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Roundup: Gonzaga ties OSU

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2009

Ben Funkhouser scored on a penalty kick in the 84th minute to help the Gonzaga Bulldogs (1-1-2) earn a 1-1 tie with the visiting Oregon State Beavers (2-0-1) in non-conference men’s soccer play on Tuesday.

The teams played just one overtime because of darkness.

Eddy Prugh staked the Beavers (2-0-1) to a 1-0 lead with a goal in the 39th minute.

Volleyball

Washington State University senior setter Renee Bordelon has been named the Pacific-10 Conference player of the week.

Bordelon had 153 assists and led the Cougars to three sweeps – over No. 17 Utah, Missouri, and Utah Valley – at the Utah Valley Invitational and a sweep of Weber State.

Cross country

University of Idaho’s Markus Geiger was honored as the Western Athletic Conference men’s athlete of the week. The sophomore won the Clash of the Inland Northwest over the weekend. He finished the 6,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 10 seconds – 15 seconds ahead of the field.

•Whitworth University junior Tonya Turner, a Mead High School graduate, snagged the Northwest Conference women’s athlete of the week honors for her first-place finish at the Whitman Invitational. Turner clocked a 14:34.76 over the 4K course and helped the 22nd-ranked Pirates win the team title.



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