The Linfield Review

Fall golf ends short of expectations, optimistic for spring

Freshman Raegan Barr lines up to chip onto the green of the third hole

Wilson Sherman, Writer

October 19, 2018

With nearly ideal weather conditions, the Linfield men’s and women’s golf teams hosted the Northwest Conference Fall Classic at Linfield’s home course, Michelbook Country Club, on Friday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 14. While neither team saw the individual or team results they were h...

New volleyball coach accused of bullying players

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 17, 2018

At least six players, including most of the starters, have quit the volleyball team following allegation of verbal and emotional abuse that have been levied at new head coach Josh Davis. Davis has been quoted by players describing them and the team as “an embarrassment,” “pathetic” and “stu...

Uyeda secures seventh in the nation in ITA Fall Championship

Michelle Uyeda

Livia Kokkino, Writer

October 17, 2018

Sophomore tennis player Michelle Uyeda placed seventh in the Division III women’s singles in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championship on Oct. 13. Uyeda qualified for nationals after being crowned champion in the west regionals singles on Linfield turf on Oct. 8. The Fall...

Volleyball stays at bottom, key players missing

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 17, 2018

Linfield’s volleyball team struggles to come up on top against University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University on Oct. 12 and 13 after head coach returns from being absent the previous game. The ‘Cats had their first conference win on Oct. 6 against Whitman with former head coach Shane Ki...

Women’s soccer Double-header

Women’s soccer Double-header

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The Wildcats took on “the Whits”—Whitworth College and Whitman College-- for their doubleheader last weekend. Game one on Saturday, Sept. 28 against the Blues was all Linfield, with a final score of 5-0 to make the ‘Cats 2-1-2 in conference. The Wildcats showed their dominance early in the ...

Homecoming game: Then and now

Homecoming game: Then and now

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

Different year, same result. The Wildcats not only beat the Willamette Bearcats in the homecoming game this Saturday — they also beat them in the homecoming game of 1973.   The homecoming game 45 years ago also ended in a shutout, with a final score of 17-0. Linfield player Jay Bruse tackles ...

Men’s soccer gets first conference win

Men's soccer breaks 13 year losing streak

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The men’s soccer team were still seeking their first conference win coming into their home double-headers last weekend. Their first test of the weekend was to try and beat Whitman College. The Whitman Blues scored the first goal of the match came in first 4 minutes of the match. But the game ha...

Life after sports doesn’t mean life without sports

Jade Everage

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

What happens when the one consistent activity in your life comes to an end? College is often the last time athletes play a sport competitively and the end is always bittersweet. Fall sports are mid-way through the season, which means that some graduated athletes are experiencing their first fall without a spor...

Wildcats feed the streak with blow-out win against Willamette

President Miles Davis brings some energy to the team as they enter the game.

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The Linfield football team put on a show for the crowd of Linfield alumni, current students and other lovers of this small college. The Wildcats walked onto Maxwell Field with something to prove after their close loss to Whitworth 14-19. Willamette had the ball first and started their drive on their own 30-yard-line. The first drive was the indication...

Men’s basketball team scores a new assistant coach.

Jon Willis

Alexandra Feller, Writer

October 11, 2018

The men’s basketball team announced a new lead assistant coach on Sept. 24. John Willis, previous assistant coach at Willamette University, has great admiration for the ‘Cats and cannot wait for the season to start so he can start working with the basketball team. Players are confident in their...

Athletes say rituals help boost performance

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

October 11, 2018

Many of the top athletes in the world follow a pre-game or -meet ritual, which studies have shown to improve their performance. Likewise, several Linfield athletes share that they feel following a routine can help better prepare them for competition.  Cameron Dole, ’20: Men’s Swimming Cameron Dole is a tr...

Home opener ends with ‘Cats on top

Angel Rosas, News Editor

September 25, 2018

Linfield football is back on display as our Wildcats hosted the University of Redlands on Sept. 15.   A boisterous crowd of supporters witnessed the Linfield defense deny the Redlands Bulldogs any points during the ‘Cats’ first home game.   Although the ‘Cats took the win, it was not a...