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Shockers will scrimmage Oct. 25

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 1:05 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 7:08 p.m.

Wichita State’s Shocker Madness will feature basketball scrimmages and a dunk contest on Oct. 25 at Koch Arena.

The event begins at 5 p.m. with an autograph session for the men’s team. The women’s team scrimmages for 20 minutes at 6:15. The men’s team will receive the 2012 Missouri Valley Conference championship rings, then compete in a dunk contest. That will be followed by a 30-minute scrimmage at around 7:15 p.m.

Admission is free.

Men’s season-ticket holders can pick up their tickets during Shocker Madness.

•  Fans interested in men’s and women’s basketball season tickets can visit Koch Arena from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday to look at available seats. For men’s basketball, 435 seats remain. Members of WSU’s athletic department will be on hand to answer questions and hand out prizes.

•  Sunday, the men’s team is holding a fan clinic with food and a silent auction before practice at 2 p.m. Coach Gregg Marshall will answer questions after the practice. Price is $10 per person and $5 for children. For information call 978-3252.

Shockers finish sixth — WSU’s men’s golf team tied No. 36 Oregon State for sixth place in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational at the Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif.

The 16-team field featured six teams in the Golfstat national top 50 and the Shockers finished ahead of No. 44 Fresno State, No. 33 UC Davis and No. 45 Oregon. WSU shot a final-round 292 and finished with a 1-over-par 851. Louis Cohen Boyer carded a 207 to finish in a tie for ninth. Rafael Becker shot a 212 to finish in a tie for 19th.

No. 1 California, the host school, won the tournament with 46-under-par 806. Cal’s Brandon Hagy earned medalist honors with a 198.

Two Shockers in top five — WSU’s women’s golf team placed fourth at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Mo.

Bryce Schroeder finished fourth after carding an 8-over-par 224. Hannah Martin tied for fifth with a 225. The Shockers shot a 920, 11 shots behind third-place Oral Roberts. Arkansas-Little Rock held its first-day lead and totaled an 895 to win with Emelie Westrup as medalist with a 218.

Missouri State (897) finished second, with Missouri Valley Conference members Indiana State (951) eighth, Drake (954) ninth and Creighton (990) 13th in the 15-team field.

Tuliamuk-Bolton honored — Shocker runner Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton earned MVC women’s cross country athlete of the week for the third time this fall.

She won the Pre-National Meet with a 6-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 43.90 seconds on Saturday in Louisville, Ky. Her time is the fastest by an MVC runner this fall and broke her time of 20:04.1 to set the WSU record.

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