The Rundown

Two SFU athletes take home Player of the Week awards

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Jessica Jones snapped mid-air releasing the ball.
SFU alumni have statement race to qualify for the Indoor Championships. Paul Yates Photography

By: Isabella Urbani, Sports Editor 

Senior sendoff: SFU honours seven seniors with a 78–76 men’s basketball win against Western Washington. Senior Wilfried Balata had an exceptional night, recording 18 points and nine rebounds. 

Date: February 26 

Going out in style (sunglasses emoji): the women’s basketball team took a 69–67 win over Western Washington in overtime. One of the team’s three seniors, Jessica Jones, dropped 25 points on the night — her second most of the season! 

Date: February 26 

Series sweep (broom emoji): the softball team defeats Central Washington in both games of the doubleheader by a score of 15–7 and 9–8. 

Date: February 26 

End of the road: the men’s wrestling team finishes the year by placing eighth at the NCAA Super Region 6 Championship. Unfortunately, none of SFU’s wrestlers were able to qualify for the national championship by placing in the top three in their respective events. Thank you seniors!

Date: February 26 

Tough defeat: the softball team loses to Saint Martin’s by a score of 12–10 after tying the game in the seventh inning. 

Date: February 27 

Alumni check: former SFU runner and current volunteer coach Cameron Proceviat sets a Canadian record for the fastest indoor mile. Fellow alumni Lindsey Butterworth picks up a personal best on the track. Both qualify for the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Serbia from March 18–20! 

Date: February 27

Repping the (leaf emoji): golfer Ryan Hodgins and basketball player Jessica Jones earn Great Northwest Athletic Conference Players of the Week. 

Date: March 1 

Leading the pack: golfer Shirin Anjarwalla finishes highest among the SFU women’s team in the latest meet, moving up 17 places after day one to finish 32nd overall.

Date: March 1