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Cougars shine at WSU Open

Sun., Feb. 23, 2014

Washington State won 13 events Saturday at the WSU Open in Pullman.

The Cougar women claimed seven victories, led by Abby Regan’s first-place finish in the mile. Regan finished in a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 55.21 seconds – the 10th fastest time in school history.

WSU’s Danielle Darden claimed the 200-meter dash in 25.17 seconds and Charlotte Muschamp won the high jump, equaling a personal-best height of 5 feet, 10 inches.

WSU’s Thane Pierson was one of six event-winners for the Cougar men. Pierson cleared 6-10 1/14 in the high jump, a personal best.

Baseball

Casey Munoz’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning gave Santa Clara a 3-2 win over Gonzaga at the Irish Baseball Classic in San Antonio.

The loss snapped the Bulldogs’ nine-game winning streak over the Broncos (4-4).

• Bradley Strong had two hits, two walks and scored twice and Western Carolina (4-2) topped Washington State 8-6 in a nonconference game in Pullman.

Nick Tanielu had two hits and two RBIs for the Cougars (1-5).

• Whitworth split a nonconference doubleheader with College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho.

Pirates’ starter Cory Mack allowed three hits and two runs over six innings as Whitworth (3-4) claimed the opener 6-3.

The Pirates scored the first three runs in the nightcap, but the Coyotes (6-5) rallied for a 7-3 win.

Softball

Whitworth opened Northwest Conference play with a doubleheader sweep of Willamette..

Caylan Haehl had three hits and scored three runs, and Julia Johnson and Peyton McMahon each had two RBIs as the Pirates claimed the opener 5-2. In the nightcap, nine different Whitworth players scored and the Pirates won 9-3.


 

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