Pac-Tending 03-04-09

"She's very competitive."
- USC women's swimming head coach Dave Salo speaking about senior Rebecca Soni, who set American and NCAA records at the Pac-10 championship last week.
Hoop season is nearing post-season fun at the Creek and California, Stanford and Arizona State are in the Top 25 of the NCAA women's RPI.
Meanwhile, at NCAA HQ, Oregon's Galen Rupp was announced as the NCAA Scholar-Athlete Of The Year in Division I men's cross country.
Arizona State
In softball, senior catcher Renee Welty was named as the conference's player of the week.
In women's swimming, the Bears won the Pac-10 conference championship.
In softball, sophomore pitcher Donna Kerr was named as the conference's pitcher of the week.
In men's hoop, the Wildcats are under NCAA investigation for alleged recruiting violations..
In men's hoop, Wazzu swept Arizona and Arizona State to improve to 16-13 overall and 8-9 in conference play
In women's hoop, Wazzu defeated Arizona but lost to Arizona State to move to 4-13 in conference play and 11-17 overall on the year.
In baseball, Wazzu defeated Gonzaga and split with Oklahoma to improve to 3-5 overall on the year.
In swimming, Cougar swimmers set 26 new individual and team school records at the Pac-10 championships last week.
In tennis, the Cougars lost to Stanford and California to fall to 3-9 overall on the year.
In women's swimming, Rebecca Soni set an American record in the 200 medley relay and an NCAA record in the 100 breaststroke at the Pac-10 championships last week.
Oregon State
In football, quarterback Lyle Moevao will miss spring practice as he undergoes shoulder surgery.
In women's hoop, sophomore forward Kayla Pedersen was named as the conference's player of the week.
In men's hoop, senior forward Jon Brockman was named as the conference's player of the week.
In baseball, the Ducks defeated Fresno State in their three-game series but lost to Washington in the first game of a two-game series to fall to 3-4 overall on the year.
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