Here is this week’s sports update:
Golf ends with highest score yet
Washburn Golf began the two-day Lindenwood Invitational in seventh place. The first day was cut short and play ended for the day halfway through the second round due to darkness.
The second day ended with Washburn finishing with the highest score they had achieved in the season so far. The Ichabods ended with a three-round total of 892.
The best score of the invitation belonged to senior Carson Roberts with an overall invitational score of 213.
Women’s soccer leaves to Missouri
Washburn’s Women’s soccer team will be leaving town to compete against Missouri Western State University and Northwest Missouri State University Friday Oct. 21 through Sunday Oct. 23.
During their last time on the field, Oct. 16, they closed out a four match homestead after splitting a pair of matches against Lindenwood and Central Missouri.
The women defeated Lindenwood 1-0, marking Junior Kate Combs first goal of the season, and losing their first match of the season 3-0 against Central Missouri. At 6 p.m. on Oct 28 at Yager Stadium , the Women’s soccer team will return for a Senior Night showdown against Emporia State.
Volleyball climbs the rank ladder
Washburn has continued to rise along the AVCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, for the third week in a row. This change brings them from No. 15 to No. 14, with 564 adjusted points for the season.
The Ichabods are currently running a 19-4 season, with their latest win bringing them to a nine-game winning streak against nationally ranked Maryville, Northwest Missouri and Missouri Western.
Washburn volleyball is preparing for two away games this weekend. At 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 they will be at Pittsburg State University facing the Gorillas, and at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 they will be at the University of Central Oklahoma against the Bronchos.
Football ties four ways
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Washburn’s Football team will face off against the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri.
The game will be UCM’s homecoming game, the second of three homecoming games on the road. The players are coming off a 30-14 win over Missouri Southern after scoring two touchdowns and UCM won 56-7 over Missouri Southern the last time out.
Washburn is now part of a four-way tie for third place in the MIAA standings alongside Fort Hays State, Pittsburg State and Central Missouri. UCM is on a losing streak and Washburn may add this weekend’s game to it, making it a four-game streak. However, UCM have the top-ranked passing attack in the league at 304.9 yards per game.