Cal Poly

Cal Poly tops Oregon State in women's basketball

The Cal Poly women’s basketball team notched its first victory of the season with an upset road win Monday against Pac-12 opponent Oregon State, 72-62.

The Mustangs improved to 1-1, while the Beavers dropped to 1-1.

Cal Poly sophomore Ariana Elegado scored a career-high 27 points on 10-of-20 shooting, including hitting four of six from 3-point range.

Three other Mustangs scored in double figures. Kayla Griffin had 15 points, while Molly Schlemer

and Kristen Ale each added 10.

Griffin had a team-high nine rebounds, and Schlemer added eight boards.

Freshman 6-foot-4 forward Maddison Allen tallied three blocks for the Mustangs to go along with two points and three rebounds in 15 minutes of play.

Cal Poly shot 36 percent from the floor overall but made six of 15 from 3-point range (40 percent).

The Mustangs improved upon the season-opener in which they had 31 turnovers in a blowout loss to Oklahoma State. They had nine turnovers Monday.

Cal Poly’s defense held Oregon State to 36 percent shooting overall and just 7-for-28 from three-point range (25 percent). Alyssa Martin led the Beavers with 16 points, and Patricia Bright had 15.

The Mustangs return home to play San Diego on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Mott Gym.