Fall sports were the best yet
Football: Members of Westernís football team, left, celebrate their 25-10 win over Colorado School of Mines at the Dixie Rotary Bowl Dec. 6.
Soccer:Womenís soccer, led by defender Katie Warner, left, racked up a record 17 wins this year, earning its first GNAC title. The Vikings narrowly lost the NCAA regional title game to Seattle Pacific, the eventual national champion.
Viking athletes shine
Western enjoyed the best fall sports season in school history, with accomplishments both on the field and in the classroom. In addition to great work in football and women's soccer, here are a few other highlights:
- Both the menís and womenís cross country teams placed 10th at NCAA Division II nationals.
- Volleyballís 13-0 start was the best in school history. WWU finished the season at 21-3.
- The menís soccer team won their first Great Northwest Athletic Conference title since 2002, led by midfielder Matt Pele, the conference Player of the Year.
- Twenty-two student-athletes were named GNAC Academic All-Stars.