Sunday Locals: CCS golfer wins PNGA open tournament
Community Colleges of Spokane sophomore Dylan Maine won last weekend’s 65th annual Pacific Northwest Golf Association Rossland Trail Open golf tournament in Trail, British Columbia.
Maine shot rounds of 70, 69 and 68 to finish at 9-under-par 207. Maine shot a 32 on the front nine of the final round to push his lead to eight strokes after entering the round a shot back of Chewelah Country Club professional Jason Pitt.
Lewis and Clark graduate Jimmy Reed, a left-handed pitcher, has signed to play with the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Reed played two seasons at Skagit Valley College, where he made 38 relief appearances and posted 16 saves – both program records – with a 1.98 ERA and a 4-2 record. He was a North Division first- and second-team selection in the NWAACC. He was an All-Greater Spokane League first-team selection at LC.
University of Idaho has hired Ashley O’Brien as an assistant coach for the women’s soccer program. O’Brien comes to Idaho after playing two years each at the University of Connecticut and University of San Francisco.
• Senior Kirsten Fausko of Eastern Washington University was named to the all-tournament team at the fifth annual Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic in Fort Myers, Fla., last weekend.
Idaho has added Cesar Torres and Clint Vidano to its men’s roster. Torres comes to Idaho from Lima, Peru, where he was ranked No. 1 in every national junior category. Vidano, of Wenatchee, will walk on for the Vandals.
After spending two seasons on the staff at Washington State, Kara Kiefer has joined the Idaho volleyball staff as director of operations. Kiefer’s office duties will include planning travel, organizing summer volleyball camps and assisting with academics, compliance and equipment. She will help the Idaho staff track statistics and help with film breakdown.
Kiefer was interim assistant coach at WSU during the 2009-10 season, and spent the 2010-11 season as WSU’s director of volleyball operations. Kiefer played college soccer at Tennessee State University and North Idaho College.