Browner Records Top-10 Finish At Barnard Collegiate
April 14, 2002
STANFORD, Calif. - Senior Tasha Browner posted a ninth place finish at the Peg Barnard Collegiate at the par-72, 6,154 yard Stanford Golf Course, Sunday.
Browner followed up an opening-round 72, Saturday with a 76 in the second round to post a 36-hole total of 148 (+4). Browner finished five shots back of tournament champion Mikaela Parmlid of USC, who recorded a two-round total of 143 (-1). Browner's effort was her school record 12th career top-10 finish and her fifth this season.
Freshman Jay-Lee Longbottom, who began the final round tied for 27th, carded a second round 75 to finish in a tie for 16th (152, +8). With the top-25 effort, Longbottom has posted four top-25 finishes this spring. Freshman Kim Welch completed the tournament in a tie for 26th (154, +10).
The Cougars finished seventh in the 14-team field with a total of 617, posting their fourth consecutive top-seven finish of the spring season. WSU ended the event ahead of Pacific-10 Conference rivals UCLA and Oregon State. Washington captured the team title with a two round total of 593.
The Cougars were among eight Pacific-10 Conference teams competing at the tournament. The Barnard Classic served as the final event for the Cougars before the Pac-10 Championships - hosted by WSU - at the Walla Walla Country Club in Walla Walla, Wash., April 22-24.
Peg Barnard Collegiate
April 13-14, 2002
Stanford Golf Course, Stanford, Calif.
Par 72, 6,154 yards
1. Washington 593, 2. California 599, 3. Southern California 600, 4. Stanford 607, 5. Arizona State 610, 6. San Jose State 613, 7. Washington State 617, T8. UCLA 621, T8. Nevada 621, 10. San Diego State 629, T11. Oregon State 639, T11. Long Beach State 639, 13. UNLV 640, 14. Santa Clara 744.
Top Five Individuals:
1. Mikaela Parmlid, USC (73-70, 143, -1), 2. Kim Rowton, Stanford (73-72 - 145, +1), 3. Lindsay Morgan, Washington (74-72 - 146, +2), T4. Vikki Laing, California (75-72 - 147, +3), T4. Paige Mackenzie, Washington (74-73 - 147, +3), T4. Helle Gram, San Jose State (73-74 - 147, +3), T4. Louise Friberg, Washington (73-74 - 147, +3), Sarah Huarte, California (76-71 - 147, +3).