Roundhouse podcast on Shocker basketball with Taylor Eldridge

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Roundhouse podcast on Shocker basketball with Taylor Eldridge
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Taylor Eldridge, a 2011 communications graduate from Wichita State, is the Shocker athletics beat writer for The Wichita Eagle, a position he has held since 2017. Eldridge joins the podcast to discuss his popular video breakdowns, how his job changed over the years and his advice for young journalists. He discusses the Shockers, the impact of Morris Udeze and Tyson Etienne’s rise. We wrap up by talking about his favorite stories, his favorite pickup basketball spots and how he handled the time-honored tradition of a sportswriter locked in a stadium late at night.

Roundhouse podcast with Murkel Dellien and Marius Frosa of Wichita State men’s tennis

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Roundhouse podcast with Murkel Dellien and Marius Frosa of Wichita State men's tennis
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Seniors Murkel Dellien and Marius Frosa are preparing for their final season and a chance to add to the accomplishments of one of Wichita State’s greatest doubles teams. They reached the quarterfinals of the 2019 NCAA Doubles Championships to earn All-American honors, becoming the second Shocker duo to earn that honor. They talk about their teamwork, their goals for this season, favorite Grand Slam tournament and plans after college.

Roundhouse podcast with Sean Johnson, Minnesota Twins scouting director

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Roundhouse podcast with Sean Johnson, Minnesota Twins scouting director
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Sean Johnson played catcher at Wichita State from 1996-98 and worked as director of operations before embarking on a career in professional baseball. Johnson, who attended South High School, became scouting director for the Minnesota Twins in 2016. He talks about the Double A team that will play in Wichita this summer, how the Twins rebuilt their organization after a 103-loss season and the differences between AA and AAA baseball. Johnson also discusses how his time as a Shocker influenced his career, the time he threw out Randy Young in practice and cooking during the pandemic.

Roundhouse podcast with Mike Kennedy on Wichita State basketball

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Roundhouse podcast with Mike Kennedy on Wichita State basketball
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The Shockers are 2-2 after Tuesday’s win at Tulsa and we have radio voice Mike Kennedy to give us his thoughts. We discuss how improved practices and a full roster are helping and how newcomers such as Craig Porter Jr., and Alterique Gilbert are fitting in. Mike talks about how the pandemic has changed his work life and his long break in between March and the fall.

Roundhouse podcast on Shockers basketball

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Roundhouse podcast on Shockers basketball
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Steve Strain and Bob Hull join the podcast to break down the early results for Wichita State women’s and men’s basketball. The women are off to a 3-1 start and Strain details the improvements he sees and how the Shockers can improve. Wichita State’s men are 1-1 and Hull talks about the new faces and how they might help as the roster returns to full strength.

Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State’s Becky Endicott

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Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State's Becky Endicott
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Senior associate athletic director Becky Endicott is retiring after a career at Wichita State that started in 1993 as an intern. She helped steer Shocker women’s athletics to its successes of the past 20 years and earned a reputation as a wise guide through the NCAA manual and an effective advocate for women’s athletics. Endicott discusses her time at Wichita State, how athletics has changed, her best Grier Jones story, rooting for the Chiefs and advice for young people considering a career in athletics.

Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State’s Emma Wright and Marta Bellucco

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Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State's Emma Wright and Marta Bellucco
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Seniors Emma Wright (volleyball) and Marta Bellucco (women’s tennis) are two of the leaders for Wichita State’s diversity and inclusion outreach. They discuss their motivation for getting involved in the athletic department’s educational efforts and what they’ve learned about navigating the discussions that issues such as social justice, race, cultural differences and sexuality bring about.

Roundhouse podcast on Wichita State track and field with John Wise and Taran Taylor

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Roundhouse podcast on Wichita State track and field with John Wise and Taran Taylor
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Javelin thrower Taran Taylor and John Wise, assistant director of track and field, discuss workouts during a pandemic and prospects for an indoor season. Taylor, from Ark City, details his rise as a standout thrower, his return from elbow surgery and how his engineering major might relate to the javelin.

Roundhouse podcast with women’s basketball assistant coach Chester Nichols

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Roundhouse podcast with women's basketball assistant coach Chester Nichols
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Shockers assistant Chester Nichols – a former pass-rushing defensive lineman – updates us on the 2020-21 season. He discusses Wichita State’s newcomers and leadership progress by returners such as Carla Bremaud and Seraphine Bastian. We wrap up with Nichols recommending some of his favorite books.

Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State volleyball assistant Chelsea Scott

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Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State volleyball assistant Chelsea Scott
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Chelsea Scott breaks down fall volleyball practices for the Shockers and gives us a look at how the libero and setter spots might look in the spring. She talks about her Giants and 49ers favorites and her journey from playing libero at an NCAA Division II school in California to volunteer assistant and now full-time at Wichita State.