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 golfstat.com
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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