Washington State senior Abby Regan set a school record in the mile Saturday at the Husky Classic indoor track and field meet in Seattle.
Regan crossed in 4 minutes, 43.91 seconds and took 17th place. She broke Lisa Egami’s school record of 4:44.92, which was set in 2009.
The Cougars’ Candice McFarland took second place in the women’s 60-meter hurdles. She finished in a personal-best time of 8.46 seconds, tied for fifth-best in school history.
Matt Wardell led the WSU men with a seventh-place finish in the shot put. He reached a personal-best distance of 54 feet, 10 inches.
Eastern Washington’s Katie Mahoney also set a school record in the women’s mile. She finished in 4:51.85. The previous record was set by Paula Gil-Echevarria at the University of Washington Invitational on Jan. 31.
Mahoney, along with Sarah Reiter, Catie Arrigoni and Gil-Echevarria, was also part of the Eagles’ school-record-setting distance medley relay team. The foursome finished in 11:58.15, more than 12 seconds faster than the previous record, which was set in 2003.
Whitworth claimed two men’s wins and two women’s victories on the second day of the Northwest Conference Championships at the Osborne Aquatic Center in Corvallis, Oregon.
The Pirates men are in second place and the women third heading into today’s final day of competition.
Wes Hatten had three hits and drove in three runs as Washington State claimed its first victory of the season, 8-2, over Texas-Arlington at the Stephen F. Austin Tiptop Ford Classic in Nacogdoches, Texas.
P.J. Jones added three hits, two runs and an RBI for the Cougars (1-1), who scored four times in the eighth.
Five WSU pitchers held the Mavericks (1-1) to two runs on five hits.
• Cal State Northridge (2-0) scored four runs in the eighth and beat Gonzaga 6-2 at the CSUN Invitational in Northridge, California.
The Bulldogs (1-1) pounded out 11 hits – three apiece from Mitchell Gunsolus and Justin Jacobs – but came away with just a pair of runs.
The Kamloops Storm (33-15-0-1-2) scored four first-period goals and routed the Spokane Braves (25-23-0-0-4) 6-1 in a KIJHL game in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Jonny Marzec scored Spokane’s goal midway through the first period.
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