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- 08/07/17--05:40: Butler and Lewis Named WSU Student-Athletes of the Year
- 10/04/17--08:19: Men's Basketball To Face Detroit In City College Series
- 10/12/17--02:06: WSU Athletics Holding Clothing Drive for Opening Doors in Uganda
DETROIT -- Wayne State University Director of Athletics Rob Fournier announced the 2016-17 Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year. Candidates were judged on academic distinction, athletic accomplishments, individual involvement and University and community service, as well as coaches' recommendation. Women's softball player Lyndsay Butler (Cambridge, Ont.) and men's basketball forward Michael Lewis (Ann Arbor, Mich. / Huron) were selected as the 2016-17 female and male student-athletes of the year after being nominated by their respective coaches with voting by the athletic department's coaches and administrative staff. Lewis spent the entire 2016-17 academic year in graduate school, while Butler earned her bachelor's degree this past December and began coursework on a master's degree in January. Butler becomes just the third person in the 16-year history of the award to be a two-time recipient joining men's swimming standout David Lutz (2003-04, 2004-05) and diver Erika Barczak (2005-06, 2007-08).
DETROIT -- Tickets to the Second Annual City College Series to Benefit Detroit Public Schools K-5 are now on sale as the University of Detroit Mercy men's basketball team will host Wayne State in a charity exhibition on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., inside historic Calihan Hall.
DETROIT -- The Wayne State University Department of Athletics is going to be assisting men's basketball student-athlete Nick Mutebi is his service efforts to help the less fortunate in Uganda. He and the department are asking you to bring your slightly used clothing, shoes and any non-WSU athletic equipment to the Matthaei by Dec. 8th.