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Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State runner wins NCAA regional title

Freshman Allie Ostrander claimed the women’s title at the NCAA West Regional cross country meet Friday, covering the 6-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 10.9 seconds. The women’s team placed second behind Oregon and secured a bid to the NCAA Championships on Nov. 21 in Louisville, Ky. Ostrander, along with Brenna Peloquin (fourth) and Minttu Hukka (fifth), earned All-West Region honors. The three honors is the most for the women’s team at a West Regional in school history. The men placed fifth behind Michael Vennards’s 17th-place finish in the 10k (31:29.8). Washington won the title.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO VOLLEYBALL: The No. 25 Coyotes defeated No. 15 Southern Oregon 25-19, 19-25, 19-25, 25-16, 15-8 in the semifinals of the Cascade Collegiate Conference Tournament in La Grande, Ore. They will face Eastern Oregon on Saturday for the title and a trip to the NAIA national tournament. It is the 10th straight trip to the conference final for the C of I (20-10), the three-time defending champion. Kylie Porter had a match-high 21 kills, while Sierra Porter added 54 assists, nine digs, seven kills and three blocks.

C OF I WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Petra Lumpert scored 32 points, but the Coyotes (0-1) lost to Montana Western 85-67 in the opener of the Twin Rivers Physical Therapy Classic in Lewiston.

BOISE STATE WOMEN’S TENNIS: Jovana Kuljinan (Murrieta, Calif.) signed a letter of intent to play for the Broncos.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE BASKETBALL: The men knocked off Bethesda 95-73 in their season opener in Nampa, and the women defeated Central Missouri 88-63 at the D2 Vegas Showdown.

IDAHO STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals opened the season with a 82-56 win over Colorado Christian in Pocatello.

ISU MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals defeated Great Falls 78-72 in Pocatello.