Anchored by top-11 finishers Mark Mandi and Anita Campbell, Washington's men's and women's teams each earned top-four finishes Saturday...
STANFORD, Calif. — Anchored by top-11 finishers Mark Mandi and Anita Campbell, Washington’s men’s and women’s teams each earned top-four finishes Saturday at the NCAA West Regional Championships in Stanford, Calif.
Seven Huskies earned All-West Region honors with top-25 finishes, led by Mandi’s fifth-place effort in 30 minutes, 22 seconds. He was joined in the top 25 by Jeremy Mineau (16th, 30:43) and Mike Sayenko (25th, 30:36).
Campbell (11th, 20:35) was the top Huskies finisher on the women’s side. Tori Tyler was 13 seconds behind Campbell in 15th , followed by Amy Lia (17th, 20:56) and Brooke Lademan (22nd, 21;11).
Haley Paul was the top women’s finisher for Washington State (ninth, 20:27.5), and Drew Polley led the WSU men (48th, 31:24.9).
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• Kota Reichart finished 10th and Liana Roberts finished in 16th as Puget Sound placed sixth in the men’s race and 11th in the women’s race at the NCAA Division III West Regional in Salem, Ore.
Three Whitworth runners qualified for the NCAA championships with top-six finishes: Kristi Dickey (fourth, 22:28.75), Julie Lauterbach (sixth, 22:39.85) and Doug Blackburn (fourth, 25:34.55).
Chris Johnson scored twice to lead fifth-ranked Whitworth (17-1-1) to a 4-0 win over the University of Redlands (17-3-2) in a second-round match of the NCAA Division III tournament in Spokane.
• The University of San Francisco defeated Gonzaga (7-9-4, 5-5-2) 2-0 in Spokane, ending the Bulldogs’ chances at a share of the West Coast Conference title.
Cortney Kjar scored twice as Puget Sound shut out Maryville College, 3-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Atlanta. Fiona Gornick also scored for the Loggers, who will face host Emory today in a second-round match.
• Beth Lisenby’s goal at the 50-minute mark was all Shoreline needed in a 1-0 victory over Lower Columbia in the quarterfinals of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges playoffs. Shoreline (13-0-4) next will face Walla Walla (22-0-2) in a semifinal match Saturday at Starfire Soccer Complex in Tukwila. Walla Walla was a 2-0 victor over Southwest Oregon in the quarterfinals.
The other semifinal will match Clackamas (15-3-1), a 2-1 winner over Treasure Valley, against Highline (12-2-3), which beat Spokane 2-1.
Tulane ended Washington’s fall season with a 3-2-0 victory in the Collegiate Match Play Championships in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. Liliana Alvarez downed UW’s Paige Mackenzie 1-up to hand Mackenzie her only loss in three matches.
Washington made a successful early showing in the Husky Invitational at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.
Second-seeded Dinka Hadzic defeated Alanah Carroll of Boise State 6-3, 6-0, and No. 4 Tara Simpson turned in a pair of wins, defeating Anna Powaska of Oregon, 6-1, 6-2, and Jana Machova of Boise State, 6-0, 6-1, to advance in Flight I singles. In doubles, Hadzic and Simpson defeated Powaska and Carmen Seremeta of Oregon, 8-4.
David Chiotti and Mark Walters combined for 37 points to lead New Mexico to a 71-53 exhibition victory over Seattle Pacific in Albuquerque, N.M. Jeff Knudson led SPU with 11 points.
• Doug Dietz scored a game-high 20 points, and Evergreen State (1-1) set a school record for least points allowed in a 71-16 victory over Trinity Lutheran in Olympia.
Seattle Pacific gave defending WCC champion Gonzaga all it could handle for 25 minutes before the Bulldogs settled down and pulled away for a 86-61 exhibition win in Spokane. Stephanie Hawk led the Bulldogs with 26 points.
Pacific Lutheran coach Jim Johnson surpassed the 300-win plateau as the Lutes won both the men’s and women’s team titles over Pacific in a Northwest Conference dual meet in Forest Grove, Ore. Johnson, in his 28th year at PLU, is 301-228 overall. Daniel Seetin led PLU with three individual victories — the 100 backstroke (59.22), 100 breaststroke (1:06.61) and 50 freestyle (23.79).
• The Seattle University teams placed second to Simon Fraser in a three-way meet with the University of Alberta in Burnaby, B.C. Chris Coley and Kevin Daniels went 1-2 in the men’s 200 butterfly to lead Seattle.
• The Central Penn Piranha defeated the King County Jaguars 28-3 to win the North American Football League 1 title in Orlando, Fla.
Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.