Wichita State University's Paul Suellentrop interviews Shocker sports stars about their time at WSU.
Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State’s Emma Wright and Marta Bellucco
Seniors Emma Wright (volleyball) and Marta Bellucco (women's tennis) are two of the leaders for Wichita State's diversity and inclusion outreach. They discuss their motivation for getting involved in the athletic department's educational efforts and what they've learned about navigating the discussions that issues such as social justice, race and sexuality bring about.
Roundhouse podcast on Wichita State track and field with John Wise and Taran Taylor
Javelin thrower Taran Taylor and John Wise, assistant director of track and field, discuss workouts during a pandemic and prospects for an indoor season. Taylor, from Ark City, details his rise as a standout thrower, his return from elbow surgery and how his engineering major might relate to the javelin.
Roundhouse podcast with women’s basketball assistant coach Chester Nichols
Shockers assistant Chester Nichols – a former pass-rushing defensive lineman – updates us on the 2020-21 season. He discusses Wichita State’s newcomers and leadership progress by returners such as Carla Bremaud and Seraphine Bastian. We wrap up with Nichols recommending some of his favorite books.
Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State volleyball assistant Chelsea Scott
Wichita State volleyball assistant Chelsea Scott breaks down fall practices, starting with libero and setter. She details several Shockers who made a good impression this fall and reveals her favorite San Francisco Giants and 49ers.
Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State pitching coach Mike Pelfrey
Fall baseball is finished and Wichita State baseball pitching coach Mike Pelfrey takes us through the developments. We talk about his starting rotation, newcomers such as Seth Stroh and Andrew Stewart and the development of pitchers Connery Peters and Aaron Haase. Pelfrey dives into "spin rates" and how technology figures into coaching and why the Shockers teach that command is more important than velocity.
Roundhouse podcast with Wichita State baseball pitcher Liam Eddy
Junior pitcher Liam Eddy discusses the Shocker World Series, how adding a cutter expanded his repertoire and helped him rebound from a disappointing 2019 season. He reveals his father's game-day superstitions and talks about hunting in Colorado.