Morgan Leads UW to Second-Place Start at Pac-10 Golf
April 19, 2004
Somis, CA - Led by senior Lindsay Morgan's opening round 3-over 75, the 13th-ranked Washington women's golf team is in second place after the first 18 holes of competition at the Pac-10 Championships. Despite shooting 21-over 309, the Huskies trail second-ranked UCLA by just one stroke on the leaderboard. This year's championship is being held at the par-72, 6,405-yard Saticoy Country Club in Somis, Calif.
Stanford shot 310 to stand in third place while USC, Arizona State and California each posted scores of 312 to tie for fourth. Arizona is seventh at 314 while Oregon is eighth at 320. Oregon State is ninth at 332 and Washington State is 10th at 334.
Morgan's 75 puts her in a three-way tie for sixth place. Arizona's Erica Blasberg was the only golfer in the field who managed to better par. She leads the individual stroke play championship with a 1-under 71. Stanford's Angela Rho is second at 73.
'The greens are treacherous and it was windy, so it was pretty tough conditions,' said Husky coach Mary Lou Mulflur. ' They had some pins cut three paces from the edge and it was just the first day of the tournament. You have to be patient. Sometimes it is not going to go your way. Our players did a good job of not getting rattled today. They played pretty well all things considered.'
Husky sophomore Sung Ea Lee carded a 5-over 77 to finish 11th while freshman Amber Prange shot 78 and is tied for 12th. Paige Mackenzie finished at 79 and is tied for 20th while Ashley Bickerton shot 84.
The second round of the championship will take place Tuesday and the final 18 holes will be played Wednesday. Washington's best finish at the event was a third-place showing in 1988. Last season the Huskies placed eighth in the 10-team field, led by Lee's eighth-place finish.
2004 Pac-10 Women's Golf Championships
Saticoy Country Club
Par 72, 6,405 yards
1 UCLA 308 2 Washington 309 3 Stanford 310 4 USC 312 4 Arizona State 312 4 California 312 7 Arizona 314 8 Oregon 320 9 Oregon State 33210 Washington State 334
6 Lindsay Morgan 7511 Sung Ea Lee 7712 Amber Prange 7820 Paige Mackenzie 7941 Ashley Bickerton 8456 Courtney McCracken,* 92
1 Erica Blasberg, Arizona 71 2 Angela Rho, Stanford 73 3 Sofie Andersson, California 74 3 Charlotte Mayorkas, UCLA 74 3 Tiffany Tavee, Arizona State 74 6 Irene Cho, USC 75 6 Hannah Jun, UCLA 75 6 Lindsay Morgan, Washington 75 9 Sarah Huarte, California 76 9 Alissa Kuczka, Arizona State 7611 Sung Ea Lee, Washington 7712 Tanya Dergal, USC 7812 Bridget Dwyer,* UCLA 7812 Stephanie Lue, Stanford 7812 Catalina Marin, USC 7812 Kimberly McCready, Oregon 7812 Johnna Nealy, Oregon 7812 Amber Prange, Washington 7812 Jenni Tangtiphaiboontana, Stanford 7820 Charmaine Erasmus, Arizona State 7920 Mar Garcia,* Arizona 7920 Cassandra Kirkland, Arizona 7920 Paige Mackenzie, Washington 7920 Krystal Shearer, UCLA 7925 Lindsay Eide, Oregon State 8025 Lani Elston, Arizona 8025 Ana Kostina, Washington State 8025 Susie Mathews, UCLA 8025 Anna Rawson,* USC 8025 Sophia Sheridan, California 8025 Gina Umeck, UCLA 8025 Leah Whiting, Oregon State 8033 Veronica Feilbert, USC 8133 Kim Kouwabunpat, Stanford 8133 Michelle Timpani, Oregon 8133 Kim Welch, Washington State 8137 Claire Dury, California, 8237 Wendra Liang,* Stanford, 8239 Erin Andrews, Oregon, 8339 Erin Tone, Arizona State, 8341 Rachel Bell, USC, 8441 Ashley Bickerton, Washington, 8441 Miriam Kraschinski, Arizona, 8441 Lauren Todd, Stanford, +8445 Jay Lee Longbottom, Washington State, 8545 Danielle Nash,* California, 8547 Lindsay Anderson, Arizona State, 8647 Alexandra Lucio, Oregon State, 8647 Laura Skinner, Oregon State, 8650 Anna Temple, California, 8751 Maria Kostina, Washington State, 8851 Heather O'Leary,* Washington State, 8851 Anna Rosvall, Oregon State, 8854 Jess Carlyon,* Oregon, 8954 Therese Wenslow, Oregon, 8956 Courtney McCracken,* Washington, 9257 Stephanie Parsley, Washington State, 9458 Whitney Welch, Arizona, 97