Men’s Week In Review



Seattle U Men’s basketball player Mattia Da Campo shoots a free throw.


Baseball had their first home games this weekend, beginning with a double header against the University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks on Friday.

The first game of the double header went very well for the Redhawks. The rainy Seattle weather couldn’t stop the Redhawks for game one as they scored 12 runs, led by Junior Austin Lively with three hits leading to two RBIs.

First-year Julian Kodama popped his first collegiate home run as part of the big second inning score fest.

Seattle won with an impressive score of 12-0 after the game was called at the top of the 6th inning due to the weather.

In the second game, Omaha came back with a vengeance and beat the Redhawks by just one run, in a 3-2 finish.

First-year Josh Thompson started the game for the Redhawks. He pitched for four innings earning five strikeouts and only giving up one run. Sophomore Will Smith pitched the remaining five innings and closed with six strikeouts and only giving up three hits and two runs. The Redhawks played Omaha again on Saturday.

Lively again led the Redhawks as the top hitter with three hits and scored on RBIs three times as well.

The action for baseball did not end there as they played one more time against Omaha on Sunday. The game was in Omaha’s favor for a few innings, but the Redhawks rallied and came out on top with a score of 8-6.


Seattle U remained at home this week, playing an intense game against University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) on Thursday. The Redhawks were led by lower Sophomore Terrell Brown, who scored 21 points. Brown and Morgan Means, a junior. Both had 8 rebounds and Means contributed 18 points of his own.

The Redhawks were able to get to the line and showed consistency, going 14 of 15 on free throws. Seattle won in a tight game by a final score of 69-64.

The Redhawks returned on Saturday to play Chicago State University.

Brown proved himself again on Saturday night, scoring 20 points against the Cougars. It was also a big night for junior Matej Kavas, as he got back into the swing of things as he returned from injury. The Redhawks won by 20 points, 77-57. Seattle will play fellow Western Athletic Conference (WAC) member Utah Valley University on Tuesday, Feb. 26.


The Redhawks however escaped the rain and traveled to Palm Desert, California, to play in their second tournament of the season. The Redhawks played against some of the top teams in the nation. Jack Rahon, a first-year, and Junior Greg Gionfriddo tied to as the top golfers for the Redhawks. Golf will travel to California again this week to tee off at the Sacramento
State tournament.


Men’s tennis matches were canceled this past week due to inclement weather. The next match for the Redhawks is scheduled to take place against Gonzaga in Spokane, Washington, on March 2.

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