Sports Briefs

Cross-country starts slow

Men’s and women’s cross-country started the season with two meets each. The teams no longer have
the talents of Marci Klimek, Shawn Fisher or Chris McIssacs, all class of ’10, although McIssacs is back as
an assistant coach for the 2010-11 season.
The teams finished third out of four schools at the Lewis & Clark Invitational on Sept. 11. They also lost
at the Lewis & Clark/Linfield Dual on Sept. 1. The men and women have the opportunity to prove their hard
work at the Willamette Grass Course on Sept. 17 in Salem, Ore.

~Complied by Corrina Crocker

Golf gains new coach

Linfield has a new women’s golf coach to help lead the team to victory this year. Brian Trowbridge, who
graduated from Linfield in 2002, was given the opportunity to return to Linfield as the head women’s golf
coach.
This past school year, Trowbridge was the assistant golf coach for the men’s and women’s golf teams at
Willamette. This will be his second full year of coaching women’s golf.
“I look for our team to be within the top three of our league and compete for a conference championship
this season,” Trowbridge said in an e-mail about his outlook on the season.
Trowbridge said his goals this season are to help each player become better on at the game as a whole
and to work on helping his players become confident in their abilities

~Complied by Chelsea Bowen

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