Nearly 90 Puget Sound student-athletes received their undergraduate diplomas during the university’s 127th commencement in Baker Stadium Sunday afternoon. More than 3,000 people were attendance during the warm and sunny event.
Puget Sound Athletics finished fourth for the 2018-19 Northwest Conference McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy, rounding out the academic year with 198 points. The Loggers matched Whitman in the standings, and Whitworth led the NWC with 268 points.
More than 400 Puget Sound student-athletes, coaches, staff, family, and friends gathered in Memorial Fieldhouse Tuesday evening for the annual All-Sports Celebration. The Loggers celebrated a wide array of accomplishments for the 2018-19 year, ranging from Northwest Conference titles to Academic All-American honors.
The Loggers of the Week are preparing for the postseason. Members of the Puget Sound women’s tennis team were named the Loggers of the Week after clinching a postseason for the first time since 2014, and the second time since 2007. The NWC Tournament is at Linfield, April 27-28.
The Puget Sound tennis teams honor four seniors this weekend in the Tennis Pavilion. Nicole Bouche, Kyla Richards, Ben Colson, and Riley Inn are each competing in the Tennis Pavilion for the last time with the Loggers. The Logger women host Bellevue College Friday evening, and the men host Pacific Lutheran Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m.
After starting the match by winning two out of three doubles matches, the Puget Sound women’s tennis team was swept in singles competition as the Loggers lost to Whitman, 7-2, in the Tennis Pavilion Sunday. The Logger men lost on the road against Blues, 9-0.
The Puget Sound women’s tennis team vaulted into second place in the Northwest Conference after beating Whitworth, 7-2, in the Tennis Pavilion Saturday. The Logger men lost on the road at Whitworth, 9-0.
The Puget Sound women’s tennis team won its third consecutive match by defeating the College of Idaho, 8-1, in the Tennis Pavilion Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the Puget Sound men’s tennis team lost at home against Linfield, 9-0.
Although Nicole Bouche’s streak came to an end, the Puget Sound women’s tennis team pushed its win streak to three matches with a 6-3 victory at Pacific Sunday. The Logger men lost at home against the Boxers, 9-0.
The Puget Sound men’s tennis team nearly won its first match of the season, but it came up short at home against Willamette, 5-4, Saturday. The Logger women won their second consecutive match with a 6-3 victory at Willamette.
For the first time in March, the Puget Sound men’s tennis team hosts a pair of Northwest Conference matches when it welcomes Willamette (March 16) and Pacific (March 17) to the Tennis Pavilion this weekend. Meanwhile, the Logger women compete on the road against the Bearcats and Boxers.
The top four players for the Puget Sound women’s tennis team won each of their singles and doubles matches as the Loggers beat George Fox, 7-2, in the Tennis Pavilion Sunday afternoon. The Logger men, meanwhile, lost at George Fox, 9-0.
Lisa Owen and Nicole Bouche remain undefeated in NCAA D-III matches, but the Puget Sound women’s tennis team lost at home against Lewis & Clark, 6-3, Saturday afternoon. The Logger men fell on the road against the Pioneers, 9-0.
The Puget Sound women’s tennis team is back in action in the Tennis Pavilion Saturday, March 2, when the Loggers host Whitworth for a Northwest Conference match at 4 p.m. The contest was previously scheduled for mid-February, but snowy weather prevented the Pirates from making the trip to Tacoma.