"We immediately try to isolate them and take care of them."
- Oregon State head coach Mike Riley addressing what they do for possible swine flu cases within his team.
The 2009-10 championship season is officially underway at the Creek and the conference is again showing its strength in women's volleyball as eight teams are represented in the national poll.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, after the outbreak of swine flu at Washington State University last week, the NCAA is monitoring the situation.
In women's soccer, the Cardinal remained undefeated with a 5-0 skunk of Virginia Tech.
In football, Oregon suspended running back LeGarrette Blount for the remainder of the season.
In football, offensive lineman Brent McNeil quit the team.
In women's soccer, the Sun Devils defeated Old Dominion and tied Virginia to move to 3-1-1 overall on the year.
In soccer, 43rd-ranked Wazzu defeated Gonzaga but lost to Florida State to move to 3-2 overall on the year.
In volleyball, Wazzu defeated Utah Valley and Weber State to begin the season at 7-0 overall. Senior setter Renee Bordelon was named as the conference's player of the week.
In football, the Cougars lost to Stanford in their season opener and receiver Kevin Norrell was dismissed from the team.
In volleyball, the Bears defeated Hawai'i to move to 3-3 overall.
In men's soccer, the Huskies fell to Virginia, 2-1, in overtime, to fall to 1-2 overall on the year.
In women's soccer, the Wildcats grabbed their first win of the season with a 2-1 defeat of Old Dominion to move to 1-3-1 overall.
In women's soccer, the Women of Troy were defeated by Ohio State to drop to 1-3 overall on the year.
In football, defensive back Aaron Hester broke his fibula and is expected to be out for at least three weeks.
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