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Whitworth Riding 18-Game Win Streak Into Friday's Game on SWX

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Whitworth is riding an 18-game win stream and is ranked No. 3 in the nation (Photo: SWX) Whitworth is riding an 18-game win stream and is ranked No. 3 in the nation (Photo: SWX)
MEAD, Wash. -

The Whitworth Pirates are riding an 18-game win streak since losing their first game of the season to Saint Thomas. That streak is on the line once again this weekend with a pair of home games.

The Bucs have risen all the way to No. 3 in the Division III top 25 poll.

They take on Lewis & Clark Friday night, followed by a game against Pacific on Saturday. Friday's game at 8 p.m. will be shown live on SWX as the second game of a double-header. The Whitworth women have the first game of the night at 6 p.m.

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