Shocker Brew 6/17: Back In Black

Today, the return of the Shockers and final softball rankings

Good morning! Talk about a web gem! While playing in a summer league game, Shocker second baseman Kam Durnin made an outstanding play to throw the runner out at first.

What else are we mixing into today’s Brew?

⚾️ The return of the Shockers
🥎 Final softball rankings
🌾 ​ And much, much more!


Shocker baseball head coach Brian Green provided Shocker Nation with nothing but good news for his program over the weekend. 2023 AAC Newcomer of the Year and ERA leader Grant Adler is back and black for the 2024 season.

🗣️ “Dear Shocker fans, Shocker baseball’s summer is off to a good start and we bring back almost our entire position core that played for a tourney championship! Stay tuned!” - Brian Green


🔼 Good As Bad. Softball America released the final position rankings of the 2024 season, and Wichita State’s own Addison Barnard came in with a top-5 ranking. The Shocker outfielder finished in fifth, solidifying the notion that Barnard is among the elite players in the game.

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Most Valuable Shocker. Do you know which former Shocker earned an MVP nod over the weekend?

Think you got it? Scroll down to see if you know your stuff!


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With the conclusion of the 2023-24 Wichita State athletic calendar, it’s time to get excited for what’s to come! Check out some of the events the Shockers will host throughout the summer.

🥎 June 10 - June 25: AU Pro Softball @ Wilkins Stadium

⚾️ July 25 - August 3: NBC World Series @ Eck Stadium


Answer: Sydney McKinney!

Competing with AU Pro Softball, McKinney earned MVP honors following her Game 6 performance.

🌾 Have a great Monday, y’all!