Sports Briefs – 11/2/16

Ali Dade

Soccer takes double loss

On Oct. 28, women’s soccer was matched against Emporia State. Right out of the gate, both teams struggled offensively, but the Ichabods ultimately lost 1-0.

On Oct. 30, women’s soccer put out a strong defensive start in their game against Fort Hays State University, but ultimately lost 3-0. This drops Washburn down to a score of 9-8-1 for the season and 6-5 for the MIAA record.

Volleyball rises to 12-5

Washburn volleyball has continued to rise in the AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll, as they are now sitting at No. 13. Washburn previously sat at No. 14, but after receiving an additional 42 points, this brought their season total to 595 points.

Basketball season starts

Washburn’s men’s basketball received multiple nominations in the initial voting process for the National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 Coaches poll. However, these nominations still did not place them in the ultimate top 25.

Men’s basketball began their season at 7:08 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1 against the University of Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse.