Men’s Week In Review

Kristen Nielsen

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Baseball

The Redhawks took off soaring this season with a 4-0 win against University of Nevada,
Las Vegas (UNLV).

Senior Jake Prizina pitched a complete-game shutout, the first of his college career.

In game two against UNLV, the Rebels put up a better fight, robbing the Redhawks of a second victory by a final score of 10-11. The Redhawks started out strong with a 5-1 lead, though could not keep up with UNLV after the fifth inning.

Seattle U was not able to beat UNLV in their third match, with a final score of 5-8. The game was even until a fielding error enabled the opposing team to score three unearned runs in the sixth inning.

The Redhawks will face Omaha Feb. 22-24.

Track & Field

The Redhawks had another recordbreaking week as they competed at the University of Washington.

Senior Jacques Hebert broke his own school record from last week by three seconds, setting the new indoor mile record at 4:09.62. Sophomore Nathan Pixler came in just behind Hebert, with a time of 4:10.98—which also beat the previous record.

Senior Alexandro Carrasco set a new personal record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.24 seconds.

First-year Isaiah Payne was only .04 seconds over the 60m dash school record at 6.96 seconds.

First-years Lucas Milne and Zachary Gonzalez also recorded personal bests in the 400-m.

The Redhawks are set to compete at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Indoor Championships in Idaho Feb. 22.

Basketball

The Redhawks put up an impressive fight against University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), though eventually admitted defeat with a final score of 59-44.

The team felt the absence of two of their key players, Matej Kavas and Delante Jones, both out due to leg injuries.

Seattle U kept their opponent under 60 points for the fourth time this season.

The Redhawks continued on to face past WAC champion New Mexico State University (NMSU), nearly taking a win but falling just short 59-53.

Terrell Brown dominated the court with a 25-point game, just one shy of a personal record. The Redhawks are set to host University of Missouri-Kansas City Feb. 21.

Tennis

The men’s tennis team brought home their first win of the season against the University of Puget Sound in a 7-0 sweep.

All six players took easy victories, barely letting their opponents score. All three doubles teams had similar results, crushing their opponents and securing the win.

The Redhawks put up an intense fight against the University of Idaho, but they lost with a final score of 0-7. Sophomore Emilio Monroy and First-year Billy Givens-Jensen lost their matches to tiebreakers, while four other players had close matches.

The Redhawks will face Southern Utah and UNLV Feb. 22.

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