Trevor Simsby tied for first in Western Intercollegiate golf
Washington’s Trevor Simsby is in a three-way tie for first after two rounds of the Western Intercollegiate golf meet at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Simsby shot a 3-under 67 and is a 6-under 134, tied with Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Cameron Wilson.
UW’s Jonathan Sanders is tied for 11th at 139. Corey Pereira is at 140.
The Huskies are second at 2-over 702, six strokes behind Stanford.
Ninth-ranked Washington scored twice in both the first and second innings and never looked back in a 7-2 win over visiting Stanford.
The Huskies (24-6-1, 12-2) pounded out 13 hits in winning for the 21st time in 23 games. The victory keeps the first-place Huskies two games ahead of Oregon State in the Pac-12 standings.
• Gabe Clark had four hits and drove in four runs to lead No. 5 Oregon State past Washington State 12-5 in Pac-12 baseball.
With the victory, the Beavers (26-7, 10-4) evened the weekend series with the Cougars (16-15, 7-4).
• Seattle University earned a 4-3 victory over Northern Colorado in a WAC game at Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park.
Blake Snyder shot 5-under-67 in the opening round of the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa, to lead the Washington State. The Cougars carded an 11-over 587 through 36 holes and currently sit in sixth place.
Snyder, at 5-under 129, is currently in second place, two strokes back from Minnesota’s Jose Mendez.
Kylee Lahners hit two homers and her two-run shot highlighted a seven-run third inning as Washington rolled to an 11-2 Pac-12 victory in five innings at Stanford (25-16, 2-10).
Victoria Hayward, Jennie McNeill and Whitney Jones each drove in two runs for the Huskies (24-11, 4-7).
Kaitlyn Inglesby allowed four hits and two runs, one earned.
• Seattle U earned a 6-4 victory over Missouri-Kansas City (13-30, 3-6 WAC) to win its second straight softball series.
The Redhawks (15-28, 4-5) took a 5-2 lead in the fifth inning, on a bases-loaded RBI single by Hayley Beckstrom and a two-out, two-run single by Isabella Geronimo.
Seattle Pacific recorded its best finish in seven seasons with a third-place performance in the team finals, and Bridgeport won its sixth straight title at the USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships in Providence, R.I.
The Falcons’ score of 194.550 was the second highest in school history and just .025 off the record of 194.575 set on Feb. 28. The third-place result was their best since finishing second in 2007.
Track and field
McKayla Fricker of Seattle Pacific won the 400-meter dash in a career-best 55.95 seconds, getting onto the NCAA Division II provisional qualifying list in the UW Outdoor Open at Husky Track.
• The Washington State men’s and women’s teams claimed victories in a five-team meet at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson. The WSU men scored 193 points, easily surpassing No. 17 Arizona’s 133 points. The Cougar women won with 158 points.
The Washington women (12-9, 2-7) earned their second straight Pac-12 win, 4-1, over Colorado.
• The Seattle University women fell to Southern Utah 5-2 in the regular-season finale.
• Senior Olga Musilovich recorded the lone victory of the day as host Washington State (17-10, 2-7 Pac-12) fell to No. 6 California, 4-1, and No. 7 Stanford, 4-0.
From sports-information reports