Wichita State assistant coach Elizabeth Economon wraps up fall practices with a look at how the pitching staff might fill in behind Bailey Lange, how the competition at third base played out and how the new fences at Wilkins Stadium change things. She also gives a dining tip for trips to Southeast Kansas and describes playing with and for coach Kristi Bredbenner at Truman State.
Wichita State softball pitching coach Ryne Stefankiewicz discusses the staff as the Shockers prepare for fall scrimmages. Ace Bailey Lange is back after a strong final month of the 2018 season. Coaches are searching for a No. 2 starter.
Senior associate athletic director Becky Endicott joins the podcast to talk about landmark year for Wichita State women’s teams – an American Athletic Conference title for volleyball, NCAA appearances for tennis and softball and more. She discusses changes coming to the American volleyball schedule and the addition of a post-season tournament and how membership in the conference is changing how Wichita State evaluates its facilities and programs. She talks about her favorite trip in the new conference and how travel changed for Shocker teams.
Voice of Wichita State softball Steve Strain joins the podcast to talk about the American Athletic Conference race and the next two weeks for the Shockers. What sparked Wichita State’s four-game win streak that moved it into contention? How did a tough non-conference schedule help the Shockers? He puts senior Mackenzie Wright’s career into perspective and talks about the offensive improvement throughout the order.