The boys of fall
The TRU WolfPack baseball team improved its fall record to 15-3 with a perfect 5-0 weekend on the road.
TRU kicked off the road trip on the Lower Mainland with a 4-0 win over the Langley Blaze on Friday, Sept. 28.
The WolfPack then travelled to Vancouver Island for a pair of doubleheaders.
On Saturday, Sept. 29, TRU earned 12-2 and 4-0 wins over the Victoria Eagles.
TRU followed up with a two-game sweep of the Victoria Mariners on Sunday, Sept. 30, winning 6-0 and 6-3.
The Pack close their fall schedule with games against Douglas College at Norbrock Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7.
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Facing the Heat
The TRU WolfPack men’s and women’s soccer teams were undefeated in four weekend games against the UBC Okanagan Heat in Pacific Western Athletic Association (PWAA) play.
TRU’s men and women both drew 1-1 with UBCO on Saturday, Sept, 29, with the women playing at Hillside Stadium and the men squaring off in Kelowna,
The WolfPack men edged the Heat 1-0 at Hillside on Sunday, Sept. 30, while the women played to a 1-1 draw in the Little Apple.
Scoring on the weekend for TRU’s men — who are 3-2-3 on the season and fifth in the PWAA ranks — were Corey Wallis and Oriol Torres, who notched the late winner on Sunday.
Courtney Daly and Vanessa Zilkie did the damage for TRU’s women, who boast a 5-2-1 record and sit atop the PWAA standings.
Both the Pack’s men and women are on the road this weekend to play Douglas College in Coquitlam and Kwantlen Polytechnic in Surrey.
Swinging the sticks
The TRU WolfPack golf team could do no better than seventh place at the third of four PWAA tournaments in Nanaimo on the weekend.
With 654 total team strokes, the WolfPack were six spots behind the tournament-winning University of the Fraser Valley Cascades, which shot 588.
TRU also finished seventh at the first and second PWAA tournaments,
The PWAA season wraps up this weekend with a tournament at the Chilliwack Golf and Country Club.
The top finisher from TRU on the weekend was Chase Broadfoot of Kamloops. He placed 28th with rounds of 79 and 82.
Jarred Cailback of Camosun College won the men’s event with a two-round total of 143.
Natasha MacKenzie of Kamloops placed fourth in women’s play, shooting 82 and 88.
Kate Weir of Douglas College shot 158 over two days to win the championship.