Sophomore Genevieve Ling is the second player in program history to individually qualify for the NCAA Regional Championships. She was selected Monday to compete at the Raleigh (N.C.) Regional on May 7-9. Ling had a school-record average score of 74.07 with one victory, four top-10s and seven top-25s. If she finishes among the top three players not affiliated with the top six regional teams, she will qualify for the national championships May 22-27 in Bradenton, Fla. Idaho senior Leilanie Kim also qualified for regionals and will play at the South Bend (Ind.) Regional.
IDAHO MEN’S GOLF: The Vandals lead the Big Sky Tournament by two strokes over Sacramento State after a 7-over 295 in the first round in Angels Camp, Calif.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD: Freshman Payton Lewis (Nampa Christian High) is second in the decathlon with 3,389 points at the GNAC multi-event championships in Lacey, Wash.
NNU SOFTBALL: Senior first baseman Whitney Carlton and sophomore Ashley Pesek were named to the All-GNAC first team. Pesek was selected as a designated player.
BSU WRESTLING: Former Broncos Andrew Hochstratter and Jason Chamberlain won gold medals at 134 and 143 pounds, respectively, and the United States won the Pan American freestyle championships Sunday in Santiago, Chile. The U.S. scored 78 points, 20 more than runner-up Canada.