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The Beacon

November 19, 2009

Pilot men advance to postseason John McCarty 6WDII:ULWHU mccarty12@up.edu :LWK D  ZLQ RYHU 6HDWWOH University last Thursday, and a VWRPSLQJRIWKH8QLYHUVLW\RI 6DQ)UDQFLVFRRQVHQLRU6XQGD\ the men’s soccer team now looks DKHDGWRWKHSRVWVHDVRQ They will play the University RI1HZ0H[LFR/RERVLQWKH¿UVW URXQGRISOD\RIIVRQ7KXUVGD\ The Pilots and the Lobos both UHFHLYHG DQ DWODUJH ELG LQ WRXUQDPHQWVHOHFWLRQ7KHZLQQHURI WKHJDPHZLOOJRRQWRIDFH1RUWK &DUROLQD 6WDWH ZKR UHFHLYHG D ¿UVWURXQGE\H 3ULRU WR WKH NLFNRII RI 6XQday’s matchup with the UniverVLW\RI6DQ)UDQFLVFR'RQVWKHUH was a special ceremony for the VHQLRUSOD\HUVDQGWKHLUIDPLOLHV

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Sports

November 19, 2009

The Beacon

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This week in sports Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s West Coast Conference Soccer Standings:

The Pilots took on the University Denver as well as Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sofBasketball the University of Washington Huskies at theMaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Clive Charles 1) #18 Saint (5-0) Soccer week2) #20 Complex Gonzagathis (5-0) end by scores(4-1) of 4-0 and 2-1, 3) Portland respectively. The Pilots will now 4) San Diego (4-1) face no. 3Clara seed Virginia 5) Santa (1-4) Tech this Friday at 7 p.m. 6) Pepperdine (1-4)Should the Pilots the matchup, 7) Sanclaim Fransisco (0-5) they ZLOOSOD\LQWKHTXDUWHUÂżQDOV 8) LMU (0-5) against either UCLA or the University Virgina. Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sofBasketball

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1) Gonzaga (5-0) 2) LMU (3-2) 3) San Diego (3-2) 4) Portland (3-2) 5) TheSaint PilotsMaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s earned (3-2) an at-large 6) Pepperdine (2-3) bid to the NCAA playoffs this 7) Sanfollowing Fransisco (1-4) week, a 5-0 rout of the 8) Santa Clara (0-5) University of San Diego. The Pilots will travel to New Mexico Portland on the to face thewent Lobos1-2 tomorrow week, dropping games to the DWSP7KLVLVWKHÂżUVWWLPH University of Oregon 55-64 since 2007 that the Pilots have and to LMU 43-64. Theand reached the postseason, Pilots won against hope to even the series against Pepperdine 59-56. the Pilots UNM, who defeated in the second round of the (Courtesy of WCCsports.com) playoffs in 2004.

Cross Country Recently signed four new Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Baseball

recruits out of High School. Last Saturday the Pilots raced 1LFN$UPHQWD2XWĂ&#x20AC;HOGHU LQ6SULQJÂżHOG2UHLQWKH1&$$ Chris Johnson- RH Pitcher West Regional in hopes of %HQMDPLQ5XII,QĂ&#x20AC;HOGHU claiming an automatic berth to RH Pitcher the NCAA championship. The Chet ThompsonOutfeilder menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s team placed second and clinched a berth, while the Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tennis womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s team placed 16th, and did not receive invite. The Currently 3-1,an 1-0 WCC Pilot men will race in the NCAA championship this Monday Still missing menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no.1 in Terre Haute, singles Joel Ind. Kincaid, out on injury.

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Won 5-0 against UTSA Roadrunners on Sunday 7KH3LORWVÂżQLVKHGRXWWKHLU Upcoming home match season past weekend, against this U.C. Davis on GURSSLQJWKHLUÂżUVWPDWFKLQ Jan. 30. ÂżYHVHWVWRWKH8QLYHUVLW\RI San Francisco, but followed Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tennis with a win over the Santa Clara Broncos, last match of the Currentlythe 1-3 season for the Pilots, and for seniors Clemens, Shelley Lost 1-6Maria against University Sievers and Kaytlyn Jones, the of Oregon on Friday last match of their careers as Pilots. Theagainst Pilots closed theiir Won 6-1 University season 6-20 in regular season of Idaho on Sunday play and 2-10 in the WCC. Upcoming home match DJDLQVW/LQĂ&#x20AC;HOGFROOHJH)HE 6 at 9:30 a.m. (courtesy (courtesy portlandpilots.com, potlandpilots.com) WCCsports.com)


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Pilots face vs. Virginia Tech, Friday 7 p.m. November 19, 2009

Despite injury, star supports team Roya Ghorbani-Elizeh 6WDII:ULWHU ghorbani11@up.edu

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Sophomore Danielle Foxhoven winds up in the net after sophomore Halley Kreminski scores her second goal. The goal came in the last two minutes of the game, giving the Pilots the 2-1 win over UW.

Pilots advance through two rounds Nicholas Slepnikoff 6WDII:ULWHU slepniko10@up.edu

.LFNLQJRIIWKHLUSRVWVHDVRQ the womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s soccer team hosted WKH 1&$$ :RPHQÂśV 6RFFHU VW Round Playoffs last weekend, as 'HQYHUDQGROGULYDO:DVKLQJWRQ WUDYHOHGWRWKH0HUOR)LHOG :LQQLQJ ERWK JDPHV WKH 3Llot women continued to show the VDPHSRLVHDQGFRQWURORIWKHEDOO 'HVSLWH ORVLQJ VHQLRU 0LFKHOOH Enyeart to injury, the Pilots have FRQWLQXHG WR ÂżJKW IRU WKH FKDPpionship title in their now 20-1 VHDVRQ While rain sprinkled on MerOR)LHOGGXULQJODVWZHHNÂśVFKLOO\ )ULGD\ QLJKW WKH 3LORWV GHIHDWHG 'HQYHU  7KH JDPH RSHQHG with an eruption of screams from the stands as the Pilots took to the ÂżHOG 3XVKLQJ SDVW VRPH HDUO\ GHfense, the Pilots took an early

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0LFKHOOH (Q\HDUWÂśV XSFRPLQJ )ULGD\ QLJKW ZLOO EH YDVWO\ GLIIHUHQW IURP KHU WHDPPDWHV +HU number 12 soccer jersey will be UHSODFHG ZLWK D KRVSLWDO JRZQ A recovery room will substitute VWDGLXPOLJKWVDQGWKHZHWSLWFK As the Pilots prepare to play 9LUJLQLD7HFKLQWKHLUWKLUGURXQG SOD\RIIJDPHWHDPPDWH(Q\HDUW ZLOOEHLQ&DOLIRUQLDUHFRYHULQJ IURPNQHHVXUJHU\ (Q\HDUW D VHQLRU PLGÂżHOGHU for the Pilots, has been a cornerstone for the womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s soccer VTXDGIRUWKHODVWIRXU\HDUV+HU success can be seen from her presence on the Pilots this season ZLWKKHUVL[JRDOVDQGVL[DVVLVWV GXULQJFRQIHUHQFHSOD\5HFHQWO\ Enyeart was named WCC Player RIWKH<HDUIRUZRPHQÂśVVRFFHU 'XULQJ WKH JDPH RQ 1RY  Enyeart received multiple injuULHVWRKHUNQHH ,QWKHODVWÂżYHVHFRQGVRIWKH ÂżUVW KDOI DJDLQVW WKH 8QLYHUVLW\ RI 6DQ 'LHJR (Q\HDUW FROOLGHG with Toreros keeper Courtney 3DUVRQV Âł:KHQ,ZDVRQWKHJURXQG, WKRXJKWWKDWPD\EHWKLVSDLQZLOO JRDZD\LQDIHZPLQXWHVRUDIWHU KDOIWLPH´ (Q\HDUW VDLG Âł+RZever, when I tried to take a step, P\ NQHH FRPSOHWHO\ JDYH RXW DQG , NQHZ VRPHWKLQJ ZDV YHU\ ZURQJ´ Enyeart would later learn that she had torn her ACL, LCL, and FKLSSHGDERQHWKHVL]HRIDÂżQJHUQDLOLQKHUNQHH â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will probably be around 10 to 12 months until I can play DJDLQ´(Q\HDUWVDLGÂł,ZLOOKDYH a more accurate timeline after VXUJHU\´ +HU VXUJHU\ ZDV KHOG RQ :HGQHVGD\ 1RY  QHDU KHU KRPHWRZQLQ&DOLIRUQLD

Enyeart is currently fourth on both the University of Portlandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s FDUHHUJRDOVDQGDVVLVWVFKDUWVE\ UHFRUGLQJJRDOVDQGDVVLVWV DV D 3LORW (Q\HDUWÂśV SDVVLRQ IRU WKHJDPHKDVDOVROHGKHUWRKDYH D VSRW RQ WKH 8 86 1DWLRQDO 7HDP Âł6RFFHULVP\OLIHLWÂśVZKDW, GR´(Q\HDUWVDLGÂł$OPRVWHYHU\WKLQJLQP\OLIHWKXVIDUKDVEHHQ EDVHGDURXQGWKHVSRUW´ Before the injury, Enyeart planned to enter the draft for the :RPHQÂśV 3URIHVVLRQDO 6RFFHU /HDJXHZKLFKZDVWREHKHOGLQ -DQXDU\ $FFRUGLQJ WR (Q\HDUW VKH ZLOO QRZ IRFXV RQ UHKDELOLWDWLQJ her knee with the aspiration of SOD\LQJSURIHVVLRQDOO\LQ â&#x20AC;&#x153;I really want to play profesVLRQDOO\ LQ WKH :36´ (Q\HDUW VDLG Âł7KDW JRDO ZLOO EH LQ WKH back of my mind as I recover IURPWKLVLQMXU\´ As Enyeart recovers from surJHU\KHUWHDPPDWHVZLOOEHEDWWOLQJLWRXWIRUDTXDUWHUÂżQDOVVSRW LQ1&$$SOD\RIIV$FFRUGLQJWR *DUUHWW 6PLWK $VVRFLDWH 'LUHFWRU RI 6RFFHU (Q\HDUWÂśV OHDGHUVKLS RQ DQG RII WKH ÂżHOG ZLOO EH PLVVHGGXULQJWKHJDPH â&#x20AC;&#x153;Obviously we are a better team with Michelle,â&#x20AC;? Smith said â&#x20AC;&#x153;She has a presence as a senior.â&#x20AC;? Supporting the team during their playoff season has been very important to Enyeart, who can be seen with her crutches cheering her team from the sidelines. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I realize that I cannot lead my team as I would like to on the ÂżHOG´(Q\HDUWVDLGÂł,ZDQWWREH able to contribute to my team in DQ\ZD\WKDW,FDQ´ According to Smith, Enyeartâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadership qualities have been extremely evident to the team as she watched her teammates win See Enyeart, page 14

Cross country races in NCAA regional

Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s XC raced in Springfield, Ore. for berth to NCAA Championships Kim Spir Special to The Beacon UP cross county fans were out LQIRUFHDWWKH6SULQJÂżHOG&RXQWU\&OXE6DWXUGD\ VRPHPDNLQJ WKHWULSRQ$PWUDNWKHQLJKWEHIRUH  WR ZDWFK WKH QR UDQNHG 3LORWV  SRLQWV  ÂżQLVK VHFRQG WRQR6WDQIRUG SRLQWV DWWKH 1&$$:HVW5HJLRQDO0HHW 7KH *UDSH &UXVK ÂżQLVKHG  SRLQWVDKHDGRIQRUDQNHG8QLYHUVLW\ RI 2UHJRQ ZKR ÂżQLVKHG WKLUGRQWKHĂ&#x20AC;DWPXGG\FRXUVH 7KHWRSWZRWHDPVDW5HJLRQDOVJHWDQDXWRPDWLFEHUWKWRWKH 1&$$ &KDPSLRQVKLSV 2UHJRQ JRWDQDWODUJHEHUWK 6HQLRU 7RPP\ %HWWHUEHG OHG WKH3LORWVZLWKDÂżIWKSODFHÂżQLVK RYHUDOODWWKH.GLVWDQFH â&#x20AC;&#x153;It came out of nowhere, totally unexpected based on how the VHDVRQLVJRLQJ´KHVDLGÂł$OORI

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Senior Tommy Betterbed and sophomore Alfred Kipchumba run during the NCAA regional meet last Saturday. The Pilots finished 2nd.

Pilot volleyball closes season strong  

Despite dropping a tough match to San Francisco, the Pilots returned in full force for three seniors' final match.

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