The Washburn golf team sits third after two rounds of the Central Missouri Invitational in Warrensburg, Mo.
The Ichabods, who are three shots behind Henderson State and Arkansas Tech for first place, were led by Ian Trebilcock on Monday at Mules National Golf Club. Trebilcock posted rounds of 70 and 71 for a 1-over 141 and is tied for fourth heading into Tuesday’s final round.
Colton Massey is tied for 12th at 144 for the Ichabods, while Brooks Brown and Chase Coble are tied for 36th (149) and Jared Burns is tied for 47th (151).
LINDENWOOD UP NEXT FOR WU FOOTBALL: After putting up a fight against No. 1-ranked Northwest Missouri last week, the Washburn football team will face Lindenwood on the road at 6 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles, Mo.
The Lions are coming off their first victory under Jed Stugart after a 49-10 win over Northeastern State this past Thursday in Lindenwood’s home opener. Stugart is in his first year at Lindenwood after guiding Sioux Falls to a 65-17 record in seven seasons, including a 32-5 mark the last three years.
Lindenwood (1-1) set a school-record with 417 yards rushing yards against NSU. Shakeem Wharton had 103 yards on 10 carries with a TD while Calen Campbell finished with 86 and two touchdowns, and quarterback Najee Jackson threw for 208 yards with three touchdowns and ran for 82.
The Ichabods received votes in the American Football Coaches Association Division II poll for the second straight week after taking a 20-14 loss to Northwest.
VOLLEYBALL SLIPS IN NATIONAL RANKINGS: The Washburn volleyball team dropped five spots to No. 23 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll after going 3-1 last weekend in the Missouri S&T Middle of Everywhere Classic in Rolla, Mo.
Washburn (6-2) will head to the Arkansas Tech Invitational this weekend in Russellville, Ark., where it will face Christian Brothers, Harding, Ouachita Baptist and Alabama-Huntsville.
TENNIS SET FOR BEARCAT INVITATIONAL: After a strong showing in the Wheatstate Fall Classic last weekend, the Washburn men’s and women’s tennis teams will compete in the Bearcat Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Maryville, Mo.
The WU women’s team had co-champions in all three singles flights of the WheatState classic. Alexis Czapinski and Logan Morrissey won the A flight, Jaqueline Engelbrecht and Madison Lysaught took the B flight and Ally Burr and McKenna Gonzales claimed the C flight.
On the men’s side, Washburn’s All-American doubles team of Alejandro Valarezo and Blake Hunter won the A flight, cruising to 8-3, 8-2 and 8-2 wins over Benedictine, Rockhurst and William Woods. Tommy Hunter and Raul-Alin Dicu won the B flight and Chase Brill and Paul Haase took the C title.
Chase Brill won the C flight in singles, beating Lindenwood’s Antoine Barraud in the finals.
SOCCER SET FOR CONFERENCE OPENER: The Washburn soccer team will look to regroup from Sunday’s 4-1 loss to Newman, facing Emporia State at 6 p.m. on Friday in Yager Stadium.
Washburn (2-1-1) will then play host to Nebraska-Kearney at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
ESU enters Friday’s game at 2-1 after taking a double-overtime loss to Augustana.