Husky Golfers Finish Second at McGuire Invitational

Sept. 28, 2002

Albuquerque, NM - Washington women's golf team opened its 2002-03 season by tying for second at New Mexico's Comcast-Dick McGuire Invitational. The Huskies shot 301 during the final round to turn in a 54-hole score of 898. Pepperdine also shot 898 to finish at 22-over. New Mexico won the event with a 15-over score of 891.

The Huskies were led by sophomore Paige Mackenzie, who carded an even-par 73 on Saturday to tie for third overall at 1-under 218. Pepperdine's Katherine Hull and Oklahoma's Lisa Meldrum tied for medalist honors at 8-under 211.

Washington's Lindsay Morgan placed seventh at 3-over 22 and Louise Friberg tied for eighth at 4-over 223. Sung Ea Lee shot 77 during the final round to move up to 39th oveall at 235. Michelle Grafos was 90th at 250.

Mackenzie's finish was her best tournament showing during her career. Her 1-under finish was also her best tournament score against par.

Comcast-Dick McGuire Invitational
University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course
Par 73, 6,069 yards

Final Results

Team Standings

 1. New Mexico           891 2. Washington           898    Pepperdine           898 4. Oklahoma             901 5. Tulsa                907    New Mexico State     907 7. Texas                910 8. TCU                  919 9. UNLV                 932    Baylor               93211. Arizona State        93512. UTEP                 95013. Texas A&M            95414. Colorado State       95615. Texas Tech           95716. BYU                  95817. Northern Arizona     96818. San Diego State      98119. Wyoming             1004

Individual Leaders

1. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma           211   Katherine Hull, Pepperdine       2113. Paige Mackenzie, Washington      218   Rachel Bailey, New Mexico State  2185. Kailin Downs, New Mexico         2196. Jessica Reese, Texas             221

Washington Scores

 3. Paige Mackenzie  72-73-73-218 7. Lindsay Morgan   73-73-76-222 8. Louise Friberg   74-74-75-22339. Sung Ea Lee      81-77-77-23590. Michelle Grafos  86-84-80-250
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