Kaitlyn Oster fired her second straight 1-under-par 71 to finish with a three-round total of 3-over 219 to help guide the Idaho Vandals women to a sixth-place showing at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at Boulder Creek in Boulder City, Nevada on Tuesday.
Oster finished in a tie for 15th place. Kristin Strankman (220, tied for 22nd) and Amy Hasenoehri (221, tied for 25th) had top-25 efforts for the Vandals (882).
Raychelle Santos and Ciera Min both carded even-par 216s – tying them for eighth place – to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs to a seventh-place showing one shot behind Idaho.
Freshman Alivia Brown shot a final-round 2-under 70 to finish tied for 22nd at 220 as the Washington State Cougars (894) tied Michigan and New Mexico State for 12th place.
San Diego State and Minnesota tied for first, while UNLV’s Dana Finkelstein was the medalist at 9-under 207.
WSU’s Kaitlyn Johnson was named to the TopDrawerSoccer’s national team of the week.
Johnson scored the game-winning goal in the Cougars’ 2-1 win at Colorado and followed that up with a goal and an assist in WSU’s 4-2 road win over Utah.
Keilah Shaw scored two goals – including the game-winner in the 58th minute – to propel the Shadle Park Highlanders to a 2-1 victory over the North Central Indians in a District 8 loser-out match at Spokane Falls Community College.
Shadle will play Mt. Spokane on Thursday at Mt. Spokane.
• Emma Marshall made 10 saves, including two in the shootout, to lead Lewis and Clark to a 2-1 win over Gonzaga Prep in the other District 8 loser-out match at Spokane Falls Community College.
The Tigers travel to Central Valley to play the Bears on Thursday.
The North Idaho Cardinals are ranked 18th in the NJCAA preseason rankings.
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