Success for Highline in Fall Sports:
Soccer, Volleyball and Golf
On the Upswing
(through Oct. 10, 2021)
After winning four of its past five matches, the T-Birds now are at 11-7 for the season and 4-1 in the NWAC West Division, tied with Lower Columbia for second place, trailing Pierce (5-0).
Statistical team leaders include Rebecca Zenger with 157 kills, followed by Khadijah Morgan with 137 and Kylie Lunday with 117. Lauren Clark with 491 assists, is third in the leage averaging 8.6 assists a game. Vanessa Mendez leads the team with 16 service aces 190 digs.
Congratulations to Bethany Tuchardt, named NWAC Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week.
Bethany Tuchardt – NWAC Volleyball Player of the Week
Men’s Soccer on the Rebound
(through Oct. 10)
The Menrebounded from a brief two match losing streak with three consecutive wins, the last a Covid-19 related forfeit by Pierce College. Alex Velasco continues to lead the team with nine goals, tied for fifth in the NWAC.
The team stands at 7-3-0 for the season and 5-3-0 in the league, in first place in the NWAC West Division.
Alex Velasco (10) scored both goals in Highline’s 2-1 win over Tacoma.
He has nine goals for the season.
Women’s Soccer Continues to Roll
(through Oct. 10)
The team added three more wins through Oct. 10 and along with Peninsula and Clark, is one of only three teams without a loss all season. The squad is 8-0-1 overall and 6-0-1 in league, in first place in the NWAC West Division. The team has had an astonishing 13 different players scoring goals, led by the five goals by Andrea Guiton. Meredith Udovich leads the team and the league with 13 assists, including assisting on all three goals in Highline’s 3-0 victory over Pierce on Oct. 6
Meredith Udovich against Pierce. She leads the league with 10 assists on the team’s 22 goals for the year.
Brooklyn Grant Starring for Highline
The Women’s Golf squad participated in the Highline Showdown Tournament at Moses Pointe Course (Moses Lake, WA) on Sept. 26-27. While Spokane won the event, Highline’s Brooklyn Grant finished tied for fourth among the individual competitors
Brooklyn Grant at the Highline Showdown.