LACEY, Wash. – Sophomore Zephyr Forest (Fairfax, Calif./Drake HS) broke the minute mark in the 400m Hurdles to lead the Everg LACEY, Wash. – Sophomore Zephyr Forest (Fairfax, Calif./Drake HS) broke the minute mark in the 400m Hurdles to lead the Evergreen Geoduck effort on Saturday at the Saint Martin’s Invitational in Lacey, Wash. Forest complete the hurdled lap in 58.32, over two seconds faster than he has run this year, to take 10th in a primarily NCAA field. In addition to setting a collegiate best for the sophomore, it also propels him into the top-10 in the Cascade Conference this season at ninth. He also competed in the 110m hurdles, taking 14th with a time of 17.24. Freshman Les Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma) also ran twice for the Geoducks. Jones took 14th in the 800m run with a time of 2:06.55 and 20th in the 1500m run with a time of 4:38.54. Fellow freshman Alec Messman (Lacey, Wash./River Ridge) also ran the 1500m run, taking 24th with a time of 4:45.08. Drew Hawley (SeaTac, Wash./Mt. Rainier HS) took 13th in the 5000m run, posting a mark of 19:15.24 to improve his season-best by over 30 seconds. Evergreen will have one last chance to qualify athletes for the 2012 Cascade Conference Championships when they travel to McMinnville, Ore. on Friday afternoon for the Linfield Twilight meet. Results – Not Yet Available reen Geoduck effort on Saturday at the Saint Martin’s Invitational in Lacey, Wash. Forest complete the hurdled lap in 58.32, over two seconds faster than he has run this year, to take 10th in a [...]
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Evergreen men’s soccer head coach John Purtteman has announced eight new players for the 2012 campaign, including student-athletes from four different states. The Geoducks are set to kickoff the season on Aug. 17 at home against Trinity Lutheran. Brady Espinoza: Two time NWAACC All Star and Captain at Walla Walla CC. Brady is a smart, vocal leader who should anchor the backline for the Geoducks. Greg Wolfe: Another two time NWAACC All Star from Shoreline CC. Greg was premier central midfield player who was selected as the North Region MVP in the NWAACC. Joseph Ademofe: Joseph was an NWAACC All-Academic performer for Shoreline CC. Joseph is fantastic in possession and sees the game tremendously well. Sebastian Lyons: Sebastian was the Captain at Skagit Valley College but had his time limited due to injuries. Sebastian works tirelessly up and down the flanks and can play either as a wide back or wide attacking player. Brendan Rosgen: Brendan played two years at Edmonds CC. Prior to Edmonds, Brendan had a huge role in helping Snohomish High School win a State Championship scoring in the Final against North Kitsap High School. James Meaney: James is the all time leading goal scorer for Colony High School in Alaska despite switching to goalkeeper for his final season. James is a strong, technical target player who will provide scoring punch for the Geoducks. Sean Trees: Sean is a two time State Champion at Boise High School in Idaho. Sean is a strong back who can control the backline from a central position, or attack down the flanks out of the back. Ian Hazard-Bill: Ian has played as a back and a midfield player, winning a Nor Cal State Championship with Marin FC.
TACOMA, Wash. – Paced by a second-place performance by senior Karissa Carlson (Pateros, Wash./Pateros HS) in the 800m run, the Evergreen Geoducks put forth a small, but strong, performance at the JD Shotwell Invitational on Saturday at Baker Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. Carlson, the lone female Geoduck to compete on Saturday, completed the two-lap race […]