October 13, 2009 in Sports

Roundup: Whits sweep NWC North

 
Tags:golf

Whitworth University swept both the men’s and women’s divisions at the Northwest Conference North Classic golf tournaments Monday at Oakbrook Country Club in Tacoma.

With Cameron Whittle (10-over 152) and Jared Descoteaux (153) finishing third and fourth, and four of their teammates among the top 15, the Pirates men fashioned a 610 over 36 holes for a 13-stroke victory over Puget Sound, in the tournament involving the conference’s four Washington schools. Brian Barton of Whitman was medalist with a 7-over 149.

Whittle’s closing 2-under was low score of the final day and one of only two sub-par rounds in the tournament.

Emily Travis shared women’s medalist honors for the Pirates with a 171 and teammates finished third, fourth and tied for fifth as Whitworth had a 19-stroke victory over Puget Sound, 696-715. Taylor Head of Whitman was co-medalist.

Volleyball

Boise State (2-16, 2-4 Western Athletic Conference) took advantage of errors by road-weary Idaho (7-11, 3-3), playing its third match in five days for a 26-24, 28-26, 24-26, 25-20 victory.

Anna McKinney led Idaho with 14 kills and hit .545, and Debbie Pederson had season highs of 13 kills and 11 blocks, fourth all-time at UI.

•Idaho senior outside hitter Sarah Conwell is the WAC player of the week for the second time this season after a weekend in which she had 39 kills, 37 digs and six blocks as the Vandals split two matches.


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