Gilmore earns award on defense

Southern Oregon senior linebacker JT Gilmore has been named the NAIA Independent Defensive Player of the Week.

Gilmore turned in his second impressive defensive performance on Saturday, leading the Raiders with 14 tackles, three tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks in a 20-13 setback to Menlo.

In just two games with the Raiders, Gilmore has come away with 26 tackles and six tackles for loss.

Southern Oregon hosts Western Oregon this Saturday at Raider Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Soccer

CARR HONORED — Southern Oregon sophomore Stephanie Carr has been named the Cascade Conference's Red Lion Offensive Player of the Week.

Carr earned the honor after scoring a pair of goals in SOU's 4-0 rout of Simpson Saturday in Redding, Calif.

The victory improved SOU's overall mark to 6-2-1 and the Raiders are now just one win away from equaling last year's win total.

The Raiders open Cascade Conference play at 2 p.m. Friday at home against Northwest Christian.

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