Sports & Outdoors

Sports & Outdoors

Leiken breaks school record for the third time at UW Open

Track and field is not given enough credit in the sporting world. The lack of player-on-player contact gives track a lackluster appearance in the eyes of many a sports fan. However, track is a sport that requires huge amounts of dedication and heart. The Loggers ended their indoor season last Sunday, Feb. 13 at the University of Washington Open.  The team witnessed several strong performances. Andrea Leiken, for the third consecutive time, broke her own school record in the 400. With a time of 1:01.01, Leiken rebroke the school record....
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Rain and St. Martin’s combine to stop Logger baseball in opener

After a rainout on Saturday against the St. Martins Saints, the Loggers started their season Sunday with a 10-5 loss. St. Martins came prepared; they had already played 6 games when they showed up Sunday, and they were ready for their first win. The Loggers had been preparing for their game ever since they returned from winter break, spending weeks in Warner gym and on Lower Baker dealing with the weather conditions as best as they could.  Despite their hard work, they were not ready for what the Saints were...
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SAAC puts on “24 Hours for Special Olympics”

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee or SAAC as they are more commonly known is a committee made up of members from each NCAA sports team. SAAC committees are common throughout the Northwest Conference. SAAC member softball player Aryn Grause (Corvallis, Ore.)  explains, “Every NCAA school has a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and each one acts and performs a little differently than the next school. But here, SAAC is a committee that consists of two representatives from all 22 varsity teams on Campus. We meet biweekly. We vote on legislation (mostly rules)...
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Logger baseball looks to make jump to top of NWC ranks

The Puget Sound baseball team is coming off a great year. In their previous season the team went 12-12 in conference play and 19-21 in the whole season, many of the returners earned honors. Sophomore Matt Robinson (Lafayette, Calif.) earned second team honors as a freshman pitcher and Senior Dakota Resnik (Bellevue, Wash.), and juniors Casey Coberly (Boise, Id.), Matt Cox (Salem, Ore.), and Will Mentor (Seattle, Wash.) all earned Northwest Conference honorable mention last season. Senior Kainoa Correa (Hilo, Hawaii) is planning on making his last season a memorable...
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Track looks strong in early going

The Logger track team has been gearing up for their 2011 season  since their return to campus a week early from Christmas break. Their first meet was Saturday, Feb. 5 in Nampa, Idaho, where a couple of school records were broken. Junior Andrea Leiken (Portland, Ore.) broke her own school record in the 400 meter with 1:01.17. She also broke the school’s three-year-old record in the 200 meter with a 26.81.  Leiken, along with freshmen Meg Gilbertson (Clackamas, Ore.), Brenda Seymour (Seattle, Wash.) and Alicia Burns (Spokane Valley, Wash.) broke...
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