Fall 2006

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Gene Stephenson
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2007 Baseball Schedule

The WSU baseball team will face 11 2006 NCAA postseason teams and eight teams ranked in the final 2006 polls in 2007, reports head coach Gene Stephenson.

The Shockers begin the 2007 season with 11-straight road games. WSU travels to Pepperdine, Feb. 16-18, for a three-game series; then to Hawaii-Hilo, Feb. 19-21, for four games; to Hawaii, Feb. 23-25, for a three-game set; and then finishes the road trip with a single game at Oklahoma on Feb. 28.

Pepperdine finished the season ranked 21st by Baseball America, 24th by the NCBWA, 25th by USA Today and 30th by Collegiate Baseball.

Hawaii traveled to the Corvallis Regional and lost in the regional final to eventual national champion Oregon State. 

The Sooners hosted a regional last year as a number one seed and defeated the Shockers to advance to the Super Regional at Rice before falling to the Owls.

Oklahoma finished the season ranked ninth by Baseball America, 10th by the NCBWA and Collegiate Baseball and 11th by USA Today. The Sooners return the trip to Wichita on April 10.

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Sunflower Hole in One

The Wichita State women’s golf team finished play at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invite in Lawrence, Kan., Oct. 3, finishing in tenth place with an overall score of 971 (323-325-323). Tournament host KU won the invitational with a 917 (304-306-307) and was 14 strokes ahead of the next team, Notre Dame.

Senior Catalina Gaucaneme led the Shockers throughout the tournament by shooting a 238 (79-78-81) and finished tied for 29th. Sophomore Megan Bartlett finished four strokes behind her teammate with a 242 (79-83-80) and tied for 39th. Bartlett also had a hole in one in the first round at the 15th hole.

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Bill Hill Crown Classic

Because of rain, the WSU men’s golf team finished play at the Bill Hill Crown Classic in Lufkin, Texas, in only two rounds.

The Shockers finished tied for third with Oral Roberts University with an overall score of 692. Junior Ryan Spears led the Shockers in fifth place with a score of 143 (71-72). Baylor University won the tournament with a 574 (291-283); Sam Houston State was second.

— WSU Sports Information


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