UW Drops Back to 7th at Pac-10 Golf

April 19, 2005

Pleasanton, CA - The eighth-ranked Washington women's golf team dropped back three spots on the leaderboard to seventh place after the second round of play at the Pac-10 Championships at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, Calif. Washington shot 16-over 304 Tuesday for a two-day total of 26-over 602. UCLA continues to lead the field at 3-over 579. USC is second at 586.

Husky junior Paige Mackenzie shot 72 during the second round to stand ninth overall at 1-over 145. Mackenzie is nine strokes behind Washington State's Kim Welch, who owns a three-stroke lead after shooting 66 Tuesday.

Mackenzie's second-round score marked the first time during the tournament a Husky has managed par. Sophomore Amber Prange shot 74 and is 11th at 3-oer 147. Courtney McCracken is 31st at 155 while Kim Shin is 39th at 157 and Sung Ea Lee is 42nd at 158. McCracken, Shin and Lee each shot 79 or higher Tuesday.

Last year Washington placed sixth at the Pac-10s before going on to register a sixth-place showing at the NCAAs. The Huskies best finish at the conference championship was a third-place effort in 1988.

Live stats for the Pac-10 Championship are available at golfstat.com

Pac-10 Championship
Ruby Hill Golf Club
Pleasanton, Calif.
Par 72, 6,304 yards

Team Results 1. UCLA               289-290-579 2. USC                291-295-586 3. Arizona State      297-292-589 3. Arizona            300-289-589 5. Washington State   299-293-592 6. California         305-295-600 7. Washington         298-304-602 8. Oregon             308-308-616 9. Stanford           304-315-61910. Oregon State       327-312-639

Top Individuals1. Kim Welch, Washington State 70-66-1362. Cassandra Kirkland, Arizona 72-67-1392. Susie Mathews, UCLA 68-71-1394. Louise Stahle, Arizona State 69-71-1405. Tanya Dergal, USC 70-73-1435. Mar Garcia, Arizona 73-70-1435. Charlotte Mayorkas, UCLA 73-70-1435. Dewi Schreefel, USC 71-72-1439. Amie Cochran, UCLA 73-72-1459. Paige Mackenzie, Washington 73-72-145

Washington 7. Paige Mackenzie 73-72-14511. Amber Prange 73-74-14731. Courtney McCracken 76-79-15520. Kim Shin 76-81-15742. Sung Ea Lee 79-79-158

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