April 1, 2014
GOODYEAR, Ari. - Western Washington University moved up six places to finish eighth among 17 teams at the Western New Mexico University Women's Golf Spring Invitational which ended Tuesday at the Palm Valley Golf Club.
The Vikings shot 312, the fourth-best score of the day, for a 36-hole total of 637. That was just two strokes behind three schools that tied for fifth at 635. They were Cal State San Marcus (316), Cal State East Bay (317) and Dixie State (322).
St. Edward's TX (304), ranked No.6 nationally, edged out No.18 Chico State (312) for first place, 612 to 613. Chico State began the day leading the tourney with St. Edward's third, six strokes back.
Cal Baptist placed third at 618 (313) and West Texas A&M was fourth at 626 (305).
Cal Baptist's Tina Yang, who was the medalist leader by one stroke after Monday's play, won the tourney by that same margin at 146 (73). Audra Kepler from Cal State Monterey Bay was runner-up at 147 (73).
WWU next competes at the Tarleton State Doc Housewright Invitational on Apr. 14-15.
Women's Golf Finishes 12th at Mustang Intercollegiate
Freshman Megan Billeter leads WWU finishing in a tie for 42nd place at 8-over-par 152
Women's Golf in 13th After First Round of Mustang Intercollegiate
Freshman Megan Billeter tied for 19th after recording a career-low round of 1-over-par 73
Viking Women Finish 12th at Pioneer Shootout
Senior Jenn Paul finishes in tie for 11th with back-to-back rounds of 6-over-par 78
Women's Golf Tied For 9th After First Day of Pioneer Shootout
Senior Jenn Paul tied for 12th in 96-player field with first-round 6-over-par 78
Women's Golf Finishes 15th in Spring-Opening Tournament
WWU completes The Lancer Joust at +76 for the 36-hole tournament. Stephanie Sewell ties for 51st place.
Women's Golf in 16th Place at The Lancer Joust
Freshman Megan Billeter leads WWU in a tie for 55th place at 9-over-par 81
Women's Golf Opens Spring Season at Lancer Joust
Vikings will play three spring tournaments leading up to GNAC Championships in late April
Vikings Finish 6th at WWU Invite to Complete Fall Season
Jenn Paul turns in best round of the season with 1-over-par 74 to finish tied for 16th
Stephanie Sewell Named GNAC Golfer of the Week
Sewell tied for 7th at the Dixie State Fall Invitational
Women's Golf in 8th After Day One of WWU Invite
Hannah Drake tied for 29th after 8-over-par 81 in the first round at Bellingham Golf & Country Club
Vikings Finish 6th at Dixie State Fall Invitational
Stephanie Sewell leads women's golf team with 7th-place finish at 9-over-par for the tournament
Vikings in 7th After First Day of Dixie State Invitational
Junior Stephanie Sewell is tied for 13th in 56-player field with 6-over-par 78
Women's Golf Finishes 13th at Division I Tournament
Jenn Paul and Annie Leete lead Vikings during 54-hole tournament
Vikings Have Tough First Day at Rose City Collegiate
WWU is in 14th place after first day of Division I tournament
Women's Golf Places 3rd at The Northwest Shootout
Hannah Drake ties for 8th with 7-over-par 79 in one-day tournament