Puget Sound women’s varsity-eight was victorious once again during the Charlie Brown Regatta hosted by Lewis & Clark on the Willamette River Saturday morning. It’s the second victory for the WV8 this fall (American Lake Fall Classic).
Puger Sound men’s rowing alum Alex Twist ’08 is competing in the World Rowing Championships for the second time in three years. Twist competed in the 2015 Championships in France. The 2017 Championships are this weekend in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida.
Puget Sound earned 111 Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete honors, the NWC announced Tuesday. Meghan Bacher '17 and Hans Fortune '17 both earned NWC First Team Scholar-Athlete nods. In order to qualify, NWC Scholar-Athletes must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA.
The Puget Sound women's varsity-eight boat placed third in the petite final during the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association on Sunday, and women's second varsity-eight finished fourth in its finals race.
Puget Sound men's and women's crew head south for the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championshisp that begins on Saturday, April 29, and concludes on Sunday, April 30. The races are hosted by the Sacramento State Aquatic Center on Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, California.
Alexis Noren (women's basketball) was named Puget Sound's Most Outstadning Female Student-Athlete, and Hans Fortune earned Most Outstanding Male Student-Athlete during the Loggers' annual All-Sports Celelbration in Memorial Fieldhouse Tuesday night. University of Puget Sound president Isiaah Crawford presented the awards to both Noren and Fortune.
In one of the most popular annual events for Puget Sound athletics, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted the Metro Parks Tacoma Special Olympics on Monday, April 17. Special Olympians competed in basketball, kickball, and soccer with the support of Logger student-athletes from all 23 varsity teams.
Puget Sound women's crew will race in the Logger Invitational on Saturday, April 8, and then compete for the Lamberth Cup on Sunday, April 9. The Puget Sound men will compete for the Meyer Cup on Sunday. All races are on American Lake in Lakewood, Washington.
Puget Sound men's and women's boats are back in the water on Saturday, March 11, for the first races of the spring crew season at the Pacific Lutheran Invitational on American Lake in Lakewood, Washington. Races start at 8:30 a.m.