Sports Briefs 10-17-17


WU Soccer

Women’s Soccer (8-5-1) comes in with an impressive road game record along with big wins notched against teams like University of Nebraska at Kearney and Fort Hays State University. The Ichabods are 4-3 in conference and prepare to face off against conference foe Missouri Western State University at 6 p.m. on Friday at Yager Stadium.

WU Football

Washburn Football (5-2) suffered a heartbreaking loss on Saturday as they ended a strong showing in the first half with no answers on offense in the second as Fort Hays State University scored 24 unanswered to beat the Ichabods in a prime conference matchup. Up next for the Ichabods is a homecoming game against University of Central Missouri.

WU Golf

With a one shot lead heading into Tuesday’s matchup the Ichabod golfers look to set a steady pace and win their own invitational with leaders Blake Allen and Jared Burns. After this home stand match, the Ichabods have a long ways to go until they take off for Nevada in the Las Vegas Desert Classic on March 8.

WU Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball (14-7) has seen success early in the season, but with injuries to crucial players stacking up, the Ichabods have seen a slight slip in the competitive edge seen earlier in the year. Up next the Ichabods face Northwest Missouri State University at 6 p.m. on Friday in Maryville, Missouri.

WU Cross Country

After a strong showing at Rim Rock Park in Lawrence, Kansas, the Ichabods are looking ready to take on the conference in the MIAA Championships Oct. 21 in Warrensburg, Missouri. Jacob Klemz has lead the Ichabods with a second place finish in Lawrence and looks to continue his winning demeanor this Saturday.