Former Mission Prep standout and Oregon freshman Jordan Hasay finished third in the women’s race at the Pre-National Invitational at the LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind. on Saturday.
Hasay’s time of 20 minutes, 33 seconds over the 6K course led the Oregon women to a third-place finish while the men would win the team title on the strength of Luke Puskedra’s first place finish.
The Ducks’ total of 79 points was 35 better than second-place Alabama.
Jenny Barringer of Colorado won the women’s race in 19:50.
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“That was a great race for Luke and the rest of the men’s team and a terrific performance from a freshman, Jordan Hasay, in the women’s race,” Oregon coach Vin Lananna said in a news release.
The Cal Poly men’s team finished 10th overall with 303 points.
The women’s team did not compete.
Joe Gatel was Cal Poly’s first finisher, as his time of 24:25 was good for 30th place over the 8K course. Evan Anderson finished in 50th place in 24:42 while teammate Andrew Wright finished two seconds behind Anderson in 56th.
Cal Poly Invitational
Both Cal Poly men’s and women’s teams finished second at the Cal Poly Invitational at the Fairbanks Cross Country Course in San Luis Obispo.
Cal Poly alumnus Phillip Reid won the 8K men’s race in 26:42.
He was followed by sophomore Derek Thomas, whose time of 26:54.made him the first official scorer.
Freshman Michael Johnson was the second Cal Poly scorer, finishing fourth in 27:10.
The Mustangs’ 39 points were 10 more than team champion UC Irvine. The Anteaters were led by Rex Nelson’s third place finish in a time of 27:05.
On the women’s side, Cal Poly’s Kayleigh Tyerman was second on the women’s 5K course, finishing in 18:08, seven seconds behind UCLA’s Shannon Murakami.
Vanessa Hancock finished fourth in 18:40, but the Mustangs would fall by six points to UCLA in the overall team standings.
Cuesta’s Jenniver Love was the Cougars’ top finisher, as her time of 22:47 put her in 42nd place.
Pacific 3, Cal Poly 2
Freshman outside hitter Megan McConnell had a team-high 16 kills for Cal Poly, which fell 23-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19, 15-11 to Pacific in Mott Gym.
The Mustangs (6-15, 2-6 Big West Conference) got 15 kills from junior middle blocker Dominique Olowolafe on a .409 hitting percentage while freshman opposite Holly Franks had 13 kills with a .391 hitting percentage.
Freshman setter Anuhea Keanini had 56 assists for the Mustangs, who lost their second five-set match in as many days.The Tigers (15-4, 5-3) were led by Svenja Engelhardt’s match-high 19 kills.
MEN’S WATER POLO
Cuesta 14, Sierra 9; Cuesta 12, Cabrillo 6
Lawrence Bardelli scored 11 goals, including seven in the win over Sierra as the Cougars (14-9) went 4-0 at the Cuesta II Tournament in San Luis Obispo.
Cuesta stormed out to a 6-0 lead after one period and never trailed.
In the second match, the Cougars were locked in a defensive struggle, heading to halftime tied 2-2. But Cuesta would come out with five goals in the third and fourth period.
Hunter Hamaker had four goals against Cabrillo while goalie Thomas Martin made 13 saves.
Cal Poly 1, UC Riverside 0
The Mustangs (6-7-1, 4-1 Big West Conference) defeated UC Riverside (1-12, 0-5) in Riverside. No other information was available.