Huskies Own Eight Stroke Lead at California Collegiate

April 9, 2005

Stanford, CA - Led by three golfers who are packed between second and fourth place, the ninth-ranked Washington women's golf team leads the Peg Barnard California Collegiate by eight strokes after Saturday's first round of play. The 36-hole tournament concludes Sunday at the Stanford Golf Course.

Husky freshman Kim Shin shot 1-under 70 to lead the pack of Huskies near the top of the leaderboard. She trails Washington State's Kim Welch by four strokes. Shin's score was her best single-round performance this spring.

Junior All-American Paige Mackenzie is one stroke behind Shin in third place. Sophomore Courtney McCracken is one of three players tied for fourth at 1-over 72. Husky junior Sung Ea Lee is tied for 11th at 3-over 74 while sophomore Amber Prange is 30th at 79.

Washington is attempting to win its first tournament of the season after compiling four runner-up finishes this year. The Huskies were second at last year's California Collegiate.

Peg Barnard California Collegiate
Stanford Golf Course
Par 71, 6,030 yards

Team Results 1. Washington         287 2. Washington State   295 3. Stanford           302 3. Fresno State       302 5. San Francisco      309 6. Denver             311 7. Oregon             312 8. Oregon State       313 9. Long Beach State   31710. UC-Irvine          32011. Portland State     32412. San Jose State     32512. Hawaii             32514. Santa Clara        32915. Montana State      336

Top Individuals 1. Kim Welch, Washington State 662. Kim Shin, Washington 703. Paige Mackenzie, Washington 714. J. Tangtiphaibgoontan, Stanford 724. Meggie Fagundes, Fresno State 724. Courtney McCracken, Washington 727. Johnna Nealy, Oregon 737. Joan Shimozaki, San Francisco 737. Sarah Tiller, Portland State 737. Kari Broshko, Denver 73

Husky Results 2. Kim Shin 70 3. Paige Mackenzie 71 4. Courtney McCracken 7211. Sung Ea Lee 7330. Amber Prange 79

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