This week in sports

By The Beacon | November 10, 2010 9:00pm


Women's Soccer (conference play)


1) #2 Portland (6-0-1)

2) #19 Santa Clara (4-3-0)

3) San Diego (4-3-0)

4) Gonzaga (3-4-0)

5) LMU (2-3-2)

6) Pepperdine (2-3-2)

7) Saint Mary's (2-4-1)

8) San Francisco (1-4-2)

The Pilots received a No.1 seed and were also granted home field advantage for the first two games of the NCAA playoffs. Ten Pilots were given all-WCC honors, and senior Keelin Winters was named the WCC Player of the Year. Jessica Tsao was named the WCC Defensive Player of the Year, and Head Coach Garrett Smith earned his fourth consecutive WCC Coach of the Year honor. The Pilots will host UT-San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs this Friday.

Men's Soccer (conference play)

1) #21 LMU (7-2-1)

2) Santa Clara (9-4-5)

3) Saint Mary's (10-6-1)

4) Portland (5-3-3)

5) San Diego (4-4-2)

6) San Francisco (1-6-2)

7) Gonzaga (1-10-0)

The Pilots will attempt to claim third place in the WCC this week as they travel to play Santa Clara for their final regular season game. If the Pilots win, they will move ahead of Saint Mary's in the race for third in the WCC.

Men's Basketball

Last Sunday, the Pilots played against Concordia, the No. 5 ranked NAIA team in the country. The Pilots won 68-65, paced by senior Jared Stohl, who scored 15 points, and by senior Luke Sikma, who scored 14 and grabbed 16 rebounds. This weekend the Pilots host the Athletes in Action Classic at the Chiles Center. UP will host UW-Milwaukee, UC Davis and Florida Atlantic as competitors in the tournament. The Pilots will play in the opening game of the tourney, tipping off against UW-Milwaukee at 1:30 p.m. The Pilots will play UC Davis on Saturday at 7 p.m. and will face Florida Atlantic at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.