Ham Leads the Way for the Cougs at the Stanford Intercollegiate
STANFORD, Calif. – The Washington State women's golf team moved up two spots on the team leaderboard in the third round on Sunday, Oct. 17, as the Cougars concluded the 2021 Stanford Intercollegiate in 14th place. Junior Jiye Ham carded 1-under par, 70 in the third round to finish the tournament in a tie for 24th.
Ham matched her first-round score on Sunday, as the junior shot 1-under, 70 in the third round. The junior ended the tournament by posting rounds of 70-75-70 to collect a personal-best three-round score of 215 (+2). The Bangkok native got her day started by birdieing hole 15, before going 1-under on back-to-back holes, as she birdied holes 18 and 1. In total, Ham collected five birdies in the third round, as she ended the tournament tied for the team lead in birdies with 31.
Washington State was able to move up two spots to 14th on the team leaderboard in the third round, as the Cougars posted their lowest round of the tournament by carding 10-over par, 294. WSU ended the Stanford Intercollegiate with a team score of 893 (+41).
"The team played tough in a strong field this week," said WSU women's golf head coach Kelli Kamimura. "We learned a lot about the things we are doing well mentally and physically and identified areas where we can continue to develop and grow. We look forward to continuing to build on these areas as we prepare for the PAC-12 Preview."
Freshman Madelyn Gamble shot even par, 71 in the third round to conclude her tournament in a tie for 50th place. The Pleasant Hill, California native posted rounds of 73-77-71 to end her tournament with a score of 221 (+8). Gamble went 13-straight holes carding par-or-better in Sunday's third round after beginning her day at 2-over through her first two holes. The freshmen shot 1-under on par 5s on Sunday, as she ended the Stanford Intercollegiate with the second-lowest par 5 score of the tournament at 7-under.
Seniors Darcy Habgood and Amy Chu ended the Stanford Intercollegiate in a tie for 66th and 71st, respectively. Habgood ended her tournament with rounds of 76-78-75 to finish at +16, while Chu carded 80-70-81 to post a three-round score of 231 (+18). Freshman Emily Cadwell ended the Stanford Intercollegiate by collecting her lowest round of the tournament on Sunday, as she carded 7-over par, 78 in the third round. Cadwell posted rounds of 82-80-78 to finish the tournament with a score of 240 (+27).
Host Stanford won both the team and individual titles at the Stanford Intercollegiate. Rose Zhang carded 16-under par, 197 to win the tournament, as she posted rounds of 65-65-67. The Cardinal ended the three-day Stanford Intercollegiate with a three-round score of 277 (-28).
Washington State concludes its 2021 fall schedule in Hawai'i Nov. 1-3, as the Cougars head to the Nanea Golf Club to play in the 2021 Pac-12 Preview.
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