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Logsdon loses his shoe but still qualifies.

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Eric Logsdon became the 28th member of the Oregon men's track and field team to qualify for the Pac-10 Conference championships when he finished third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14 minutes, 4.85 seconds at the Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif.

It was Logsdon's first 5,000 of his career, and the redshirt freshman from Canby ran it in style, completing the last mile of the race wearing only one shoe.

Fellow Duck Adam Bergquist finished seventh in the same race with a personal-best time of 14:14.02, while Oregon's John Lucas came in 19th with a time of 14:33.67. Both are already were qualified for the Pac-10 championship meet.

Will McComb of Minnesota was the winner, timing in at 14:00.29.

In the steeplechase, UO redshirt freshman Brett Holts was third in his section, finishing in 8:57.33. It was a four-second PR for Holts and the third-fastest time in the Pac-10 this season. Utah's B.J. Christensen came across in 8:54.60 for the victory.

Oregon's Ryan Andrus finished 51st in the 1,500 in a time of 3:51.70. Charlie Gruber of Kansas won the event in 3:41.06.

Softball

No. 1 UCLA held off a seventh-inning rally, getting a ground-out with a runner on third and two outs to take a 2-1 victory over Oregon in a Pac-10 game Friday at Howe Field.

Trailing 2-0, the Ducks cut the lead in half when Janell Bergstrom, who doubled earlier in the inning, scored on a passed ball. Rachel Tommasini sacrificed MariLyn Petrick to third base, but Oregon (23-26, 1-15 Pac-10) couldn't score her.

Senior Connie McMurren took the loss despite allowing only six hits and striking out eight. Keira Goerl allowed six hits and struck out seven in earning her 25th victory of the season for UCLA (45-6, 13-3).

Tairia Mims drove in both runs for the Bruins, including a solo home run in the third inning.

Jessica King singled home Brynnen Guthrie with one out in the seventh inning to lead No. 16 Oregon State to a 2-1 victory over sixth-ranked Washington on Friday in a Pac-10 game in Corvallis.

The Beavers (38-18, 7-9), who trailed 1-0 entering the inning, also got an RBI single from Shelly Prochaska, scoring Clare Burnum, who doubled to lead off the inning.

Monica Hoffman retired the Huskies (39-16, 8-8) in the seventh inning to earn the victory. Starter Crystal Draper struck out 12 in six innings of work and combined with Hoffman on a five-hitter.

Baseball

Andy Jarvis hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning, to lead Oregon State to an 18-1 victory over Washington State in a Pac-10 game in Pullman, Wash.

The Beavers (28-15, 7-6) piled up 16 hits, including three by Jarvis and four by Aaron Mathews. Jarvis also hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning. Three other OSU players had two hits apiece.

Ben Rowe pitched a complete game for the Beavers, scattering nine hits and striking out two.

Soccer

University of Oregon senior Lindsay Peterson was chosen to attend the NCAA Foundation Leadership Conference later this month in Orlando, Fla.

Peterson, a defender, was among about 300 students chosen to attend the conference.

Alicia Artuso, a goalkeeper from Rocklin, Calif., has signed a national letter of intent with Oregon State, the school announced.

The 6-foot Artuso played for the Placer Sharks club team in Northern California last year.

Gymnastics

Casey Jo Magee of the National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics will compete today in the Level 10 national championships at Landover, Md.

Magee took first in beam and second on bars and was second in all-around with a score of 36.275 in the Junior B at regionals.
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Title Annotation:Regional Roundup: The freshman finishes third in the 5,000 to earn a spot in conference meet.; Sports
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:May 4, 2002
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