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WWU weekend recap

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WWU weekend recap

Women’s soccer: No.2 Vikings blank Central Washington, 2-0

Foward Krisitin Maris scored two late goals to help lead the Vikings past the Wildcats, Saturday at Orca Field at Whatcom Community College. With the victory, Western Washington University improved to 9-0-0 on the season and 6-0-0 in the GNAC retaining sole possession of first place. WWU next plays Thursday, Oct. 10 on the road against Simon Fraser in a GNAC showdown.

Volleyball: No.9 Vikings sweep Central Washington

Led by Emily Boerger’s 10 kills and Kayla Erickson’s 11 kills paced Western Washington University in their 25-17, 25-16, 25-11 sweep of the Wildcats at Sam Carver Gymnasium on WWU’s campus. The No.9 Vikings improved to 11-1 and 4-0 in the GNAC. The Vikings travel to Saint Martin’s on Thursday, Oct. 10 in a GNAC contest.

Men’s soccer: Vikings and Seattle Pacific tie 1-1

Troy McCarty’s first half goal helped Western Washington University keep pace with the Falcons, Saturday at Interbay Stadium in Seattle. Goalkeeper Keegan Rogers had seven saves for the Vikings. WWU is now 5-2-3 overall and 3-0-3 in the GNAC. The Vikings face Simon Fraser on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Simon Fraser.

Women’s golf: Vikings place third at Saint Martin’s Invitational

Kristen Hansen finished ninth to help Western Washington University finish third at the Saint Martin’s Invitational, which ended Saturday at the Olympia Golf and Country Club. Hansen shot a 6-over par 78, while the Vikings shot 319, finishing with a 36-hole total of 645. The Vikings host the 20th Viking Invitational with first play beginning Monday, Oct. 7 at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club.

(Tysen Allumbaugh/www.wwuvikings.com)