WU Sports Briefs 9-13-17

TREVOR BEURMAN

WU Football

The Washburn football team heads to Saint Charles, Missouri to face off against the Lindenwood University Lions on 6 p.m. Sept. 16. at Harlen C. Hunter Stadium. The Ichabods and the Lions are both currently 1-1 for the season.

WU Soccer

The women’s soccer team (2-1-1) dropped a loss against Newman University with only one goal put on the board compared to the Jets’ four. The Ichabods look to improve their standing in the MIAA conference with a conference win over the Emporia State Hornets on Friday.

WU Volleyball

With a season opener loss at home, the women’s volleyball team (6-2) has gone on a tear in their last seven games going 6-1 after performing well in the ¬†Missouri S&T tournament. The Ichabods now look to start another run against Christian Brothers University in the Arkansas Tech Tournament on Friday in Russellville, Arkansas.

WU Cross-Country

Performing well in the Cross Country invite opener, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams placed 5th out of 7 and 5th out of 9, respectively. The runners prepare to begin their next race against multiple teams in the MIAA at the Emporia State Invitational on Sept. 23. After a comeback season last year performing well under new head coach Cameron Babb, the men and women look to capitalize on last year’s strong showing.

WU Tennis

After the men swept the Wheatstate Fall Classic doubles competition and the women swept the singles competition, both of these teams look to add to their amazing start to the season. Up next for both teams is the Bearcat Invitational in Maryville, Missouri on Sept. 15 with both teams looking well on their way to compete for conference titles.