Sanders Leads The Cougars at Pac-10 Championships

April 27, 2009

SEATTLE, Wash. - Freshman Trent Sanders led the Washington State men's golf team after two rounds of play at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships, Monday.

Sanders is currently in a tie for 13th place after posting a 74(+2) in the first round and was even in the second round for a two-round score of 146 (+2) at the par-72, 6,806-yard Seattle Golf Club, only two strokes back of the top five.

'Trent played really well,' said WSU Head Coach Walt Williams.

Junior Nick Grigsby carded a two-round score of 153 (+9) while junior Kevin Tucker carded a 154 (+10).

Junior Austin Hurt enters the third round with a two-round score of 157 (+13). Sophomore Nick Ellis posted a 159 (+15) and freshman Paul Mitzel shot a 169 (+25) to wrap up the Cougar scorers.

The Cougars posted a combined team score of 768 (+48) and are currently in 10th place.

'Tough day; lots of tentative swings out there. We will play better tomorrow!' said Williams.

The third round begins Tuesday at 8 a.m. Live scoring will be available at www.golfstat.com and complete results will be available at www.wsucougars.com.

Pac-10 ChampionshipsApril 27-29, 2009Seattle Golf ClubPar 72, 6,806 yardsResults after Round Two of Four

WSU Results: T13. Trent Sanders (74-72-146, +2), T44. Nick Grigsby (76-77-153, +9), T48. Kevin Tucker (81-73-154, +10), 55. Austin Hurt (80-77-157, +13), 57. Nick Ellis (80-79-159, +15), 60. Paul Mitzel (80-89-169, +25).

Team Results: 1. Washington (725 +5), 2. Oregon (729, +9) 3. Oregon State (735, +15) T4. Arizona State (737, +17), T4. Stanford (737, +17), 6. California (741, +21) 7. Southern California (745, +25), T8. Arizona (749, +29), T8. UCLA (749, +29), 10. WSU (768, +48).

Top Five Individuals: 1. Darren Wallace, Washington (70-72-142, -2), T2. Chris Killmer, Washington (71-72-143, -1), T2. Daniel Miernicki, Oregon (74-69-143, -1), T2. John Murphy, California (69-74-143, -1), T5. Paul Peterson, Oregon State (71-73-144, E), T5. Alex Williams, Oregon State (70-74-144, E).

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