“The Streak” lives on at Linfield University, an NCAA Division III university with campuses in McMinnville and Portland, Oregon.
Linfield University on Monday announced the addition of men’s and women’s wrestling teams, which will begin competition in the fall of 2022.
The university will hire a coach for the programs right away, and begin recruiting for next year. Men’s and women’s wrestling will become the 22nd and 23rd NCAA Division III sports at Linfield, which has a strong tradition of student athletics. Continue reading
To continue to protect participants and spectators from the further spread of COVID-19, safety protocols for all home athletic events implemented on Aug. 20, including the requirement that attendees be vaccinated and wear masks, will continue until further notice.
As a symbol of its commitment to public safety and concern about the community, Linfield University implemented safety protocols to protect participants and spectators from further spread of the COVID-19 virus. These protocols started Aug. 20 and will remain in effect until at least the end of September, at which point they may change based on the most current state of COVID-19 cases. Continue reading
In concert with the Northwest Conference (NWC), Linfield University Athletics will allow spectators on a limited basis and by invitation only, under state and local guidance, and following campus visitation policies as of April 10.
This latest policy pertains only to spring sports classified at Intermediate and Low Risk. Those sports include baseball, golf, lacrosse, rowing, softball, tennis (outdoor only), and track & field. High-risk sports and indoor sports, including indoor tennis, will not be allowed to have any spectators for the remainder of the academic year. Continue reading
For the first time in 320 days, an athletic event will take place on the Linfield University campus. The Wildcats men’s soccer team welcomes the Multnomah Lions at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 for an exhibition game at the newly renovated Linfield Soccer & Lacrosse Complex.
The Northwest Conference Presidents’ Council (NWC) has made the decision to resume conference competition and championships after January 1, 2021 when federal, state, local and NCAA health directives permit. Continue reading
Linfield University student-athletes helped raise more than $165,000 this fall to support athletics and supplement testing at the school, which already has one of the most rigorous COVID-19 testing regimens in the State of Oregon.
National Public Radio reported in October that more than two out of three colleges in the United States with in-person classes either had no clear testing plan or were testing only students showing symptoms or having had a high risk of exposure. Linfield, which has 1,931 students, is not among them. The university reopened for in-person classes in August with an aggressive coronavirus-mitigation strategy that included providing COVID-19 tests for all students at the start of the semester. Continue reading
The Northwest Conference (NWC) Presidents’ Council, which represents Linfield and eight other colleges and universities, announced the decision to suspend all conference competition and championships until Jan. 1, 2021 based on changing federal, state, local and NCAA health directives. Continue reading