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“In the face of adverse financial conditions, many people who love these student-athletes and programs stepped up this summer to make sure they could compete at Wright State for one more year in 2017-18,” said athletic director Bob Grant in a prepared statement. “But it is clear we are not able to fund operations of these programs after this season. And counting on external funding alone to pay for operations is not sustainable nor is it fair to the student-athletes and their families because of the uncertainty it creates year-to-year.”
The first meet of the last season is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, when the Raiders host Milwaukee.