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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


Last Wednesday Linfield baseball finished up their season with a win against the Pacific Boxers, keeping their postseason hopes alive. Linfield will hope to continue their season in the NWC playoffs this weekend, pending future game results. (Jake Downing; 5-1-24)

Last weekend the Linfield women's tennis said farewell to their seniors. They had put in years of service and commitment to the team. (Jake Downing; 4-10-24)

Men's tennis put together a hard-fought season with an all around high effort. With an improvement from last season, the 'Cats unfortunately still missed out on the NWC playoffs. They will look to come back stronger next season. (Abbie Bach; 4-14-24)

Last weekend Linfield hosted numerous schools at the Jenn Boyman Memorial Invite. The 'Cats put up some fast times and marks as they started preparations for the NWC Conference championships next weekend in Newberg. (Nathan Herde; 4-10-24)

The 2023 Super Regional champion softball team came out swinging in their home opener on Thursday. Led by junior All-American Kaili Saathoff, the 'Cats totaled 22 runs in their double-header. Linfield will look to continue their winning-ways as they travel to Whitworth this weekend. (Nathan Herde; 3-14-24)

The Linfield lacrosse team opened up their NWC schedule last week against the Whitman Blues. The 'Cats played a back and forth match that took itself to overtime, where they unfortunately well 18-17. They look to get back to their winning ways as they face Willamette on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. (Abbie Bach & Andrew Beauchamp; 3-8-24)

This past weekend Linfield played host to the OSAA 5A basketball championship tournament for both the men and women. Summit High School finished victorious for the men while Silverton High School took home the championship for the women. (Jake Downing; 3-11-24)

Linfield baseball opened up the home portion of their season this weekend in electric fashion. After splitting their Friday doubleheader against Central Washington, the 'Cats claimed two walk-off victories against St. Martins. Linfield looks to keep it rolling as they start conference play against Pacific this Saturday. (Abbie Bach; 2-25-24)

This last Wednesday, Linfield wrestling hosted a dual against Umpqua in the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. An event that hopes to become a tradition saw the 'Cats split their dual, with the men winning and the women falling just short. (Jake Downing; 2-14-24)

Both men and women finished out their home slate of games last Tuesday against George Fox. The women fought hard but ultimately came short in the closing seconds, while the men came out victorious, diminishing the Bruin's hopes of making the playoffs. Both squads will finish out their season's against Pacific. (Nathan Herde; 2-13-24)

The Linfield men took on the Whitworth Pirates last Saturday in Ted Wilson Gymnasium. After falling behind going into the second half, the Wildcats fought back within striking distance of the Pirates. However, they ultimately ended up losing by a score of 66-62. The Linfield men will look to get back to their winning ways as they face George Fox this Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. (Nathan Herde; 1-15-24)

The Linfield women's basketball team fell to the Whitworth Pirates last Saturday evening by a score of 61-57. The 'Cats were in the game all night long, but unfortunately found themselves on the losing end once time expired. They will look to bounce back as they travel to George Fox on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. (Nathan Herde; 1-15-24)

Linfield wrestling kicked off the home portion of their schedule last week against the Pacific Boxers. The men wrestled hard but unfortunately fell short of victory by a score of 34-24. The women meanwhile finished victoriously, defeating the Boxers 20-18. (Nathan Herde; 11-17-23)

Linfield's football season came to a hard fought end this past Saturday, as they fell to the Whitworth Pirates by a score of 28-24. A back-and-forth game ended with the Bucs victorious as they scored the game winning touchdown with 30 seconds remaining. Unfortunately Linfield will miss out on the playoffs for the first time since 2018. (Jake Downing; 11-13-23)

The Linfield women's basketball team kicked off their season with a hard fought loss to Multnomah on Thursday, falling short by a score of 77-86. The 'Cats will look to get into the win column as they travel to Texas this weekend for a slate of matchups against non-conference opponents. (Nathan Herde & Jake Downing; 11-10-23)

Both the Linfield men and women soccer teams hosted Lewis & Clark this past weekend. The women played an aggressive 90 minute match, but ultimately fell to the Pios 1-0. As for the men, they came out firing and never looked back as they took the victory by a score of 5-1. (Nathan Herde & Abbie Bach; 10-23-23).

Last Saturday, Linfield football added on to their streak with a victory over George Fox. Linfield has now had a winning season for the last 67 years. The 'Cats will look to keep up their dominance as they travel to Tacoma, WA this weekend to take on Puget Sound. (Jake Downing; 10-14-23)

Linfield football kicked off their home schedule with a commanding victory of the Willamette Bearcats, winning 70-14. The 'Cats were out of the gate early, scoring 4 touchdowns in the first quarter. Linfield looks to keep the win-train rolling as they head to Portland to take on Lewis & Clark this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. (Jake Downing; 9-30-23)

Linfield Soccer hosted PLU this past Sunday in McMinnville, Oregon. The men salvaged a 0-0 draw with lots of end-game drama. The women held tough through 70 minutes, but ultimately fell 3-0 once the final whistle blew. (Nathan Herde; 9-25-23)

Linfield opened up their home competition with a commanding victory of McMurry, winning 3 sets to 0. Linfield's next home game will be this Friday at 7:00 p.m. against Lewis & Clark. (Abbie Bach; 9-9-23)

Linfield went out in style for their final regular season home game this year, defeating the Pacific Boxers 6-2 and 5-1 in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader. The 'Cats will seek to defend their NWC crown as they host the championship tournament this weekend. (Jake Downing; 4-15-23)

This past weekend the Linfield Track & Field team hosted their second invitational of the season. There were a number of athletes who recorded seasonal and career personal bests. Linfield's next home invite will be Saturday, May 6th. (Nathan Herde; 4-8-23)

The Linfield baseball team battled through pouring rain and blinding sun last weekend against the Lewis & Clark Pioneers. Unfortunately, the 'Cats could not come out on top as they dropped both games to the Pio's. Linfield looks to bounce back as they face College of Idaho next weekend. (Nathan Herde; 3-25-23)

The Wildcats competed in the hottest weather the region has seen all year at the Rich Allen Classic in Newberg, Ore., this past weekend. Runners and field athletes slathered sunscreen on themselves for the 60-degree day before competing in a variety of events. Next week, some of the ‘Cats will head to Willamette University for an invitational. (Anna Frazier; 3-18-23)

It was a hard fought night in the Valley on Monday as Linfield fell to the visiting Carroll Pioneers (Wis.) by a score of 14-8. Entering the second half down 6, the 'Cats started to surge but it was too little too late. Linfield looks to bounce back as they host Whitman on Saturday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m. (Nathan Herde; 3-16-23)

Last weekend the 'Cats took 2 of 3 from the visiting Whitworth Pirates to put themselves back in the win column. Supported by stellar starting pitching, Linfield looks to keep up their dominance as they take on Lewis & Clark at home this weekend. (Jake Downing; 3-13-23)

It was typical Oregon winter weather on Tuesday as the Linfield lacrosse team took on Alma University. The 'Cats fell by a score of 15-10 in their home opener, but look to bounce back as they face George Fox at home this Saturday at 1:00 p.m. (Nathan Herde; 2-28-23)

It was another dominant showing for the Wetcats at the 2023 NWC Championships in Federal Way, WA. The men's team kept their streak alive of placing top 3, while the women took home the championship title for the first time in over 30 years. (Nathan Herde; 2-13-23)

Men's basketball took down the Pios Saturday night by a score of 75-69, bringing their regular season record to 10-13. The team will wrap up their regular season schedule this weekend as they travel to Walla Walla and Spokane, Washington. (JJ Anderson; 2-11-23)

Linfield women's basketball ended their home schedule on the right note, taking down the Lewis and Clark Pioneers 58-45. The 'Cats finish of the season on the road against Whitworth and Whitman this upcoming weekend. (JJ Anderson; 2-11-23)

Shoes have always been a popular fashion statement in society, but their presence in sport has been growing over the years. Take a look as photographer Jake Downing captures the personality of Linfield basketball players through their shoes. (Jake Downing; 2-5-23)

The Linfield wrestling team dueled it out Thursday evening in TWG. The men's team swept both opponents while the women split their competition after falling to Umpqua 35-10. Up next for the men is the Clackamas open on Sunday the 29th. As for the women, they will go up against Eastern Oregon, also on the 29th. (Nathan Herde; 1-19-23)

Last Friday, Linfield took down their conference-rival George Fox by a score of 85-74. Leading by two points at half time, the 'Cats came out firing and never looked back. Linfield looks to maintain their winning success as they take on Warner Pacific on Thursday. (JJ Anderson; 12-2-22)

Last Friday, the Linfield women's basketball team took down George Fox for the first time since the 2006-07 season. Freshman Ella Koebelin stood out, leading the 'Cats in scoring and setting a new season high with 11 points. (JJ Anderson; 12-2-22)

Last Saturday, the Linfield football team fell to the Bethel University Royals 30-13. It was a back-and-forth game in the first half, with the Royals heading into the break leading 17-13. However it was all Bethel in the second half, holding the 'Cats scoreless in the final two quarters. Bethel will now go on to face the defending national champions next weekend in the NCAA quarterfinals. (JJ Anderson, Nathan Herde, Jake Downing; 11-26-22)

Linfield took their first NCAA playoff game against Pomona Pitzer. Although the end of the third quarter was still a pretty close game, the Wildcats pulled though with 24 more points within seven minutes to win 54-21. (JJ Anderson and Abbie Bach; 11-19-22)

Linfield's Women's Basketball played their fourth game this season, winning with a score of 53-45. (Abbie Bach; 11-20-22)

Linfield opened their season against Oregon Tech last Saturday. Ending in a score of 69-48 in favor of Oregon Tech, the 'Cats look to bounce back against Walla Walla on Tuesday. (Jake Downing; 11-12-22)

Linfield Men's basketball fell to the Northwest University Eagle's in their first match of the 2022-23 season. The 'Cats came out fighting, going up 21-18 after 10 minutes of play; but the Eagle's shooting was no match for Linfield, as they eventually fell 85-63. (Nathan Herde; 11-12-22)

Linfield found themselves victorious in the first home varsity wrestling match since 1985, with the women winning 33-0 and the men 36-19. The next home competition for the 'Cats will be on Sunday, December 11th at 4:00 p.m. (Jake Downing & JJ Anderson; 11-10-22)

It was all Linfield this weekend as they took down the Bearcats 65-0. With help from the defense's second shutout of the season, the 'Cats clinch a NCAA playoff bid and at least a share of the Northwest Conference title. Linfield can secure sole possession of the NWC title next weekend with a win over Lewis & Clark. (JJ Anderson)

Last Saturday, the Linfield men's soccer team honored their seniors in the final match of the season. The 'Cats fought hard but ultimately ended up falling to Willamette 5-0. (Abbie Bach)

Linfield put up a hard fight in their final match of the regular season, but ended up falling to the Whitman Blues 3-1 in four sets. The 'Cats will look to build off this year's performance as they head into the offseason. (Abbie Bach)

On a rainy afternoon in Newberg, the Linfield Wildcats dominated the George Fox Bruins by a score of 37-10. Held scoreless through the first quarter, the 'Cats flipped the switch by going on a 37-7 run over the last 45 minutes. Linfield looks to secure their 3rd straight Northwest Conference title next Saturday as they take on Willamette in the Catdome at 1:00 p.m. (JJ Anderson)

The Linfield Volleyball team took on Pacific Wednesday night. Ending in four sets, the Boxers came out on top 3-1. The Wildcats look to bounce back against Puget Sound on Saturday night. (Jake Downing)

Linfield University’s mens and womens cross country teams stood out among the crowd this past month, as the entire squad wore specially-made pink singlets for their races. The pink wasn’t just for looks, though, it was to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This cause is important to the team. In previous years, the runners would coordinate wearing pink accessories (socks, sports bras, scrunchies, etc) at races during the month of October, but this is the first year they’ve made the switch from their signature purple tops. Photos by Kaitlyn Silva, a guest photographer, at the Charles Bowles Invitational on Oct. 1. (Kaitlyn Silva)

Linfield football had another dominating performance last Saturday, taking down the visiting Lutes by a score of 45-0. The 'Cats came out firing right from the get go, as Chance Sparks secured a pick six in the opening seconds of the first half. Linfield looks to keep the momentum rolling as the visit George Fox on Saturday. (Nathan Herde, JJ Anderson, Jake Downing)

On Sunday Men's Soccer played a tough match against the George Fox Bruins, but ultimately fell 1-0. It was the lone first half goal in the opening minutes of the game that was the decider. Linfield looks to bounce back next weekend as they visit Tacoma, WA to take on PLU and UPS. (Nathan Herde)

The Wildcats fought hard against the Lutes on Sunday, ultimately falling short by a score of 2-1. Laney Green scored the loan goal for the 'Cats in the first half, as they were held scoreless for the remainder of the game. (JJ Anderson)

The 'Cats shut down the UPS Loggers last Saturday, winning with a thunderous score of 72-2. Highlights from the outstanding performance were three punt returns for touchdowns. Linfield will now reset as they travel to Spokane, WA next Saturday to face Whitworth University. (JJ Anderson, Jake Downing, Nathan Herde)

The Linfield Men's and Women's golf teams had their one and only home tournament of the short fall season last weekend, finishing 4th and 3rd respectively. Highlighting the match were freshman Josie Daywitt and junior Riley Lynch cracking the top-10. The 'Cats next performance will be the NWC Fall Classic at Creekside Country Club on Oct. 8-9. (Sam Brinda)

It was another homecoming victory for the 'Cats this weekend as they took down familiar SCIAC foe Redlands 21-3. It was the home crowd's first look at the 2023 team, and they did not disappoint. With next weekend being a bye week, Linfield will look to rest up as they prepare for their next matchup against University of Puget Sound on October 1st in the Catdome. (JJ Anderson & Nathan Herde)

Sunday afternoon the Linfield men's soccer team fell to La Verne by a score of 5-2. Junior Patrick Moes had the lone two goals for the 'Cats. The team will look to rebound tonight as they take on Lewis & Clark in Portland. (JJ Anderson)

Over the weekend the Linfield Track & Field team hosted the Linfield Open. Numerous schools from across the Pacific Northwest came out to compete in one of the last meets before their respective NCAA championships. (Nathan Herde)

The 'Cats had a flare for the dramatics over the weekend, winning their final two games in walk-off fashion. On Saturday, it was freshman phenom Claire Seats hitting a 3-run home run against the Bruins; and on Sunday, it was senior Baily Paul scoring via a wild pitch in extra innings. Linfield now awaits their selection into the NCAA Regional Tournament. (Nathan Herde)

Linfield entered the NWC Tournament as co-champions of the regular season. Using that momentum, they took the first two games of the conference tournament in a commanding fashion. Unfortunately the 'Cats ran out of gas late, finishing second in the 4-team tournament. (JJ Anderson)

Over the weekend the Linfield Women's Tennis team clinched their second consecutive NWC Tournament Championship, sweeping the Whitworth Pirates with a match score of 5-0. The 'Cats will now head to the NCAA Regional Tournament where they look to punch their ticket to the NCAA Finals. (JJ Anderson)

The Linfield Track & Field team traveled to Tacoma, WA last weekend for the NWC Championships. The men's team finished 4th and the women's team finished 5th. Linfield student-athlete Keaton Wood took home men's athlete of the meet. (Emma Inge)

Over the weekend the 'Cats dominated UPS, sweeping the series against the Loggers. Linfield held UPS scoreless in all but one game, scoring a combined 38 runs over the 4-game stretch. The 'Cats will end their regular season with a series against Pacific next weekend, with the first set of games starting Friday at 4 p.m. (Nathan Herde)

The 'Cats took down George Fox in a double header Saturday afternoon, winning 4-2 and 6-3. Colton Meyer recorded the save in both games, helping the team improve their record to 12-8 in conference play. This is the 'Cats final homestand of the season, they will finish out on the road against PLU. (JJ Anderson)

Last Sunday, the Wildcats played in a nail-biter against the Whitworth Pirates, with the 'Cats coming out on top scoring in the final seconds. Freshman Maya Wright netted what would soon be the winning goal as time wound down, wrapping up a remarkable 12-11 victory. Linfield will now travel to Tacoma, WA this Wednesday to face off against University of Puget Sound. (JJ Anderson)

Over the weekend, Linfield Softball swept Whitworth University in a four game series. The 'Cats dominated the Pirates, holding them scoreless in all but one of their games. Linfield's next game will be home against Willamette, this Wednesday at 6 p.m. (Nathan Herde)

The Linfield Lacrosse team fell to George Fox by a score of 20-10 Sunday afternoon. The 'Cats put up a strong first half performance against the Bruins, but eventually ran out of gas. Next up for the Catlax crew is a Wednesday home matchup against Occidental College at 5 p.m. (Nathan Herde)

The Linfield Track & Field Team kicked off their outdoor season with a solid performance at the Erik Anderson Memorial Icebreaker. Multiple athletes hit conference qualifying marks, with others very close behind. The team heads to Lane Community College next Saturday, with the first event starting at 10 a.m. (Kate Walkup, Anna Frazier, & Meghan Mullaly)

Linfield men’s basketball fell to Whitman College on Thursday evening 82-79 in a nailbiter semifinal game of Northwest Conference championships. The loss was the team’s first at home all season. (JJ Anderson)

Linfield Baseball finished off their series against the University of Puget Sound on Sunday with an 8-7 win. Going into the bottom of the 8th tied 7-7, it was senior Tanner Jacques who gave Linfield the lead with a base hit scoring Wyatt Smith. Skyler Manelski helped shut the door for the 'Cats, recording his first save of the season. Linfield will travel to Portland on Saturday to face off against Lewis & Clark; first pitch is at 11 am. (JJ Anderson)

The Linfield Men's Basketball team defeated Willamette last night with a final score of 99-85. This win made the Wildcats co-Conference champions as well as the number one seed for the upcoming Northwest Conference Tournament. The 'Cats will host Whitman on Thursday in the first round of the tournament. (Nathan Herde)

The Linfield Women's Basketball team honored their seniors on Saturday night during the last game of the regular season. The 'Cats put up a strong performance in the first half, but unfortunately fell short of the victory. (Nathan Herde)

On Friday night, the Linfield Men's and Women's basketball teams squared off against George Fox University. The women played tough but couldn't keep pace with the Bruins, eventually falling 61-47. As for the men's team, they ran away with the game, besting George Fox by a score of 85-66. Both team's will play their final home match of the season on Saturday against Willamette University; women start at 4 pm and men start at 6 pm. (JJ Anderson)

Last night, the Linfield Men's Basketball Team took down the Whitman Blue's 102-83. The 'Cats were firing on all cylinders, with 5 players reaching double-digit point totals. Their next matchup will be in Forest Grove this Tuesday, against the Pacific Boxers. (Nathan Herde)

On Sunday, the Linfield Wrestling Club hosted their first home wrestling meet in nearly 40 years. Highlights from the meet were wrestlers Jakob Jarvis and Bram Nelson improving their season records to 5-2. Linfield's next competition will be on January 30th in Moses Lake, WA. (Nathan Herde)

On Saturday night, Linfield edged out PLU in an 87-84 thriller. Down by as much as 19 points in the second half, Linfield fought their way back to improve their conference record to 6-2. Linfield's next matchup will be at Lewis & Clark this Friday, Jan. 28th, at 8 pm. (Nathan Herde)

On Tuesday night, the Linfield Men's and Women's basketball team competed against the Pacific University Boxers. The women fought hard, but ended up falling to the Boxers 73-52. Meanwhile, the men came out on top, besting the Boxers 95-87 in 2OT. The next matchup for the 'Cats is this Saturday at George Fox. (Nathan Herde)

Linfield football beat the University of Redlands 44-10 on Saturday afternoon, advancing to the second round of the NCAA playoffs. The Wildcats, now 10-0, will face similarly undefeated Saint Johns University in Minnesota next weekend. (JJ Anderson & Fresca Venneri)

The visiting Pioneers of Lewis & Clark punched the Wildcats in the mouth in the first quarter on Saturday afternoon. After two uncharacteristic turnovers from the Linfield offense, the Wildcats found themselves trailing their opponent for just the third time all season. After trailing 10-9 at the conclusion of the first quarter, the Wildcats connected on numerous uppercuts and eventually a knockout blow, rattling off six unanswered touchdowns to eventually win 51-17 and claim their Northwest Conference championship. (Nathan Herde, JJ Anderson, Katie Phillips, & Fresca Venneri)

On Saturday afternoon, seniors from football, cheer, and athletic training were celebrated for their accomplishments. Joining them were family, friends, and teammates. (Fresca Venneri)

For their home opener at the Linfield Aquatics Center, the ’Cats came out hot and never stopped. The Linfield women dominated the Bearcats beating them 136-59, while the men controlled their side as well, beating the Bearcats 138-59. Up next, the Wildcats will compete again in two weeks against Pacific Lutheran University on November 19 at 6 p.m. at home and George Fox University on November 20 at 11 a.m. in Newberg.(Nathan Herde)

The Linfield Wildcats clinched at least a share of the Northwest Conference championship in dominating fashion Saturday afternoon, defeating the Willamette Bearcats 77-7. With the victory, the Wildcats also sealed their spot in the NCAA playoffs. To solidify the conference title, the Wildcats need to win their final conference matchup against Lewis & Clark University next Saturday. (JJ Anderson & Katie Phillips)

Linfield University cross country hosted the Northwest Conference men’s and women’s cross country championships at Michelbook Country Club on Saturday morning. The Wildcat women placed seventh and the men finished in ninth, while George Fox University swept both races to win. (Maddie Loverich)

The Linfield Wildcats defended their home turf Saturday afternoon, defeating the visiting Bruins of George Fox 38-7. The Wildcats will travel south next Saturday to take on Willamette at 1:00 p.m. (JJ Anderson & Katie Phillips)

The Linfield women’s volleyball team beat Lewis & Clark in four sets to win their first conference game of the season on Friday night in Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Up next, the Wildcats will honor their seniors tomorrow at home against Pacific University at 6:00 p.m. (Nathan Herde)

Men's Soccer tied with Pacific University 2-2 Saturday afternoon in McMinnville, Ore. Sid Kosaris and Seamus Miller handled the scoring for the Wildcats, as the team played through two overtimes against the Boxers. Linfield will stay local for their next game as they take on Whitworth University at 2:30 pm on Saturday. (Nathan Herde)

Linfield University football beat Pacific Lutheran University 52-7 Saturday afternoon in Puyallup, Washington. The Wildcats will be home next weekend when they face George Fox on Saturday, Oct. 30th, at 1:30 pm. (Katie Phillips)

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)