THURSDAY SPORTS NEWS/Mo Farah headlines Prefontaine Classic 5,000; OSU's Hallock makes NCAA heptathlon field; Portland State will send 2 track athletes to West Regional



The Portland Timbers travel to face the Seattle Sounders on June 14 in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The match is 7:30 p.m. at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington.

All 19 U.S.-based MLS clubs enter in the fourth round.

The winner will advance to a round-of-16 match on June 28. Pairings will be determined after the fourth round is complete.

This marks the seventh meeting between the Timbers and Sounders in the U.S. Open Cup, dating to 2005, when both were in the United Soccer Leagues.

The U.S. Open Cup dates to 1914. It is an annual tournament open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer.


Mo Farah, Paul Chelimo, Hagos Gebrhiwet, Yomif Kejelcha, Mohammed Ahmed, Geoffrey Kamworor, Conselius Kipruto, Isiah Koech, Joshua Cheptagei, Albert Rop, Andrew Butchart, Caleb Mwangangi, Ryan Hill, Ben True, Hassan Mead and Eric Jenkins are among those in the field for the 5,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic.

The 41st annual meet is May 26-27 at Hayward Field.


Oregon State will have its second athlete in the NCAA championships since the school revived its women's program in 2005.

Heptathlete Kara Hallock from Lebanon qualified as the 22nd seed in a 24-women field.

She scored 5,551 to place second in the Pac-12 championships.

The heptathlon is June 9-10 at Hayward Field.

• Portland State's Genna Settle and Ta'mara Richey have received spots in the NCAA West preliminaries May 25-27 at Austin, Texas.

Settle is the Big Sky 100 and 200 women's champion.

Richey competes in the triple jump.

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