Husky Women Finish Fourth At Spartan Invitational

March 4, 2008

SAN JOSE, CALIF. - Led by Top-10 finishers Christina Yoon and Nicole Ferrero, Washington women's golf placed fourth at the Spartan Invitational that wrapped up at the Almaden Country Club, Tuesday.

The Huskies shot a final-round score of 22-over 310 to finish fourth at 47-over 911. UW was bolstered by the play of both Yoon and Ferrero who finished fourth and seventh, respectively, on the individual leaderboard.

Yoon, a sophomore from Ontario, Canada, notched a career-best fourth-place finish at 7-over 223, finishing just five shots behind medalist Selanee' Henderson of UC Irvine. Yoon shot a final-round score of 5-over 77 after carding rounds of even-par 72 and 2-over 74 on Monday.

Ferrero also had the best day of her young career as the freshman from Lodi, Calif., recorded her first career Top-10 finish. Ferrero shot 2-over 74 in the final round - her best score of the tournament - to end up 9-over 225 overall.

The Huskies had four players finish in the top-25, as sophomore Molly Aronsson tied for 22nd at 14-over 230. Rounding out the Husky lineup were freshman Anya Alvarez who finished tied for 42nd (21-over 237) and sophomore Molly Boyle who tied for 58th (28-over 244).

California won the team title at 35-over 899, followed by host San Jose State (40-over 904) and UC Irvine (42-over 906).

Next up for Washington will be a trip to Boulder City, Nev., for the UNLV Spring Invite, March 10-12.

Spartan Invitational
Alamaden Country Club; San Jose, Calif.
Par 72/6,179 yards

Final Team Results
1. California 299-299-301-899 (+35)
2. San Jose State 297-299-308-904 (+40)
3. UC Irvine 298-302-306-906 (+42)4. Washington 302-299-310-911 (+47)
5. San Francisco 308-304-300-912 (+48)
6. North Carolina 305-304-306-915 (+51)
7. Colorado 311-307-303-921 (+57)
7. Oregon State 309-313-299-921 (+57)
9. Fresno State 314-311-307-932 (+68)
10. Colorado State 322-317-301-940 (+76)
11. Hawaii 318-312-315-945 (+81)
12. Santa Clara 317-313-325-955 (+91)
13. Long Beach State 311-320-336-967 (+103)
14. Idaho 324-328-325-977 (+113)
15. Gonzaga 332-343-329-1004 (+140)

Washington Results
4. Christina Yoon 72-74-77-223 (+7)
7. Nicole Ferrero 75-76-74-225 (+9)
22. Molly Aronsson 76-76-78-230 (+14)
42. Anya Alvarez 80-73-84-237 (+21)
58. Molly Boyle 79-84-81-244 (+28)

Now on Pac-12 Network
10:00 AM PT

Airing on:

  • Pac-12 Network
Get Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks Channel Finder
Close