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Men’s soccer splits over Halloween weekend, chances for a playoff birth now all but gone

Over the weekend the University of Puget Sound men’s soccer team headed down to Oregon to face the George Fox Bruins and the Pacific Boxers on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29 and 30.  The result was typical of the season thus far as the Loggers recorded a 2-0 win over the Bruins but fell 1-0 to the Boxers. On Saturday, the Logger defense stood strong as the team recorded its ninth shutout of the season behind four saves from sophomore goalie Chris McDonald (Newton, Mass.). The Bruins outshot the Loggers...
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Cross Country strong at NWC meet

There was no shortage of excitement at the Northwest Conference Cross Country Championships this past Saturday in Lakewood, WA. The Logger men and women have run hard all season in anticipation for this race, which marked the beginning of the postseason for all runners in the conference. Puget Sound did not dominate the race in the team standings but had several competitors post impressive times. The men finished in 8th place overall in the race. Robin Harkins led the way for the team with an 11th place finish after posting...
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Swim teams dive into first conference meet

The Logger swim teams fared well in their first conference tournament. Friday’s tournament was a pentathlon in which points from five seperate swimming events were combined to result in an overall winner. In the first races, Sophomore Jere Aleksander (Skopje, Macedonia) finished 1st  out of the men’s team in the 100 yard IM with a time of 56.70 seconds, good enough for 5th  overall. Freshman Derek Frenzel (Moscow, Idaho) and Sophomore Max Cohen (Albuquerque, New Mex.) were right behind him in 6th and 7th place overall. In the women’s race...
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Frisbee earning respect

The Puget Sound men’s ultimate Frisbee team is gearing up for their spring season.  The team is made up of veteran and rookie players alike.  By the looks of it, it is highly probable that they will have a very successful year. The team did very well in their first game against the alumni ultimate Frisbee team.  Even though they lost 16 – 19, they gave the alumni a run for their money. “Our offensive movement was what we wanted it to be. We definitely played better defense than the...
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Fall season comes to a close for Logger golf

en’s golf team finished out the season on a high note, winning the team title for the Northwest Conference Fall Classic on Sunday. With a team score of 320, the Loggers led the rest of the field by 10 strokes at the end of day one. Day two was no different, as the Loggers posted a team score of 312, netting a two-day team total of 632. The next closest team was the Pacific Boxers, who shot a two-day 639. Fighting through the rain and harsh conditions, the Logger men’s...
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Soccer hopes for bid

The men’s soccer team underperformed this weekend as they faced two teams on the road. On Saturday, the Loggers played against the Willamette Bearcats for the second time this season. There, they once again proved their superiority with a 2-0 victory. Neither team was able to put up many shots, with the Bearcats attempting five to the Loggers’ six, but the Loggers capitalized more on their attempts over the Bearcats. The Willamette men were simply unable to shoot the ball past sophomore Chris McDonald (Newton, Mass.) at the goal. McDonald...
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Volleyball stays hot, stretches winning streak to 10 games

The Puget Sound volleyball team kept their impressive winning streak alive this past weekend at home, defeating the Linfield Wildcats on Friday and the Willamette Bearcats on Saturday. Not only did the two wins extend the team’s streak to 10 straight, but both came with ease as the Loggers swept both matches three sets to none. On Friday, the outcome of the match was never in doubt for Puget Sound as Memorial Fieldhouse looked on during “Think Pink” night. Senior Molly Gibson (Lake Forest Park, Wash.) and Freshman Jackie Harvey...
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Records fall, but so does the Logger football team

The football team had a record -breaking weekend against Lewis and Clark, resulting in another heart breaking loss against the Pioneers. Junior Adam Kniffin (Salem, Ore) had a breakout game with a record-setting 19 catches and another record five touchdown receptions. This back and forth game also broke the record for total points in a game, with 132 points; total yards in a game, 650; and total passing yards in a game, in the 68-64 loss. Quarterback Duncan White (Lake Oswego, Ore) had a fantastic game, passing for 625 yards...
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Women’s soccer in familiar position atop Northwest Conference standings

The Varsity Women’s Soccer team improved to 13-1 Saturday Oct. 23. Their eighth consecutive win was earned with the Logger’s 1-0 victory over the Lewis and Clarke Pioneers. Sitting atop of the Northwest Conference Rankings, the Loggers have been a leading force in women’s soccer over the last few weeks.  However, the Logger’s are not allowing themselves to get comfortable with the lead and continue to fight hard each game. “Although it’s awesome to see what we’ve accomplished so far by getting to the top of the NWC rankings, we...
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