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Jett's Sports Report: Issue 2

Updated: Nov 1, 2022

Jett Starr

Sports Editor

Art by Minna Zhou

Volleyball did their thing again this weekend, beating both Whitman and Whitworth 3-2. Olivia Cadien led the team with 21 kills against Whitman, and Dani Queja led the team with 20 kills against Whitworth. Volleyball is in a four-way tie for 1st place in the Northwest Conference, making their upcoming game against Puget Sound of utmost importance.

Men’s Soccer beat George Fox 2-0 this weekend with goals from Luke Varav and Edwin Ortiz. They then beat Pacific 3-1 with two goals from Pierce Gallaway and a goal from Abod Ali. Gallaway hit double digits on goals for the season, with eleven so far. Men’s soccer sits at 8th in the nation and 1st in the Northwest Conference. A win at PLU this weekend would allow them to clinch the conference title.

Women's Soccer had a tough weekend, losing 2-1 to Linfield and 4-1 to Pacific Lutheran. Willamette’s goals came from Nina Krassner-Cybulski and Erin Denney. Women’s Soccer currently sits at 7th in the Northwest Conference.

Football lost 42-14 to Whitworth this weekend. Both touchdowns were Dante Chaney passing to Jared Paredes. Paredes has four touchdowns in two games. Football is tied with Puget Sound for last place in the Northwest Conference.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country are preparing for the Northwest Conference Championship meet on October 29th.

Triathlon is preparing for the Women’s Collegiate Championship in Tempe Arizona on November 12th.

Women’s Basketball is getting ready for Corban at home on October 30th.

Men’s Basketball is preparing for Corban away on Halloween.

Men’s Golf is in 2nd place after the first round of the Whitman Classic on Saturday with the Second round happening on Monday. Jack McMullin, Andrew Kibbee, Alex Weirth, and Riley Lankford are all currently in the top 10 for the tournament. Golf sits at 18th in the nation.

Update 1:20pm: On the second day of the Whitman Classic Men’s Golf came back from eight strokes and won by ten! The comeback was led by Jack McMullin who finished first overall at the tournament.

Men’s and Women’s Swim are preparing for the NWC sprints meet at Pacific Lutheran on Oct. 28th.

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