The Pacific Index

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...

Women’s soccer team strengthens bonds during away game visit in Boston

Jinea Cole

September 13, 2018

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This year Pacific University Women’s Soccer team went on a road trip to Boston, Mass., to play against Springfield College and Eastern Connecticut State. Though they didn’t come out on top, going 0-2, that didn’t stop them...

Fresh legs give young men’s soccer team confidence

Michael Arakawa

September 13, 2018

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Pacific University’s Men’s Soccer team is feeling confident about the upcoming season. Though several point-contributing senior players left last season, this year’s team is still stacked with promising talent. The team...

Football team struggles in home opener

Joey Balleweg

September 13, 2018

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Over Labor Day weekend the Pacific University Football team kicked off their 2018 season with a road trip to Southern California for a matchup against Chapman University. The Chapman Cougars had a conference record of six wins...

Youthful team looks to give Boxer Cross Country a fresh start

Aidan Lannom

August 31, 2018

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The Boxer cross country team experienced a tough end to their season, finishing eighth in the Northwest Conference (NWC) Championships in both the men’s and women’s brackets. While ultimately finishing 17th and 16th at the Nation...

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