Winterhawks' Hofer named CHL goalie of the week
On top of his WHL Goaltender of the Week honor, Portland's Joel Hofer has been named Canadian Hockey League goalie of the week after making 59 saves in victories of 2-0 and 5-2 last week vs. Red Deer and Seattle.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
OREGON TECH 79, Warner Pacific 62
The host and No. 3-seeded Owls ended the No. 6-seeded Knights' season, winning the first-round Cascade Collegiate Conference tournament game at Klamath Falls.
Freshman Courtney Clemmer of OIT led all scorers and tied her career high with 21 points. Freshman Kristin Farrell was next with a career-high 19, while Nohea Waiwaiole had 12 points and six assists and Megan Morris scored 11 points for Oregon Tech.
WPU, which finished 15-13, got a team-high 12 points from senior guard Bailey Allen, who was 8 of 10 at the free-throw line.
The Owls won both of the first two quarters 20-10.
EASTERN OREGON 91, Multnomah 62
The top-seeded Mountaineers advanced to the CCC semifinals, leading all the way and by as many as 36 points against the No. 8-seeded Lions.
Maya Ah You Dias had 23 points and a game-leading 14 rebounds for EOU.
Sequoia Wheeler gave MU a game-high 25 points, maing 11 of 21 shots from the field. Bethany George added 14 points as Multnomah finished its season 11-18.
Concordia 64, WESTERN OREGON 47
The Cavaliers, battling for the sixth and final playoff spot in their league, held WOU to 35 percent from the field and had eight steals in 14 turnovers forced as they swept the two-game season series with the win at Monmouth.
Concordia improved to 8-9 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and 13-12 overall, while Western Oregon dropped to 4-13 GNAC and 7-16 for the season.
The Cavaliers are sixth, 1 1/2 games ahead of Montana State Billings and Seattle Pacific.
For the Cavs, Olivia Vezaldenos had a game-high 19 points and Keesha Sarman had game bests of 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals to go with 18 points. Abby Zhang added 14 points.
After a 2-2 week in Clearwater, Florida that included a victory over LSU and a no-hitter by Jordan Dail against Florida Atlantic, the Oregon Ducks have inched up in the top-25 rankings.
Oregon is No. 17 this week, after going from 25th to 19th the previous week.
The Ducks (7-2) will play six games this weekend in Cathedral City, California, with only Texas Tech (No. 23) a ranked opponent.
Oregon State right-hander Bryce Fehmel, a senior, has been named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week. He held Gonzaga to one hit and three runners in a 9-3 victory at Surprise, Arizona, where OSU opened the season 4-0. He struck out three batters and had no walks in eight innings, picking up his 27th career win.
COLLEGE MEN'S GOLF
Oregon was fifth out of 16 teams through two rounds of a three-day, 54-hole event, The Prestige, in La Quinta, California.
The No. 42-ranked Ducks had a 6-over-par 574 total over the Greg Norman Course at PGA West. The top four: No. 16-ranked LSU (9-under 559), No. 1 Oklahoma State (565), No. 14 Pepperdine (570) and No. 44 UCLA (571).
Oregon's Ryan Gronlund was tied for sixth at 2-under 140 after a par 71 on Tuesday.
Brandon Wu of Stanford and Thomas Hutchison of UC Davis shared the lead at 135.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S GOLF
Oregon finished fourth in The Rebel Beach, a 16-team, two-day tournament at Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Ducks had a 31-over-par 895 total. The top three were Arizona (878), UNLV (882) and Virginia (892). San Jose State was fiffth at 898.
Oregon's Amy Matsuoka tied for third at 3-over 291. .UNLV's Elizabeth Prior won at 209. Second went to Malak Bouraeda of Colorado at 216.