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COLLEGE WATCH: Ducks win 6 events at UW Indoor

OSU wrestlers dominate Air Force; Beavers add QB Del Rio


INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD

Oregon Ducks freshman Sasha Wallace set a school record in the women's 60-meter hurdles in the season-opening University of Washington Indoor Preview at Seattle on Saturday.

UO athletes won six events, with Wallace clocking 8.21 in the 60 hurdles final. The old school mark of 8.25 was set by Brianne Theisen in 2012. Wallace's time ranks No. 2 on the 2013 indoor NCAA list.

Other victories by the Ducks include Laura Roesler's 4:40.63 mile, also second-fastest in the nation this season.

And the men's 4x800 team, featuring former Lincoln standout Nathan Mathabane and ex-Jefferson High ace Boru Guyota, captured first in 7:33.14, with Guyota stretching the Oregon lead on the final leg.

• Portland State hit 11 Big Sky qualifying marks for men or women at the UW meet.RATCLIFF

Sophomore T-Roy Brown, a redshirt sophomore from Summit High, broke the school men's 3,000-meter record, running 8:21.04. The old mark was 8:21.63, set by Michael Davenport in 2005.

PSU junior Jazmin Ratcliff from Benson Tech qualified for the conference meet in the 60 meters and 60 hurdles.

  • WRESTLING

    • No. 20 Oregon State beat No. 31 Air Force 30-3 Saturday at Corvallis.

    Air Force won the opening match, but the Beavers dominated the rest of the way at Gill Coliseum where they will host No. 22 North Dakota State on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

  • FOOTBALL

    Oregon State will have a new quarterback, although he can't play till 2015.

    Luke Del Rio, a true freshman at Alabama in 2013, is transferring to OSU and will take part in spring practice, which starts on March 31.

    Del Rio, 6-2, 200 pounds, from Highlands Ranch, Colo., will have three years of eligibility, but he must sit out the 2014 season.

    He was rated the No. 2 player in Colorado and No. 27 pocket passer nationally by ESPN.com after passing for 2,275 yards as a senior at Valor Christian High, where he led the Eagles to the 5A championship.

    He is the son of Jack Del Rio, Denver Broncos defensive coordinator, former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach and longtime NFL linebacker.