Husky Women's Golfers Head to Stanford Intercollegiate

Oct. 18, 2000

COMING UP: The Washington women's golf team will travel to Palo Alto, Calif. this weekend to take part in the 18-team Stanford/PEPSI Women's Intercollegiate at the Stanford Golf Course. This year the par-72 course will play at 6,154 yards for the tournament. The field will tee off at 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21. Sunday's play will begin at 8:30 a.m.

THE FIELD: The field for the 2000 Stanford/PEPSI Intercollegiate includes five teams that are ranked among the top 12 teams in the nation in this week's Golfweek Collegiate Rankings. A total of 13 of the 18 teams are ranked in Golfweek's top 50. The field (ranking) includes: Arizona (2), Arizona State (19), California (28),Indiana (37), New Mexico, New Mexico State (21), Oregon, Oregon State, Pepperdine (7), San Jose State, USC (3), Stanford (5), Texas A&M (35), Texas Tech (30), Tulsa (11), UCLA (17), Washington (38) and Washington State.

LAST TIME OUT: The Washington women's golf team finished seventh in its only home tournament of the year, the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational at Sahalee Country Club in Redmond, Wash. The tournament was held Oct. 9-11. The Huskies were led by sophomore Louise Friberg who shot a 73 on the final day of play to finish in a tie for eighth place with an overall 9-over score of 225. Lindsay Morgan placed 26th with a score of 233 and Kelli Kamimura finished in a tie for 32nd with a 235. Fourth-ranked USC captured its second-straight Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational title by a 12-stroke margin over Stanford University (896-908). Arizona State finished in third place with 911 followed by Pepperdine at 913. Rounding out the top-five was UCLA with a 914. Tying for individual medalist honors were Stanford's Stephanie Keever and Tulsa's Stacy Prammanasudh, who both finished with even-par scores of 216. Keever carded a 2-over, 74 during the final round of play, while Prammanasudh shot an even-par 72.

NEXT UP: Washington plays its final fall tournament on Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at the Hawaii Fall Classic held in Honolulu, HI.

UW TO HOST NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2002: The NCAA has awarded Washington the 2002 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship. The four-day tournament will be held at the University Course of the recently opened Washington National Golf Course in Auburn. Specific dates for the tournament have not been assigned, but it will be held in late May of 2002.The 2002 NCAA Championship will be the 22nd national championship sponsored by the NCAA in women's golf. It marks the first time Washington has played host to an NCAA women's national championship since the women's Final Four was played in Tacoma in 1989. The last NCAA championship hosted by the University was the men's basketball Final Four in 1995. This year's NCAA Championship is hosted by Stetson University and the Orlando Sports Commission at Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. The tournament will take place from May 23-26. Last year's NCAA Championship, won by Arizona, was played at the Sun River Resort in Sun River, Ore.

ABOUT THE COACH: Head Coach Mary Lou Mulflur is in her 18th season at the helm of Husky women's golf. She has been named the Pac-10 Coach of the Year twice, most recently following the 1998-99 season, in which she led the Huskies to a sixth place Pac-10 finish and a spot in the NCAA West Regional. Mulfur received the award for the first time in 1988 after directing the squad to a best-ever third-place conference finish. Mulflur looks to lead the Washington back to an NCAA appearance after a two-year absence.

The Season Recap

Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational (Sept. 21-23)
Albuquerque, N.M./UNM Championship Golf Course (Par 73, 6069 yards)

The Washington women's golf team finished 17th at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational, its first tournament of the season. The Huskies finished with a three-day total of 938. Washington was led by junior Kelli Kamimura who improved two places on the final day of competition to finish in a tie for 17th with a three-day score of 227. Lindsay Morgan, competing as an individual and not counting toward the Husky scoring, placed 36th with a score of 233. Freshmen Jenny Kamimura and Bianca Clark finished tied for 50th in their first meet as Huskies with scores of 236.

Husky Bio Updates

Elisha Au

Began her senior campaign with a 44th-place finish at the Edean Ihlanfeldt round was a first-round 76 which put her in a tie for 15th after one day of competition...did not compete in the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational.

Bianca Clark

Tied for 50th with fellow freshman Jenny Kamimura at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational in their first tournament as a Husky...shot a second-day 75, her best round of the weekend, that moved her move up 21 places from the first day...did not compete at the Edean Ihlanfeldt.

Louise Friberg

Tied for eighth overall to lead the Huskies at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational with a 9-over score of 225...shot a 76 in each of the first two rounds before firing a personal season-best 1-over 73 to move up from 14th to eighth place on the final day...finished 67th at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational.

Michelle Grafos

Shot a final-round, season-best 78 at the Edean Ihlanfeldt to finish in a tie for 67th...showed consistency at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational shooting 81-79-81, placing her 72nd.

Jenny Kamimura

Joins sister Kelli on the Husky golf team this finish was in her first career tournament at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational where she finished tied for 50th...fired a first-round 2-over 75 to lead the Huskies after one day, her best round this season...finished 54th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt, with a three-day score of 243.

Kelli Kamimura

Led the Huskies at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational, improving two places on the final day of competition to finish in a tie for 19th with athree-day total of 227...shot a team-high 1-under 72 in the second round, the fourth-best round that day...tied for 32nd at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational...tied for 14th through two rounds after posting a 77 and 75, before shooting a final-round 83.

Lindsay Morgan

Posted the second-best Husky finish at both the Comcast/Dick McGuire and Edean Ihlanfeldt Tournaments...Competing as an individual and not counting toward the Husky score, she placed 36th with a score of 233 at the Dick McGuire round of the tournament was a 1-over 74, also her best round of the season...tied for 26th at the Edean Ihlanfeldt, also finishing with a score of 233.

Jamie Michaud

Had an impressive showing in her first round as a Husky, finishing with a 1-under 71 to finish in a tie for third at the Edean Ihlanfeldt after one round...unfortunately she was competing as an individual and did not count toward the Husky score...the 71 is the best round of any Husky golfer this season...finished the tournament tied for 37th with a final score of 237.

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