Fall Sports Preview

Written by on September 20, 2018

Sport: Women’s Soccer

Last year’s record:10-8-2 (7-3-1 KCAC)

Last year top moments/ games:

  • 1-0 win in overtime on a golden goal penalty kick. This win put Bethany out of playoff contention, and continued a 3-game win streak (the first of the season).
  • 2-0 win of No. 13 Ottawa University in the KCAC semi-final to take KWU to their 13th straight KCAC tournament final. Same exact lineup from OU that beat KWU in the KCAC finals 5-1 in 2016-17 season.

This season’s expectations

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Players to watch for:

  • Val Ochoa (JR- Monrovia, CA)
  • Dee Rowson (SR- St. Augustine, FL)
  • Nissa Inzunza (SR- Colton, CA)
  • Kirsten Andersen (SR- Clarkston, MI)

Must see games this season:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 19th vs. (13) USAO at KWU 5pm (Last Non-Conference Game)
  • Saturday, Sept. 29th vs. Bethany at KWU 1pm (Smoky Hill Showdown)
  • Saturday, Oct. 27th vs.  (14) OKWU at KWU 5pm (Senior Night)

Upcoming games:

  • September 15th- AT Missouri Valley College
  • September 19th- vs (13) USAO
  • September 22nd- AT Friends University
  • September 26th- AT  University of Saint Mary
  • September 29th- vs Bethany College

Sport: Volleyball

Last year record: 26-10 (19-3 KCAC)

Last year’s top moments:

  • Kelsey Plummer becoming NAIA Defender of the Week (First in school history.)

This season’s expectations:

  • Finish top 3 in KCAC
  • Qualify for nationals
  • Having a successful season by growing as a team

Players to watch for:

  • Shaelyn Martin (JR- Salina,KS)
  • Kortney Cunningham (SR-Almena, KS)
  • Morgan Beougher (SR- Stockton, KS)

Must see Games:

  • ALL conference games

Upcoming games:

  • September 15th- vs. Cottey College
  • September 18th- vs Kansas Christian College
  • September 21st- Southwestern Triangular tournament
  • September 22nd- vs Bethel College
  • September 25th- vs Friends University
  • September 29th- vs University of Saint Mary

Sport: Football

Last year’s record: 8-3 (7-2 KCAC)

Last year’s top moments:

  • Thrashing 56-28 victory over rivals Bethany in the Smoky Hill Showdown

This season’s expectations:

  • Win the KCAC title
  • Qualify for NAIA Nationals

Players to watch for:

  • Trenton Poe-Evans (JR- Needles, CA)
  • Shaq Bradford (JR- San Diego, CA)
  • Johnny Feauto (JR- Boulder, CO)
  • Demarco Prewitt (JR- Menifee, CA)

Must see games:

  • Saturday September 15th AT Sterling University
  • Saturday September 29th AT Bethany College
  • Saturday October 6th VS Saint Mary’s (Homecoming)
  • Saturday October 13th vs Tabor College

Upcoming games:

  • September 15th- AT (25) Sterling University
  • September 22nd- vs Ottawa University
  • September 29th- AT Bethany College

Sport: Men’s Soccer

Last year’s record: 10-10 (7-4 KCAC)

Last year’s top moments:

  • 4-0 win over Friends (Homecoming)
  • Big 4-2 win over Bethany to claim home field advantage for the first round of the KCAC Playoffs
  • Beating Bethany in the KCAC playoffs

This season’s expectations:

  • Make the KCAC Playoffs

Players to watch for:

  • Diego Rodriguez (SR- Sylmar, CA)
  • Tim Doherty (JR- Swords, Ireland)
  • Luis Munoz (SR- Baldwin Park, CA)

Must see games:

  • September 29th vs Bethany
  • October 27th vs (4) Oklahoma Wesleyan

Upcoming games:

  • September 15th- AT (7) Missouri Valley College
  • September 19th- vs (RV) USAO
  • September 22nd- AT Friends University
  • September 26th- At University of Saint Mary
  • September 29th- vs Bethany College

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