WOU ROUNDUP: Duckworth ties school mark with six TD passes

BURNABY, B.C. — Quarterback Nick Duckworth tied a school record with six touchdown passes to help Western Oregon University’s football team dominate Simon Fraser 82-21 on Saturday.

The points were the most scored by WOU since joining Division II.

Duckworth threw five of his six touchdowns in the first half, as the Wolves built a 44-14 lead at the break. Duckworth finished the game with 294 yards.

Receiver Paul Revis had five catches for 69 yards and three touchdowns. Keoni Piceno had two catches for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and returned a punt for a touchdown.

Running back Taylor Poyadue rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown. Devon Fortier and Phillip Fenumiai also had rushing touchdowns.

Defensive back Trebriel Larry also returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown.

The Wolves gained 604 yards of total offense.

WOU (2-4 overall, 1-3 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) returns home to host Central Washington Saturday at 1 p.m.

WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CENTRAL WASHINGTON: Western Oregon’s women’s soccer team defeated Central Washington 2-0 on Saturday. The Wolves and Wildcats played to a scoreless tie in the first half before Sydney Thomas scored in the opening moments of the second half to give the Wolves the lead. Meli Cortez added a goal in the 55th minute.

WOU (2-7-1, 1-4-1 GNAC) plays at Montana State, Billings on Thursday and at Northwest Nazarene on Saturday.

WOU ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME CLASS: Western Oregon announced its 2017 Hall of Fame class.

Bob Frantz (men’s basketball and baseball), Toby Wolf (men’s basketball, football and track and field), Rob Mobley (track and field and football), Jessica Jones (volleyball), Shana Lavier (softball and volleyball), and Wayne Hamersly (Meritus service) were voted into the Wolves’ Hall of fame.

The 2017 class will be recognized Saturday during the WOU football and volleyball games and will be officially inducted during a ceremony between games.

The ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the football game, estimated around 4:45 p.m., in the Willamette Room in Werner University Center.

For more information: www.wouwolves.com.


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