Gunn High's Hope Schroeder won a national title last weekend in the junior division of U.S. Figure Skating's solo ice dance championships in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Schroeder, 17, trains at Sharks Ice in San Jose with three-time Olympic medalists Sergei Ponomarenko and Marina Klimova.

Fremont's Amy Lin of the Peninsula Skating Club took second in the junior pattern dance and third in the free dance in the championship round.

Women's volleyball

Mary Alice O'Reilly had a team-best 11 kills, but San Jose State was swept by Pacific 25-21, 25-17, 25-20 in a nonconference match at Spartan Gym. Krista Miller hit a team-best .429 with seven kills on 14 attempts and just one error for the Spartans.

Golf

Santa Clara's Scott Lowe and USF's Jobin Carlos finished tied for second behind Saint Mary's Ben Geyer for medalist honors at the Saint Mary's Invitational at Bayonet Golf Course in Seaside

Lowe posted rounds of 72-70-71 to finish 3-under par, just one shot from his first-ever collegiate win.

Broncos freshman Carlos Briones fired a 1-over par 73 Tuesday to post a top 20 finish.

SCU finished fifth overall.

  • San Jose State's Cha Cha Willhoite shot a team-best 76 in the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge and the Spartans are 15th after two rounds at the Red Sky Golf Club in Wolcott, Colo.


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    Willhoite had 15 pars on her round Tuesday and is tied for 24th overall. Megan Osland shot a 77, Kathleen Rojas 80, Stephanie Gibri 81 and Rachelle Reali 82.

  • San Jose's Fred Garcia finished fifth at the Senior Northern California Open Championship held at Morgan Creek Golf Club in Roseville.

    Garcia finished six strokes behind champion Greg Bruckner. Garcia shot a final-round 72 and finished with a two-day score of 144.

    Morgan Hill's John Snopkowski and Burlingame's Rodney Wilson were among four golfers tied for seventh (146).

    Gymnastics

    Elisabeth Crandall has been hired as Cal's women's gymnastics assistant coach, coach Justin Howell announced. In addition to judging the past three Olympic trials, Crandall has coached at the collegiate and club levels and spent six years as a member of the U.S. national team after which she was a student-athlete at BYU.

    Staff writer Elliott Almond contributed to this report.