Shocker Brew 8/2: Going Greek
National Champ, Your House On The Prairie, and much more!
Good morning! It’s August folks, and that means the return of Shocker volleyball. The girls will be back in action this month at the CKA on August 17th, and will face off against Oklahoma in an exhibition to open up the season.
What all are we mixing into today’s Brew?
👟 National Champ
🗣️ Your House On The Prairie
🌾 And much, much more!
📈 STOCK UP
🔼 Going Greek. The Shocker men’s basketball team has touched down in Greece for their 10-day tour of the country that includes sight-seeing and, of course, basketball.
WSU will have the opportunity to play against the Thessaloniki All-Stars on August 4th, and will square off against the University of Calgary on both August 7th and 9th. Stay close to @GoShockersMBB on socials to stay up to date on all the action happening overseas.
🔼 Your House On The Prairie. Shocker Nation was heard, and going into the 2023-24 athletic calendar, Wichita State is focusing on providing fans with a sense of ownership, belonging, and pride. The message? This is…
Your House On The Prairie.
🔼 Save the Date! We are only a few weeks out from the inaugural Black and Yellow Gala happening August 19th at the Charles Koch Arena. The event will go directly support all Shocker student-athletes and teams. Join us for this fantastic fundraising event by purchasing tickets down below.
🔼 Wu’s Wurld. Not that we already didn’t know this, but Wu is officially the best mascot in college. After being named as the Best Overall Mascot, Wu is in prime form heading into WSU’s athletic season.
🤔 SHOCKER TRIVIA
Starting Back Up. The arrival of August signifies the start of college sports, but do you know how many Shocker programs will start back up in August?
Think you got it? Scroll on down to the bottom of this email for the answer!
🌾 ONE BIG THING
This Shocker track and field athlete can now add ‘National Champion’ to his resume.
Yuben Goncalves finished first place in the 400-meter hurdles in the Portuguese Championships with a time of 51.19. After completing his last race of the season, Goncalves will return to Wichita more accomplished than when he left.
📬 STICK WITH US
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🎉 TRIVIA ANSWER
Volleyball starts back up on the 17th of August, but men’s and women’s golf, cross country, and men’s and women’s tennis isn’t far behind by starting at the beginning of September!
Have a great Wednesday, y’all.