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WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Men’s basketball improves to 6-0

Western Oregon University’s men’s basketball season improved to 6-0.

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Western Oregon University’s men’s basketball season improved to 6-0.



BELMONT, Calif. — Western Oregon University’s men’s basketball team improved to 6-0 after defeating Holy Names 76-65 on Friday and Notre Dame De Namur 87-48 on Saturday.

Tanner Omlid had 15 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks, three assists and two steals against Holy Names.

Vince Boumann added 12 points. The Wolves held Holy Names to 38.3 percent shooting from the field.

Ali Faruq-Bey led WOU against Notre Dame De Namur with 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Omlid recorded 11 points, four rebounds and four steals, and Riley Hawken and Demetrius Trammell each added 10 points.

Western Oregon opens Great Northwest Athletic Conference play on the road. The Wolves play at Simon Fraser Thursday at 7 p.m. and at Western Washington Saturday at 7 p.m. WOU's next home game is Dec. 7, when the Wolves host Portland Bible College at 7 p.m.

BETTINSON EARNS HONORABLE MENTION: Western Oregon senior volleyball player Alisha Bettinson earned an all-GNAC honorable mention on Nov. 22. Bettinson, a four-year starter with the Wolves, became the first WOU player since the university joined Division II to finish her career with more than 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs.

WOU finished the 2017 season with a 7-20 mark overall and a 3-17 record in league play. WOU SOCCER TO HOLD ID CAMP: Western Oregon University’s women’s soccer team will host a Winter ID camp on Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Those in attendance will take part in a series of games and drills designed to showcase abilities and give players a chance to meet and work alongside members of Western Oregon’s women’s soccer team. The camp is open to female players in grades 9-12.

The cost is $75. Space is limited to the first 50 participants.

For more information: Luke Babson, assistant soccer coach, babsonl@wou.edu.



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