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Wichita State Shockers softball picks up historic win

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Wichita State’s Sydney McKinney has been a key part to the Shockers’ 17-4 start to the season. WSU recently beat No. 6 Oklahoma State this past week for the program’s highest-ranked win ever.

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Complete with a “SportsCenter” Top 10 catch in the outfield, the Wichita State softball team registered its highest-ranked win in program history this past week with a 9-2 win over No. 6 Oklahoma State on Thursday in Stillwater.

It was the highlight of a 4-1 finish at the Mizuno Classic, as the Shockers collected their second ranked win of the season and improved to 17-4 this season.

“We know that if we play our game, then we’ve got an opportunity to give the best teams in the country a good game,” WSU coach Kristi Bredbenner said. “Now the challenge is doing that every single day, whether you’re playing the No. 6 team in

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GOSHEN — Not even making SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays could get in the way of curfew.

“My parents did not let me stay up to watch it,” Mariah Stoltzfus said.

The Bethany Christian freshman made it onto ESPN’s flagship show in the early hours of Tuesday morning after making a 60-foot shot to end the first quarter of Monday’s game against Central Noble. Stoltzfus made her national television debut at 1:08 a.m. Tuesday, with her shot being the No. 3 play in the Top 10 countdown.

“I woke up and I had a lot of notifications from Twitter,” Stoltzfus said. “It was pretty amazing. I only know one other person who’s ever made it on the Top 10 for ESPN, so it was pretty amazing to me. I didn’t think I was going to get No. 3; I thought it’d be 8th or 9th, but somehow, I ended up in

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