Huskies Move Up To 13th At Arizona Invitational

Feb. 26, 2008

TUCSON, Ariz. - Washington women's golf moved up one spot in the standings to 13th after the second-round of the Wildcat Invitational hosted by the University of Arizona at Arizona National Golf Club, Tuesday.

The Huskies shot a second-round score of 30-over 314, seven strokes worse then their first-round score but all teams in the field battled high winds throughout the day. Only Oklahoma State broke 300, moving into the team lead with a 14-over 298 in the second-round. The Huskies are 53-over 621 after 36 holes, three-strokes behind California and BYU who are tied for 11th and four strokes behind 10th-place Stanford.

Husky sophomore Molly Aronsson remained among the Top-25 individuals shooting 7-over 78, two strokes below the round's scoring average (80.14). She had five birdies during the round and was at even-par through 11 holes, but recorded double-bogies on three of her last six holes to finish out the day. Arronsson is tied for 24th at 9-over 151.

Freshman Anya Alvarez and sophomore Christina Yoon also recorded second-round scores of 7-over 78. Alvarez is tied for 45th at 13-over 155, while Yoon is tied for 58th at 16-over 158. Rounding out the Husky lineup are freshmen Karinn Dickinson (18-over 160) and Katie Saucier (23-over 165). Dickinson shot a second-round score of 12-over 83, while Saucier recorded a 9-over 80.

Duke's Amanda Blumenherst holds a three-stroke lead on the individual leaderboard at 2-under 140. She is the only player currently under-par. Oklahoma State's Jaclyn Sweeny is second at 1-over 143.

The Wildcat Invitational wraps up with the final round on Wednesday. Live scoring for the event is available at golfstat.com.

Arizona Wildcat Invitational
Arizona National Golf Course; Tucson, Ariz.

Team Results (Through Second Round)
1. Oklahoma State 288-298-586 (+18)
2. Duke 288-302-590 (+22)
3. Arizona 288-308-596 (+28)
3. Southern California 296-300-596 (+28)
5. Arizona State 287-316-603 (+35)
6. New Mexico 298-307-605 (+37)
7. Auburn 292-314-606 (+38)
8. UCLA 288-321-609 (+41)
8. Pepperdine 293-316-609 (+41)
10. Stanford 303-314-617 (+49)
11. BYU 309-309-618 (+50)
11. California 297-321-618 (+50)
13. Washington 307-314-621 (+53)
14. Texas 304-318-622 (+54)
15. Vanderbilt 305-328-633 (+65)
16. UNLV 325-314-639 (+71)

Individual Leaderboard (Through Second Round)
1. Amanda Blumenherst, Duke 68-72-140 (-2)
2. Jaclyn Sweeney, Oklahoma State 71-72-143 (+1)
3. Joanne Lee, USC 75-70-145 (+3)
3. Azahara Munoz, Arizona State 72-73-145 (+3)
3. Alison Walshe, Arizona 71-74-145 (+3)
6. Mari Chun, Stanford 69-77-146 (+4)
6. Tammy Clelland, Oklahoma State 70-76-146 (+4)
8. Jodi Ewart, New Mexico 71-76-147 (+5)
8. Lizette Salas, USC 72-75-147 (+5)

Washington Results (First Round)
13th. Washington 307-314-621 (+53)
T24. Molly Aronsson 73-78-151 (+9)
T45. Anya Alvarez 77-78-155 (+13)
T58. Christina Yoon 80-78-158 (+16)
65. Karinn Dickinson 77-83-160 (+18)
78. Katie Saucier 85-80-165 (+23)

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