Husky Women's Golfers Jump to No. 2 in Rankingss

Sept. 28, 2004

Seattle - Thanks to a second-place finish at last week's Fall Preview, the Washington women's golf team jumped to second in this week's Golfweek Collegiate Rankings. It is the highest ranking in the program's history, surpassing the sixth-place position the Huskies held at one point last year. Washington entered the season ranked seventh in Golfweek's preseason poll.

'It is a great start to the season and a nice recognition for our team,' said Washington coach Mary Lou Mulflur. 'We're pretty excited about it. We're just trying to keep up with our counterparts on the soccer and volleyball teams.'

This week the Husky women's volleyball team, off to a 10-0 start, moved up to second in the Volleyball Coaches Association poll. The Husky women's soccer team, currently 8-0, is ranked fourth.

Washington placed second at the Fall Preview, held at the Meadows Course at Sunriver in Bend, Ore., with a score of 864. The tournament featured the top 12 ranked teams in the nation.In the individual ranks Husky freshman Kim Shin is eighth after her eighth-place finish at the Fall Preview. UW junior All-American Paige Mackenzie is 31st in the current poll while sophomore Ashley Bickerton is ranked 49th

The Huskies hold their annual Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational at Sahalee Country Club Oct. 4-6. The event is free to the public. Live scoring will be available at

Golfweek Women's Collegiate Rankings

 1. Duke             70.79 2. Washington       71.29 3. Arizona State    71.62 4. Auburn           71.70 5. Georgia          71.98 6. Missouri         72.06 7. UCLA             72.28 8. Oklahoma State   72.43 9. Pepperdine       72.6610. New Mexico       72.7611. Florida          72.7712. Ohio State       72.7813. Arkansas         73.3214. Tulane           73.3415. Louisiana State  73.4116. Texas            73.4317. Tennessee        73.5918. Purdue           73.6919. Michigan         73.7220. Stanford         73.7621. California       73.7622. BYU              73.8223. Baylor           74.0624. Furman           74.0825. Colorado State   74.09
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