UW Advances in Consolation Bracket at Match Play

Nov. 12, 2005

Howey-in-the-Hills, FL - The Washington women's golf team rebounded to win their consolation match against UC Irvine after losing its opening round match with Michigan State at the 2005 Collegiate Match Play Championships. The 16-team tournament is being played at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

The eighth-seeded Huskies downed UC Irvine 4-1-0 on Saturday morning after being forced into the consolation bracket following a 3-1-1 loss to ninth-seed Michigan State.

The Huskies will face Tulane Saturday in the semifinals of the consolation bracket.

Paige Mackenzie defeated UCI's Carling Cho 5 and 3 to lead the Husky win. Amber Prange and Ashley Bickerton both won their matches 1-up and Courtney McCracken scored a 2-up victory.

Mackenzie was the only Husky to earn a win vs. Michigan State in the opening round loss. She defeated Mandi McConnell 5 and 4. Prange managed to halve her match.

Collegiate Match Play Championships
Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort
Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

Washington ResultsWashington def. UC Irvine, 4-1-0Paige Mackenzie, UW def. Carling Cho, UCI, 5 and 3Jane Chin, UCI def. Sung Ea Lee, UW, 3 and 2Amber Prange, UW def. Selanee' Henderson, UCI, 1-upCourtney McCracken, UW def. Kim Lorenzana, UCI, 2-upAshley Bickerton, UW def. Angelo Won, UCI, 1-up

Michigan State def. Washington, 3-1-1Paige Mackenzie, UW def. Mandi McConnell, MSU, 5 and 4Sara Brown, MSU def. Sung Ea Lee, UW, 2 and 1Amber Prange, UW halved Dayna Burleigh, MSUHeather Rose, MSU def. Courtney McCracken, UW, 4 and 3Jordyn Wells, MSU def. Ashley Bickerton, UW, 1-up.

First Round ResultsMichigan State def. Washington 2-1-2UCLA def. UC Irvine 3-1-1Arizona State def. Missouri 4-1-0USC def. Tulance 4-1-0Arkansas def. Furman 4-1-0Texas A&M def. Florida 3-2-0Stanford def. Tennessee 3-2-0Purdue def. Oklahoma State 3-2-0

Second Round ResultsWinner's BracketUCLA def. Michigan State 4-1-0Arizona State def. USC 3-1-1Texas A&M def. Arkansas 3-2-0Purdue def. Stanford 4-1-0

Consolation BracketWashington def. UC Irvine 4-1-0Tulane def. Missouri 3-2-0Florida def. Furman 5-0-0Tennessee def. Oklahoma State (UT wins tiebreaker 8

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