Sports In Brief


Men’s Soccer

Men’s soccer improved to 3-2 in conference play and 5-6 overall. As of late Wednesday night, the Patriots are tied with St. Louis for fourth in the Atlantic 10. Tunde Akinlosotu, Colin Brezniak Pablo Pertusa and Grant Robinson all scored in the 4-3 victory against Saint Joseph’s.

This win was also head coach Greg Andrulis’ 250th career victory as a collegiate head coach. 134 of these wins came during his 12 years at Wright State (1985-1996), while the last 116 victories came during his 14 seasons with the Patriots.  

Women’s Soccer

Women’s Soccer improved to 7-2 in conference play and 12-5 overall in a 1-0 victory over La Salle Thursday night. Emily Littell scored the game-winning goal in the 84th minute, her fifth goal of the season, a career high. This was also her third game-winning goal in the last eight games.

Emma van der Vorst recorded an assist on the goal, making it the fourteenth game in a row she’s recorded a point, extending her own program record.  

Women’s Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball improved to 5-3 in conference play and 7-11 overall in a comeback win against Duquesne Friday night. Despite losing the first two sets, the Patriots won the last three, the first time Mason has done this since Sept. 10, 2016.

ShaLi Niu posted a career-high 28 kills which Emily Konchan recorded 55 assists, just the second time in her career she had more than 50.

Men’s Basketball

It was announced at Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Media Day that Mason was picked by the conference to finish fourth. This is the highest preseason ranking of the Patriots in their six years in the conference.

Senior guard Otis Livingston II was named to the preseason All-Atlantic 10 First Team.