Husky Golfers in Second Place at Fall Preview
Sept. 20, 2004
Bend, OR - The seventh-ranked Washington women's golf team carded an opening round of 1-over 285 to trail third-ranked Duke by two strokes after the first round of play at the Fall Preview. Second-ranked Georgia trails Washington by one stroke while UCLA, the top-ranked team and defending NCAA Champions, is in eighth place at 295. The tournament is Washington's first event of the season. This year's Preview is held at the Meadows Golf Course at Sun River, the site for the 2005 NCAA Championship.
Husky junior Paige Mackenzie led the Washington charge with a 3-under 68. Mackenzie got off to a fast start, carding four birdies during her first seven holes. A pair of bogies on eight and nine dropped her back to two-under before picking up another birdie on the back nine.
Junior Sung Ea Lee and sophomore Amber Prange both shot 1-over 72. Freshman Kim Shin, playing in her first collegiate event, shot 2-over 73. She also got off to a hot start with birdies on three of her first four holes. Sophomore Ashley Bickerton rounded out UW's scoring with a 2-over 74.
Duke's Brittany Lang posted a 7-under score of 64 to take a three-stroke lead in medalist play. Oklahoma State's Karin Sjodin and Kristen White of Ohio State both shot 4-under 67. Mackenzie is one of four players knotted in a tie for fourth place. Lee and Prange are tied for 16th
The second round of the Fall Preview will take place Tuesday. The final round is scheduled for Wednesday. Complete scoring is available at www.golfstat.com
The Meadows Golf Club
Par-71, 6,312 yards
1. Duke 283 2. Washington 285 3. Georgia 286 4. New Mexico 287 5. Oklahoma State 289 6. Arizona State 292 7. Arizona 294 8. UCLA 295 8. Auburn 295 8. Ohio State 29511. Tennessee 29612. California 29813. Stanford 30013. USC 30015. Texas 30116. South Carolina 30316. Oregon State 30318. Washington State 30419. Vanderbilt 30620. Texas A&M 30721. Oregon 308
Top Individuals 1. Brittany Lang, Duke 64 2. Karin Sjodin, Oklahoma State 67 2. Kristen White, Ohio State 67 4. Paige Mackenzie, Washington 68 4. Christine Fernandez, New Mexico 68 4. Allison Martin, Georgia 68 4. Louise Stahle, Arizona State 68 8. Ana Kostina, Washington State 69 8. Jenna Pearson, South Carolina 6910. Nicole Hage, Auburn 7010. Annie Thurman, Oklahoma State 7010. Whitney Wade, Georgia 70
Washington Results 4. Paige Mackenzie 6816. Sung Ea Lee 7216. Amber Prange 7222. Kim Shin 7333. Ashley Bickerton 74