Friday local sports news/Oregon volleyball falls to Minnesota; OSU, UP win in volleyball; Scott Harrington tied for 15th in his first PGA Tour event; OSU baseball adds student assistant coach


Portland 2, OREGON 2

The Ducks twice took a lead and the Pilots twice found the equalizer at Pape Field in Eugene.

Ally Cook and Eden Hardy scored for Oregon (3-1-3). Kimberly Hazlett and Emily Collier scored for Portland (2-1-2).

Portland tied the game at 2-2 in the 72nd minute as Collier pounced on a rebound after Oregon goalkeeper Katelyn Carter failed to handle a free kick taken by Ellie Walker from the left wing.

Hardy scored in the 43rd minute with a quick turn and a low strike from 10 yards for her first goal of the season to give Oregon a 2-1 halftime lead.

Cook put the Ducks up 1-0 in the 16th minute, collecting a pass from Sakura Yoshida deep in the right side of the penalty area and chipping it into the goal from a tight angle.

Hazlett tied the score 1-1 for Portland in the 26th minute. A forward ball from Taryn Ries sent freshman MJ Roe up the left side, and Roe's cross found an open Hazlett.

Oregon outshot Portland 14-8 (7-2 on goal). The Ducks had a 7-3 edge in corner kicks and forced Pilots goalkeeper Jenny Wahlen into four saves.

Portland returns home on Sunday to face Seattle at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Oregon is idle until Sept. 22, when Buffalo visits Eugene.

Fresno State 2, Portland State 1

At Boise, Idaho, the Vikings fell to 0-6-0 with their second consecutive 2-1 loss.

Portland State's Sienna Higinbotham scored her first goal of the season in the 63rd minute but Fresno State's Kylie Lucero scored five minutes later to restore the lead for the Bulldogs (2-1-1).

Both teams attempted 11 shots in the evenly-played match.

The Vikings remain in Boise to face host Boise State at noon on Sunday.

GEORGE FOX 6, Multnomah 0


Minnesota 3, Oregon 0

In a top-10 matchup at University Park, Pennsylvania, the No. 8 Gophers swept the No. 10 Ducks, winning 25-23, 25-18, 25-19.

Oregon was without senior Willow Johnson, who was hurt Wednedsay in a loss at Pittsburgh, and senior outside hitter Taylor Borup, who has been out all season. Six freshmen and two redshirt freshmen played for UO.

Sophomore Brooke Nuneviller had 12 kills and 13 digs for the Ducks (2-2). Senior Ronika Stone had nine kills, two blocks and five digs. Redshirt freshman setter Kylie Robinson had 29 assists and six digs.

The Ducks will play their third consecutive top-10 opponent at 5 p.m. PT Saturday, taking on host Penn State.

Oregon State 3, New Mexico 2

Missing several key players to injury and illness, the Beavers (4-2) rallied to win the last two sets and defeat the Lobos on the first day of the Redhawk Invitational at Seattle University. Scores were 25-22, 22-25, 18-25, 25-22, 15-10.

Fifth-year senior Shekinah Clarke had a career-high 15 kills, including the final point. Setter Maddie Sheehan had a career-high 22 digs and 42 assists.

The Beavers were without six players, including four outside hitters.

The Redhawk Invitational concludes Saturday with OSU playing Gonzaga at 2 p.m., and facing host Seattle at 6 p.m.

Portland 3, Grambling State 0

Portland 3, NEW MEXICO STATE 0

The Pilots improved to 6-2 with a pair of sweeps at Las Cruces, New Mexico.

In a 25-11, 25-19, 25-14 win over Grambling State, Shayla Hoeft had 13 kills and Jayde Harris 11 kills. Kellie Hughes had 27 assists and Katie Barker four blocks.

In the 25-19, 25-22, 25-22 win over host New Mexico State, Liz Reich had 13 kills, Hughes 28 assists and Barker another four blocks. Freshman Grace Zilbert served up five of Portland's 12 aces against the Aggies.

The Pilots conclude their trip with a 9 a.m. PT Saturday match against Lamar.

PORTLAND STATE 3, Morgan State 2


In the Les Schwab Rose City Showdown at Viking Pavilion, the Vikings opened with a five-set win over Morgan State. Freshman Jasmine Powell had 21 kills and 14 digs to lead PSU to the 20-25, 25-15, 25-23, 21-25, 15-8 win.

Nevada swept Portland State 25-14, 25-17, 25-22 later Friday as the Vikings fell to 3-5. Parker Webb had 11 kills and Ellie Snook 16 digs for the Viks.

Other matches at Portland State's tournament:

Nevada 3, Cal State Northridge 1

Cal State Northridge 3, Morgan State 0

Concordia 3, Dominican 0

At the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase in San Francisco, the Cavaliers posted their first win of the season. Scores were 25-11, 25-21 and 25-17. Camille Guerrero led Concordia (1-5) with 12 kills and 18 digs. Jessica Wheeler had 11 kills and Kahua Tiltron 21 assists.

Concordia takes on Fresno Pacific at noon Saturday.

LEWIS & CLARK 3, Austin 1 (14-25, 25-22, 26-24, 25-20)

OREGON TECH 3, Warner Pacific 2 (21-25, 25-16, 27-25, 20-25, 15-13)

SOUTHERN OREGON 3, Multnomah 0 (25-8, 25-14, 25-9)


Warner Pacific 4, LINFIELD 1


Scott Harrington fell from a tie for second into a tie for 15th after shooting 1-under-par 69 on the second day of the PGA Tour's A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

The 38-year-old Jesuit High grad is playing in his first PGA Tour event after earning his card in August with his second-place finish at the WinCo Foods Portland Open at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

Harrington had five birdies and four bogeys in the second round, including bogeys on the 17th and 18th holes.

Scottie Scheffler, Joaquin Niemann and Robby Shelton were tied for the lead at 13-under.

Former Oregon Duck Ben Crane of Beaverton missed the cut after shooting even-par 70 on Friday for a 1-under 139 total.


Daniel Robertson, who played outfield for Oregon State in 2008, has joined coach Mitch Canham as an undergraduate assistant coach.

An 11-year pro, Robertson played 148 major league games. He joins undergraduate assistants Parker Berberet and Joey Wong on the staff.

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