Ducks 5th in women's track
COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD
• Oregon's women finished fifth in the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships at College Station, Texas.
The Oregon men tied for 13th.
UO senior Sabrina Southerland, from New York City, won the women's 800 meters in a personal-best 2 minutes, 1.55 seconds.
Ducks triple jumper Chaquinn Cook from Benson High was one spot away from qualifying for the finals. She finished 10th.
The top eight women's teams: Georgia (61 points), Arkansas (49), Kentucky (34), Florida (32), Oregon (31), LSU (29), USC (28) and Stanford (24).
Oregon's men had 16 points. Florida won with 40, three better than USC.
• Concordia senior Christina MacDonald took seventh in the women's shot put at the
NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, Pittsburg, Kansas, on the heels of her fourth-place showing in the weight throw the day before.
MacDonald uncorked a PR in the shot of 49-10 on her final throw.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
OREGON STATE 196.800, Michigan State 191.350
• The 11th-ranked Beavers won on Senior Day before 2,953 fans
at Gill Coliseum.
OSU is 6-3 and 5-0 at home.
Oregon State will go to Sacramento, California, for a 7 p.m. Friday meet with the host Hornets, Arizona State and UC Davis, a final tuneup for the Pac-12 championships, which are Saturday, March 24 at the University of Arizona.
COLLEGE MEN'S TENNIS
USC 4, OREGON 3
• At Eugene, the Ducks came close to upsetting the 13th-ranked Trojans
Oregon dropped to 9-6, 0-2 Pac-12, the other loss on Friday to No. 4 UCLA.
USC is 10-3, 2-0.
COLLEGE BEACH VOLLEYBALL
Portland 3, Sacramento State 2
Cal State Northridge 5, Portland 0
Cal Poly 5, Portland 0
• The Pilots opened their spring season with three matches at the Big West/West Coast Conference Challenge in Santa Cruz, California, winning its opener and then losing twice, the last match to sixth-ranked Cal Poly.