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Mustangs win 12 events at Cal Poly Invitational

Cal Poly’s LeAnne Fogg leads the pack to the finish line as she wins the 1,500-meter race Saturday at Cal Poly. Fogg finished in 4 minutes, 27.37 seconds.
Cal Poly’s LeAnne Fogg leads the pack to the finish line as she wins the 1,500-meter race Saturday at Cal Poly. Fogg finished in 4 minutes, 27.37 seconds. jmellom@thetribunenews.com

Cal Poly’s track and field men’s and women’s teams won 12 total events in the Cal Poly Invitational on Saturday. A total of 36 athletes also posted Big West qualifying marks.

For the women, Jasmine Pickett posted two season-high marks — in the long jump (18 feet, 10.75 inches) and triple jump (42-1), winning both events.

LeAnne Fogg won the 1,500 meters with a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 27.37 seconds, and freshman Lia Rivers-Birt won the 800 with a time of 2:11.84.

Sophomore Noelle Garcia won the 3,000 steeplechase with a Big West qualifying time of 11:12.41.

On the men’s side, the Mustangs posted wins in seven events. Jamison Jordan won both the 100 and 200. Jordan tied his personal best in the 100 with a time of 10.67 and set a personal best in the 200 with a time of 21.59.

Sophomore John Prader won the pole vault when he cleared 16-03⁄4, and Daniel Erdman took first in the shot put with a mark of 55-6 — 33⁄4 inches short of his personal best. Junior Eric Suprenant won the 400 hurdles (53.56), while junior Ryan Cosens won the 5,000 (14:53.66).

SOFTBALLCal Poly 7, UC Riverside 1; UC Riverside 4, Cal Poly 3

Stephanie Correia hit two home runs, including a three-run shot in the fourth inning, to lead Cal Poly (5-23, 1-1 Big West Conference) to a road win over UC Riverside in the first game of a doubleheader.

Correia finished the game 2 for 4 with two runs scored and four RBI.

Anna Cahn hit a solo home run in the third and finished 1 for 2 with two runs, an RBI and two walks.

Rebecca Patton (3-12) pitched a complete game, giving up five hits, one earned run and issuing a walk.

The Mustangs couldn’t come back after falling behind 4-2 after three innings in game two.

Cahn hit her 10th homerun of the season and went 3 for 3 with a run scored and three RBI. She also started for the Mustangs, going three innings, giving up six hits and four earned runs.

Nora Sobczak was 2 for 4 with a run scored for Cal Poly.

Cypress 7, Cuesta 5; Harbor 4, Cuesta 1

Competing at the Ventura Tournament, the Cuesta Cougars (9-17, 4-4 Western State Conference-North) couldn’t get their offense going early in either game.

In the first game, Cypress had taken a 5-0 lead before the Cougars got on the board in the fifth.

They made things interesting and mounted a rally in the ninth, scoring three runs.

Karen Berna made the start for the Cougars and was 2 for 4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored. Liz Isaak came in for relief in the fourth inning.

Cuesta took a 1-0 lead in game two against Harbor, but didn’t score again.

BASEBALLUC Riverside 3, Cal Poly 0

A day after providing Mason Radeke plenty of run support, the Mustangs (9-13, 1-1) managed only four hits.

The best chance the Mustangs had to score was when Denver Chavez tripled with two outs in the third inning. But Mike Miller, the team leader in average at .415, struck out swinging.

Bobby Crocker kept alive an eight-game hitting streak on a single to left field in the bottom of the eighth inning with two outs.

Steven Fischback was the losing pitcher, going 6 2⁄3 innings, giving up seven hits and three earned runs while striking out five. Frankie Reed pitched a perfect 2 1⁄3 innings in relief, striking out four.

MEN’S TENNISCal Poly 7, UC Davis 0

The 32nd-ranked duo of Cal Poly’s Alexander Sonesson and Andre Dome fell against UC Davis, but that would be the only setback for the Mustangs against the Aggies.

The Mustangs swept UC Davis in singles play and, after the setback of Sonesson and Dome, took the doubles point to continue their hot streak. Cal Poly has now won six of its past seven matchups.

Cal Poly improved to 11-3 (2-0 Big West).

WOMEN’S TENNISCal Poly 6, UC Davis 1

Improving to 14-3 on the season, the Cal Poly women won their ninth straight match after beating Big West Conference rival UC Davis.

With the win, the Mustangs also remain undefeated in conference play at 6-0.

Florence Lehane and Gabrielle Gatewood defeated the Aggies’ Lauren Curry and Dhara Zamudio in a tough 9-8 set to clinch the doubles point.

Kathryn Webb won both her sets over Melissa Kobayakawa 6-0, 6-2, and Jocelyn Davis defeated Lauren Curry 6-1, 6-2 in singles play.

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