Geordan Martinez and Chris Castillo each went 1-1 Thursday to move on at the NCAA Championships at Madison Square Garden. Martinez, the No. 12 seed at 149 pounds, beat Lehigh’s Laike Gardner 8-3 before falling to No. 5 Alec Pantaleo of Michigan 8-3. Castillo, unseeded at 157, dropped a 5-4 decision to No. 16 Markus Scheidel of Columbia, but bounced back to beat North Carolina’s Robert Henderson 6-2.
BSU SWIMMING: Emma Chard, Sam Wicks and the 200 free relay team of Wicks, Brittany Aoyama, Abbey Sorensen and Katelyn Martin failed to get out of the prelims Thursday in the second day of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Atlanta. The relay finished with a time of 1:30.20, sixth fastest in school history and .84 away from the consolation finals. Chard swam the 500 free in 4:43.80, and Wicks clocked in at 2:00.92 in the 200 IM. Wicks (100 back), Aoyama (100 fly) and the 200 medley relay team will compete Friday.
BSU TENNIS: The women’s team swept College of Idaho 7-0, taking each singles match in straight sets and scoring six 6-0 set victories.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO BASKETBALL: Forward Joey Nebeker (Melba High) earned NAIA Division II All-American honorable mention honors Thursday. The junior averaged 20.7 points and seven rebounds a game.
C OF I FOOTBALL: The Coyotes signed 17 new players, including six from Idaho: Justin Lavin (Timberline High), Steve Tiersma (Nampa Christian), Andrew Anderson (Nampa Christian), Logan Magro (Sandpoint), Mike Plaster (Sandpoint) and Colton Engel (Sandpoint).