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SUNDAY COLLEGE RESULTS/Oregon Ducks softball wins in extra innings, improves to 33-0; Pilots take WCC baseball series from Santa Clara

BASEBALL

Oregon State 7, Stanford 0

At Stanford, California

The Beavers, ranked No. 1 in the nation in most polls, completed a three-game road sweep and broke the school record for consecutive victories.

OSU has won 19 in a row, one better than the clubs of 1951 and 1962.

The Beavers are 24-1 overall this season and 9-0 in the Pac-12.

Stanford dropped to 14-9, 2-4.GRENIER

Jake Thompson went seven innings for the Beavers, allowing seven hits without a walk, with six strikeouts.

Freshman catcher Adley Rutschman hit his first home run, a two-run shot to left field in the seventh that gave OSU a 6-0 lead.

Sophomore second baseman Cadyn Grenier also homered, giving the Beavers their final run in the ninth.

Portland 3, Santa Clara 2

At Joe Etzel Field

In their rubber match, the Pilots prevailed on five hits, allowing four.

Portland improved to 6-21, 2-7 in the West Coast Conference.

The Broncos fell to 6-21, 2-4 WCC.

UP starter Kevin Baker (2-4) allowed four hits, three walks and two unearned runs in 6 1/2 innings. He struck out a career-high 11 batters.

Jordan Horak relieved for 1/2 innings, and Marty Luckenbach set down Santa Clara in order in the ninth for his third save.

Portland's leadoff man, Matt Kelly, was 2 for 4 and scored tw runs.

Kevin Wade had a solo home run in the sixth and totaled three RBIs, two on ground balls.

Utah 13, Oregon 1

At Salt Lake City

After a start delayed by more than three hours, the series went to the Utes, 2-1, who had a 5-0 lead after two innings and out-hit UO 15-6.

Ducks starter Zack Noll gave way to Cole Stringer after just one-third of an inning.

Oregon's Spencer Steer was 3 for 3 with an RBI.

Oregon fell to 17-8, 5-4 Pac-12.

Utah is 12-13, 3-6.

Whitworth 9, Lewis & Clark 2

Whitworth 10, Lewis & Clark 5

At Spokane, Washington

The Pioneers' two losses put their season record at 5-25 overall and 4-15 in the Northwest Conference.

SOFTBALL

Oregon 1, Arizona State 0 (8 innings)

At Jane Sanders Stadium

Freshman Mia Camuso's walk-off single to center field in the eighth inning kept UO the only undefeated team in the nation.

The Ducks, ranked No. 1 and No. 3 in the polls, improved to 33-0, 8-0 in the Pac-12, with a three-game sweep.

ASU, ranked 21st, dropped to 23-12, 2-7.

The winning hit came after a walk to junior Gwen Svekis and a single by senior Nikki Udria.

Pinch runner Haley Cruse, a freshman, scored from second with no outs.

Sophomore Megan Kleist pitched the first 6 1/3 innings for the Ducks. Freshman Maggie Balint (16-0) took over with one runner on base in the seventh, and got out of the inning with a strikeout and grounder to third base.

Oregon State 9, UNLV 0 (5 innings)

At OSU Softball Complex

OSU scored three runs in the first inning, four in the second and two in the third, and went on to win by run rule after five frames.

Alysha Everett had a career-high five RBIs on a 3-for-3 day, all singles.

Freshman Nerissa Eason (8-9) went the distance to notch her fourth shutout.

The Beavers raised their record to 18-15.

UNLV slipped to 19-15.

UC San Diego 8, Concordia 4

Concordia 11, Holy Names 0 (5 innings)

At Turlock, California

The Cavaliers split their final two games at the Tournament of Champions and are 13-22 for the season.

In Sunday's victory, Mattie Boucher (6-12) went the distance, allowing four hits and no walks, with one strikeout, and Taylor Bussey's three-run home run in the fourth gave the Cavs an 11-0 lead.

Willamette 4, Lewis & Clark 2

Lewis & Clark 7, Willamette 6

At Huston Sports Complex

The weekend series finished 2-2 after L&C rallied for a one-run victory in Sunday's nightcap.

The Bearcats took a 6-4 lead by scoring five times in the top of the sixth inning, but Lewis & Clark won with three runs in the seventh.

L&C led in hits, 12-7, in the series finale. Katelyn Duilio, Zoe Juarez and Stephanie Garcia all had two hits for the Pioneers, with leadoff batter Duilio driving in two runs and supplying the walk-off single.

L&C is 5-20 for the season, 5-16 in the Northwest Conference.

Willamette is 11-11, 9-7 NWC.

WOMEN'S GOLF

Oregon finished 13th in the 18-team Bryan National Collegiate at Browns Summit, North Carolina.

The Ducks wound up at 50-over-par 914.

Third-ranked Alabama won at 13-under 851, 14 shots ahead of runner-up and ninth-ranked Georgia.

Cathleen Santoso paced Oregon with a 10-over 226 total, good for a tie for 42nd.

• Annie McCutchan fired a closing, 3-over-par 75 to lead 25th-ranked Lewis & Clark to first place in the UCSC Spring Invitational at Pacific Grove (California) Golf Links.

The Pioneers won by 25 strikes, and McCutchan was second, two strokes behind Corban's Jenna Jensen (160 total).

Jane Almeida of the Pios was fourth at 164.

WOMEN'S TENNIS

San Diego 4, Portland 0

At San Diego, California

The Pilots fell to 6-8 overall and 2-2 in the WCC.

WOMEN'S ACROBATICS AND TUMBLING

Baylor 285.025, Oregon 277.900

At Waco, Texas

The two-time defending champion Bears avenged their only loss this season.

Baylor and Oregon are 5-1, and favored to meet in the national finals for the third year in a row.