Lewis Tied for 10th After Round One of Sun Devil Winter Classic
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The University of Washington women's golf team kicked off the second tournament of the young 2020-21 season at the Sun Devil Winter Classic on Monday, posting a 19-over 307 to sit in 10th place overall. The Dawgs were led by junior Martha Lewis who is tied for 10th at even par 72.
"Today wasn't our best showing because our confidence in our abilities but I think we'll be good and continue to work through those challenges every day," said head coach Mary Lou Mulflur. "I was really proud of Martha (Lewis) today, she played very well and was solid for us so we'll see what we can improve on in tomorrow's round."
Lewis finished at even-par 72 which is just three strokes off the lead after the first 18 holes of the three-day tournament. Lewis got to 1-over during her first three holes but responded with two birdies and four pars to make the turn at 1-under. Despite a few more bogeys, she still stayed solid with birdies on the par-5 14th and the par 5 16th to finish her round at even par 72.
Freshman Camille Boyd and sophomore Brittany Kwon each posted a 6-over 78 to tie for 39th. Boyd opened the day with eight-straight pars making the turn at 1-under after a bogey on her ninth hole of the day. After a bumpy run during the 11-15 holes, Boyd finished the day with a birdie on the 18th. Kwon had a difficult start, getting to 5-over after three holes, but responded in a good way, making par on 11 of the next holes and adding two birdies to that to finish at 6-over.
Competing as an individual, Winnie Ng is tied for 43rd alongside freshman Stefanie Deng at 7-over 79 and rounding out the Huskies squad was senior Rino Sasaki who is tied for 51st at 8-over 80.
Washington's second round tees off at 6:45 a.m. PT. and fans can follow on golfstat.com.