Sophomore Matt Wells broke his own school record in the 60-m hurdles by crossing the finish line in 8.31 seconds during preliminaries of the UW Invitational Saturday afternoon. He finished seventh overall in the event, with a time of 8.35 seconds.
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.
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.
A pair of underclassman had remarkable performances during the 2017 Puget Sound outdoor track & field season. Sophomore Emery Bradlina and freshman Matt Wells broke into the Puget Sound record books, and Bradlina competed on the national stage this spring.
Emery Bradlina set a personal record on the national stage, but the sophomore fell just short of qualifying for the 800-m finals in the NCAA D-III Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute on Friday.
Sophomore Emery Bradlina qualified for the 2017 NCAA D-III Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the NCAA recently announced. Bradlina will race for a national title in the 800-m at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Preliminaries are Friday, May 26, and finals are scheduled for Saturday, May 27.
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.
After the first day of competition, the men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams are both in eighth place in the Northwest Conference Championships. The meet, hosted by Whitworth began on Friday and will finish on Saturday.
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 and women's track & field both finished fifth at the Pioneers Invitational hosted by Lewis & Clark on Saturday afternoon. The Logger men totaled 57 points, and the women finished with 71. George Fox (154 points) won the men's event, and Linfield (199 points) won the women's.
Matt Wells placed sixth and Graham Cobb finished 10th at the Northwest Conference Multi-Events hosted by Pacific, April 10-11. Wells totaled 5,562 points, while Cobb finished with 5,134. George Fox's Alex Canchola won the event with 6,390 points.
The Puget Sound men's track & field team placed second, while the women came in third at the Pacific Luau Invitational on Saturday. The Logger men totaled 179 points, while the women finished with 114 points. Pacific won the event on both the men’s and women’s side.