Allie Ostrander won the women’s 6,000-meter race Friday at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in a course-record 19 minutes, 19.5 seconds. She is just the second freshman to win the meet, joining Cal Poly’s Laura Hollander (2012). Ostrander was 12 seconds faster than the previous record, held by seven-time NCAA champion Abbey D’Agostino of Dartmouth (2013). The BSU women took sixth in the 36-team field with 275 points, while the men were 11th with 387 points. Michael Vennard led the men in 23:51.8 for 17th place in the 8k. New Mexico (32) won the women’s race, and Syracuse (101) won the men’s title. COMING SUNDAY IN THE STATESMAN: A PROFILE ON OSTRANDER
BSU SOCCER: The Broncos lost to Colorado College 2-0 in Nampa. Tara Fisher had three saves for BSU (5-8-3, 3-4-0 MW).
COLLEGE OF IDAHO WOMEN’S SOCCER: The Coyotes scored three times in the second half to defeat Warner Pacific 3-0 in Caldwell. Erika Thompson (Centennial High) and Reilly Coyle (Bishop Kelly High) scored for the C of I (10-2, 6-1 Cascade).
C OF I MEN’S SOCCER: Warner Pacific outlasted the Coyotes 2-1 in Caldwell. Joe Bolin (Payette High) scored the lone goal for the C of I (6-3-0, 5-3-0 CCC).
C OF I VOLLEYBALL: The Coyotes rallied for a 16-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-22, 15-7 victory over Northwest in Kirkland, Wash. Abbey Fenton led the C of I (13-9, 11-3 CCC) with 19 kills, followed by Kylie Porter with 15. Sierra Porter put up a match-high 48 assists.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Crusaders were picked to finish sixth in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference coaches’ poll, released Friday. NNU received one first-place vote and 68 points. Alaska Anchorage was selected to repeat as champion with the other 10 first-place votes and 120 points.