Huarte Advances to U.S. Amateur Quarterfinals
Aug. 12, 2004
ERIE, Pa. - Cal's Sarah Huarte advanced to the quarterfinals of the 104th-annual U.S. Women's Amateur Championships Thursday at the Kahkwa Club in Erie, Pa.Huarte, the 15th-seed, began the day by defeating Katie Brophy of Spokane, Wash., 2 up, in the second round of match play. A product of Shingle Springs, Calif., Huarte then claimed a 3 and 2 victory in the third round over Julieta Granada of Paraguay.On Friday, Huarte will face Morgan Pressel of Boca Raton, Fla., in the quarterfinals at 1:20 p.m. ET. The semifinal matches are scheduled for Saturday, while the final tees off on Sunday.ESPN2 will provide coverage of tomorrow's quarterfinals from 3-5 p.m. ET.As a senior in May, Huarte claimed the NCAA Division 1 women's golf individual title by one shot over Oklahoma State's Karin Sjodin. Huarte later earned the Honda Collegiate Women's Sports Award for Golf, which is presented annually to the nation's top golfer.