Three Cougs Post a Top-20 Finish at the Fresno State Classic
FRESNO, Calif. – The Washington State women's golf team had three golfers finish in a tie for 18th on the player leaderboard at the 2022 Fresno State Classic, as the Cougars concluded the tournament in a tie for seventh with a three-round score of 893 (+29).
Junior Jiye Ham, redshirt freshman Jinyu Wu and freshman Sarah Skovgaard-Bils each carded 6-over par; 222 during their third-round stay at the Belmont Country Club to finish tied for 18th. It is Wu's third-straight top-25 finish to open the spring, while it is Ham's second time placing inside the top-25 in a spring tournament. It is also Skovgaard-Bils' first top-20 finish in her WSU career.
Wu posted the second-best par-5 score through 54 holes of play at the Fresno State Classic, as the Shanghai, China native carded 3-under on par-5 holes. Ham finished the tournament at 1-under on par-3 scoring, which was the eighth-best par-3 score in the field.
"We had a solid first two rounds in Fresno and although we didn't have the final round we wanted," WSU Head Coach Kelli Kamimura. "We have a lot of positives to build on as we head into our final regular season tournament of the season."
Washington State finished the tournament tied with Sacramento State for seventh on the team leaderboard. The Cougars concluded the Fresno State Classic by carding 17-over in the third round to finish with a score of 893 (+29).
Hawai'i claimed the team title at the 2022 Fresno State Classic, winning the tournament with a three-round score of 865 (+1). Fresno State's Jessica Hall captured the tournament's individual title by a stroke over Hawai'i's Momo Sugiyama, as she carded 6-under; 210.
The Washington State women's golf team will now spend the rest of March away from tournament competition, as the Cougars will play again April 4-6 at the Silverado Showdown in Napa, California.
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