The Sacramento State women's track and field team captured its fourth Big Sky Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship, and the men finished third Saturday in Bozeman, Mont., Sac State reported.
The Hornets' Sakya Bolton won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.77 seconds, a school and Big Sky record, and Dominique Whittington took the 400 in a personal-best 54.33 seconds.
Sac State finished with 97 points and was followed by Portland State (82) and Idaho State (71).
Bolton also won the long jump at 19 feet, 21/2 inches to share the Women's Most Valuable Athlete award with two others.
The Sac State men (74 points) finished behind Northern Arizona (138.5) and Montana State (124).
Aggies earn conference swimming title
UC Davis finished second in four individual events and in the 400-yard freestyle relay to win the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming and Diving Championships, held jointly in Monterey Park and at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, UCD reported.
Samantha Shellem, Katie Edwards, Haley Porter and Hilary Hunt clocked 3 minutes, 21.65 seconds in the relay, the final event of the meet, to clinch the program's second team championship in the three-year history of the conference.
Hunt hit an NCAA championships "B" qualifying mark with a school-record 1:58.82 in the 200 backstroke preliminaries, then followed with a second-place 1:58.87 in the final.
The host Sac State baseball team (2-4) split a doubleheader with UC Riverside (3-4). The Hornets won the first game 4-3 on Scotty Burcham's walk-off squeeze bunt but fell 7-6 in the second game. Sac State scored two runs in the ninth inning of the nightcap.
Chandler Wagner's two-out single in the third inning lifted the UC Davis softball team (6-8) to a 1-0 victory over No. 14 South Florida (6-7) in the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla., UCD reported. Earlier, the Aggies were held to one hit in a 6-0 loss to No. 15 Michigan.
Trailing 3-1, visiting Sacramento State (2-5) received singles victories from redshirt freshman Niranjan Ram and sophomores Roy Brandys and Marek Marksoo for a 4-3 victory over UC Davis (4-6) in a nonconference men's tennis match, Sac State reported.
Bee Sports staff