Wright State Baseball to Hold Ring Ceremony on November 5 at Men’s Exhibition Game
Raiders Captured 2009 League Crown with Extra Inning Win Over UIC
DAYTON, Ohio – The Wright State baseball team will honor their 2009 Horizon League Championship team on Thursday, November 5 at halftime of the men’s basketball exhibition versus Central State. The entire 2009 squad that defeated Illinois Chicago, 6-2 in twelve innings, in the Horizon League Championship and advanced to the NCAA Fort Worth Regional will be on hand to receive their rings.
The 2009 squad was led by seniors Jeff Mercer, who earned Horizon League Player of the Year honors, and Kory
Twede, who garnered the 2009 Horizon League Tournament MVP honors. Along with Mercer and Twede, juniors Alex Kaminsky and R.J. Gundolff joined freshman Ryan Ashe and Garrett Gray on the All-Tournament Team.
The 2009 Championship rings were designed by the senior class, Griffin Knapp, Jeff Mercer, Rylan Ostrosky and Kory Twede, and produced by the J. Lewis Small Co., Inc.
The 2009 team won the Horizon League Championship for the second time in four seasons, while redshirt junior Greg Robinson became the first player in program history to win two Horizon League Championships. A recap of the 2009 season can be found by clicking here while the 2010 schedule and roster can be view at WSURaiders.com.
The Green and Gold will open their title defense on February 19-21 at the USA Baseball Complex in Cary, N.C. with games versus Canisius and LeMoyne. The Raiders return 24 players from last season’s roster, add seven true freshman and two transfers to comprise the 2010 roster.