David Elliott took fifth place in the men’s mile at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, clocking a time of 4 minutes, 7.16 seconds and earning first-team All-American honors. Allie Ostrander was scheduled to take part in the women’s 3,000 meters, but she was a late scratch after being unable to finish Friday’s 5,000.
BSU SOFTBALL: Makenzie Sullivan hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to send the Broncos (6-17) to a 6-5 win over Montana at Dona Larsen Park.
BSU MEN’S TENNIS: The Broncos defeated Michigan State 5-2 at Appleton Tennis Center.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO BASEBALL: The Coyotes (17-7, 5-3 NAIA West) swept Oregon Tech 3-0 and 7-3 in Caldwell. The first victory gave coach Shawn Humberger his 500th career win — just the second C of I coach in any sport to eclipse the 500-win mark, joining his predecessor, Tim Mooney, in the elite club.
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C OF I SOFTBALL: The Coyotes (5-6-1, 2-2 Cascade) split a doubleheader against Great Falls in Caldwell, winning 8-2 and losing 5-2.
C OF I SKIING: The Coyote men closed out the USCSA National Championships with a runner-up finish in the dual slalom on Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y. The C of I earned victories over Michigan State, Connecticut and St. Olaf College to reach the championship, where it lost to Western Region rival Rocky Mountain 5-0. The women finished tied for fifth.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE BASEBALL: The Crusaders (10-8, 5-3 GNAC) lost to Montana State Billings 11-2 before winning 3-1 in a doubleheader in Nampa.
NNU TRACK & FIELD: Payton Lewis (Nampa Christian High) placed 13th in both the heptathlon (4,994 points) and pole vault (16 feet, 0.75) at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Pittsburgh, Kansas.
MOUNTAIN VIEW GRAD AT NATIONALS: Eastern Oregon’s Eric England finished 13th in the triple jump at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Portland with a mark of 50 feet, 6 3/4 inches.