Viking Move Up To 4th in WWU Invite

Oct. 11, 2016

Tournament Results | Season Statistics

BELLINGHAM, Wash. –  Led by sophomore Stephanie Sewell, the Western Washington University women’s golf team finished in 4th place at the WWU Invitational played Monday and Tuesday at Bellingham Golf & Country Club.

The Vikings moved up from 8th place after the first 18 holes to 4th place in the tournament with a final round score of 303, a 16-shot improvement from Monday. Sewell (Kent, WA/Kentridge) tied for 5th in the 73-player field finishing the 36-hole tournament at 5-over-par 151 on the par 73 layout.

Simon Fraser won the team title with a 24-over-par 608, followed by British Columbia (+29, 613) and Northeastern State (+34, 618).

Junior Jenn Paul (Bellingham, WA) shot a 1-over-par 74 on Tuesday to finish in a tie for 12th place at 8-over-par (154) for the tournament. Paul has finished in the top 20 in all three of her tournaments this fall.

Senior Audrey Orem (Bellingham, WA) tied for 28th at 13-over-par (159), while senior Brooke Branigan (Bellingham, WA) tied for 38th (+16, 162) and sophomore Hannah Drake tied for 47th (+18, 164). Sophomore Nicole Miller (Renton, WA/Kennedy) played as an individual and tied for 63rd at 24-over-par (170).

British Columbia’s Kat Kennedy and Montana State Billings’ Sammy Walter tied for individual honors finishing the tournament at even par (146). Kennedy won the scorecard playoff recording the lower second round with a 2-under-par 71 on Tuesday.

The Vikings return to action next week traveling the Sonoma State Fall Invitational played at Foxtail North Golf Club in Rohnert Park, California.

2016 WWU Golf Invitational
Bellingham Golf & Country Club (Par 73 – 5,983 Yards)

Pos.

Team/Player

 

Rd 1

Rd 2

Total

4th

Western Washington

+38

319

303

622

T5th

Stephanie Sewell

+5

77

74

151

T12th

Jenn Paul

+8

80

74

154

T28th

Audrey Orem

+13

82

77

159

T38th

Brooke Branigan

+16

84

78

162

T47th

Hannah Drake

+18

80

84

164

T63rd

Nicole Miller (i)

+24

88

82

170

Pos.

Team

 

Rd 1

Rd 2

Total

1

Simon Fraser

+24

303

305

608

2

British Columbia

+29

307

306

613

3

Northeastern State

+34

315

303

618

4

Western Washington

+38

319

303

622

T5

Concordia (OR)

+42

313

313

626

T5

Montana State Billings

+42

309

317

626

T7

Cal State Monterey Bay

+44

313

315

628

T7

Cal State East Bay

+44

321

307

628

9

Saint Martin's

+46

317

313

630

10

Western New Mexico

+60

321

323

644

11

Hawaii Pacific

+67

323

328

651

12

Hawai'i Hilo

+69

320

333

653

13

Victoria

+77

328

333

661

14

Northwest Nazarene

+81

333

332

665