The Puget Sound Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised more than $1,500 for hurricane relief with a rummage sale this past weekend. SAAC will donate the proceeds to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief.
Robin Hamilton, a longtime member of the Puget Sound athletics department, has announced her retirement effective September 1, 2017, after 32 years with the Loggers. She joined the Puget Sound athletics staff in 1985, andhas been the Loggers Associate Director of Athletics since 2001. Prior to her senior administrative appointment, Hamilton was the Sports Media Relations Director and Head Softball Coach.
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.
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.
The Puget Sound men's basketball team opened the 2016-17 season in record-setting fashion and carried an 8-3 record into the new calendar year, but the Loggers finished the season one game shy under .500 with a 12-13 overall record.
Puget Sound celebrates Division III Week (April 3-9) by sharing the stories of five student-athletes from various teams, classes, and backgrounds. Such stories are made possible by the Logger Club, which celebrates its 50th anniversary during the 2016-17 academic year. The Logger Club Members provide essential financial assistance to ensure a quality experience for Logger teams through unrestricted and restricted giving. Gifts provide necessary funds for equipment, nonconference travel, video streaming, recruitment, and the Loggers' important awards and recognition program. Click HERE to get involved.
The Puget Sound men's basketball team shot the ball with confidence through the first half at Pacific Lutheran, but the Loggers went cold in the second half as the Lutes took advantage for a 75-63 win on Tuesday night.
After earning a pair of conference wins on the road last weekend, the Puget Sound men's basketball team has a tougher task at home this weekend. The Loggers host No. 2 Whitman on Friday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. Puget Sound then tips off against No. 6 Whitworth on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Memorial Fieldhouse.
The Puget Sound men's basketball team looks to get back in the win column when it travels south this weekend for games at Lewis & Clark and Willamette. The Loggers tipoff against the Pioneers on Friday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. Puget Sound takes on the Bearcats on Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Puget Sound men's basketball team has a pivotal road trip this weekend, starting with an 8 p.m. tipoff at George Fox on Friday, Jan. 27. The Loggers then play at Linfield on Saturday for a 6 p.m. matchup.
There's a tall task ahead for the Puget Sound men's basketball team as the Loggers travel to eastern Washington to take on a pair of top 10 nationally ranked teams. Puget Sound tips off at No. 8 Whitworth on Friday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. The Loggers then take on No. 2 Whitman on Saturday at 6 p.m.