Husky Golfers Finish Fifth at Pac-10s

April 24, 2002

Walla Walla, WA - The Washington women's golf team turned in a final round score of 297 to finish tied for fifth place with a 54-hole total of 909 at the Pac-10 Championships at Walla Walla Country Club. The Huskies moved up two spots after starting the day in seventh place and finished just one stroke behind third place finishers Arizona State and California.

Arizona won its third consecutive Pac-10 title by eight strokes at 891. The Wildcats shot 294 on Wednesday to pull away from second place UCLA. The Bruins finished at 899.

Arizona State sophomore Jimin Kang, a native of Edmonds, won the individual title by upsetting top-ranked Lorena Ochoa of Arizona. Kang birdied the the 16th and 18th holes to finish at 2-under 70 for the day and at even-par 216 overall. Ochoa bogeyed the 17th hole, costing her a chance for medalist honors, finishing at 217. USC's Mikaela Parmlid was in contention for the individual title before finishing with four bogies over the final five holes. She finished at 218.

Washington's Lindsay Morgan and Louise Friberg placed sixth and seventh, respectively, in the final individual standings. It marks the first time two Huskies have recorded top-10 finishes in the same season at the Pac-10 Championships. Morgan carded a 74 on Wednesday to finish at 6-over 222. Friberg shot 2-under 70 to finish at 7-over 223. Friberg's final round score tied as the best 18-hole total during the tournament.

The Huskies' Kelli Kamimura was 21st overall at 232. Michelle Grafos was 32nd at 235, Paige Mackenzie was 41st at 239 and Bianca Clark, playing as a non-scoring player, was 49th at 244.

Washington's next tournament will be May 9-11 at a NCAA Regional Championship.

Pac-10 Women's Championship
Walla Walla Country Club
Walla Walla, Wash.
Par 72, 6,199 yards

Team Results 1st 2nd 3rd Total

 1 Arizona             293  304  294  891 2 UCLA                301  299  299  899 3 Arizona State       305  301  302  908 3 California          299  308  301  908 5 Washington          309  303  297  909 5 Southern California 297  308  304  909 7 Stanford            300  309  304  913 8 Washington State    319  315  304  938 9 Oregon State        320  329  309  95810 Oregon              331  317  318  966

Washington Scores

 6 Lindsay Morgan     76  72  74  222 7 Louise Friberg     74  79  70  22321 Kelli Kamimura     80  75  77  23232 Michelle Grafos    79  80  76  23541 Paige Mackenzie    84  77  89  23949 Bianca Clark*      86  84  74  244

Individual Results 1st 2nd 3rd Total

 1  Jimin Kang, Arizona State            72    74    70    216 2  Lorena Ochoa, Arizona                72    73    72    217 2  Mikaela Parmlid, USC                 71    74    73    218 4  Yvonne Choe, UCLA                    71    72    76    219 4  Laura Myerscough, Arizona            73    73    73    219 6  Lindsay Morgan, Washington           76    72    74    222 7  Louise Friberg, Washington           74    79    70    223 8  Vikki Laing, California              75    78    72    225 9  Sarah Huarte, California             73    76    77    226 9  Wendra Liang, Stanford               75    76    75    226 9  Gina Umeck, UCLA                     76    80    70    22612  Ria Quiazon, California              76    75    76    22712  Erin Tone, Arizona State             77    73    77    22712  Alicia Um, UCLA                      79    76    72    22715  Yon Yim, USC                         76    74    78    22816  Kim Rowton, Stanford                 73    81    75    22917  Kathy Cho, Oregon                    81    73    76    23017  Jay-Lee Longbottom, Washington State 79    75    76    23019  Becky Lucidi, USC                    76    79    76    23119  Angela Rho, Stanford                 80    75    76    23121  Kelli Kamimura, Washington           80    75    77    23222  Melissa Martin, UCLA                 77    75    81    23322  Mar Garcia, Arizona                  75    84    74    23322  Kristin Thompson*, UCLA              78    82    73    23322  Anne Walker, California              75    79    79    23326  Cristina Baena, Arizona              73    80    81    23426  Leila Chartrand, USC                 75    82    77    23426  Kim Kouwabunpat, Stanford            76    80    78    23426  Miriam Kraschinski, Arizona          81    78    75    23426  Charlotte Mayorkas, UCLA             77    76    81    23426  Kim Welch, Washington State          77    80    77    23432  Donna Bell, Washington State         81    81    73    23532  Michelle Grafos, Washington          79    80    76    23534  Jessica Belskis, Stanford            76    78    82    23634  Claire Dury, California              76    84    76    23634  Melanie Hunt, Arizona State          84    74    78    23634  Anna Rawson, USC                     75    81    80    23634  Anna Temple*, California             83    77    76    23639  Blair O'Neal, Arizona State          77    80    80    23739  Gaelle Truet, Arizona State          79    81    77    23741  Tasha Browner, Washington State      82    79    78    23941  Lacy Erickson, Oregon                80    83    76    23941  Stacie Ferguson, Oregon State        85    80    74    23941  Paige Mackenzie, Washington          84    77    78    23941  Ashlei Pendleton, Oregon State       76    84    79    23946  Josefin Gustafsson*, Arizona State   81    84    75    24047  Laura Skinner, Oregon State          85    79    77    24147  Cathie Williamson*, Arizona          80    78    83    24149  Bianca Clark*, Washington            86    84    74    24449  Kelly Ferris, Oregon State           78    87    79    24451  Marylyn Brand*, Oregon State         84    81    81    24651  Johnna Nealy, Oregon                 85    78    83    24653  Alexandra Lucio, Oregon State        81    86    80    24754  Jaime Seefried, Oregon               85    83    83    25154  Jackie Stevens, Washington State     84    83    84    25156  Jess Carlyon, Oregon                 85    87    91    26356  Kim Melrose*, Oregon                 86    87    90    26358  Fleming Helmstadter*, USC            87    91    88    26659  Nicole Hebner*, Washington State     91    87    91    269-   Salimah Mussani*, Stanford           82     W    83      -

*Competing as individual

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