Von Oelhoffen’s 3-point clutch sparks Oregon State women

Talia von Oelhoffen drilled a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left in overtime, lifting Oregon State to a 69-66 win over No. 22 Colorado on Monday.

Von Oelhoffen missed a jumper with 24 seconds left but got a second chance after Jelena Mitrovic grabbed the offensive rebound. Von Oelhoffen’s second chance, after catching a pass from Ellie Mack, was good enough to give the Beavers a 69-66 lead. Colorado’s Jaylyn Sherrod missed a 3-pointer with four seconds left and Mack erased the rebound to preserve the victory.

Colorado’s only points in overtime were two Peanut Tuitele free throws with 4:38 left that gave the Buffaloes a 66-64 lead. The Beavers tied it on a Tea Adams layup near the 3-minute mark.

Von Oelhoffen scored 17 points, making 4 of 8 3-pointers. Mack had 16 points and seven rebounds for Oregon State (8-4, 1-1 Pac-12).

Quay Miller scored 18 points for the Buffaloes (13-2, 2-2), who lost for the second straight time after being the last undefeated Division I team. Mya Hollingshed had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Frida Formann also scored 13 points. . Tayanna Jones, who had two key interceptions in the last minute of regulation time, added 10 points.

The Beavers were playing at home for the second time in five days, after losing to No. 7 Arizona 55-53 on Thursday. This game was their first home game in 43 days and their first game overall in 25 days.

The Oregon State-Colorado game was originally scheduled for Dec. 31 before being postponed, then rescheduled for Monday when both teams were rescheduled over the weekend.


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