SATURDAY COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP/Portland State women third going into final round of Big Sky golf


• Oregon junior Chaquinn Cook, from Benson High, broke the school record in the outdoor triple jump.

She went 45 feet, 7 inches and placed third in the Mt. SAC Relays at Torrance, California. The old mark of 44-4 1/4 was set in 2012 by Lauryn Newson.


• Portland State will have some ground to make up in the final round of the Big Sky Championships at Boulder Creek (Nevada) Golf Club.

PSU and Idaho began the day tied for the lead and five shots ahead of Sacramento State.

After Saturday's second round in the 54-hole event, the Vikings are third at 14-over, wth Idaho leading at 7-over and Sac State at 12-over.

PSU's top scorers, Tara Finigan and Windy Huang, are tied for sixth at 2-over 146. Idaho's Sophie Hausmann has the lead at 138, four ahead of three players.

Finigan shot 74 and Huang 76 in the second round. Hausmann turned in a 65.

• Whitman (23-over 311) has a six-shot lead on second-place George Fox through the first round in the Northwest Conference Championships at Oakbrook Golf Club in Lakewood, Washington.

Lewis & Clark shot 342 and was fourth out of nine teams.

Shiyang Fan of Whitman carded a 1-over 73 for a one-stroke edge on Kristin Elich of George Fox.

Mady Rhodenbaugh (82, tied for 11th) and Jane Almeida (73, tied for 14th) led L&C.


• Pacific Lutheran (3-over 287) leads second-place Willamette by six strokes after one round at the Northwest Conference Championships hosted by Oakbrook Golf Club in Lakewood, Washington.

Willamette's Samuel Hinton grabbed a two-shot lead with a 2-under 69.

Lewis & Clark was ninth (last) at 363.


• Quarterback Justin Herbert completed 12 of 21 passes for 126 yards and one touchdown, and had one pass intercepted for a 100-yard TD return, in the Oregon Spring Game at Autzen Stadium.


Oregon 4, CALIFORNIA 2

• The Ducks rallied and picked up their first win ever over the Golden Bears.

Oregon finished fourth in the Pac-12 regular-season standings (4-4, 16-8 overall) and earned a first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 tournament.

• The Northwest Conference championship will come down to an 11 a.m. Sunday battle between Lewis & Clark and top-seeded Whitman.

L&C, ranked 31st in NCAA Division III, won its Saturday semifinal, 5-3, against George Fox at Walla Walla, Washington, while Whitman beat Pacific, 5-0.

The Pioneers and Whitman are meeting in the finals for the second year in a row.


GONZAGA 4, Portland 0

• The Bulldogs (16-6, 7-2 WCC) clinched at least a tie for second in the West Coast Conference.

Portland finished the regular season at 5-15, 1-8 WCC.

• No. 32 Whitman defeated No. 34 Lewis & Clark 5-1 in the Northwest Conference semifinals at McMinnville, earning a championship match against Linfield, which won 6-0 over Whitworth.

The Pioneers ended their season with a 10-5 overall record.

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