The second-ranked Washington volleyball team beat No. 21 Oregon in Eugene on Friday night for the first time since 2009.
After surrendering two match points to Oregon (8-4, 1-1 Pac-12) in the third set before 4,668 at Matthew Knight Arena, Washington (10-0, 2-0) raced away in the fourth set to win 25-23, 25-19, 29-31, 25-8.
The fourth set was highlighted by a nine-point service run from sophomore Cassie Strickland. Senior Jenna Orlandini had a season-best 27 digs.
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Freshman Kyra Holt had 26 kills to lead Washington State (14-1, 1-1 Pac-12) to a 26-24, 25-20, 20-25, 26-28, 15-9 win over host Oregon State (9-4, 0-2). Jaicee Harris had 16 kills and 18 digs for the Cougars. Camryn Irwin had a career-high 61 assists.
• Northwest Christian handed host Northwest U. (5-10, 2-3 CCC) its fifth straight loss 25-22, 25-23, 25-23.
Darwin Jones scored in the 105th minute as host Washington beat Southern Methodist 2-1 in overtime. Mason Robertson scored the first goal for the fifth-ranked Huskies (6-0-2).
Lindsay Elston scored the equalizer in the 72nd minute as Washington (4-4-1) earned a 1-1 tie at Oregon State (2-6-2).
• Host Seattle University (5-2-2, 2-0 WAC) earned a 3-0 victory over Kansas City (4-6-1, 1-2).
Stephanie Verdoia, Taylor Ritzman and Natasha Howe scored for SU.
• Washington State junior guard Danny Lawhorn cannot practice with the men’s basketball team due to a violation of rules. There is no timetable for his return. The Cougars started practice Friday.
• The WSU women’s tennis team won nine of its 10 singles matches and both of its doubles matches during the opening day of the Cougar Classic.
From sports-information reports.