October 27, 2012 in Sports

Whitworth volleyball posts victory

 
GU gets 1st WCC win

Lauren Luke and Cricket Harber scored goals as the Gonzaga women’s soccer team beat Loyola Marymount 2-0 in Spokane for its first West Coast Conference win of the season.

Luke’s goal came in the seventh minute and Harber scored in the 72nd minute. Tori Lee assisted on both goals.

The win was the Bulldogs’ first in their past 16 WCC matches dating back to the 2010 season. It also snapped the Lions’ (9-6-2, 3-3) three-game winning streak.

Gonzaga (7-9-1, 1-4-1) hosts No. 18 Pepperdine on Sunday.

Jalana White led three players in double figures with 16 kills and Maddye Dinsmore dished out 46 assists as Whitworth beat Lewis & Clark 25-14, 22-25, 25-19, 26-24 in a Northwest Conference volleyball match Friday in Spokane.

Nicole Leonard added 13 kills and 15 digs and Kristine Kardell chipped in 11 kills for the Pirates (8-12, 4-9). Kateleya Milan had 14 kills for the Pioneers (6-16, 2-11).

• Tabi Love had 24 kills and five digs as UCLA (16-4, 8-3) defeated Washington State in Pac-12 Conference play in Los Angeles. Scores were 25-12, 28-26 and 25-22.

Jaicee Harris had 16 kills and eight digs for the Cougars (10-13, 0-11).

• Samantha Bricio had a match-high 30 kills as No. 7 Southern California (20-3, 8-3) topped No. 5 Washington (17-3, 8-3) in five sets in a Pac-12 match in Los Angeles. Scores were 23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23 and 15-10.

Krista Vansant led the Huskies with 22 kills and 12 digs.

Men’s soccer

Trevor Newquist’s goal in the 41st minute was the difference as Saint Mary’s edged Gonzaga 2-1 in West Coast Conference play in Moraga, Calif.

James Partee opened the scoring with a goal in the 15th minute to put the Bulldogs (4-10, 0-7) ahead 1-0. Prior to Partee’s goal, the Bulldogs had gone 324 minutes without scoring.

The Gaels’ Michael Semenza scored in the 37th minute to knot the match at 1 before Newquist’s match-winner. Nathan Arambula assisted on both goals for Saint Mary’s (8-3-3, 4-2-1).

The Gaels had a 19-9 advantage in shots, including 11-4 in the second half.

• Ben Fisk and James Moberg scored as No. 24 Washington (11-3-3, 6-0-2) blanked San Diego State (6-7-2, 0-5-1) 2-0 in a Pac-12 match in Seattle.

Washington has gone nine consecutive matches without a loss.

Women’s soccer

Nicole Setterlund scored in the 70th minute to break a 1-all tie and Washington State (10-6-1, 4-4-1) held on to beat Oregon State (11-5-2, 3-4-2) 2-1 in a Pac-12 Conference match in Pullman.

Jocelyn Jeffers opened the scoring for the Cougars with a 20th-minute goal. The Beavers’ Brittney Oljar responded in the 41st minute before Setterlund’s match-winner.

• Idaho (5-13-1, 2-4-1) got on the board first, then Denver scored the next five goals in a 5-1 win in Western Athletic Conference play at Guy Wicks Field in Moscow, Idaho.

The Vandals’ Chelsea Small opened the scoring in the 18th minute. Nicholette Digiacomo and Taylor Irvins each had a goal and an assist for the Pioneers (13-1-4, 5-0-2), who held a 28-4 advantage in shots.

Junior hockey

Diego Bartlett scored twice in the third period and the Castlegar Rebels (8-4-3-0) beat the Spokane Braves 6-2 in KIJHL play at Eagles Ice-A-Rena in Spokane. Tyler Peltram and Dylan Tappe scored for Spokane (4-10-1-0).

Wrestling

North Idaho beat Montana State Northern 25-18 in Havre, Mont. Brock Banta had the Cardinals’ lone pin at 125 pounds.

Arena football

The Spokane Shock signed receiver Steven Black to a one-year contract. Black was third on the team in receptions, yards and touchdowns last season.


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