Softball: Linfield picked to win 12th straight crown Led by three all-region players, the Wildcats are again the favorite to maintain their stranglehold on the title Swimming: Pacific edges Linfield in NWC dual meet The signs of progress are apparent for the Wildcats, who are achieving faster times and closely contested team scores Men's Basketball: WU's 3-pointers rain on Linfield's parade The Wildcats are unable to defend shots from the perimeter and the result is a 67-53 defeat at Willamette Swimming: Focused Wildcats score dual-meet sweep Returning to competition after a 10-week layoff, Linfield wins its first dual meet since 2013 and first under coach Kyle Kimball Women's Basketball: In a game of spurts, Bearcats pull away Jade Everage scores a career-high 19 points but Willamette closes on a 10-2 run to defeat the Wildcats in Salem Men's Basketball: Pioneers power past Wildcats 60-38 Matt Woods scores 15 points and has 10 rebounds but Linfield falls hard in a home loss to Lewis & Clark Women's Basketball: McMillan's hot hand carries 'Cats Jessica McMillan hits 6 of 7 shots from the field on her way to a season-high 16 points as Linfield tops Lewis & Clark 66-55 General Interest: Linfield, Willamette join to fight hunger Fans of both basketball teams can support Feed the Dream and receive free admission by donating two canned food items per person