WOU ROUNDUP: Volleyball drops a pair of road matches

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Western Oregon University’s volleyball squad dropped a pair of road matches last week. The Wolves fell to Simon Fraser 22-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-16 on Thursday and to Western Washington 25-11, 25-17, 25-14 on Saturday. Alisha Bettinson had 19 kills against Simon Fraser. Mariella Vandenkooy had a team-high 10 kills against Western Washington.

Western Oregon (5-8 overall, 1-5 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) played at Concordia Tuesday after press time. WOU hosts Montana State Billings Saturday at 2 p.m.

AZUSA PACIFIC PULLS AWAY FROM WOLVES: Azusa Pacific scored 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to pull away from Western Oregon's football team 48-17 on Saturday.

The Wolves led 7-3 after the first quarter, thanks to a 5-yard rush from tight end Caleb Tingstad. Azusa Pacific answered in the second quarter with a pair of touchdowns to take a 17-10 lead into the half. The teams traded touchdowns in the third quarter. Quarterback Phillip Fenumiai scored first in the second half, tying the game at 17. Azusa Pacific would score the final 31 points of the game to secure the victory. WOU (1-4 overall, 0-3 GNAC) plays at Simon Fraser Saturday at 1 p.m.

WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS IN DOUBLE OVERTIME: Western Oregon's women's soccer team lost to Seattle Pacific 2-1 in double overtime on Saturday. Amber Whitmore gave the Wolves a 1-0 lead in the first half, scoring in the 23rd minute. The Falcons scored the equalizer in the 84th minute. Seattle Pacific did not allow a single WOU shot over the final 65 minutes of play, and the Falcons scored early in the second overtime to earn the win. Western Oregon (1-7-1 overall, 0-4-1 GNAC) also lost to Concordia 3-1 on Sept. 26. The Wolves play at Central Washington Saturday at 11 a.m.


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