WEDNESDAY COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP/Vikings' Robinson 2nd in decathlon after opening day; Ducks, Beavers contending for NCAA women's golf berths


• Portland State heptathlete Kristen O'Handley was first and decathlete Donte Robinson second after Day 1 of their multi-event competitions at the Big Sky championships in Moscow, Idaho.

O'Handley, a freshman from Honolulu, totaled 3,062 points for a 102-point lead on Emilia Del Hoyo of Sacramento State.

PSU's Katie Baxter was eighth with 2,724 points.

Robinson, ranked first in the conference coming into Tuesday, scored 3,722 points. The junior from Pendleton is chasing Mason Storm of Montana State, who tallied 3,884.


• Oregon and Oregon State are in position to advance out of NCAA regionals.

The Ducks and Beavers were tied for fourth after Tuesday's second 18 — Oregon at TPD Harding Park in San Francisco, Oregon State at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis.

The tournaments conclude with 18 holes on Wednesday.

The top six team finishers (and three individuals) at each of the four regionals advance to the NCAA championships May 18-23 at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

OSU's Nicole Schroeder, a sophomore from Rocklin, California, grabbed the lead in Wisconsin with a 6-under-par 66. She is 10-under (134) for 36 holes, four strokes ahead of Erin Harper of Indiana and five in front of Duke's Leona Maguire and Ohio State's Jaclyn Lee.

The 66 tied the lowest round in school history, set this season by Olivia Benzin, as the Beavers shoot for their first trip to the NCAA championships since 1998 and the second berth in their history.

Oregon's Kathleen Scavo was tied for fourth at San Francisco after a 1-under 71 put her at 3-under 141. The lead belonged to Pepperdine's Hira Naveed at 139.

Duke leads the Madison regional at 14-under 279, followed by Virginia (6-under) and USC (3-under). Oregon State and Arizona State are 2-under.

Oregon and Mississippi are 1-over at TPC Harding Park, trailing co-leaders Kent State and Stanford (2-under) and UCLA (1-under).


• At the NCAA Division II South Central/West Regional, Nick Huff of Concordia shot a par 71 to move up 18 spots. He is tied for 76th with a 36-hole total of 10-over 152 going into Wednesday's final round.

Huff was the first Cavalier to compete in the event, which took place at La Paolma Golf Club in Amarillo, Texas.


• Oregon State has signed 6-3 guard Jordan Campbell of Adelanto, California. The left-hander signed with San Diego State in the fall but was granted his release in April.


• Sophomore Darian Lindsey of Portland State has been named Big Sky Newcomer of the Year, and PSU junior catcher/designated player Kaela Morrow has made the all-conference team.

Also from PSU, Lindsey, freshman catcher Rachel Menlove and junior pitcher Alyssa Burk were second-team selections.

Lindsey, from Pendleton, hit. 340, including a team-high .431 in Big Sky games. She is a transfer from Mt. Hood Community College.

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