Cal Finishes Fourth at Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

Oct. 9, 2002

TACOMA, Wash. - The California women's golf team placed fourth at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational with a 54-hole score of 903 Wednesday at the Tacoma Golf and Country Club. USC led wire-to-wire and won the 11-team tournament with an 885, 15 strokes ahead of host Washington (900) and 16 strokes ahead of Pepperdine (901).

Today's Cal finish comes on the heels of the Bears' victory at the Oregon State Invitational, Sept. 16-17. In the last two seasons, Cal has recorded 10 Top 5 tournament finishes.

The Trojans' Mikaela Parmlid won a playoff today with Pepperdine's Lindsey Wright to claim top individual honors with a 5-under 214. Parmlid fired the low round of the day of 68. Pepperdine's Katherine Hull and USC's Becky Lucidi, who led after the first two rounds, finished one stroke back at 215.

Senior Vikki Laing and freshman Mika Takayama paced the Golden Bears, tying for seventh at 3-over 222. Laing and junior Clare Dury shot Cal's low round Wednesday with 74s. Junior Sarah Huarte also posted a top 25 showing, tying for 22nd with a 230.

Cal next competes at the Stanford-Pepsi Intercollegiate, Oct. 18-20.

Women's Golf
Tacoma Golf and Country Club - par 73, 6102 yards

Team Scores (11 teams):
1. USC 885, 2. Washington 900, 3. Pepperdine 901, 4. California 903, 5. Stanford 905, 6. UCLA 908, 7. San Francisco 919, 8. Brigham Young 924, 9. Oregon State 927, 10. Long Beach State 935, 11. Oregon 942.

Top Five Individual Scores:
1. Mikaela Parmlid (USC) 214**, 2. Lindsey Wright (Pepperdine) 214, 3t. Katherine Hull (Pepperdine) 215, 3t. Becky Lucidi (USC) 215, 5. Therese Wenslow (Oregon) 219.

Other Cal Scores:
7t. Vikki Laing 222 (74-74-74), 7t. Mika Takayama 222 (73-72-77), 22t. Sarah Huarte 230 (74-77-79), 29t. Sophia Sheridan 233 (78-76-78)*, 32t. Anna Temple 234 (78-80-76), 38t. Claire Dury 235 (81-80-74).

* competed as an individual** playoff winner

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