SAMMAMISH, Wash. – Facing the strongest competition of the season, Washington State women’s golf sits in 13th after the first two rounds of the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational with a score of 638, +62. Stanford holds the top spot followed by Washington and Oregon tied for second.
Junior, Kristen Rue, led the Cougars tied at 34th with a score of 153, +9. Rue had a strong second round earning a score of 75 and carded 5 birdies.
Sophomore, Rachel Lewis, wasn’t far behind her teammate coming in at tied for 47th with a score of 157, +13. In round one, Lewis had a strong back nine finishing only one over par, ending the round at +4.
Rounding out the top three Cougar performances was freshman, Cherokee Kim, finishing the day in 53rd place with a score of 159, +15. Kim improved her score on round two and scored only one over par on the back nine.
“Kristen played tough today and had an outstanding finish,” said head coach Kelli Kamimura. “She was 3-under for her last six holes and I’m very proud of her fight.”
Tee times for the third round will begin at 7:45 a.m. and live results can be found at golfstat.com with a full recap of the tournament will be posted at the end of the day.