Varsity sports round-up
Last Result: 5-1 victory over the Colorado School of Mines on Sunday, Nov. 20, in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Tournament in Golden, Colorado.
Overall Record: 22-0-1
Standing: Finished the regular season ranked No. 1 nationally and first in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
Next Game: NCAA II Final Four against Kutztown University of Pennsylvania at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Western was named the GNAC team of the week after its victories over University of California, San Diego and the Colorado School of Mines in the NCAA Tournament. This will be Western’s third appearance in the NCAA Tournament semifinal in four years.
Last Result: 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-19) sweep over Montana State University Billings on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Whatcom Pavilion.
Overall Record: 21-7
Standing: Second in the GNAC and ranked No. 18 in the nation.
Next Game: NCAA Division II West Regional against California Baptist University at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Anchorage, Alaska.
Sophomore middle blocker Kayleigh Harper, junior outside hitter Arielle Turner and sophomore outside hitter Abby Phelps were first-team selections to the All-GNAC team. Phelps was also named the GNAC Defensive Player of the Week with nine kills and 12 digs against Montana State Billings.
Last Result: 102-61 victory against Quest University Canada on Sunday, Nov. 27, at Whatcom Pavilion.
Overall Record: 5-0
Standing: First in the GNAC.
Next Game: Saint Martin’s University at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Lacey, Washington.
Senior forward Jeffrey Parker picked up a double-double against Quest with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Senior guard Taylor Stafford had a game-high six assists in the victory over the Kermodes.
Last Result: 89-57 victory over Holy Names University in the Lynda Goodrich Classic on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Whatcom Pavilion.
Overall Record: 5-1
Standing: Third in the GNAC standings.
Next Game: Against the University of Alaska Fairbanks at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Senior guard Taylor Peacocke was named co-MVP in the Lynda Goodrich Classic Tournament after scoring 44 points in two games. Peacocke is now No. 9 on the Western all-time scoring list with 1,340 points.