Sports Briefs 10-24-17

Trevor Beurman

WU Football

Washburn football (5-3) has now dropped two straight games against Fort Hays State University and the University of Central Missouri, respectively: one road game and one at home. The Ichabods look to bounce back from their losing streak and break back into postseason eligibility once again with a road matchup against Missouri Western State University on Oct. 28.

WU Volleyball

Washburn volleyball (14-9) looks to bounce back from their two game losing streak as well with a win against Emporia State at Lee Arena. The Ichabods are now 5-6 in conference and own .609 overall record percentage heading into the final stretch of the season before heading into conference play in mid November.

WU Cross Country

Washburn cross country is coming off some stellar performances from front runners like Jacob Klemz and Sierra Mortensen in the MIAA Championships on Oct. 21, who now look to head further into postseason contention. Klemz finished first in his race while Mortensen finished in the top ten for her six kilometer trek. The team scores put the men at eighth place, and the women in sixth.

WU Soccer

Washburn soccer (9-6-1) is coming off their ninth win of the season after a two game skid against the University of Central Missouri and Missouri Western State University, respectively. The Ichabods are looking to add another win to improve their current standing in the conference at fifth place and their conference record of 5-4 with the game against Emporia State University Oct. 27.