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OSU gymnasts win at UW; Pioneers finish baseball tourney 1-3



COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Cooper Larson of Lewis & Clark College heads to first base at Ron Tonkin Field.GYMNASTICS

Oregon State 195.325, Washington 194.275, at Seattle

Freshmen Mary Jacobsen and Mariana Colussi-Pelaez helped lead the way as the 15th-ranked Beavers improved to 6-2 with a road win against UW, which was ranked 29th and fell to 4-4.

Jacobsen won her first individual title, scoring a personal-best 9.825 on the uneven bars to open the meet. Colussi-Pelaez tied for second at 9.8000.

OSU’s Madeline Gardiner placed second in all-around with a 38.850 that trailed only Joslyn Goings of Washington (39.125). Gardiner won the vault with a 9.850.


An opening weekend for various Northwest Conference teams ended Monday night at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro with the Lewis & Clark Pioneers falling 8-6 to the host Pacific Boxers.

Pacific went 3-1 in the invitational tournament, while L&C was 1-3.

The Pioneers had 11 hits in Monday’s tourney finale, with Matt Donovan, Cooper Larson, Sean Shepherd and Connor Eggleston each stroking two. Shepherd drove in two runs and had a triple.

The Pios had lost two games on Sunday, 8-3 to Willamette and 5-0 to Puget Sound, but they opened with a 7-0 victory over Whitman. Freshman Nathan Klein, a 6-3 right-hander from Juneau, Alaska, gave up three hits and one walk in seven innings to earn the win. He struck out three batters. The Pioneers had 10 hits, six doubles, and scored once in the second inning, three times in the third, once in the fourth and twice in the seventh. Blake Howell worked the final two innings for Lewis & Clark and allowed one hit.