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Uhlig leads Geoducks women to 2nd place

Emily Uhlig ran 2.4 miles in 15 minutes and 28 seconds, helping The Evergreen State College women's cross country team place second at a five-team meet at Warner Pacific College.

Corban's Danielle Jordan won in 14:47.

Evergreen's Brian Rakestraw won the men's 4-mile race in 20:49. Rakestraw, a sophomore, took the lead halfway through the race after dropping to sixth one mile into the race.

"The longer the race the better it is for Brian," Evergreen coach Craig Dickson said. "Emily moved up at the end. We're trying to get her to go out a little harder."

Evergreen's Kelly Beckham placed fourth in 15:33, Ariel Taylor was 17th at 16:35 and Ani Glass was 19th in 17:02.

Corban women won with 23 points, Evergreen was second with 59 and Warner Pacific was third with 75.

Evergreen's Liam Rockwell was 23rd with a 23:41 and Tyler Luce was 29th at 25:00.

Evergreen men didn't have a full team because of injuries.

The Cascade Conference championship is Saturday at the College of Idaho.

"Emily and Kelly are running better," Dickson said. "Our middle runners are also doing better."

Geoducks lose in OT: Michael Delgado placed a left-footed shot in the back of the net with just under six minutes remaining in the second overtime as The College of Idaho (formerly Albertson) men's soccer team defeated Evergreen State 2-1 Saturday at Caldwell, Idaho.

Brian Weiss placed a long ball up the left side, with Mauricio Both slotting a through-ball between a pair of defenders to Delgado on the left side of the box, beating keeper Matt Stalnik for the winner.

The the Coyotes (9-4-1, 6-3-1 CCC) won their third match in a row.

Despite having 30 shots in the match, including 19 on goal, the Yotes could not break Stalnik's wall until the 71st minute, when The College of Idaho received a penalty kick for a foul in the box. Antonio Bautista converted the chance, tying the game at 1-1.

Stalnik kept the game close as he made 14 saves - including a trio of diving stops to keep the Yotes off the board. Evergreen got the game's first goal in the 14th minute, as Eduardo Milan converted a penalty kick.

The Geoduck dropped to 5-8-1 overall and 4-5-1 in the Cascade Conference.

"Credit their keeper, he played outstanding today," said Coyote head coach Brian Smith. "We battled hard all afternoon and finally were able to break through."

Saints claim volleyball victory: Shealun Campisi had 14 kills and Kanoe Kalalau had 43 assists, leading Saint Martin's to a 3-1 victory against Montana State-Billings in Great Northwest Athletic Conference volleyball.

Saint Martin's won 30-16, 21-30, 30-18 and 30-28. After losing their first 17 matches of the season, the Saints improved to 2-19 overall and 2-9 in conference.

Montana State Billings dropped to 13-7 overall and 6-5 in conference.

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