MONROE, Ore. - Ben Hersh made the first ace in College of Idaho men's golf recorded history, highlighting the final round of the Cascade Conference Championships and NAIA West National Qualifier at Diamond Woods Golf Course. The sophomore from Idaho Falls recorded the ace on the par-3, 196-yard No. 7 hole. Hersh fired a final-round 77 and finished in a tie for 27th place, while teammate Kyle DeLorey placed 11th as the Coyotes finished eighth as a team.
C OF I WOMEN'S GOLF: The Coyotes finished second in their best ever finish at the NAIA West Grouping National Qualifier at Diamond Woods Golf Course in Oregon. Trish Gibbens shot a final-round 75 to place second and Baylee Borchers added an 81 for fifth. C of I head coach John Bideganeta was honored as Cascade Conference coach of the year.
C OF I SOFTBALL: The Coyotes (27-21, 13-11 Cascade) swept Eastern Oregon in La Grande, winning 4-2 and 2-0. Paige Gabiola had an extra-inning, two-run homer in the first game, and pitchers Nickayla Skinner and Cortni Pena picked up the victories.