1998-99 WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC

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					1998-99 WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC REVIEW

Men's Cross Country

Coach: Kelven "Pee Wee" Halsell

Placed 4th among 15 teams at NCAA II West Regional
Scott Gilmore and Jeremiah Mushen named PacWest all-conference

Women's Cross Country

Coach: Kelven "Pee Wee" Halsell

Placed 6th among 17 teams at NCAA II Western Regional
Jenni Gordon named PacWest all-conference

Football

Coach: Rob Smith

5-5-0
Tied for second (3-2) in Columbia Football Association standings
Named first-team West Region all-star was WR Ben Clampitt
Named first-team CFA all-stars were Clampitt, QB Sam Hanson, TE Ben Fairbanks
       and KR Scott Noteboom
Western ranked fifth nationally in passing offense (303.3) and tied for 16th in turnover
       ratio (1.00)
Clampitt ranked third nationally in pass-receiving yardage (128.8 avg.) and seventh in
       receptions (7.4), Hanson ranked ninth in total offense (268.3) and 19th in pass
       efficiency (137.3)
Hanson led team in passing (2,766), Clampitt in receiving (71 for 1,288) and scoring
       (62), and Noteboom in rushing (466).

Men's Soccer

Coach: Brad Swanson

6-10-1
Named Far West Region second-team all-star was D Chris Beaudoin
G Dave Green and Beaudoin named Pacific West Conference all-stars
Green and F Jason Frazier were academic PacWest all-stars
M-F Brian Britton-Simmons led team with 5 goals and tied with M Matt Shaffer
       in assists with 4.
Women's Soccer

Coach: Derrek Falor

11-7-0
D Maile Beck named second-team NSCAA West Region all-star
F Julia Goodlett, Beck and M Britta Halverson named Pacific West Conference All-stars
Goodlett and Beck named PacWest academic all-conference
Goodlett and F Christine Avakian tied for team lead in goals with eight and
        M Stacy Schilter led team in assists with four

Volleyball

Coach: Michael DiMarco

15-14
Reached first round of Pacific West Conference playoffs, losing to host and
        NCAA Division II No.1-ranked BYU-Hawaii
Placed 5th in PacWest West Division (8-10)
MH Tanya Price named first-team PacWest all-conference
OH Sarah Hiss named PacWest academic all-conference
Price named to three all-tournament teams
Price led team in kills (394) and blocks (44), OH Donja Walker in digs (352) and
        DS Kari Varnell in service aces (56)

Men's Basketball

Coach: Brad Jackson

12-12
Tied for fifth (6-10) in West Division of Pacific West Conference
Named to PacWest All-Academic team were G Jared Stevenson and F Ryan Kettman
Jared Stevenson led team in scoring (16.2 avg., 388) and F Brian Dennis in rebounding
       (5.0, 121)
Women's Basketball

Coach: Carmen Dolfo

23-7
Reached semifinals in West Regional of NCAA Division II National Tournament,
defeating Seattle Pacific 77-69 OT before losing to Montana State-Billings 70-48.
Placed second in Pacific West Conference tournament, defeating Seattle Pacific 68-66
        and losing to Montana State-Billings 63-59
Placed third (13-5) in West Division of Pacific West Conference
Named first-team all-West Region was C Celeste Hill, G Amanda Olsen was second-
        team pick
Named first-team all-PacWest was Olsen
Hill named second-team Little All-Northwest, Olsen third-team and Nichols honorable
        mention
Named West Region all-tourney was Hill
Named PacWest All-Tournament were G Briana Abrahamsen and Olsen
Played 12 games decided either in overtime or by three points or less (8-4 in those
        contests)
Abrahamsen led nation in free throw shooting (91.4, 85-of-93) and was 14th in 3-point
        accuracy
Hill led team in scoring (14.7 avg., 440) and Nichols in rebounding (7.4, 221)

Men's Crew

Coach: John Fuchs

Varsity four placed third at Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships
       Seated in that shell were coxswain Nora Andren, stroke David Friedericks,
       No.3 Jason Moorehead, No.2 Ben Hummer and bow Cameron Moorehead.
Varsity eight placed sixth in grand final at Pacific-10 Conference Championships
       (PCRC)
Lightweight four placed third in grand final at Western Intercollegiate Rowing
       Association Championships (PCRC)
Novice four placed second in petite final at Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association
       Championships (PCRC)
Varsity eight and lightweight four placed first at Cascade Sprints
Women's Crew

Coach: John Fuchs

Junior Varsity eight placed second in petite final at Pacific-10 Conference
       Championships (PCRC)
Varsity eight placed first in third final at Pacific-10 Conference Championships
       (PCRC)

Men's Golf
Coach: Steve Card

Placed 11th at NCAA Division II National Championships
Placed 2nd at NCAA II West Regional Championships
Placed 4th in District 8 Qualifying Tournaments
Ranked No.13 in final national poll
Ranked No.1 in final West Region poll
Skarbo and Welty named Golf Coaches Association of America third-team NCAA II
       All-Americans
Skarbo tied for 8th at nationals, followed by Welty 29th tie, Jamie Kim 61st tie,
       John Stehlik 82nd, and Bo Stephan 83rd tie.
Skarbo and Welty were district all-stars, Skarbo tying for 4th place and Welty
       tying for 7th
Skarbo led team with 73.7 scoring average, followed by Welty at 73.9.
Skarbo medalist at WWU Fall and Saint Martin's Invitationals
Card named Pacific West Conference Coach of the Year

Women's Golf

Coach: Noreen Chrysler

Finished third or higher in four of six regular-season tournaments, winning two
Ginger Welfringer had team-leading 84.9 scoring average, followed by
       Rebecca Barton at 85.2.
Softball

Coach: Art Phinney

33-13
Ranked No.5 in final West Region Poll
Played home games at new on-campus facility
Named second-team Easton All-American was C Andie Greenen
P Alison Haukaas named 1st team Pacfic West Conference all-star
        Named to second team were OF Jen Brandolini, DH Carlena Herd,
        C-1B Greenen, C-1B Cathy Johnson and P Hope Truitt
Swept eventual NCAA II national champion Humbolt State in home doubleheader
Greenen led team with .378 batting average.
Truitt had 1.19 ERA and 15-5 record.
SS Darcy Taylor had school-record nine straight hits
Haukaas and 2B Coni Posey named PacWest Academic all-stars


Men's Track

Coach: Kelven "Pee Wee" Halsell

Devin Kemper placed second at NCAA Division II National Championships to earn
       All-America honors
School records set by Kemper in 800 (1:49.95 and mile (4:11.50), and Nathan
Lindeman in high jump (6-10 3/4)

Women's Track

Coach: Kelven "Pee Wee" Halsell

Jane Wallace placed 11th in triple jump at NCAA Division II National Championships
School records set by Wallace in triple jump (39-8) and tied by Erin Schauermann in
       pole vault (9-10).

				
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