Junior Patrick Rodgers won the NCAA Eugene (Oregon) Regional on Saturday, tying Tiger Woods' Stanford record with 11 career victories.

Rodgers also helped the Cardinal take the team title by a stroke over host Oregon. Stanford finished 54 holes at 13-over 853. The top five teams advanced to the NCAA championship, which is May 23-28 in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Rodgers closed with a 1-over 71 and finished at 6-under 204 at Eugene Country Club. The Ducks' Thomas Lin was second at 210, followed by Stanford's Cameron Wilson (74) at 213.

San Jose State's Cody Blick, playing as an individual, closed with a 74 and tied for 39th at 14-over 224.

Cal advanced to the NCAA championship by tying for fourth at the Sugar Grove (Illinois) Regional. The Bears finished at 32-over 896 at the par-72 Rich Harvest Farms. Illinois was No. 1 at 16-over 880. Cal's Brandon Hagy shot a 74 and placed fifth at 3-over 219. Illinois' Brian Campbell (72) was medalist at 5-under 211.

  • Freshman Carol Zhao provided the clinching point with a 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) win over Stephanie Nauta as defending champion Stanford (20-2) upset Virginia 4-2 in the NCAA women's tennis quarterfinals in Athens, Georgia.

  • Wayne Taylor, Alex Blandino and Tommy Edman each hit homers, leading the Stanford baseball team (26-22, 13-13 Pac-12) to a 9-4 win over visiting Washington State. Blandino had three hits, including his three-run homer.


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    Mike Reuvekamp's bases-loaded RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning gave Cal (22-26, 10-16) a 7-6 walk-off win over Arizona. Vince Bruno's two-out RBI single in the ninth tied it for Cal.

    Zach Looney hit a solo homer as Santa Clara (25-28, 15-11 WCC) scored three times in the sixth inning to snap a 6-6 tie en route to a 10-6 win over Saint Mary's (16-38, 8-18).

  • Stanford junior Brianna Bain won her third straight Pac-12 women's javelin title on the first day of the conference championship in Pullman, Washington. She had a throw of 173 feet, 11 inches. Teammate Megan Glasmann was second at 164-8. Stanford's Jessica Tonn (34:09.13) and Joe Rosa (29:16.71) swept the 10,000-meter races. Cal senior Hammed Suleman won his third straight men's long jump title with a personal best of 26 feet, ¼ inches.

    The San Jose State women's team concluded its inaugural season with a single runner on the final day of the Mountain West championship in Laramie, Wyoming. Melanie Fujiwara finished 22nd in the 5,000 meters in 18:59.41.

    San Jose Giants

    Trevor Brown scored on a fielder's choice in the 11th inning, giving San Jose a 7-6 win at Visalia. Brown led off the inning with a single, went to third on Jesus Galindo's single and scored on Blake Miller's grounder. Galindo and Miller had RBI singles in the seventh as the Giants rallied from a 6-1 deficit after two innings.