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Tikker records 1,000th kill, but Vandals still fall

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Senior outside hitter Kati Tikker recorded her 1,000th career kill as the University of Idaho volleyball team fell to Utah (6-3) 30-19, 29-31, 30-28, 30-22 Thursday in the first match of the Utah Hampton Inn Classic in Salt Lake City.

Meghan Brown led the Vandals (7-3) with 14 kills with Tikker adding 11.

Women’s soccer

Weber State (2-3-1) scored twice in the first half and Jenny Springer’s second-half strike from the penalty spot wasn’t enough as the University of Idaho (2-4-0) fell to the Wildcats 2-1 in a non-conference loss in Ogden, Utah.


Beth Wrigley had low gross score at 229 and Anita Herdener the low net at 218 after the final round of the SAWGA City Tournament at Manito Golf and Country Club.

In the championship flight, Patty Aunan led the way with a low gross of 248 while Eileen Hargrove’s 226 was good enough to earn the top low net.

•Idaho’s Renee Skidmore finished in a tie for second after posting a three-day total of 218 at the Oregon State Invitational at the Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis, Ore.

Skidmore’s final-round 73 put her at 2 over par, one shot behind Oregon’s Cathryn Bristow and in a tie with Brigham Young’s Rachel Newren. As a team, Idaho took seventh with a 51-over-par 915.

Meanwhile, Washington State shot a 40-over-par 904 for a fourth-place team finish, 13 shots behind first-place BYU (891, 27 over). The Cougars were led by Anastasia Kostina, who finished at a 6-over-par 222, Tracy Borders, who finished tied for 10th with an 8-over-par 224, and Brooke Henderson, who finished tied for 18th with a 12-over-par 228.

Eastern Washington, led by Kate Kofmehl’s 25-over-par 241 (a tie for 58th place), finished 15th with a 110-over-par 974.

Katrina aid

The Spokane Chiefs will team up with Catholic Charities to raise money for displaced Hurricane Katrina victims via a 50/50 raffle during today’s exhibition game against the Tri-City Americans at Eagles Ice-A-Rena. Half the money will go to the raffle winner, the other half to Catholic Charities.

Also, in conjunction with the school’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the American Red Cross, Whitworth’s football players will pass their helmets along every row during the second quarter of Saturday’s game against the University of La Verne as a fund-raiser for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

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