Huskies men earn Pac-12 crown
The Washington men’s soccer team won the Pac-12 title on Sunday, defeating Oregon State 1-0 to clinch their first conference title since 2000. Freshman forward Mason Robertson had the game winner for a third consecutive match.
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The Washington men’s soccer team won the Pac-12 title Sunday, defeating host Oregon State 1-0 to clinch the UW’s first conference title since 2000. Freshman forward Mason Robertson had the game-winner for a third consecutive match.
In the 57th minute, Robertson banged in a one-timer from in front of goal on a cross by Michael Gallagher.
The Huskies (14-1-4, 7-1-2) dominated play. They outshot Oregon State 26-10 and had 14 corners to just one for the Beavers.
Washington earned the Pac-12’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament and may be afforded the No. 1 seed, which would mean a first-round bye and home-field advantage all the way to the Final Four.
Miguel Gonzalez and Hamza Haddadi scored second-half goals as the Seattle U men’s soccer team rallied to beat San Jose State 2-1 and capture the Western Athletic Conference tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Seattle U (10-8-4) will find out its first-round opponent in the NCAA tournament Monday.
Washington State stormed back from a two-set deficit to upset No. 4 USC 11-25, 17-25, 25-22, 25-22, 21-19. The Cougars (17-12, 4-12 Pac-12) trailed 14-9 in the fifth set before rallying against the Women of Troy (22-5, 12-4).
Kyra Holt had 13 kills, 19 digs and four blocks for the Cougars, while Jaicee Harris had 11 kills and career-high 28 digs. Haley MacDonald had 33 assists and 13 digs.
Other men’s soccer
Puget Sound (15-6) lost 4-0 to Trinity in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament in San Antonio.
• Host Gonzaga beat Saint Mary’s 3-1. Clark Phillips scored two goals for the Bulldogs (10-6-3, 5-4-3 West Coast) and Lars Ludwigs had one.
Puget Sound (17-2-2) beat Hardin-Simmons 1-0 in double overtime in Thousand Oaks, Calif., to advance to the third round of the NCAA Division III tournament. Amalia Acorda-Fey got the winner at 101:47.
Pacific Lutheran (8-1) will head to McMinnville, Ore., Saturday for an NCAA Division III first-round playoff matchup against Linfield.
From sports-information reports.