UW Women's Golfers Travel to Hawaii

Nov. 2, 2003

Seattle The Washington women's golf team hopes to continue its hot play this week when the Huskies travel to Hawaii for the Kent Youel Invitational. The tournament will be held Nov. 4-5 at the par-72, 6,139-yar Kapolei Golf Course. The tournament includes 36 holes of play Tuesday and the final round on Wednesday. -

The Washington women's golf team hopes to continue its hot play this week when the Huskies travel to Hawaii for the Kent Youel Invitational. The tournament will be held Nov. 4-5 at the par-72, 6,139-yar Kapolei Golf Course. The tournament includes 36 holes of play Tuesday and the final round on Wednesday.

Washington enters the tournament ranked eighth in this week's Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. The Huskies made the huge jump in the standings after finishing second at the Stanford Invitational to Duke. Washington shot a school-record 850 to better the school 54-hole scoring record by 24 strokes.

Husky junior Paige Mackenzie led the Washington effort by finishing third at 6-under 210. Mackenzie is ranked 13th in this week's Golfweek poll.

California won the 2002 tournament but will not return to defend its title. This year's field includes BYU, Cal State Northridge, Colorado, Hawai'i, Long Beach State, New Mexico State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Oregon State, Portland State, San Francisco, San Jose State, Santa Clara, Southern Illinois, Texas A&M and UC Irvine.

Washington's lineup will include Mackenzie, Sung Ea Lee, Amber Prange, Ashley Bickerton and Amy Wang. Courtney McCracken will compete as an individual. Husky senior Lindsay Morgan will not participate in the tournament due to a conflict with her academic schedule.

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