No. 4 Penn State pins loss on Oregon volleyball
PENN STATE 3, Oregon 0
The fourth-ranked and host Nittany Lions edged the Ducks 25-21, 29-27, 25-19.
Oregon, ranked 10th, fell to 2-3 with its third consecutive loss, two-plus of those without injured senior outside hitter Willow Johnson. Brooke Nuneviller had 10 kills but hit just .000 for the Ducks. Taylor Williams, a freshman from Churchill High, had 10 kills and hit .241.
Penn State climbed to 6-1, hitting .228 to UO's .164.
Oregon State 3, Gonzaga 1
Oregon State 3, Seattle 0
At Seattle, the Beavers began their day with a win over the Zags, then won their fourth match in a row and improved to 6-2.
Sixth-year senior Kory Cheshire led OSU's offense versus Gonzaga with a career-high 17 kills. The Beavers won 23-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-23.
Against host Seattle University, Oregon State won 25-16, 25-21, 29-27, getting 12 kills apiece from Haylie Bennett and Shekinah Clarke.
Cal State Northridge 3, PORTLAND STATE 2
Nevada 3, Morgan State 0
The Vikings fell to 3-6 with an afternoon home loss in the Les Schwab Rose City Showdown. CSUN won 25-19, 20-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-12, and improved to 3-6.
PSU nearly rallied in the fifth set, after giving up 10 straight points to trail 10-3. PSU got to within 12-10 and 14-12.
Portland State's Jordan White had a career-best 11 blocks.
Jasmine Powell of PSU made the all-tournament team.
Portland 3, Lamar 1
The Pilots' fourth win in a row capped a 3-0 weekend at the Springhill Suites Invitational at Las Cruces, New Mexico.
UP (7-2) won 23-25, 25-20, 25-14, 25-11, and the Cardinals fell to 5-4.
Shayla Hoeft's 15 kills led UP. Katie Barker had nine kills and eight blocks. Kellie Hughes had 38 assists and eight digs.
Concordia 3, Fresno Pacific 1
The Cavaliers (2-5) picked up their second win in a row, out-hitting Fresno Pacific (0-7), .250-.142, at San Francisco.
Joe DiNorado (15 kills) and Camille Guerrero (14) paced the Cavs' attack. Callie Wilkins had 26 digs, and Guerrero had 16. Kahua Tilton finished with 33 assists and 12 digs.
SOUTHERN OREGON 3, Warner Pacific 0
OREGON TECH 3, Multnomah 0
At Ashland, Taylor Ristvedt from Cleveland High had 13 kills to lead fifth-ranked NAIA SOU to a 25-14, 25-19, 25-21 win. The Raiders are 13-1 overall and 4-0 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference
WPU fell to 1-7, 0-4 CCC.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER
Biola 2, CONCORDIA 0
At Tuominen Yard in Northeast Portland, the host Cavaliers gave up goals in the 48th and 55th minute and fell to 1-3-0.
Biola also is 1-3-0.
Concordia out-shot Biola 13-6 in the second half, but Eagles goalkeeper Christina Rodriguez came up with six saves.
In the nightcap game at CU, Saint Martin's and Humboldt State played to a 0-0 draw through two overtimes.
COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER
SONOMA STATE 3, Concordia 2
The Cavaliers were tied 1-1 after Kyle Dearborn's goal at 19:00, but fell behind 3-1 before Nicholas Denley scored on a penalty kick at 70:41.
The Cavs slipped to 2-2-0, while Sonoma State improved to 1-2-1.
REAL MONARCHS 5, Portland 1
T2 lost for the fourth time in their last five United Soccer League championship matches.
Gio Calixtro scored for Portland in the 24th minute, tying the score 1-1 by converting a rebound of a Brayan Hurtado shot.
Portland fell to 9-11-8 (35 points).
Douglas Martinez scored three goals for Real Monarchs SCL (11-9-7, 40), which out-shot T2 21-8 (13-4 on goal).
Next for T2 is a 7:30 p.m. Friday match against the Tacoma Defiance at Providence Park.
Former Jesuit High golfer Scott Harrington was tied for 16th and seven shots out of the lead going into Sunday's final round of the season-opening A Military Tibune at The Greenbrier.
Harrington's second consecutive 1-under-par 69 gave him a 54-hole total of 8-under 202.
Jonquin Niemann shot 68 and had a two-stroke leader at 15-under over Richy Werenski, Nate Lashley and Robby Shelton.
Quality local journalism takes time and money, which comes, in part, from paying readers. If you enjoy articles like this one, please consider supporting us.
(It costs just a few cents a day.)