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Shocker Brew 1/19: Collective Effort
Today, a men’s basketball recap and the Shockers head to the Lone Star State
Good morning! Here’s a friendly reminder of what Shocker Nation can expect from the defending champion and preseason favorite to win the AAC, Shocker softball team, come Feb. 9.
What are we mixing into today’s Brew?
🏀 Shocker men’s basketball recap
🎾 Men’s tennis heads to the Lone Star State
🌾 And much, much more!
🌾 ONE BIG THING
The Shockers led the 2023 Final Four participants by 11 points at halftime but were unable to come away with a win after falling 86-77 to No. 23 FAU. For the second straight game, Wichita State set a season-high shooting the ball. The Shockers converted 56.4 percent of their attempts, including 8-for-18 from three-point range.
Colby Rogers and Quincy Ballard each scored 18 points to lead the Shockers. Ballard set a new career high with his 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field while 15 of Rogers' 18 points came from beyond the arc where he went 5-for-10 on the night.
Wichita State wraps up its road trip in the Sunshine State against South Florida on Sunday at 1 p.m.
📈 STOCK UP
🔼 Back On Top. Shocker women’s basketball snapped its four-game losing streak after knocking off Memphis 71-66 inside Charles Koch Arena. Four players finished with double-digits on the night including Daniela Abies who had a team-high 18 points.
🗣️ "We've really been focused a lot on making sure we get better every single day and the results will come, so I was happy for today. It was a total collective effort." - Terry Nooner
The Wichita State defense held Memphis to 24-for-69 (.348) from the field and 3-for-19 (.158) from three-point land. In addition to her team-high point total, Abies finished with her third double-double of the season after pulling in a career-high 16 rebounds. Tre’Zure Jobe added 17 points in the Shockers’ win with Jayla Murray and freshman Salese Blow finishing with 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Wichita State heads to Tulsa on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Reynolds Center.
🔼 Headed Down South. Shocker men’s tennis is headed to the Lone Star State to take on Texas Tech for its fourth match of the season. The meeting in Lubbock, Texas, will be the 10th all-time between the two programs. Darragh Glavin and his team enter the matchup with a 1-2 record this season after a trio of matches in Arizona that saw the Shockers nab a win over Grand Canyon, and fall to Northern Arizona and Arizona State.
Alejandro Jacome, Misha Kvantaliani, Vanja Hodzic, and Richey King all collected one singles win apiece in last week's action in Arizona. Jacome (9-3) and Hodzic (9-5) currently lead the Shockers in singles wins between the fall and spring seasons.
🤔 SHOCKER TRIVIA
High Score. Shocker women’s basketball picked up its second conference win of the season against Memphis on Wednesday night as a quartet of players finished in the double digits to add to their season totals.
Our question today: do you know which Shocker leads the team in points?
Think you got it? Scroll down to the bottom of this email for the answer!
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📆 LOOKING AHEAD
Friday, Jan. 19
👟 Track and Field @ Prairie Wolf Invitational in Lincoln, NE
Saturday, Jan. 20
👟 Track and Field @ Mark Colligan Memorial in Lincoln, NE
🎾 Men’s Tennis vs. Texas Tech @ 1:00pm in Lubbock, TX | Live Stats
Sunday, Jan. 21
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Drake @ 1:00pm in Des Moines, IA | Live Stats
🎉 TRIVIA ANSWER
Answer: Tre’Zure Jobe!
Through 18 games played, Jobe has 218 points on the season with Daniela Albies not far behind with 213 points.
🌾 Have a great weekend, y’all!