NW Briefs | Seattle U. wins academic title
Seattle University outpointed three-time defending champion Seattle Pacific to win its first Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic...
Seattle University outpointed three-time defending champion Seattle Pacific to win its first Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Sports title since the GNAC's inaugural season in 2001-02.
The Redhawks posted the best cumulative team GPAs in men's cross country, men's soccer and softball and finished second in volleyball, women's soccer and women's cross country in earning 126 points.
SPU won academic titles in men's track and field and women's cross country and women's basketball in finishing second with 117 points. Saint Martin's finished third with 100 points, and Northwest Nazarene placed fourth with 96 points.
In the men's division, Seattle edged Central Washington 50-46. Seattle Pacific placed third with 45 points.
In the women's division, Seattle University totaled 76 points, four ahead of Seattle Pacific's 72.
Saint Martin's was third with 67.
• Washington swimming coach Whitney Hite has hired Helen Rychecky as an assistant coach. It is the first collegiate coaching job for Rychecky after successful stints as a club coach and elementary school teacher. She will assist with travel, coordinating team-building activities, observing swimmers' academic progress and team nutrition, in addition to on-deck responsibilities.
• Scott Jurek of Seattle won the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance run in 26 hours, 8 minutes, on Saturday in Silverton, Colo. Jurek's time set a course record.
• Gonzaga's Brandon Crick shot a 4-over 75 and has a two-shot lead entering the final round of the Nebraska Amateur men's golf tournament.
Sam and Sara Lucchese create handmade pasta out of their kitchen-garage adjacent to their Ballard home. Here, they illustrate the final steps in making pappardelle pasta.
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