The week began with a couple of Northwest Conference honors, and it continues with a couple of Northwest Conference road duals. The Puget Sound men’s and women’s swim teams resume their conference schedule at Whitman, Friday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. The Loggers then take on Whitworth, Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m
The Puget Sound women’s swim team took second place in the Logger Invitational in Wallace pool, and the Logger men placed fourth overall. The Invitational started Friday, Dec. 1, and concluded Sunday night.
The Puget Sound women’s swim team won its first home dual of the season, beating Linfield, 107-98, Friday night. The Logger men lost to the Wildcats, 116-83. The Logger women have won three consecutive Northwest Conference duals.
Kelli Callahan and Dylan Reimers continue to dominate Northwest Conference duals action as both Loggers won three events against Willamette in Wallace Pool Saturday afternoon. The Logger women topped the Bearcats, 153-52, and the Logger men were victorious, 121-82.
The first weekend of Northwest Conference duals opened with resounding success for the Puget Sound men’s and women’s swim teams, and the Loggers aim to keep momentum with their first home NWC duals of the season this weekend. Puget Sound battles Linfield on Friday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m., followed by a 1 p.m. bout against Willamette.
The Puget Sound men’s and women’s swim teams begin Northwest Conference duals on the road this weekend. The Loggers race against Lewis & Clark on Friday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m., followed by an 11 a.m. dual against Pacific on Saturday, Nov. 4.
Kelli Callahan and Colista Skog finished second and third, respectively, in the pentathlon as the Logger men’s and women’s swim teams opened the 2017-18 season with strong performances during the Northwest Conference Sprint Meet in Wallace Pool Friday evening.
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.