Roundup: Game 7's for OSU, Stanford, UW baseball
Three Pac-12 teams remain in the championship hunt in baseball, including top-seeded Oregon State. It has a game 7 (of the regional) against UC Irvine Monday night in large thanks to Scott Schultz’s two-hit complete-game shutout of the Anteaters Sunday night. Jason Quick of The Oregonian writes that Schultz saved Oregon State’s season, but it wasn’t his most impressive performance (raising a daughter, maintaining a relationship with his girlfriend/mother of his daughter, going to school and pitching all at once is).
Stanford and Indiana will play for all the marbles Monday as well, and this is because Wayne Taylor’s pinch-hit homer kept Stanford alive Sunday. The blast helped Stanford upend Indiana 10-7, which came after Stanford’s 12-4 win over Youngstown State earlier in the day.
Washington is the other baseball team still kicking, but men’s crew won its fourth straight IRA title Sunday so that’s what we’re gonna link, ya feel me?
The Pac-12 is completely out of the softball season now that Oregon’s season came to a close with a 2-0 loss to No. 2 Alabama Sunday.
At the NCAA track & field west preliminaries, USC’s Aleec Harris set the Pac-12 hurdles record and has qualified for the NCAA championships in Eugene as a result. He put forth a time of 13.18 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles.
Congrats to former Cal men’s basketball assistant coach Travis DeCuire for being named the head coach at Montana. He played at Montana in the ‘90s and set the school’s career and single-season assist records while there.
The UCLA women’s tennis NCAA championship celebration is set for Monday from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame. “Light appetizers and beverages,” y’all.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, former Utah running back Lucky Radley will walk on at San Diego State as a graduate transfer.
Paola Boivin of the Arizona Republic believes that selling the naming rights to Sun Devil Stadium is necessary. This is in response to Ray Anderson saying, “There will certainly be a naming-rights deal.”
CougCenter informs us that UCLA football transfer Aaron Porter is heading to Pullman after a year’s stay in the community college ranks (WazzuWatch.com initially reported the news). Porter was a four-star linebacker out of high school.
Brian Howell of BuffZone.com writes that point guard Xavier Talton is ready to take the next step. He did a nice job filling in as a starter once Spencer Dinwiddie went down for the season.
Lost Lettermen takes a look at former Arizona Wildcat Sean Elliott’s career as an NBA and college basketball TV analyst.