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Originally published February 10, 2014 at 8:15 PM | Page modified February 10, 2014 at 8:39 PM

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Seattle Thunderbirds go cold in 7-3 WHL defeat at Kelowna

Host Rockets score first six goals of the game in rout


KELOWNA, B.C. — Seattle’s recent hot streak took a turn for the worse Monday as the Thunderbirds dropped a 7-3 decision to the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League play.

The Thunderbirds (35-17-2-3) have won 13 of their past 16 games.

The Rockets, who lead the Western Conference at 44-8-0-4, scored the first six goals of the game. Tyrel Goulbourne had two goals for Kelowna. Jerret Smith, Ethan Bear and Alexander Delnov scored for Seattle.


• The USGA has begun accepting registration for the 4,500 volunteers needed for the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place. Volunteers are charged $165 and are expected to work a minimum of four shifts during the seven days from June 15-21. Each volunteer will get two golf shirts, a windbreaker, a piece of headwear and other accessories, along with a credential good for all seven days. For information on how to volunteer, go to

• Washington is in sixth place out of 16 teams after two rounds of the women’s Northrop Grumman Challenge in Palos Verdos, Calif. The Huskies are 19 over after an 11-over 295. UW’s Jennifer Yang is tied for 11th at 2 over after a 73.

• Western Washington’s women are tied for sixth at the Super San Diego Championship after a first-round 324. Two Vikings, Kristen Hansen and Audrey Orem are tied for 11th after 78s.

• Seattle University men are in second place in the Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational in St. George, Utah. The Redhawks had a 2-over 290, and trail Utah Valley by six strokes in the 10-team tournament. Ross Kukula posted SU’s best round with a 1-under 71.


• Washington’s Kelsey Plum was named the Pac-12 freshman of the week for the fifth time this season. Plum had 23 points in the Huskies’ 87-82 upset of Stanford on Sunday, She also had 16 points and nine assists in a 70-65 defeat against California on Friday. Plum is the second-leading freshman scorer in the nation at 19.5 points.

• Eastern Washington’s Melissa Williams, a junior from Camas, was named the Big Sky Conference co-player of the week after a pair of double-doubles. She averaged 11 points and 10.5 rebounds as EWU beat Montana and Montana State.

From sports-information reports.

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