The Pacific Index

Student receives Boxer of the Month honor from university athletic department

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

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Entering his senior season of football at Pacific University Cole Thomas was ready to make an impact on the defensive side of the ball from the first snap. His physicality and playmaking ability lead him to be September’s Boxer...

Ivkovic dominates early as team progresses

Joey Balleweg

October 23, 2018

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Coming off of the most successful season in Pacific volleyball history and being ranked number 22 in the country for the middle blocker position, junior Mila Ivkovic has made herself worthy of the Boxer of the Month award at Pacific...

Football team has difficulty retaining players over the course of college career

Joey Balleweg

October 23, 2018

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The Pacific University football program was reinstated in 2010 with a goal of boosting school enrollment. Early on, the school succeeded by having over 100 freshman students try out for the team the first year. Since then, the...

Women’s Soccer looks to bounce back

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

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The start of the season for Pacific University’s Women’s Soccer team has been highly competitive, with few results to show for it. Out of the seven losses suffered this season, five of the games have been decided by one goal,...

Season plagued by player injuries

Cody Csulak

October 23, 2018

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On Sept. 14 the Men’s Soccer team began Northwest Conference play with a matchup against the Whitman College Blues, ultimately losing 3-0. The team followed the loss with two more conference games, losing 1-2 against Whitworth...

Brothers lead Tennis team

Joey Balleweg

October 23, 2018

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After finishing fourth place in 2018, Pacific University’s Men’s Tennis team responded by bringing in a stellar recruiting class this year. The recruiting class included a familiar last name to the Boxer family. Freshmen...

Pacific athletes discuss new turf impact

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

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It has been over a year since the installation of a new turf field at Pacific University’s Hanson Stadium, after going 10 years without any changes. Athletes who played on the turf, both before and after renovations, could tell...

Northwest Conference honors players

Bobby Ulrich

October 23, 2018

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The Pacific University Volleyball team is not only already sweeping games, but accolades as well. Freshmen Haley Walz and junior Mila Ivkovic were named the Northwest Conference defensive and offensive student-athletes of the...

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September 28, 2018

Boxer volleyball players expect success

Bobby Ulrich

September 13, 2018

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Experience and team chemistry will be the driving force for the 2018-19 volleyball season. After finishing 2-2 in Colorado last week, the volleyball team is off to a positive start as they now head into conference play. Finishing...

Cross Country adds new assistant coach to staff

Aidan Lannom, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018

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The Pacific University Cross Country team added a new face to its coaching staff this year, with the addition of Bailee Cofer as new assistant coach. Cofer graduated from Drake University last spring, a Division I program and...

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