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Tuesday, Mar 25 2014 11:18 PM

LOCAL REPORT: CSUB's Outland named all-region

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    By John Harte / Special to The Californian

    CSU Bakersfield's Tyonna Outland starts a drive during a game against Seattle University at the CSUB Icardo Center in January.

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Cal State Bakersfield junior guard Tyonna Outland was named All-Region by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

Outland, a first-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection, was second in the WAC in scoring (20.7), fifth in minutes played (34.8), seventh in offensive rebounds (93), eighth in free throw shooting (77.2 percent), ninth in steals (52) and 12th in rebounding (6.3). She earned a spot on the All-Region 7 team.

Outland was also named WAC Player of the Year by CollegeSportsMadness.

BC falls to Citrus

Citrus College held Bakersfield College scoreless between the second and seventh innings and handed the Renegades a 6-3 baseball loss Tuesday at Gerry Collis Field.

BC (8-14, 4-6 Western State Conference) had three hits by Eddie Torres and two hits and an RBI by Rolando Martinez.

Citrus (12-11, 5-5 WSC) built a 6-1 lead after batting in the eighth before BC rallied on Austin Tijerina's RBI single and Cole Hallum's RBI groundout.

Taft baseball rallies past Reedley

REEDLEY -- Taft College's Travis Tessandori's RBI double in the ninth inning broke a 4-4 tie and sparked a three-run rally that led the Cougars to a 7-4 Central Valley Conference baseball win Tuesday afternoon.

Taft (9-13 overall, 5-8 CVC) won its fourth straight and fifth in six games.

Scout Villanueva added a solo homer for the Cougars in the sixth inning. Adrian Rodriguez had a double and single and Dayton Kurian had two singles for Taft.

BC softball splits doubleheader

SYLMAR -- Bakersfield College split a softball doubleheader, beating Los Angeles Mission 14-9 and losing the second game 13-4 in a game shortened to five innings.

In the opener, Alex Avila had a single, double, triple and walk with four RBIs. Marisela Gonzales and Erin Huckabay had three hits apiece with Huckabay adding three RBIs.

BC is 8-18 overall and 3-6 in the Western State Conference Blue Division.

CSUB sand volleyball history today

Cal State Bakersfield will plays its first-ever home sand volleyball match today against Oregon starting at noon.

The three newly completed sand volleyball courts are located near the CSUB Student Recreation Center and use sand brought in from the beaches of San Juan Capistrano.

Steve and Lori Barnes, longtime beach volleyball fans, were instrumental in helping finance the sand volleyball facility.

"I want to thank Steve and Lori for their generous support," said Ziggy Siegfried, CSUB's senior associate athletics director who worked with the Barnes' on the facility. "Not only did they make a generous gift, Steve also volunteered many hours to makingsure the courts were ready for play."

CSUB is 2-5 in matches this season.

CSUB softball home for 10 straight

Cal State Bakersfield's softball team, which has played only four home games this season in its first 33 games, plays the first two of 10 straight home contests today with a doubleheader vs. Cal State Fullerton (18-12) starting at 1 p.m. CSUB is 9-24.

CSUB's first Western Athletic Conference home games will be Friday and Saturday against Utah Valley, a single game at 2 p.m. Friday and a Saturday doubleheader starting at 1 p.m.

BC golfers third

LANCASTER -- Bakersfield College placed third Monday at a Western State Conference mini-tournament at Antelope Valley Country Club, finishing with a score of 380.

Jeremy Choi shot 72, Paul Cooper 75, Carlos Fernandez and Suraj Patel each had 76s, Jack Gilkey had a 79 and Robert Chavez shot 83.

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