournament scoring mark and was named to the women’s basketball All-Tournament Team.

Jess Gorman named All-Tournament for softball.

Andrew Elliot and Jeff Limbaugh named to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Baseball Championship.

Women’s basketball won the Wright State Invitational presented by Holiday Inn.

WSU softball hosted the 2014 Horizon League Tournament.

Abby Lewis, a member of the women’s tennis team, participated in the 2014 NCAA Career in Sports Forum along with more than 200 other student-athletes from around the country.

Senior forward Jerran Young advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 State Farm Dark Horse Dunker competition.

Wright State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Points of Pride for 2013-14

The women’s basketball team won the Horizon League title and earned its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament as a Division I member. Kim Demmings was named the tournament MVP and the league’s Player of the Year.

Catcher Sean Murphy was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and was the Horizon League Freshman of the Year and a Second Team All-League honoree.

Pitcher Andrew Elliott was selected Third Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association

The track team placed third and recorded its highest finish ever at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships. Kylie Kopp won the heptathlon competition and was named the league’s Most Outstanding Female Field Performer. Sarah-Ann Blount won the 100 meter hurdles.

The men’s basketball team finished runner-up in the Horizon League tournament. Miles Dixon and AJ Pacher were named to the All-Tournament Team. The team accepted a bid to play in the post-season CIT and advanced to the second round.

Emilie Fillion, who completed her playing career for the Wright State women’s soccer team this past fall, signed a professional contract with FC Twente of the Dutch Premier League.

Andrew Elliott and Michael Timm were named to American Baseball Coaches Association Rawlings All-Mideast Region Team. Elliott was named to the first team and Timm to the second team.

Former Wright State hurdler Cassandra Lloyd finished eighth in the 60 meter hurdles at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships.

Kim Demmings of the Wright State women’s basketball team was featured on the March 19 edition of the NCAA’s Starting Five web page.

Men’s soccer forward Eric Lynch was named to the final TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshman College Players list of the season.

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dwight Gooden was the featured speaker for the First Pitch Banquet, a fundraiser for Raider Baseball.

The Emerald Jazz dance team placed 10th out of 22 teams at the Open Dance Division I competition.

Competing as an individual during the Horizon League Track Championships, Dan Shafer became the first WSU male runner to win an event as he won the 10000 meter run with a time of 31:31.34.

Former WSU pitcher Joe Smith signed a multi-year deal with the Anaheim Angels.

The Rinzler Student Sports Complex recently received top honors in an annual publication citing the best of architectural design on school and college campuses.

Goalkeeper Brooke McCurdy and defender Allie Metzler of the women’s soccer team were named to the Division I Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Team while head coach Pat Ferguson was selected as the Coach of the Year.

During the season, the Wright State men’s swimming and diving team was ranked #24 in the CollegeSwimming.com Endless Pools Top 25.

The Raider Cheerleaders earned a 12th place ranking in the preliminary round of a national competition.

Ashley Gogolin and Liz Soto of the women’s soccer team were each selected to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship.

132 WSU Student Athletes honored by the Horizon League on the Fall and Spring Honor Rolls.

Tay’ler Mingo set a new tournament scoring mark and was named to the women’s basketball All-Tournament Team.

Jess Gorman named All-Tournament for softball.

Andrew Elliot and Jeff Limbaugh named to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Baseball Championship.

Women’s basketball won the Wright State Invitational presented by Holiday Inn.

WSU softball hosted the 2014 Horizon League Tournament.

Abby Lewis, a member of the women’s tennis team, participated in the 2014 NCAA Career in Sports Forum along with more than 200 other student-athletes from around the country.

Senior forward Jerran Young advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 State Farm Dark Horse Dunker competition.

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