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Sports round-up

Women’s Soccer

Last Result: 2-0 victory over Central Washington University on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Robert S. Harrington Field in the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.

Overall Record: 20-0-1

Standing: One-seed in the NCAA Tournament West Region.

Next Game: NCAA II West Regional game against the University of California, San Diego on Friday, Nov. 18, in Golden, Colorado.

Western opened up the scoring against Central with a goal from freshman Liv Larson, 22 seconds into the match. Western defeated the University of California, San Diego earlier this season, 3-2 on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Harrington Field.

Men’s Soccer

Last Result: 2-0 loss to University of California, San Diego in the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.

Overall Record: 10-5-4

Standing: Finished the season second in the GNAC and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Next Game: The 2016 season has ended.

This was Western’s first ever trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament. Western won its first round game against Dixie State University 3-2 in overtime on Friday, Nov. 11, in La Jolla, California. Senior Brady Ulen converted two penalty kicks, while junior Stephen Jinneman scored the game-winning overtime goal.

Volleyball

Redshirt freshman defensive specialist/libero Mae Thungc serves against Alaska Anchorage on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Whatcom Pavilion. // Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen
Redshirt freshman defensive specialist/libero Mae Thungc serves against Alaska Anchorage on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Whatcom Pavilion. // Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen

Last Result: 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-11) sweep over Saint Martin’s University on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Whatcom Pavilion.

Overall Record: 19-7

Standing: Second in the GNAC and ranked number 18 in the nation.

Next Game: Hosting Simon Fraser University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Whatcom Pavilion.

Sophomore Kayleigh Harper led Western with 11 kills and five blocks against Saint Martin’s. This was Western’s third consecutive sweep.

Men’s Basketball

Last Result: 107-81 victory against California State University, East Bay on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Hayward, California.

Overall Record: 2-0

Standing: Tied for first in the GNAC.

Next Game: Against Holy Names University at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Whatcom Pavilion.

Senior forward Jeffrey Parker scored a game-high 32 points against California State University, East Bay. The Vikings out-rebounded the Pioneers 40-22 in the game.

Women’s Basketball

Last Result: 68-39 victory over Fresno Pacific University in the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Seattle.

Overall Record: 2-0

Standing: Tied for first in the GNAC standings.

Next Game: Against Azusa Pacific University at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at Whatcom Pavilion.

Senior guard Taylor Peacocke scored 22 points against Fresno Pacific University and was named Most Valuable Player of the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic. Senior forward Tia Briggs had a game-high 10 rebounds.

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