Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Whitworth Wins NYU Tournament

On Sunday Whitworth swept NYU-Polytechnic (25-18, 25-9, 25-15). Kathy Taylor (Kentlake 2008) had three kills on five attempts.

In the battle for the tournament crown, Whitworth beat previously undefeated NYU in four games (25-17, 26-28, 25-22, 25-16). Kathy played RS and had two kills on three attemps.

After four matches, Kathy is second on the team in kill percentage at .600 (six kills in ten attempts with no errors). She seen limited action at both MB and RS.

Whitworth is 4-0 and off to their best start since 2004. They will host the Whitworth Invitation this Friday and Saturday in Spokane and then head to the Los Angeles area for the Cal-Lu-Fornia Tournament at California Luthern University on the 12th and 13th.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Portland Loses to Washington

Portland tried to keep it close in game one, but Washington proved too much and swept Portland, 25-19, 25-18, 25-12. A kill by Shelly Seivers (Kentlake 2006) brought the Pilots to within one in the first game at 18-17, but Washington went on a 5-1 run to close out the game. The third game was close until 12-11, but then UW's Airial Salvo served 11 in a row to put the contest out of reach. Portland closes the tournament with a rematch against Montana State this evening. MSU beat Portland 3-1 yesterday.

Whitworth Goes 2-0 to Open Season

Whitworth University swept Rutgers-Newark 25-7, 25-4, 25-9 to open the 2008 season. They then defeated Russell Sage College 25-14, 25-16, 13-25, 25-18. Kathy Taylor (Kentlake 2008) played MB against Rutgers-Newark and RS against Russell Sage.

Here is a picture of the Empire State Building which is two blocks from their hotel:

Friday, August 29, 2008

Whitworth in New York for Tournament

The Whitworth Pirates are in New York City for the NYU Invitational this weekend. They play Rutgers-Newark, Sage University, NYU-Polytechnic and NYU in the two day tournament. Pirate MB Kathy Taylor (Kentlake 2008) sent the following picture from the boat to the Statue of Liberty:

Portland Loses to Montana

The Portland Pilots lost 3-1 to Montana State to open the 2008 season. Junior MB Shelly Seivers (Kentlake 2006) had one kill in the loss.