LACEY, Wash. — It was heartbreak again for Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team as the Wolves fell 48-47 to Saint Martin’s on Saturday.
Dana Goularte scored a team-high 10 points as WOU held a 44-40 lead with 3:56 remaining in the game.
The Saints, however, scored eight unanswered points to take a 48-44 lead with six seconds left. Elise Miller hit a 3-pointer for the Wolves’ final points.
“We got on the glass, gave ourselves second opportunities and put ourselves in position to win, but made some costly mistakes down the stretch,” Western Oregon coach Holli Howard-Carpenter said.
WOU plays at Alaska Fairbanks on Thursday and Alaska Anchorage on Saturday.
BASEBALL OPENS SEASON: Western Oregon’s baseball team opened its 2015 campaign with a trio of losses against the University of California-San Diego on Sunday and Monday. The Tritons won a doubleheader 4-0, and 8-3 on Sunday. Pitchers Darrien Moran and Clark McKitrick took the losses for the Wolves. Senior Matt Taylor went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs during the second game. The Tritons defeated WOU 12-5 on Monday. The Wolves closed out their four-game series with the Tritons Tuesday after press time. WOU plays a four-game set at Point Loma Nazarene Thursday through Saturday.
WOLVES SET PERSONAL MARKS: Freshman Cody Warner ran an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time Saturday at the Husky Invite in Seattle. Warner finished the 60-meter run in 6.89 seconds, missing qualifying for the finals by .03 seconds. Senior Brady Beagley set a personal record in the 1,600-meter run (4:11.20), while sophomore Rachel Crawford set a personal record in the mile (5:12.94). Senior Rebecca Laible set a new personal mark in the triple jump (35 feet, 10¾ inches) and junior Emmi Collier set a personal record in the shot put (43-3¾). WOU will compete at the Cougar Indoor meet Friday and Saturday in Pullman, Wash.