- Portland Tribune - Sports
Football: Nebraska defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, a sophomore from Grant High, grabbed his first college interception and made two tackles for loss and a sack in a 21-3 win over Kansas State. The No. 17 Cornhuskers (6-1) play host to No. 5 Texas (6-1) on Saturday.
Women's soccer: The Portland Pilots (12-2-2, 2-0-1) go on the road to face West Coast Conference rival Santa Clara (11-3-1, 1-1-1) at 8 p.m. Thursday (Fox Soccer Channel). UP's Michelle Enyeart leads the nation's freshmen in goals with 13 and has had a goal or assist in nine consecutive games. Santa Clara was upset 1-0 Sunday at Pepperdine. The Pilots also play 1 p.m. Sunday at San Diego. … Portland State (2-12-1, 2-2-0) plays Northern Arizona at Nike in Beaverton at 2 p.m. Friday, then goes to Northern Colorado on Sunday.
Men's soccer: UP is at home 7 p.m. Friday against Loyola Marymount and 2 p.m. Sunday versus San Diego. UP lost to Gonzaga, home and away, both by a score of 2-1 last weekend. Christopher Sanders scored in both games to give the Pilots 1-0 halftime leads.
Cross country: UP junior John Moore won the Jim Drews Invitational in La Crosse, Wis., on Saturday, as the No. 8 Pilots took second with 41 points to No. 1 Wisconsin's 37 points. No. 12 Minnesota was third with 78 points. Senior Chuck McKenzie was sixth and junior Michael Kilburg eighth for UP. … Oregon's Galen Rupp, from Central Catholic High, won the Mike Hodges Invitational on Saturday at Clackamas Community College. He covered the four-mile course in 18 minutes, 40.66 seconds to beat teammate Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott by nearly 18 seconds. Another ex-Ram, freshman Kenny Klotz, was fourth for the Ducks in 19:08.33.
Volleyball: Portland State (13-6, 8-2) remains in second place in the Big Sky despite a loss in four games at Eastern Washington on Saturday. The Vikings are idle this week, then play host to Sacramento State on Oct. 26 and Idaho State on Oct. 28. … The Portland Pilots (8-10, 1-4) are at Saint Mary's on Thursday and San Francisco on Sunday.
Softball: Kelly Kretschman, an outfielder on the U.S. national team who starred at Alabama, will be a volunteer assistant coach at Portland State next season.