Red Stars earn Gold Stars by beating OL Reign
Mallory Pugh scored the only goal of the game in the 47th minute on Saturday afternoon as the Chicago Red Stars defeated OL Reign 1-0 in the National Women’s Soccer League game in Bridgeview, Illinois.
The dominance fell to 2-2-3 with the loss.
Lu Barnes had OL Reign’s only shot on goal in the game in the 23rd minute.
Phallon Tullis-Joyce had six saves for the reign.
The Reign are in San Diego on June 12th.
UW men second in varsity four
The Washington men’s rowing team won a silver medal (after Princeton) in the varsity four and saw all three eights qualify for the national championship finals thanks to semi-final runners-up finishes at the 2022 IRA National Championship Regatta at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey.
On Sunday, Washington will row for gold medals in the first, second, and third varsity eights. In men’s collegiate rowing, the winner of the IRA Varsity 8 Grand Final is considered the “national champion”.
In 2021, Washington won all three.
Kinchen is transferring from UW to WSU
Kasen Kinchen trades purple and gold for purple and gray.
Kinchen was an AP All-State defenseman at Lake Stevens and the former University of Washington cornerback will be moving to Washington State, he announced via Twitter on Friday.
Kinchen has spent the last two seasons with the Huskies but has not appeared in any games and entered the transfer portal in April.
The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder signed with UW in June 2020 as a three-star recruit (247Sports.com) and top 20 prospect in Washington. He chose UW over reported offers from Oregon and California.
• Gonzaga (37-18) stayed alive in his NCAA regional in Blacksburg, Virginia, defeating Wright State 11-9 after recovering from an early five-seat deficit. The Bulldogs play another loser game Sunday morning against Columbia (31-17).
• Jarred Kelenic was 2-5, but the Tacoma Rainiers lost 6-2 to host Reno Aces.
• The Everett AquaSox were swept up in a doubleheader by the visiting Eugene Emeralds. The Sox were held to three singles in a 2-0 loss in the opener. The Sox lost the Nightcap 5-4.