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WOMEN’S Basketball 2009-2010

WILLAMETTE


The Place for Scholars & Champions


Bearcat General Information Willamette General Information Location....................................................... Salem, Oregon Founded......................................................................... 1842 Enrollment..............1,943 Undergraduate; 2,628 Overall President.................................................Dr. M. Lee Pelton Faculty Athletic Rep....................Dr. Julianne Abendroth Director of Athletics....................................Mark Majeski Nickname................................................................Bearcats Colors.............................................Cardinal and Old Gold National Affiliation............................NCAA Division III Conference......................Northwest Conference (NWC) Arena...................................................... Cone Field House Capacity........................................................................ 2,500 Associate Athletic Director.............Dr. R. Skip Kenitzer Assistant Athletic Director.......................... Judy Gordon Administrative Assistant............................ Leslie Berning Head Athletic Trainer..........................Shane Wibel, ATC Assistant Athletic Trainer...................Erin Scharer, ATC Assistant Athletic Trainer......................Ken Smith, ATC Athletics Comm. Director...................Robert McKinney Assistant Comm. Director............................. Sara Brooks Athletics Comm. Phone............................(503) 370-6110 Athletics Comm. E-mail....... rmckinne@willamette.edu Athletics Department Phone................... (503) 370-6420 Athletics Department FAX......................(503) 370-6379 Athletics Web Site.............www.willamette.edu/athletics

Table of Contents

General Information/Table of Contents..................1 2009-10 Season Outlook..............................................2 Roster/Year-By-Year Results.......................................3 Roster/Year-By-Year Results.......................................3 Coaching Staff .......................................................... 4-5 Player Profiles............................................................ 6-9 Why WU?...............................................................10-11 Willamette Administration.........................................12 WU Athletic Facilities.................................................13 Athletic Training/Physicians.....................................14 Media/Support System..............................................14 Conference and National Affiliations......................15 Team Photo/08-09 Stats............................................16 08-09 Game Results....................................................17 Bearcat Individual Records..................................18-19 Alumni Update/Bearcats In Action................20-IBC 2009-10 Willamette Schedule...............................OBC

The 2009-10 Willamette University Women’s Basketball Media Guide was written, designed and edited by Sara Brooks, Assistant Comm. Director, with assistance from Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director. Cover Photos (Clockwise from top left): Maya McFaddin, Alex Zennan, Keiyln Fujioka (Photos by Naomi Stukey). Back Cover Photos (L to R): Erin Barclay and Nicki Clowdsley (Photos by Naomi Stukey). Other photos by Stukey, Sara Brooks and the Willamette University Office of Communications. Front Cover designed by Sara Brooks. Printing by K/P, Inc.


Bearcat Season Outlook The 2009-10 Willamette Bearcats are Bearcat Basketball Quick Facts focusing on the future. After an emotional Head Coach..............................................Anne Lapray 2008-09 season, the team is hoping a WU Record............................................................... 0-0 combination of old and new will help Career Record........................................................... 0-0 change the culture of Willamette women’s Alma Mater.................... Willamette University, 1996 basketball. Office Phone........................................ (503) 370-6132 Assistant Coach...................... Sara Brooks (3rd year) The team is led by first year head coach Assistant Coach...................... Kevin Eakin (1st year) Anne Lapray. The Bearcats return five Conference Titles.......................................................11 players, three of which were starters last • NWC Championships................ 1994-95, 1995-96 season. • NCIC Championshps............... 1984-85, 1985-86, Inside the paint, Willamette will look 1986-87 • WCIC Championships.............. 1972-73, 1974-75, to returners Keilyn Fujioka (Jr.), Nicki 1978-79, 1979-80, 1982-83, 1983-84 Clowdsley (Sr.) and Kaileigh Westermann 2008-09 Overall Record........................................4-18 (So.). Fujioka will be competing in her first 2008-09 NWC Record.......................3-13 (8th Place) full season since her freshman year in Players Returning/Lost.......................................... 5/4 2006-07. Following that season, Fujioka Starters Returning/Lost......................................... 3/2 was named Honorable Mention All Along with Zennan, the Northwest Conference. Bearcats return two strong Clowdsley continues guards in Erin Barclay (Jr.) to improve her game each and Maya McFaddin (So.). season. As a junior, she Barclay will need to be a contributed 4.7 points and vocal leader on the floor as 5.7 rebounds per game. the point guard. McFaddin Westermann, who will will provide WU with some also see time at the guard versatility at the guard position, averaged just positions. Her consistent over four points and four intensity on defense will rebounds a game as a contribute significantly to the freshman. Bearcats success. Adding depth inside is Willamette adds four transfer student Shayna new freshmen to their roster: Glynn (Jr.). Glynn joins Sophie Wilson, Lauren WU following two seasons Vannini, Xochitl Salinas and at Walla Walla Community Svetta Krishna. College. Glynn adds a soft George Fox University, shooting touch, enthusiasm the defending NCAA Division and vocal leadership to the III National Champion, is Bearcat squad. the early favorite to repeat In the backcourt, WU as NWC Champions. The will be led by junior Alex University of Puget Sound Zennan. Zennan averaged and Whitman College are 12.7 points and shot 34% expected to field strong from the 3 pt. line last teams. season. Zennan has scored 482 points in her two years Alex Zennan (Jr.) at WU.

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Bearcat Roster

2009-10 Roster No. Name Pos. Yr. Elig. Ht. Hometown (Previous School) 10 Alex Zennan G Jr. Jr. 5’ 6” Sammamish, WA (Eastlake High School) 11 Sophie Wilson G Fr. Fr. 5’ 8” Port Townsend, WA (Port Townsend HS) 13 Shayna Glynn P Jr. Jr. 5’10” Boise, ID (Walla Walla CC) 20 Sveta Krishna G Fr. Fr. 5’ 9” Cupertino, CA (The King’s Academy) 22 Xochitl Salinas G Fr. Fr. 5’ 6” Susanville, CA (Lassen High School) 23 Erin Barclay PG Jr. Jr. 5’ 6” Snohomish, WA (Bothell High School) 24 Maya McFaddin G So. So. 5’ 9” McMinnville, OR (McMinnville Sr. HS) 30 Kaileigh Westermann F So. So. 5’11” Belfair, WA (South Kitsap HS) 32 Nicki Clowdsley C Sr. Jr. 6’ 0” Sammamish, WA (Skyline High School) 42 Lauren Vannini G Fr. Fr. 5’ 9” Bellevue, WA (Newport High School) 50 Keilyn Fujioka C Jr. Jr. 6’ 1” Kailua, HI (Iolani High School)

Year

1970-71 1971-72 1972-73* 1973-74 1974-75* 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79** 1979-80** 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83** 1983-84** 1984-85** 1985-86* 1986-87** 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93

Willamette Year-by-Year Results

Overall

Conf.^

Head Coach

Records not available Fran Howard Records not available Fran Howard N/A 8-3 Fran Howard Records not available Fran Howard Records not available Fran Howard Records not available Fran Howard N/A 11-4 Fran Howard Records not available Fran Howard 15-7 6-2 Fran Howard 19-9 8-3 Fran Howard 8-18 N/A Fran Howard 15-14 6-4 Fran Howard 13-11 8-2 Cheryl K. Brown 15-11 6-2 Cheryl K. Brown 22-8 9-2 Cheryl K. Brown 20-7 10-0 Cheryl K. Brown 14-11 8-2 Cheryl K. Brown 10-17 4-6 Cheryl K. Brown 3-21 1-11 Cheryl K. Brown 10-17 2-10 Marigay Schopp# 14-12 4-8 Cheryl K. Brown 8-17 2-10 Cheryl K. Brown 12-13 5-7 Cheryl K. Brown

Year

1992-93 1993-94 1994-95** 1995-96* 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Overall

12-13 16-10 22-6 19-8 14-11 13-11 14-11 13-12 17-8 11-14 8-17 4-21 8-17 5-19 5-20 5-20 4-18

Conf.^

5-7 8-4 10-2 13-1 11-5 10-8 10-8 6-10 12-4 6-10 2-14 0-16 5-11 0-16 3-13 3-13 3-13

Head Coach

Cheryl K. Brown Cheryl K. Brown Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Paula Petrie Tom Steers Tom Steers Tom Steers Bruce Henderson Bruce Henderson Bruce Henderson Bruce Henderson

* Won conference title ** Tied for conference title # Schopp was head coach while Brown was on sabbatical ^ Northwest Conference (NWC) since 1998-99. Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges (NCIC) from 1984-85 through 1997-98. Women’s Conference of Independent Colleges) from 1970-71 through 1983-84..

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Bearcat Head Coach

Anne Lapray

Head Coach (1st year) Alma Mater: Willamette University (1996) Office Phone: 503-370-6132 Email: alapray@willamette.edu Anne (McShane) Lapray is the head women’s basketball coach at Willamette University. She has previously served as an assistant coach at WU from 1997-1999 and from 2005-2009. “Anne has exceptional energy and brings a tremendous commitment to everything she does,” Majeski said. “She is looking forward to the continued development of the Willamette women’s basketball program.” Lapray was a starting forward on the WU women’s basketball team that qualified for the 1995-96 NAIA Division II National Tournament. In high school, she was the 1989-90 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Oregon for her efforts at Oregon City High School.

Lapray played basketball at Oregon State University until a knee injury sent her to the sidelines. Later, she played at Portland State, where a second knee injury almost ended her career. At Willamette, she was selected Honorable Mention All-NWC as a senior. She received her degree in Sociology from WU in 1996. Lapray and her husband, John, live in South Salem. They are the parents of three daughters, Janie, Maggie and Mary, and a son, Jack. Lapray is focused on changing the culture of Willamette women’s basketball and is committed to providing student-athletes with a complete college experience.

Maya McFaddin (So.) and Kaileigh Westermann (So.) encourage the Bearcats while Coach Lapray looks on. WU won three NWC games during the 2008-09 season.

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Bearcat Assistant Coaches Kevin Eakin

Sara Brooks

Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach

Sara Brooks begins her third year as part of the Bearcat coaching staff. Brooks played point guard for Willamette University for two seasons. During her two years with the Bearcats, she played in 41 games (41 starts). She scored a total of 225 points, while grabbing 150 rebounds and dishing out 133 assists. She transferred to Willamette following two seasons at Chemeketa CC. She earned AllConference and All-Academic recognition while playing for the Storm. Brooks was a starting guard her freshman year when the Storm finished second place in the NWAACC with a 22-8 record and averaged 14 ppg her sophomore year. At Willamette, she earned a B.A. in History in 2007. Following WU, she earned her Masters in Sports Administration and Leadership from Seattle University. She currently works as the Assistant Communications Director for the Bearcats. She makes her home in Salem with her fiance Joey and their dog Maci.

Kevin Eakin is an assistant coach for the Willamette University women’s basketball team. This is his first season on the Bearcat coaching staff in 2009-10. He has previously coached at the high school and youth level with his most recent stint being with the Lincoln Youth Basketball (Portland, OR) working with both the boys and girls program. He has also been a clinician at numerous summer camps and specializes in individual skill development. Outside of Willamette, Coach Eakin is a co-owner of Camp Cascade and Cascade Sports Camp which is located 45 miles east of Salem. He is also involved in several commercial and residential real estate projects in the Willamette Valley. Eakin is a 1982 graduate from Oregon State University. He earned his degree in Business Administration. He lives in NW Portland with his wife, Renae and two children, Adam and Abby.

Erin Barclay (Jr.) has played in 39 games in her Bearcat career.

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2009-10 Bearcats Erin Barclay

Snohomish, WA (Bothell Sr. HS)

#23 Jr. Guard 5’6”

Has played in 39 games as a Bearcat ... Will direct the team from the point guard position again this year ... Scored a career high 14 points against Puget Sound last season ... Is majoring in Sociology with a minor in Education ... Daughter of Tim and Julie Barclay ... Born on June 20. Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. Pts Avg. 07-08 25 20 21-101 .208 4-36 .111 11-18 .611 20 36 57 2.3 08-09 14 0 17-54 .315 6-26 .231 14-19 .737 16 21 54 3.9 Career 39 20 38-155 .347 10-62 .161 25-37 .676 36 57 111 2.8

Nicki Clowdsley

Sammamish, WA (Skyline HS)

#32 Sr. Post 6’0”

Led the Bearcats in blocked shots last season and was second on the team in rebounds ... Has accumulated 204 career rebounds ... Started in all 22 games last season ... Is majoring in Sociology with a minor in Writing ... Daughter of Carroll Lambert and Reg Clowdsley ... Born on March 1. Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. Pts Avg. 07-08 25 1 19-60 .317 0-1 .000 11-17 .647 75 6 49 2.0 08-09 22 22 47-112 .420 0-1 .000 9-17 .529 129 18 103 4.7 Career 47 23 66-172 .384 0-2 .000 20-34 .588 204 24 152 3.2

Keilyn Fujioka

Kailua, HI (Iolani HS)

#50

Jr. Post 6’1”

Was named Honorable Mention All-NWC following her freshman season ... Has played in 35 games with 26 starts as a Bearcat ... Fujioka has accumulated 245 points and 275 rebounds in her two seasons ... Daughter of Alvin and Carolyn Fujioka ... Majoring in Mathematics ... Born on Oct. 15.

Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. Pts Avg. 06-07 23 20 99-184 .538 0-0 .000 39-52 .750 190 25 237 10.3 08-09 12 6 27-57 .474 0-0 .000 20-40 .500 85 7 84 4.2 Career 35 26 126-241 .523 0-0 .000 59-92 .641 275 32 245 7.0

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Bearcat Profiles Shayna Glynn

Boise, ID (Walla Walla CC)

#13

Jr. Post 5’10”

Played basketball for two seasons at Walla Walla Community College ... Attended Capital HS ... Will see time as both a post and guard this season ... Provides the Bearcats with a soft shooting touch and leadership ... Plays guitar and hacky sack ... Majoring in Rhetoric and Media Studies ... Daughter of Jeff and Jeri Glynn ... Born on August 26.

Provides the Bearcats with a soft touch

Sveta Krishna

Cupertino, CA (The King’s Academny)

#20

Fr. Guard 5’9”

Was a member of the basketball team for four years at The King’s Academy in Cupertino, Calif. ... Her determination and positive attitude will strengthen the 2009 Bearcat squad ... Was born in India ... Enjoys singing and tae kwon do in her spare time ... Daughter of AR and Latha Krishna ... Majoring in Economics and Rhetoric and Media Studies ... Born on April 10.

Sveta has a second degree black belt in tae kwon do.

Maya McFaddin

McMinnville, OR (McMinnville HS)

#24

So. Guard 5’9”

Played in all 22 games as a freshman ... Shot 67% from the free throw line after making 14 of 21 attempts ... Will see significant time at the guard position this season ... Is one of the Bearcat’s best defensive players ... Is a member of the Alpha Lamda Delta Honors Society ... Majoring in Studio Art at WU ... Daughter of Dwight McFaddin and Sally Godard ... Born on March 29.

Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. Pts Avg. 08-09 22 0

18-66

.273

3-12

.250

14-21

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.667

32

17 53

2.4

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2009-10 Bearcats Xochitl Salinas

Susanville, CA (Lassen HS)

#22

Fr. Guard 5’6”

Played basketball at Lassen HS before joining the Bearcats ... Was named team MVP her senior season in basketball ... Also played softball in high school ... Will be a three point shooting threat for Willamette at the guard position ... Majoring in Psychology ... Her guardian is her uncle Jon Salinas ... Born on August 1.

Will be a scoring threat off the bench

Lauren Vannini

Bellevue, WA (Newport HS)

#42

Fr. Guard 5’9”

Joins Willamette after being named Honorable Mention All-Conference as a senior in basketball ... Was named defensive player of the year ... Will see time at the guard positions ... Was National Honor Society President ... Majoring in Environmental Science ... Parents are Allan and Traci Vannini ... Born on May 9.

Will be a defensive stopper for WU

Kaileigh Westermann

Belfair, WA (South Kitsap HS)

#30

So. Forward 5’11”

Played in 20 games as a fresman ... Averaged 4.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game ... Is one of the Bearcats most athletic players ... Also plays on the Willamette women’s club soccer team ... Majoring in Environmental Science ... Parents are Mike and Sabrina Westermann ... Born on October 22.

Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. Pts Avg. 08-09 20 5 32-82 .390 0-0 .000 20-40 .500 85 7 84 4.2

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Bearcat Profiles Sophie Wilson

Port Townsend, WA (Port Townsend HS)

#11

Fr. Guard 5’8”

Joins the Bearcat team after four seasons at Port Townsend HS ... Was a team captain twice ... Named First Team All-Olympic Conference twice ... Also competed in soccer ... Took a trip to Guatemala to build a school ... Will play both the point guard and shooting guard positions for WU ... Daughter of Scott and Jennifer Wilson ... Born March 17.

Will give the Bearcats another scoring threat

Alex Zennan

#10

Jr. Guard 5’6”

Sammamish, WA (Eastlake HS) Her six three pointers against Whitworth last season put her tied for third in the Willamette record books... Has scored 482 points in two seasons while averaging 10.3 points per game ... Started all 22 games last season and shot 37% from three point range ... Is majoring in Sociology ... Daughter of Frank and Susan Zennan ... Born on March 25.

Year GP GS FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3FGA Pct. FTM-FTA Pct. Reb. Ast. 07-08 25 6 71-194 .366 30-87 .345 31-41 .756 43 44 08-09 22 22 95-257 .370 46-132 .348 43-59 .729 64 35 Career 47 28 166-451 .368 76-219 .347 74-100 .740 107 79

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Pts Avg. 203 8.1 279 12.7 482 10.3

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WHY ACADEMIC FACTS ● 49 academic programs ● Total enrollment: 2,628 ● Students from 44 states and 25 countries ● Study abroad in 40 countries on 6 continents ● 10:1 Student-Faculty ratio ● Average class size: 14 ● Average first-year student: ● 3.76 GPA ● 1230 SAT score ● 27 ACT score ● 95% of students receive financial aid and/or scholarships

ATHLETIC FACTS ● Member of NCAA Division III and Northwest Conference ● 20 varsity teams ● Student-Athletes are more than 1/4 of the student body ● 175 Conference Team Championships ● 24 Individual National Championships ● 1 Team National Championship ● Seven Olympians, including Nick Symmonds ‘06 (Track & Field 800m) Willamette Women’s Basketball 2008-09 Page 10


WU? SALEM FACTS ● Capital of Oregon ● Total population: 154,510 ● The city in the heart of Oregon ● 1 hour to Portland ● 1 hour to Eugene ● 1.5 hours to Oregon Coast ● 2 hours to Mt. Hood ● Founded in 1842, the same year as Willamette University

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION ● Oregon Coast ● Hiking ● Skiing & Snowboarding ● Bush’s Pasture Park ● Capitol Building ● Camping ● Wineries/Vineyards ● OMSI ● Whitewater Rafting ● Mountain Biking ● Reed Opera House ● Mt. Hood ● Cascade Mts. ● Oregon Zoo ● Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ● Silver Creek Falls ● Woodburn Company Stores

Oregon State Capitol

Willamette is close to downtown Salem.

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Willamette Administration

Dr. M. Lee Pelton

President

Dr. M. Lee Pelton was appointed the 22nd president of Willamette University in July, 1999. Under Pelton’s leadership, the University has increased its academic profile, successfully employing strategies to attract the best faculty and the brightest students from the state, the nation and the world. Since 2001, Willamette University has been ranked a top tier liberal arts college by U.S. News and World Report. President Pelton holds a doctorate from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in English and Psychology from Wichita State University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1974. His area of academic focus is 19th century British prose and poetry. He served as dean of the college at Colgate University (1988-91) and Dartmouth College (1991-98). At Harvard, he taught in the English Department and was the dean of one of Harvard’s 13 undergraduate colleges. He teaches at Willamette in subjects ranging from 1st century Athens to post-apartheid South Africa.

Mark Majeski

Director of Athletics

Mark Majeski began his tenure with Willamette University in October of 2000, following five years as athletic director at the University of California, Santa Cruz and four years as assistant athletic director at Menlo College. He currently serves as a member of the NCAA Division III membership committee, which provides oversight of the Division III provisional member program. Majeski previously served on the NCAA Division III men’s tennis committee, overseeing championships in that sport. A former basketball, track and softball coach, Majeski also worked venue management and operations for the 1994 FIFA Men’s Soccer World Cup and the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. At WU, Majeski oversees 20 varsity teams, with the Bearcats competing in NCAA Division III, the Northwest Conference and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association. He is also the basketball liaison between the NWC coaches and athletic directors. Majeski received an undergraduate degree in journalism from Menlo College and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from San Jose State University. He lives in Salem with his wife, Denise, and their son, Jack Henry, age 5.

Athletics Administrative Staff

Faculty Athletic Rep.................Dr. Julianne Abendroth Associate Athletic Director.......Dr. R. Skip Kenitzer Assistant Athletic Director.....................Judy Gordon Head Athletic Trainer...............................Shane Wibel Assistant Athletic Trainer........................Erin Scharer

Assistant Athletic Trainer...........................Ken Smith Athletics Comm. Director.............Robert McKinney Assistant Comm. Director........................Sara Brooks Administrative Assistant.........................Leslie Wright

Head Coaching Staff Baseball Aaron Swick............. (503) 370-6011 Men’s Basketball Kip Ioane.................. (503) 370-6063 Women’s Basketball Anne Lapray............. (503) 370-6132 Cross Country/Track & Field Matt McGuirk.......... (503) 370-6898 Football Mark Speckman....... (503) 375-5350

Men’s Golf Noah Horstman...... (503) 370-6876 Women’s Golf Noah Horstman...... (503) 370-6876 Rowing Susan Parkman........ (503) 370-6655 Men’s Soccer Nelson Larson......... (503) 375-5428 Women’s Soccer Hillary Arthur.......... (503) 370-6657

Softball Damian Williams..... (503) 370-6656 Swimming Leslie Shevlin........... (503) 370-6601 Men’s Tennis Toby Krauel............. (503) 370-6841 Women’s Tennis Becky Roberts.......... (503) 370-6804 Volleyball Tom Shoji................. (503) 370-6230

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WU Athletic Facilities

Cone Field House is the home court for the Willamette women’s basketball, men’s basketball and volleyball teams. The arena holds 2,500 fans, with plenty of seating on each side of the court. There is a quality sound system, plus tables for official timers, scorekeepers and statisticians, along with space for broadcast media. The WU court is connected to the Lestle J. Sparks Center, which houses offices for the Department of Athletics and the Department of Exercise Science. The building has a pool, handball and racquetball courts, a weight lifting and fitness center, classrooms, and locker rooms. The Women’s Basketball Team Room is located in the basement of Sparks Center, close to the training room. The team room has showers, a stereo system, and individual lockers for all of the players. Conveniently located between the women’s team room and the gymnasium is the Burr Treatment Center. This facility is staffed by 3 full time athletic trainers who evaluate and rehabilitate althetes. Willamette University soccer teams play home games at Sparks Field, an artificial turf facility next to the Sparks Center. The field is equipped with lights for night games and is one of the best college fields in the Pacific Northwest.

Each team member receives shoes and WU practice gear.

To the west of the Sparks Center are six outdoor tennis courts. To the east is the softball complex. Facilities for football, baseball, cross country, and track and field are located two blocks south of campus, near Bush’s Pasture Park. Recent upgrades include new lighting, a state-of-the-art scoreboard and a FieldTurf™ playing surface. The remaining two sports sites, beyond walking distance from the campus, are for golf and rowing.

Willamette plays their home games in Cone Field House.

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Willamette University Support System Willamette

Shane Wibel, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer

Dr. David Thorsett WU Team Physician

Mike Allegre Full Access Sports

Erin Scharer, ATC

Asst. Athletic Trainer

Ken Smith, ATC

Asst. Athletic Trainer

University employs three full time trainers and several work study students. The sports medicine team provides evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to student-athletes. Burr Treatment Center, located in the basement of the Sparks Center, is open Mon.-Fri. and for events on the weekends.

Dr. Thorsett graduated from Washington University Medical School in June 1991. He completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in June 1996. Currently he is affiliated with Silverton Hospital, where he specializes in sports medicine and adult reconstructive surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. Dr. Thorsett enjoys running, fly-fishing, backpacking and bicycling. He lives in Salem with his wife, Sarah, and their three children. Full Access Sports Mike initiated radio coverage of Bearcat men’s basketball games in 1991 and football in 1994. The “Voice of the Bearcats,” he’s also been calling women’s and men’s games since 2000. He began his sportscasting career while at Central Washington University (1980-83) and has since called hundreds of high school and college ball games. He’s been honored for his work by the Associated Press and Salem Sports & Breakfast Club. Mike works for the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs as a public affairs specialist. Major Allegre retired from the Oregon Air National Guard in Jan. 2007 after serving 21 years. Between them, he and wife Suzanne have five children and one grandson. Listen Live At: www.willamette.edu/athletics/bsn/webcast

Naomi Stukey is a free lance photographer based out of Portland, Oregon. She shoots a variety of photography, while specializing in sports. Photographs of Willamette Athletics can be purchased at www.naomistukey.com

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Conference and National Affiliations NCAA Division III Willamette is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and competes in Division III, which has over 425 members and is the largest NCAA division. The colleges in Division III place a priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and on successful completion of each student’s academic programs. They seek an environment in which a student-athlete’s activities with an athletic team are seen as an integral part of his or her educational experience. Members in Division III must sponsor at least five men’s sports and five women’s sports.

Athletes in Division III do not receive financial aid related to athletic ability. Willamette and other NCAA Division III members encourage students to participate by maximizing the variety of athletic opportunities. Primary emphasis is placed on conference and regional play. Willamette often sends its teams to California, Idaho, Washington and Texas for in-region games. NCAA Division III members establish an environment with cultural diversity and gender equity among student-athletes and staff. In Division III, employees care about the well-being of their student-athletes.

Northwest Conference The nine private colleges and universities in Oregon and Washington that form the Northwest Conference are building a reputation for the NWC as one of the top NCAA Division III leagues in the nation. The NWC is nationally competitive in a broad spectrum of sports. Formed in 1926, the NWC is 83 years old and is one of the oldest conferences in the western United States. The NWC’s current members in Oregon are Willamette, George Fox, Linfield, Lewis and Clark, and Pacific. Members located in Washington are Pacific Lutheran and Puget Sound, plus Whitman and Whitworth. The charter members in 1926 included Willamette, College of Idaho (Albertson College), Linfield, Pacific, and the College of Puget Sound (UPS). Albany College was added in 1931 and remained for seven

years, then departed and returned in 1949 as Lewis and Clark College. The next member, Pacific Lutheran, joined in 1965, followed by Whitworth in 1970. The College of Idaho withdrew in 1978. Whitworth dropped out in 1984, but returned in 1988. Menlo College joined the NWC in 2006 in football only. The NWC originally sponsored athletic competition for men’s sports only, but joined forces with the Women’s Conference of Independent Colleges in 1984 to form the Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges. The name was shortened back to the original Northwest Conference in 1998. Also in 1998, all nine NWC members shifted affiliation from the NAIA to the NCAA. Members knew the move would foster equity, sportsmanship and a genuine concern for all student-athletes.

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Bearcat Team Photo

2009-10 Bearcats

Front Row (L to R): Erin Barclay, Alex Zennan, Maya McFaddin, Xochitl Salinas. Back Row (L to R): Lauren Vannini, Keilyn Fujioka, Kaileigh Westermann, Nicki Clowdsley, Sophie Wilson, Shayna Glynn.

2008-09 Willamette University Individual Statistics

Name Molly Fillion Alex Zennan Jenny Fillion Nicki Clowdsley Tiana Abbley

GP GS FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg Ast TO BL ST Pts Avg

22 22 22 22 22 Kaileigh Westermann 20 Keilyn Fujioka 12 Erin Barlcay 14 Maya McFaddin 22 Dayna Jandoc 20 Sara Dinovi 5 Willamette 22 Opponents 22

22 103-225 .458 17-39 .436 85-131 .649 22 95-257 .370 46-132 .348 43-59 .729 22 75-225 .333 2-27 .074 39-52 .750 22 47-112 .420 0-1 .000 9-17 .529 11 38-145 .262 19-68 .279 7-8 .875 5 32-82 .390 0-0 .000 20-40 .500 6 27-57 .474 0-0 .000 3-6 .500 0 17-54 .315 6-26 .231 14-19 .737 0 18-66 .273 3-12 .250 14-21 .667 0 8-39 .205 3-11 .273 20-26 .769 0 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 22 460-1263 .364 96-316 .304 254-379 .670 22 528-1377 .383 103-339 .304 358-518 .691

225 10.2 46 102 64 2.9 35 90 115 5.2 65 91 129 5.9 18 32 38 1.7 19 39 85 4.3 7 37 46 3.8 5 15 16 1.1 21 26 32 1.5 17 41 10 0.5 14 35 1 0.2 0 0 865 39.3 247 512 935 42.5 291 395

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3 32 308 5 31 279 6 27 191 28 7 103 1 12 102 6 11 84 13 8 57 1 23 54 3 15 53 2 8 39 0 0 0 68 174 1270 65 270 1517

14.0 12.7 8.7 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.8 3.9 2.4 2.0 0.0 57.7 69.0


Bearcat Results 2008-09 4-18 Overall Record, 3-13 Northwest Conference (8th Place)

Home: 2-7

Away: 1-10

Neutral: 1-1

Date Opponent Result Overall NWC Att. High Points High Rebs. Nov. 21 at Colo. State-Pueblo% 66-58 L 0-1 780 Fillion, J 15 Clowdsley 11 Nov. 22 vs N.M. Highlands% 86-57 W 1-1 60 Zennan 21 Fillion, M 14 Nov. 28 at College of Idaho^ 84-53 L 1-2 650 Fillion, M 19 Fillion, M 14 Nov. 29 vs Eastern Oregon^ 68-48 L 1-3 300 Fillion, M 13 Clowdsley 7 Dec. 4 Warner Pacific 84-73 L 1-4 165 Abbley 18 Fillion, M 8 Dec. 29 at Concordia 88-46 L 1-5 181 Fillion, M 17 Fillion, M 19 Jan. 2 at Pacific Lutheran* 62-52 L 1-6 0-1 400 Fillion, J 13 Fillion, J 10 Jan. 6 at Linfield* 57-50 L 1-7 0-2 150 Fillion, M 16 Fillion, M 15 Jan. 9 Whitworth* 78-69 L 1-8 0-3 200 Fillion, M 27 Fillion, M 13 Jan. 10 Whitman* 61-34 L 1-9 0-4 125 Zennan 13 Fillion, M 11 Jan. 16 at Pacific* 84-59 L 1-10 0-5 200 Zennan 29 Fillion, M 10 Jan. 17 at Lewis & Clark* 54-49 L 1-11 0-6 92 Fillion, J 16 Clowdsley 9 Jan. 23 George Fox* 70-55 L 1-12 0-7 325 Fillion, M 18 Clowdsley, Westermann 8 Jan. 24 at Puget Sound* 71-57 L 1-13 0-8 511 Zennan 18 Fillion, M 11 Jan. 27 Linfield* 63-50 W 2-13 1-8 300 Fillion, M 18 Westermann 11 Jan. 30 Pacific Lutheran* 69-56 W 3-13 2-8 275 Fillion, J 18 Fillion, M 12 Feb. 6 at Whitworth* 73-64 W 4-13 3-8 300 Zennan 24 Fillion, M 16 Feb. 7 at Whitman* 86-52 L 4-14 3-9 250 Fillion, M 16 Fillion, M 11 Feb. 13 Pacific* 72-60 L 4-15 3-10 310 Fillion, M 13 Fujioka 14 Feb. 14 Lewis & Clark* 68-59 L 4-16 3-11 400 Fillion M, Zennan 16 Clowdsley 8 Feb. 20 at George Fox* 67-55 L 4-17 3-12 1200 Zennan 12 Fillion, M 9 Feb. 21 Puget Sound* 70-50 L 4-18 3-13 510 Barclay 14 Fujioka 6 * Northwest Conference # NWC Tournament % Colorado State-Pueblo Tournament (Pueblo, Colo.) ^College of Idaho Tournament (Caldwell, Idaho) Home games in Bold Face

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Bearcat Individual Records Career Scoring 1. 1309 Jenny Joseph (106 games)............1993-97 2. 1208 Kelly Sorenson (93 games)...........1997-01 3. 1156 Kathy Wiese-Marshall (95 gms.).....1990-94 Scoring Average 1. 14.35 Kirstin Anderson (703/49 gms.)....1997-99 2. 13.55 Molly Fillion (637/47 gms.).........2007-09 3.. 12.99 Kelly Sorenson (1208/93 gms.)....1997-01 Field Goals Made 1. 549 Jenny Joseph (106 games)............1993-97 2. 459 Kathy Wiese-Marshall (95 gms.).....1990-94 3. 451 Natalie Marth (105 games)...........1983-87 Field Goals Attempted 1. 1071 Kathy Wiese-Marshall (95 gms.).....1990-94 2. 1043 Natalie Marth (105 games)...........1983-87 3. 1028 Amy Ulrey (103 games)................1992-96 Field Goal Percentage 1. .563 Jenny Joseph (549 of 976)............1993-97 2. .538 Saran Patillo (245 of 455).............1992-95 3. .525 Kirstin Anderson (268 of 510)......1997-99 3-Point Field Goals Made 1. 174 Amy Ulrey (103 games)................ 1992-96 2. 164 Kelly Sorenson (93 games)........... 1997-01 3. 145 Robyn Rieger (102 games)........... 1990-94 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 1. 471 Amy Ulrey (103 games)................ 1992-96 2. 439 Kelly Sorenson (93 games)........... 1997-01 3. 359 KayLyn Charriere (101 games)..... 1995-99 3-Point Field Goal Percentage 1. .433 Robyn Rieger (145 of 335)........... 1990-94 2. .400 Stacey Kruger (20 of 50)............... 1993-97 3. .391 Lea Bush (9 of 23)........................ 1988-90 Molly Fillion (‘09) scored 637 points and pulled down 466 rebounds in just two seasons from 2007-2009.

Free Throws Made 1. 214 Tracy Sanguras (95 games)...........1989-93 2. 211 Jenny Joseph (106 games)............1993-97 3. 187 Christine Suess (75 games)...........1983-86 Free Throws Attempted 1. 430 Jenny Joseph (106 games)............1993-97 2. 372 Tracy Sanguras (95 games)...........1989-93 3. 284 Christine Suess (75 games)...........1983-86 Free Throw Percentage 1. .779 Lea Bush (53 of 68)......................1988-90 2. .776 Kathy Wiese-Marshall (156 of 201)... 1990-94 3. .749 Traci Shepard (134 of 179)...........1993-97 Rebounds 1. 695 Jenny Joseph (106 games)............ 1993-97 2. 599 Tracy Sanguras (95 games)........... 1989-93 3. 594 Donna Kalama (87 games)............ 1984-88 Rebounds Per Game 1. 9.92 Molly Fillion (466/47 gms.)......... 2007-09 2. 8.84 Heather Ludwig (433/49 gms.)..... 1999-01 3. 8.73 Kirstin Anderson (428/49 gms.).... 1997-99 Assists 1. 518 KayLyn Charriere (101 games)..... 1995-99 2. 417 Natalie Marth (105 games)........... 1983-87 3. 302 Tara Johnson (99 games).............. 1987-91 Assists Per Game 1. 5.13 KayLyn Charriere (518/101)......... 1995-99 2. 4.09 Carolyn Leary (221/54 games)..... 1993-95 3. 3.97 Natalie Marth (417/105 games).... 1983-87 Steals 1. 265 Kelly Sorenson (93 games)........... 1997-01 2. 179 Robyn Rieger (102 games)........... 1990-94 3. 168 Natalie Marth (105 games)........... 1983-87 Steals Per Game 1. 2.85 Kelly Sorenson (265/93)............... 1997-01 2. 2.44 Trina Salazar (122/50).................. 1995-97 3. 1.91 Carolyn Leary (103/54)................. 1993-95

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Bearcat Individual Records Season Scoring

1. 458 Vanessa Wyfells........ 2004-05 2. 442 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96 3. 404 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01

Scoring Average

1. 19.1 Vanessa Wyfells ....... 2004-05 2. 18.4 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01 3. 16.4 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96

Field Goals Made

1. 189 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96 2. 173 Vanessa Wyfells........ 2004-05 3. 169 Brenda Hansen.......... 1979-80

Field Goals Attempted

1. 401 Brenda Hansen.......... 1979-80 2. 348 Tracy Thom............... 1987-88 3. 340 Kathy Wiese-Marshall...1992-93

Field Goal Percentage

1. .742 Vanessa Wyfells........ 2004-05 2. .579 Jenny Joseph............. 1994-95 3. .563 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96

3-Point FGs Attempted

1. 183 Amy Ulrey ............... 1995-96 2. 178 Amy Ulrey................. 1994-95 3. 133 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01

3-Point FGs Made 1. 2. 3.

69 Amy Ulrey................. 1995-96 63 Amy Ulrey................. 1994-95 54 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01

3-Point FG Percentage

1. .493 Robyn Rieger............ 1990-91 2. .471 Katie Edmonds.......... 1996-97 3. .457 Robyn Rieger............ 1993-94

Free Throws Made 1. 3.

85 Kirstin Anderson....... 1997-98 85 Molly Fillion............. 2008-09 84 Christine Suess.......... 1985-86

Free Throws Attempted

1. 144 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96 2. 132 Jenny Joseph............. 1996-97 3. 131 Molly Fillion............. 2008-09

Free Throw Percentage

1. .891 Kathy Wiese-Marshall...1991-92 2. .871 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01 3. .829 Wenchi Liu................ 2001-02

Rebounds

1. 270 Donna Kalama........... 1987-88 2. 262 Janet Holland............. 1984-85 3. 241 Molly Fillion ........... 2007-08

Rebounds Per Game

1. 10.2 Molly Fillion............. 2008-09 2. 10.0 Donna Kalama........... 1987-88 3. 9.6 Molly Fillion ........... 2007-08

Assists 1. 2. 3.

163 134 130 130

KayLyn Charriere...... 1998-99 Natalie Marth............ 1984-85 Carolyn Leary........... 1994-95 KayLyn Charriere...... 1997-98

Assists Per Game

1. 6.5 KayLyn Charriere...... 1998-99 2. 5.4 KayLyn Charriere...... 1997-98 3. 4.9 Sharon Gaver............. 1983-84

Steals 1. 2. 3.

86 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01 84 Barbara Canda........... 1979-80 78 Kelly Sorenson.......... 1999-00

Steals Per Game

1. 4.2 Barbara Canda........... 1979-80 2. 3.9 Kelly Sorenson.......... 2000-01 3. 3.6 Brenda Hansen ......... 1979-80

Blocked Shots 1. 2. 3.

89 Zoe Pearson............... 1984-85 78 Jenny Joseph............. 1996-97 73 Jenny Joseph............. 1995-96

Scoring 1. 35 2. 32 32

Game

Tyan Sanderson vs. Lewis & Clark........... 2/5/00 Kelly Sorenson vs. CND...................... 11/29/97 Kelly Sorenson vs. Eastern Oregon....... 12/9/00

Field Goals Made 1. 14 2. 13 13 13

Tyan Sanderson vs. Lewis & Clark........... 2/5/00 Brenda Hansen vs. George Fox............... 2/8/80 Jenny Joseph vs. George Fox............. 1/27/96 vs. Pacific Lutheran...... 1/14/97 Kelly Sorenson vs. CND...................... 11/29/97

Field Goals Attempted 1. 27 2. 24 3. 23 23

Brenda Hansen vs. So. Oregon............ 12/19/78 Brenda Hansen vs. George Fox............... 2/8/80 Barbara Canda vs. George Fox............... 2/8/80 Kelly Sorenson vs. Whitworth............... 1/27/01

3-Point FGs Made 1. 7 7 3. 6 6

Amy Ulrey vs. Eastern Oregon......... 1/3/95 Kelly Sorenson vs. Howard Payne....... 11/24/00 Amy Ulrey vs. Northwest.............. 11/18/94 Alex Zennan vs. Whitworth............ 02/06/09

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3-Point FGs Attempted 1. 15 2. 13 13

Amy Ulrey vs. Eastern Oregon......... 1/3/95 Amy Ulrey vs. Linfield.................... 1/16/96 Kelly Sorenson vs. Whitworth............... 1/22/99

Free Throws Made 1. 12 12 3. 11

Kappy Klocksieben vs. George Fox............. 1/10/92 Heather Ludwig vs. Linfield...................... 2/3/01 Three Times

Kirstin Anderson vs. L&C.........1/9/98 Kasey Sorenson vs. Whtw....... 2/1/02 .Molly Fillion vs. NM High....11/22/08

Free Throws Attempted 1. 19 2. 17 3. 16

Tracy Sanguras vs. Pacific Lutheran...... 12/1/90 Molly Fillion vs. NM Highlands..... 11/22/08 Kirstin Anderson vs. Lewis & Clark........... 1/9/98

Rebounds

1. 20 Molly Fillion vs. Haverford ............11/17/07 2. 19 Molly Fillion vs. Corban................. 11/27/07 19 Molly Fillion vs. Concordia............ 12/29/08

Assists

1. 12 Sharon Gaver vs. George Fox............. 12/4/84 12 KayLyn Charriere vs. UC-Santa Cruz...... 12/19/98 3. 11 Three times Sharon Gaver vs. E. Oregon..... 3/3/84 Natalie Marth vs. G. Fox........ 2/28/83 KayLyn Charriere vs. Seattle... 1/8/99

Steals

1. 11 Kelly Sorenson vs. Concordia.............. 11/29/00 2. 9 Kelly Sorenson vs. Puget Sound.............. 2/8/98 3. 8 Five times Lisa Lum vs. Pac. Lutheran... 12/14/85 Lori Ross vs. W. Baptist....... 11/29/88 Traci Shepard vs. G. Fox...... 11/22/94 Amy Ulrey vs. L&C................. 1/7/95 Trina Salazar vs. L&C............ 1/20/96

Blocked Shots 1. 10 2. 9 3. 8

Zoe Pearson vs. Warner Pacific......... 2/26/85 Jenny Joseph vs Pacific Lutheran....... 1/14/97 Zoe Pearson vs. Pacific..................... 2/21/85

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Bearcat Basketball Alumni Molly Fillion (‘09) clawed her way into the WU record book eleven times. Fillion was a Bearcat for two seasons, from 2006-08.

Fillion Named First Team All-West Region Willamette University women’s basketball player Molly Fillion was named First Team AllWest Region by D3Hoops.com. The All-West Region squad was selected in voting by Sports Information Directors throughout the Region. Fillion was the leading scorer and rebounder in the Northwest Conference this season. She averaged 14.0 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. She recorded 11 doubledoubles during the season to give her 18 in her two years with the Bearcats. During her two seasons at Willamette, Fillion started all 47 games. She scored 637 points for 13.6 points per game. She also contributed 466 rebounds for an average of 9.9 boards per contest.

Fillion was named First Team All-Northwest Conference in 2008-09. She was an Honorable Mention All-NWC selection in 2007-08. Filion has her name in the WU record books eleven times, including the top three spots for rebounds in a single game. Her 9.92 career rebounding average broke the record by more than one rebound per game. She graduated with a degree in Psychology in May 2009.

The 1985-86 Women’s Basketball Team

In conjunction with the Hall of Fame weekend, current WU players sat down with the 1985-86 team to eat pizza and talk basketball. The 1985-86 team was inducted into the Willamette Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2009. The 1985-86 team went 20-7 overall and won the WCIC with a 10-0 record. The next team to go undefeated in the conference was George Fox at 16-0 in 2007-08. The Bearcats also went 14-6 against NAIA District 2 teams. WU lost in the first Page 20

round of the NAIA District 2 Tournament to Northwest Nazarene, 75-64. First Team All-Conference selections for Willamette and Head Coach Cheryl K. Brown in 1985-86 were Christine Suess and Natalie Marth. Willamette achieved a +9.5 rebound margin and limited opponents to 39.0% shooting. The Bearcats were 11-2 at home and 9-5 on the road. WU had a 13 game winning streak during the season. Willamette will be inviting alumni to several games during the 2009-10 season.

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The Bearcats In Action

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2009-10 SCHEDULE

Date

Opponent

Nov. Nov.

20 22

Nov. Nov.

27 28

Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan.

11 28 2 3

Jan. Jan.

12 15

Dec. Dec.

Jan. Jan.

5 p.m. 5 p.m.

8 9

at University of Puget Sound* Linfield College*

Tacoma, WA Salem, OR

6 p.m. 6 p.m.

Pacific Lutheran University*

Salem, OR

6 p.m.

at Whitworth University* at Whitman College*

Spokane, WA Walla Walla, WA

6 p.m. 6 p.m.

at Lewis & Clark College* George Fox University*

Portland, OR Salem, OR

8 p.m. 8 p.m.

29 30

Feb. Feb.

5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Whittier, CA Los Angeles, CA

Jan. Jan.

Feb. Feb.

7 p.m. 5 p.m.

at Occidental College at Whittier College

22

Feb. Feb.

Time

3 4

Jan.

Jan.

Location

Eastern Oregon Tournament College of Idaho La Grande, OR at Eastern Oregon University La Grande, OR Bruce Henderson Memorial Capital City Classic William Jessup University Salem, OR Bethany University Salem, OR

23

5 6

9 12

19 20

at Warner Pacific College Concordia College Whitworth University* Whitman College*

Lewis & Clark College* at George Fox University* at Pacific University*

University of Puget Sound* at Linfield College*

at Pacific Lutheran University* Pacific University*

Note: Tournaments in italics

* Northwest Conference

Portland, OR Salem, OR Salem, OR Salem, OR

Salem, OR Newberg, OR Forest Grove, OR Salem, OR McMinnville, OR Tacoma, WA Salem, OR

5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m. 8 p.m. 8 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.

6 p.m. 6 p.m.

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