Washburn’s doubles team of Blake Hunter and Alejandro Valarezo landed the No. 1 seed in the Division II bracket of the ITA Oracle Cup this week in Rome, Georgia.
Hunter and Valarezo will play Jeremiah Gonzalez and Bojan Popovic of St. Mary’s (Texas) at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.
In singles, Valarezo earned the No. 4 seed and will play Matej Selecky of the New York Institute of Technology at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
WU GOLF FINISHES 13th IN MISSOURI WESTERN TOURNAMENT — The Washburn golf team placed 13th out of 20 teams on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express Classic hosted by Missouri Western.
Jared Burns led the Ichabods with a 225, tying for 34th place.
KLEMZ NAMED CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE WEEK — Washburn sophomore Jacob Klemz was named MIAA cross country runner of the week Tuesday after a strong showing at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence.
He finished second overall at Rim Rock and first among collegiate runners with an 8-kilometer time of 24:50.9.
It was the third MIAA weekly honor of the season for Klemz.
Klemz and the Ichabods will compete in the MIAA Championships on Oct. 21 in Warrensburg, Mo.