The No. 20 Broncos claimed the 30th annual Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday with 37 points — outlasting a 26-team field for a 79-point victory over defending national champion, and sixth-ranked Michigan State (116). The 37 points is the fifth-lowest team score for a women’s team in meet history. BSU was led by Allie Ostrander, who took second in the 6-kilometer course with a time of 21 minutes, 9.4 seconds. On the men’s side, Michael Vennard paced the Broncos (143 points) to sixth place in the 23-team field by taking third place in 24:58.0 on the 8k course. Michigan State won the men’s title with 74 points.
BSU WOMEN’S TENNIS: Boise State went a combined 8-6 in singles and doubles matches Saturday, and will send six players to championship matches Sunday at the Jack Taylor Classic. The final day of the tournament, featuring Weber State, Montana and Eastern Washington, begins at 9 a.m. at Appleton Tennis Center.
BSU VOLLEYBALL: The Broncos lost to No. 19 Colorado State 19-25, 28-26, 22-25, 25-21, 15-12 in Fort Collins. Sierra Nobley had 27 kills and 11 digs for Boise State (8-6, 0-2 Mountain West).
COLLEGE OF IDAHO VOLLEYBALL: The Coyotes defeated Warner Pacific 23-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-19 in Portland. The C of I (8-8, 6-2 Cascade) came off a 25-15, 25-10, 25-12 win over Multnomah late Friday in Portland.
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NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S SOCCER: Alex Mitrovic scored twice to lead the Crusaders to a 2-1 victory over Saint Martin’s in Lacey, Wash. No. 22 NNU improved to 6-1-1, 2-0-1 GNAC.
NNU WOMEN’S SOCCER: The Crusaders tied Western Oregon 2-2 in Nampa. Lexi Fesenbek had a goal and an assist for NNU (4-3-1, 1-1-1 GNAC), Rachel Ball also scored and Daniele Ortiz had seven saves.
NNU VOLLEYBALL: The Crusaders lost to Western Washington 29-31, 25-11, 25-14, 16-25, 15-10 in Nampa. Kendra Bodine had 19 kills and 13 digs for NNU (5-7, 2-2 GNAC).