Idaho colleges: Ex-Boise State center invited to NFL Combine next month

STATESMAN STAFFJanuary 25, 2014 

BOISE — Matt Paradis received the invitation Friday, he said. Paradis, of Council, will join left tackle Charles Leno Jr. and defensive end Demarcus Lawrence at the combine. Offensive linemen are at the combine Feb. 19-22, and defensive linemen go Feb. 21-24.

BSU WRESTLING: The 21st-ranked Broncos (2-5, 2-3) fell to Arizona State 21-15 in a Pac-12 dual. Boise State winners were Ben DeMeulle (133 pounds), Brian Owen (141), Chris Castillo (149), Cody Dixon (197) and sixth-ranked J.T. Felix (285). The Broncos wrestle at home Sunday, taking on No. 24 Lehigh at 11:30 a.m. at Bronco Gym.

INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: The College of Idaho’s defending NAIA national champion women’s distance medley relay team ran the fastest time (11:49.80) in the NAIA this season at the Jacksons/New Balance Boise Indoor Invite in Nampa on Friday. The team of Hillary Holt (Mountain View High), Nichole DeGrange (Mountain View), Jordan Engelhardt (Bishop Kelly) and Sarah Johnson met the NAIA “A” qualifying standard by 39 seconds. Also, Sora Klopfenstein (Meridian) punched her ticket to the NAIA Championships by running the 3,000 in 10:19.24. At the same meet, Northwest Nazarene’s Jordan Rehfeld (Columbia) ran the women’s 3,000 in a school-record 9:58.78.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Coyotes (9-9, 6-4) lost at Southern Oregon 75-73 in Ashland. It was their first loss to the Raiders in 13 games.

C OF I MEN’S BASKETBALL: Josh Wilson scored 21 points as the Coyotes knocked off No. 9 Southern Oregon 109-100 in double overtime in Ashland. A 25-foot 3-pointer by the Raiders’ Kyle Tedder sent the game to a second overtime, but the Coyoytes (17-5, 8-2 Cascade) closed out the game with a 20-11 run.

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