The Pacific Index

Men’s basketball hires familiar face

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

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On Sep. 11 Pacific University announced Jerod Gibson the interim head coach of the men’s basketball team for the 2017-18 season. Gibson, who has spent the last four years at Pacific as head assistant, was named to the new position...

Former assistant to take on bigger role

Aidan Lannom

September 28, 2017

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On July 20, Larry Davis was named interim head coach of the Pacifi c University women’s basketball team, following the resignation of coach Jennifer Mountain on June 9. Coach Davis has been the women’s assistant coach under...

Volleyball’s sophomores make presence felt

Bobby Ulrich

September 28, 2017

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The Pacific University Volleyball team’s “Super Sophomores” are making their presence felt in the Northwest Conference as they have achieved a 10-1 record overall, going 4-0 in conference play. Sophomore outside hitter Karlee...

Senior makes impact on men’s soccer team

Luke Peevyhouse

September 28, 2017

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Pacific University’s men’s soccer team is coming off their first win at Whitworth College in 19 years. Senior Matt Kimball scored two goals during the game helping the team to a 3-2 victory. Kimball has been a driving force...

Men’s soccer starts strong

Luke Peevyhouse

September 14, 2017

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The Pacific University men’s soccer team will get their first taste of conference play on Sept. 16, against the reigning Northwest Conference champs, Whitworth University. Currently in his third year as head coach for men’s...

Men and Women’s golf ready for rebound

Bobby Ulrich

September 14, 2017

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The Pacific University golf teams look to improve this season by relying on experienced players, key transfers and well rounded freshmen. After an un-ideal last place finish for the men’s team and a sixth place finish for the...

Chuck Bafaro stadium to receive upgrade

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

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Pacific University’s baseball field, Chuck Bafaro Stadium, which is city owned by Forest Grove, is set to receive brand new turf specifically for the infield. After many rain outs last season, an anonymous donor and Pacific...

Volleyball off to great start in new season

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

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The 2017 season for the Pacific University team volleyball is underway as head coach Kip Yoshimura and his team look to redeem themselves after a 14-12 season, with an 8-8 overall conference record. Finishing fifth in the conference...

Women’s soccer welcomes new faces

Owen Dufka

September 14, 2017

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Each academic year brings with it a new roster full of players for Pacific University sports teams. This year, new and incoming freshman account for more than half of the women’s soccer team. Women’s soccer finished their...

Snydar attends NCAA Career in Sports forum

Luke Olson, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

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Senior softball player Trisha Snydar was one of the 230 NCAA student athletes to be accepted into the NCAA Career in Sports Forum that took place in Indianapolis, IN over the summer. The NCAA forum is an opportunity for current...

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