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The Linfield Review

The student news site of Linfield University

The Linfield Review

The student news site of Linfield University

The Linfield Review

SPORTS

One win away from achieving their 65th consecutive winning season, the Linfield football team routed the Pacific Boxers 52-23 Saturday afternoon at Maxwell Field and Memorial Stadium. Up next, the Wildcats will travel to Pacific Luthern on Oct. 23. The Wildcats return home on Oct. 30 when they host George Fox at 1:30 p.m. (JJ Anderson & Nathan Herde)

Linfield University football beat Whitworth University 42-7 Saturday afternoon, handing the Buccaneers their first loss of the season during homecoming week in McMinnville, Ore. The Wildcats will stay local next weekend when they face Pacific for Linfield’s family weekend in McMinnville. The Boxers are currently undefeated in conference play, besting both UPS and Willamette University in the last two weeks. (JJ Anderson)

The Linfield Swim Team had their annual alumni swim meet on Saturday. They hosted numerous alumni from various classes of Linfield swimming. Swimming's first competition of the season will be on Friday, November 5th, with a home meet against Willamette University. (Nathan Herde)

The Linfield volleyball team lost on Saturday night in four sets to Whitman College in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Whitman won all but the third set with scores of 20-25, 22-25, 25-18, 22-25. Whitman improved their conference record to 3-0 after tonight’s victory—Linfield dropped to 0-4 for conference play of the season. Up next, the Wildcats will travel to play against Lewis & Clark College at 7 p.m. on Friday, and then will head to Forest Grove, Ore. to play Pacific University at 6 p.m. on Saturday. (Nathan Herde)

The Linfield football team beat Canada’s Simon Fraser University in their season-opening game at home on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Wildcats, led by senior quarterback Wyatt Smith, outscored SFU in all but one of the quarters, finishing 56-20. Linfield will head down south to the University of Redlands next week. (Nathan Herde)

Men’s and women’s soccer fell to the Oregon Institute of Technology 5-0 and 3-0, respectively, in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader in McMinnville, Ore. The men’s team trailed 1-0 to their NAIA opponent at halftime. In a change of pace, the Owls added four goals in the second half to shut out the Wildcats. The women’s squad fell 3-0 to the Owls during their noon matchup on Sunday. The Owls totaled 16 shots on goal on the day, and the Wildcats took only two. Senior goalkeeper Alyssa Bakkensen recorded 13 saves. Both teams will play two more exhibition games before starting their Northwest Conference schedules on Saturday, Sept. 18. The men will travel to Walla Walla, Wash. to face-off against Whitman College at 2:30 p.m. and the women will host Willamette University at home, starting at noon. (Nathan Herde)