Roundhouse podcast with Zoe Jones and Sydney McKinney on Shocker softball

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Roundhouse podcast with Zoe Jones and Sydney McKinney on Shocker softball
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Shocker softball seniors Zoe Jones and Sydney McKinney are on the mic to discuss their first impressions of each other, how Jones keeps the mood light in the locker room with her chatter and how she is trying to improve her ability to read the room. We talk about bamboo pillows, bus-trip candy, books and the team’s “culture of weirdos.” They reveal their most anticipated non-conference opponents, break down the rivalry with UCF and why they think Caroline Tallent is ready for a breakout season.

Roundhouse podcast with Loren Hibbs on Wichita State baseball

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Roundhouse podcast with Loren Hibbs on Wichita State baseball
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Wichita State interim baseball coach Loren Hibbs joins us with the season drawing near. We discuss returners such as Brock Rodden and Jordan Rogers and newcomers such as Clark Candiotti and David Herring. We talk about Hibbs’ plans to listen to players and use their ideas, while demanding effort and accountability. We spend a few minutes on 1991 Shocker nostalgia and the nightmares Billy Hall and Chris Wimmer caused pitchers. We wrap up with Hibbs revealing his favorite uniform top and his feelings on how combinations are selected for each game.

Roundhouse podcast with Jane Asinde and DJ McCarty on Shocker basketball

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Roundhouse podcast with Jane Asinde and DJ McCarty on Shocker basketball
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Wichita State women’s basketball is 6-1 entering Saturday’s game against New Orleans at Koch Arena. Guard DJ McCarty and forward Jane Asinde join the podcast to discuss the camaraderie and communication that are helping the Shockers. We also discuss the international flavor of the team, the best dancer and how McCarty improved her foul shooting. DJ stakes her claim as the team’s funny person and Jane explains the pride she feels representing Uganda as a college basketball player.

Roundhouse podcast with Brian Hosfeld on Shocker volleyball

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Roundhouse podcast with Brian Hosfeld on Shocker volleyball
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Wichita State volleyball assistant coach Brian Hosfeld talks about the how the Shockers are translating practice habits to matches in recent weeks, Morgan Weber’s volleyball IQ and Natalie Foster’s scoring in the middle. We also discuss his lifelong journey in coaching, the Japanese influence on his coaching style and his handy-man skills.

Roundhouse podcast with Connor Phelps on Shocker game atmosphere

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Roundhouse podcast with Connor Phelps on Shocker game atmosphere
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Connor Phelps, director of marketing and fan engagement, joins the podcast to talk about music, promotions, food and more as Shocker basketball season arrives. Phelps, a Wichita State graduate, discusses how the game-day staff organizes music and promotions, what’s new for fans at Koch Arena and what he learned from his time as a student working in the athletic department.

Roundhouse podcast with Tyson Waterman on Shocker basketball

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Roundhouse podcast with Tyson Waterman on Shocker basketball
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Wichita State men’s assistant coach Tyson Waterman is on the microphone to prepare fans for Thursday’s Shocker Madness scrimmages and skills contest. Waterman talks about Craig Porter Jr.’s progress as a senior point guard, off-season bonding work with the team and newcomers to watch. He also reveals, somewhat reluctantly, his picks for the dunk and three-point shooting contests.

Roundhouse podcast with Shocker softball coach Kristi Bredbenner

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Roundhouse podcast with Shocker softball coach Kristi Bredbenner
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Wichita State softball coach Kristi Bredbenner updates us at Wilkins Stadium over a bucket of Hi-Chew candy. We talk about the recent facility improvements and lessons from fall scrimmages against Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma State. Bredbenner discusses the rebuilt pitching staff, highlighted by fall performances from freshman Alex Aguilar and newcomer Lauren Howell. Freshman Sami Hood is playing second base and Bredbenner talks about a defensive comparison that should excite fans.

Episode 8 – Name, Image and Likeness

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Episode 8 - Name, Image and Likeness
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Episode description: In this episode of Wichita State University’s “Forward Together” podcast, President Rick Muma talks with Kevin Saal, who was hired as director of athletics at Wichita State University in June. Kevin is leading Shocker athletics during a time of significant change – name, image and likeness, the transfer portal and conference realignment top the list.

The “Forward Together” podcast celebrates the vision and mission of Wichita State University. In each episode, President Rick Muma will talk with guests from throughout Shocker Nation to highlight the people and priorities that guide WSU on its road to becoming an essential educational, cultural, and economic driver for Kansas and the greater good.

Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State basketball assistant coach Butch Pierre

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Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State basketball assistant coach Butch Pierre
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Shocker assistant Butch Pierre joins the podcast to get fans ready for basketball season. He discusses practices and why he thinks the Shockers will score more this season and the talents of newcomer Jaykwon Walton. He reminisces about his exposure to Shocker basketball in 2006 and 2007 when he coached at LSU and his impression of the atmosphere in Koch Arena. We also talk about playing in the SEC against Charles Barkley and Dominique Wilkins, a recruiting trip to Houston on a private plane and his love for fishing.

Roundhouse podcast with Robert Cranz and Matt Wilkinson of Wichita State baseball

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Roundhouse podcast with Robert Cranz and Matt Wilkinson of Wichita State baseball
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Shocker pitchers Robert Cranz and Matt Wilkinson update us on fall baseball. We discuss their uniform preferences, their path to Wichita State and how often it’s appropriate for a coach to call when recruiting. We also talk about teammates who are making a good impression this fall and why Cranz thinks he matured over the summer entering his sophomore season.