The Linfield Review

Incoming Talent

Incoming Talent

Chase Whittaker, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

With one of the largest freshmen classes Linfield College has seen in past years, one can expect to find exceptional athletic talent in such a diverse class. As a member of the soccer team, I have had the opportunity to experience some of this talent first-hand. I asked a couple of new Wildcat student-athletes...

Between the pipes: Why be a lacrosse goalie?

Between the pipes: Why be a lacrosse goalie?

Alex Jensen, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

A defender screaming “cutter!” whizzes past. A frantic instant later, an opponent follows, her colors speeding by an almost unrecognizable blur. Suddenly, the fray is marked by the sound of a clasped catch and release. Three feet in front of you, the ball is coming your way. It's going here....

Linfield Falls to Puget Sound

Linfield Falls to Puget Sound

Camille Botello, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. - Rain fell softly onto the field as the Linfield and Puget Sound men's soccer teams kicked off last Saturday afternoon. The sounds of scattered jeers and cleats slashing through muddy grass could be heard all the way from Lever Street, outside of the field.  The PSU Loggers mai...

‘Cats rally after loss to the Bulldogs, game three postponed rain delay

Chase Whittaker, Sports Editor

May 18, 2019

After a hard-fought game yesterday, the fifth-ranked Wildcats found it in them to rally a win over the Bulldogs from Texas Lutheran University. The Wildcats started off the game slower than they would have wished after trailing behind the Bulldogs 0-1 for two innings. Freshman Abi Profitt changed that very quick...

CATSPY’S award winners

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

Student-athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators gathered in the Ted Wilson Gym Sunday night for the third annual award ceremony honoring achievements both on and off the field. Winners were voted and nominated on by student-athletes. Breakout Team of the Year & Best Play: The Women...

No softball outfield nets, shattered glass

No softball outfield nets, shattered glass

Hannah Carty, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A shattered windshield is something no Linfield student looks forward to but for some students, this unfortunate event is a reality.  Del Smith stadium is located behind the six-pack residence halls and in between the Hewlett Packard apartments. The location of the softball field poses a difficult sc...

Women’s tennis nail biting NWC Championships

Women’s tennis nail biting NWC Championships

May 1, 2019

Linfield’s women’s tennis team swept the conference all the way through to the tournament. After finishing the regular season with an 8-0 conference record, the Wildcat’s continued their dominance over the weekend in the NWC Tournament defeating the Puget Sound Loggers 5-0 and the Whitman Blues...

A Day in the Life of an Athletic Training Student

A Day in the Life of an Athletic Training Student

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Linfield College faced an unprecedented amount of home sporting events on Saturday requiring the athletic training program to be all-hands-on-deck More than 170 athletes stepped foot onto Linfield College’s athletics compounds on Saturday. With a home softball, baseball, lacrosse games, women’s tenni...

Catlax’s claws Bearcats

Angel Rosas, News Editor

April 22, 2019

The sun shined bright across the Mcminnville campus on Sunday but the Wildcats’ lacrosse team shined even brighter.  The ‘Cats entered the game after a tough loss at the hands of George Fox on Saturday 21-7. The women’s lacrosse team hosted the Willamette Bearcats on Sunday looking to get back int...

Tennis sweeps conference, Harris celebrated

Tennis sweeps conference, Harris celebrated

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Women’s tennis clinched the Northwest Conference Championship title over the weekend showcasing their regular season conference dominance. The Wildcats are walking into the NWC Tournament next weekend as the top-seeded team sweeping the conference with an 8-0 record. “Everyone played super well...

Catball turns into ‘Wetball,’ Lewis and Clark series postponed

Catball turns into ‘Wetball,’ Lewis and Clark series postponed

Hannah Carty, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Metal cleats hitting the dirt wasn’t the only sound heard at Del Smith Stadium Friday evening—rain hitting the metal bleachers foreshadowed a wet game for Linfield Catball. Linfield entered into the three-game series of the weekend against the Lewis & Clark Pioneers with a ceremony to commemorate...