Williams Ties For Seventh At Palouse Collegiate

Sept. 15, 2009

PULLMAN, Wash. - Freshman Chris Williams shot a 6-under 66 in the final round of the Palouse Collegiate and finished seventh overall, tops among seven Huskies competing as individuals. His three round score of 215 was 1-under par overall and seven strokes behind winners Blake Brown of Boise State and Kevin Tucker of Washington State.

The 78 competitors played two rounds of golf today and Williams' 66 tied for second as the best round of the tournament. Williams' shot a 3-over 75 in first 18 of the day.

Williams wasn't the only UW freshman to have a strong debut. Charlie Hughes was the next highest Husky finisher, tying for 15th after shooting a 5-over 221 for the tournament. Fellow newcomer Larry Iverson made it three Husky freshmen in the top 25 after tying for 21st at 7-over 223.

Sophomore Jens Bracht finished one shot behind Iverson at 8-over 224 and tied for 26th.

Ty Chambers tied for 41st (+12, 228), while Dylan Goodwin ended his tournament tied for 45th (+13, 229) and Kevin Spooner was 66th (+22, 238).

The Huskies will reconvene on the golf course this Thursday, playing an intrasquad match. All 12 Huskies will play 54 holes at the Tumble Creek Course at Suncadia in what the team is calling the Steve Lane Invitational.

UW Individuals:
7. Chris Williams, -1 (72-75-66-215)
T15. Charlie Hughes, +5 (75-75-71-221)
T21. Larry Iverson, +7 (73-74-76-223)
T26. Jens Bracht, +8 (74-77-73-224)
T41. Ty Chambers, +12 (77-73-78-228)
T45. Dylan Goodwin, +13 (72-82-75-229)
T66. Kevin Spooner, +22 (77-85-76-238)

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