Week in Review: Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

Twenty-seven athletes in the fall season were named as a Western Athletic Conference (WAC) All-Academic honorees. Overall 448 students who compete in the WAC earned the title. The women’s soccer team earned the most selections with 11. 

Men’s Tennis 

Men’s tennis traveled to compete against Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) and University of Idaho. The Redhawks defeated LCSC in the first doubles match, but dropped the second. However, they were able to bring back the momentum in the singles matchups, winning all but one of the matches. The final team score was 6-1. In the match against University of Idaho, the Redhawks dropped both doubles matches, and Junior Julian Worn was the only one to win his singles match up. 

The team’s next match will be against Santa Clara University Feb. 4. 

Men’s Basketball 

The men’s basketball team had a rough week with one loss to Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Jan. 26 with a final score of 40-55. They experienced another loss against Stephen F. Austin (SFA) Jan. 28 with a final score of 65-79. With these two losses, the Redhawks are at 16-6 overall and 7-2 in the WAC. This is only the second time this season the men’s team has lost twice in a row. In both games, Cameron Tyson was the high scorer, with 16 points against SFA and 10 points against SHSU. 

The team’s next game is against Utah Tech University (UTU) Feb. 8th at Climate Pledge Arena. 

Women’s Basketball 

The women’s team had a week, grabbing two victories, scoring 66-58 against Utah Valley University (UVU) Jan. 26 and 70-66 against UTU Jan. 28. Sophomore Taliyah Clark stole the show in the game against UTU, scoring three three-pointers throughout the game. The UTU game was not a clear win for Seattle U. In the first quarter, the score was already 20-5 in favor of UTU, but the Redhawks made a comeback and still brought home the win. 

The next home game is Feb. 2. The Redhawks will play SHSU at the Redhawk Center. 

Men’s Golf

The Men’s golf team wrapped up their first tournament of the spring season Jan. 30. The tournament was in Arizona over two days and 54 holes. With 15 teams competing, Seattle U tied for 12th with Graduate Student Nathan Cogswell finishing on top for the team. He finished three rounds with a total score of 213, earning him a tie at 24th for individual players. On par three, he finished first overall with a score of 84, which came in five under par. 

Up next the Redhawks they will be headed to Palm Desert, Calif. for the Wyoming World Match Play Tournament Feb. 10 and 11. 

Track and Field

The Redhawks had an excellent showing at the University of Washington (UW) Invitational as the men’s and women’s teams both set new school records for the distance medley relay (DMR). Junior Grace Much, Sophomore Taylor Marks, Junior Maya McCabe and Sophomore Azalea Groleau smashed the school record with a new time of 11:55.21. The men’s team consisting of Redshirt Junior Alex Franklin, Graduate Student Hezekiah Goodwin, Junior Gus Harquail and Senior Isaiah Payne broke the record with a time of 10:00.19, which beat the previous record by six seconds. 

In the mile, Harquail cracked the Seattle U all-time top ten, ending up in third place with a time of 4:13.17. 

Seattle U Track and Field will return to UW Feb. 10-11 for the Husky Invite.