By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
LA JOLLA -- The Cal State Bakersfield women's swimming team recorded its first ever dual-meet victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday at UC San Diego.
The 186-102 victory over the Lions, according to CSUB's athletic website, was the first ever in 11 meets.
"We have never beat LMU in a dual meet before and we did it with out two key players, both Lily Donohue and Jordan Reed were at home with the flu," said Roadrunners director of swimming Chris Hansen in a news release.
The Roadrunners lost 210.5-81.5 to No. 3 UC San Diego in the other portion of the tri-dual.
Ali Gillespie placed second in the 200 free (1 minute, 54.84 seconds) and third in the 100 free (53.76); Kelsey Lange was second in the 100 free (53.43); and Michaela Paige earned a second place showing in the 500 free (5:09.63) to lead the CSUB women. The Roadrunners women next race at UC Davis on Saturday at noon.
In men's action, Mitchell Huxhold and Alex Daneke combined to win four events as CSUB split a tri-dual at UC San Diego.
Huxhold doubled up in the 500 (4:38.67) and 1,000 (9:34.69) free. Daneke was victorious in the 100 (52.24)and 200 (1:53.18) backstrokes. Gabriel Bertrand earned the victory in the 200 free (1:41.51).
The Roadrunners defeated Missouri S&T 186-102 before losing 163-137 to the host Tritons.
"We should have defeated UCSD. I keep saying we are a young team and they need to step up," Hansen said in a release.
The Roadrunners are off until Jan. 26 when CSUB travels to Cal Baptist for a noon dual.
JC men's basketball team rallies to topple Glendale
GLENDALE -- Conroy Lester led Bakersfield College with 18 points on its way to a 75-73 victory at Glendale College.
The Renegades trailed by as many as 22 points in the second half before mounting a comeback and taking the lead with just under a minute to play.
Duncan Schramm added 16 points and Gerald Bates had 10 for BC. The Renegades (8-8, 2-0 Western State Conference South) will next travel to College of the Canyons on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
BC women's hoops team hangs on to beat Glendale
GLENDALE -- Brittany Smith led Bakersfield College with 14 points and 12 rebounds as the Renegades defeated Glendale College, 58-52.
BC (9-8, 2-0 Western State Conference South) led by as many as 16 points in the second half before Glendale rallied behind a full-court press to tie the game, 44-44.
Sabrina Lopez, who finished with 11 points, made key free throws down the stretch to secure the win. Giselle Flores scored 11 points for the Renegades in her return from an ACL strain.
The Renegades next play at College of the Canyons on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Nunnally scores 22 points, Jam powers past D-Fenders
EL SEGUNDO -- James Nunnally led Bakersfield with 22 points as the Jam swept a home-and-home series with the Los Angeles D-Fenders with a 95-84 victory.
Bakersfield defeated Los Angeles on Friday night at the Dignity Health Event Center.
On Saturday, Brian Butch had 14 points and 18 rebounds for Bakersfield (13-7). The Jam outrebounded the D-Fenders (6-10) 63-53.
Adam Koch also had a double-double for Bakersfield with 13 points and 10 rebounds. He added four steals.
CSUB wrestling tops Cal Poly
Dalton Kelly recorded the lone pin of the night as Cal State Bakersfield defeated Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 22-10 in a Pac-12 wrestling dual meet.
Kelly, a 149-pounder, pinned Dillon Rocha of Cal Poly at 2 minutes, 22 seconds. CSUB won six of the nine contested matches.
The Roadrunners (6-3, 1-1 Pac-12) return to the mat Jan. 26 when they host Cal Baptist at 2 p.m. in the Old Gym.