The Puget Sound men’s basketball team ended the 2017-18 regular season the same way it began the regular season – with a six-game winning stream. Puget Sound topped Lewis & Clark, 92-65, on the road Saturday night.
The 2017-18 regular season might be coming to a close, but the Puget Sound men’s basketball team is preparing for more basketball. The Loggers conclude the regular season at Lewis & Clark, Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. Puget Sound has already clinched a Northwest Conference Tournament bid, and the postseason run begins Thursday, Feb. 22.
The Northwest Conference schedule begins this weekend for the Puget Sound baseball team when the Loggers take on a familiar foe. Puget Sound is schedule for three games at Pacific Lutheran, beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 17, starting at 11 a.m., followed by a single 12 p.m. game on Sunday, Feb. 18.
The Puget Sound softball team heads back to California for four games against Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams this weekend. The Loggers take on Pomona-Pitzer in doubleheader that starts at 12 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16. Puget Sound battles at Whittier for two games Sunday, Feb. 18, starting at 12:30 p.m.
Puget Sound starting pitcher Joe Brennan opened the season by tossing six shutout innings to earn the win over Lewis & Clark (Feb. 10), and the league named him the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week (pitching) for his efforts.
The Puget Sound men’s basketball team overcame a nine-point deficit to beat Pacific Lutheran, 84-70, on the road Tuesday night. The Loggers (17-6, 10-5 NWC) outscored the Lutes (4-19, 1-14 NWC) by 23 points in the second half.
Sophomore Kelli Callahan was named the Co-Northwest Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Year, and classmate Dylan Reimers earned an individual NWC title as the 2018 NWC Swimming Championships came to a close Sunday night. Whitworth hosted the three-day event in Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.
Puget Sound men’s basketball seniors Easton Driessen and Jeremiah Hobbs could not have asked for a better sendoff Saturday night. Playing in their final collegiate game in Memorial Fieldhouse, Driessen and Hobbs helped the Loggers to a 98-75 win over Pacific, and secured a Northwest Conference Tournament berth in the process.
Before the start of the Puget Sound women’s basketball team’s game against Pacific Saturday afternoon, the Loggers honored senior Claire Fitzgerald who was playing in her final game in Memorial Fieldhouse. Fitzgerald has played in 91 games during her Logger career, including 65 starts.