The Linfield Review

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

Elsa Harris receiving a senior award from coach Carl Swanson.

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

Kelsey Wilkinson, ‘20, successfully making it to first base with time to spare.

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...

Men’s tennis goes out strong

Nathan Saragoza, ‘19, plays in his last doubles match with Luis Rojas, ‘20 here at Linfield and wins in a close match against Willamette.

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Men’s tennis closed out their season, going 500 in the conference and having an overall winning record. The Wildcats chased the Willamette Bearcats out of McMinnville on Saturday finishing 8-1. It was the ‘Cats’ last game this season. Top-seeded doubles pair senior Nathan Saragoza and junior...

Wildcats amount eight honors

Anne Ferguson, ‘19, jolting of the line for the 800-meter.

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

The stands and fields were full of athletes, coaches, and fans on Saturday during Linfield’s Jenn Boyman Memorial Invitational. Fourteen colleges and a number of non-collegiate organizations competed.  The Wildcats claimed eight firsts, three seconds, and three third places.  The freshman ...

‘Catball flushes Pirates, Saylors dominates circle

Team celebrates Paige Smotherman, ‘19, running home after jacking a 2-run homer over right-center field, making the score 7-0.

Athena Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

Linfield stays hot as the team continues their winning streak in the series against the Whitworth Pirates.  The ‘Cats won three games handily and the last one got suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning because of rain.   “As a team, we just wanted to come out swinging the bats ...

Wildcat’s heart overpowers Loggers

Angel Rosas, News Editor

April 8, 2019

The Wildcats took control over the Puget Sound Loggers Saturday night at Maxwell Field. The typical Oregon rain was a steady background player causing a Linfield goal to be redacted because of an illegal stick. Sticks strings tend to loosen up in the rain. The ‘Cats came into the game with on a...

Tennis chases Boxers out

Elsa  Harris, ‘19, serving to Pacific Boxers Halie Changwon.

Alexandra Feller, Features Editor

April 8, 2019

Wildcats knock out the boxers in Saturday’s home game. Singles and doubles teams effortlessly scored on Pacific putting the final score at 9-0. This match maintains their Northwest conference standing 4-0, moving them to 11-2 overall. The team is first in the conference and continues to win. First...

Suns out rackets out, women’s tennis wins again, Women’s tennis with a winning streak of three

Suns out rackets out, women’s tennis wins again, Women’s tennis with a winning streak of three

Alexandra Feller, Features Editor

March 18, 2019

Wildcat tennis is on a winning streak. There is no need to knock on wood because the Women's tennis team has been training hard. Their training shined brightly as they just earned their third Northwest Conference victory in a row. After their victory over the Pacific Lutheran Lutes 9-0, the team is on a fo...

Wildcats lapse against Bearcats

Cason Cunningham, ‘19, winding up his pitch in game one of the Willamette Bearcats series with Alec Cook, ‘19, on first base.

Alex Jensen and Athena Benjamin

March 11, 2019

A sunny weekend at the Roy Hesler field did not shine bright for the Wildcats. The Willamette Bearcats lead the conference 6-2 after walking away from this past weekend series 2-1. “Our goal is to turn the season around. We’re in a hole and we have to dig ourselves out of it,” Senior Matt McDonald...

Men’s tennis sinks Pirates, unable to conquer the Blues

Nathan Saragoza, ‘19, setting up to serve agasint Whitman.

Alexandra Feller, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The men's tennis team walked into Saturdays Tennis match against Whitman with high expectations. With a positive mindset, the team played long doubles matches against the Whitman Blues. But unfortunately, in the end, the team loss 9-0 to the Blues. Taking their mistakes to heart, players were able...

Student-athlete brands YouTube channel

Clark Hazlett edits his intro for an upcoming video.

Elijah O'Bryant, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

His life as a college football player has expanded into a self-made brand on YouTube. Clark Hazlett, a senior on the Linfield Football team, started his channel “Adventure Athlete” a year ago. His double major in sports management and marketing and a minor in digital art has helped him gro...