Vikings second in women's golf
COLLEGE WOMEN'S GOLF
• Portland State was second, three shots behind Grand Canyon, through two rounds of the 54-hole Bobcat Spring Invitational at Goodyear, Arizona.
The Vikings had a 36-hole score of 588, 12-over-par at Golf Club of Estrella's Desert course. They were 10 strokes ahead of third-place UC Riverside in the 16-team field.
PSU's Tara Finigan shot 70-73 and was tied for second, trailing Alexis Linam of Grand Canyon by two shots.
Windy Huang of Portland State had a share of sixth after going 68-77, and Portland State's Jasmine Cabajar shot 77-70 to tie for ninth.
Portland State has won two team titles in five events this spring.
• Oregon was tied for 10th out of 17 teams with one round to go in the Silverado Showdown at Napa, California.
The Ducks' 21-over 597 total trailed the leading team, Stanford, by 22 shots.
Alexis Phadeungmartvorakul of Oregon shot a 2-under 70 in the second round to move into a tie for 11th at 1-over 145.
Arizona's Gigi Stoll, from Beaverton, had a second-round 77 and was at 150, tied for 34th.
The leaders, Mika Liu of Stanford and Jennifer Chang of USC, had 138 totals at Silverado Resort and Spa.
• Concordia was tied for eight through one round of the
Mustang Intercollegiate, a 54-hole event at Goodyear, Arizona.
The Cavaliers shot 11-over 299.
COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD
• Concordia's Jacob Slate has been named Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's field athlete of the week, and Melissa Ausman of the Cavaliers has been honored as the league's female field athlete of the week.
Slate finished first in the hammer at the John Knight Twilight in Monmouth. His throw of 200 feet, 5 inches met the NCAA Division III provisional qualifying standard.
The freshman from Chandler, Arizona, ranks first in the GNAC and sixth in the nation, and he is fourth on the Cavaliers' all-time list and third on the GNAC list.
Ausman broke the conference discus reford with her NCAA provision qualifying throw of 170-1 at Monmouth. She leads the GNAC 2018 chart and ranks third in the nation and fourth all-time at Concordia. The previous conference best was 169-3, set a year ago by Concordia's McKenzie Warren, who has graduated.
Ausman is a senior from Nyssa.