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Thompson Leads Cougars at Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 10/05/2010
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Oct. 5, 2010

TACOMA, Wash. -

Complete Results.

Final Day Tee Times.

Sophomore Ali Thompson shot a 1-over 73 to lead the Washington State University women's golf team during second-round play at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational, Tuesday, hosted by the University of Washington.

The Cougars' combined for a second-day total of 311 on the par-72, 6,078-yard Tacoma Country and Golf Club, five strokes better than Monday's opening round, and remain in 14th place.

Thompson's second-day score marked a nine-shot improvement over Monday and vaulted her up 22 spots to a tie for 40th at 155 (+11) entering Wednesday's final round. Thompson sits two strokes ahead of teammates Emma Betland and Mallory Kent, with both players tied for 49th at 157 (+13). Betland shot an 81 (+9) Tuesday while Kent was one stroke better at 78 (+8).

Junior Kristen Allard improved on her first-day score as she fired a 79 (+7) and sits tied for 62nd at 160 (+16) while sophomore Ellen Park shot an 83 (+11) and is tied for 66th with a two-day score of 163 (+19).

Play concludes at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.

Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Tacoma Country and Golf Club
Par 72, 6,078 yards

TEAM SCORES: 1. California, 567; 2. USC, 574; 3. Washington, 591; 4. Pepperdine, 596; 5. UC Davis, 600; T6. Oregon, 605; T6. Stanford, 605; 8. New Mexico St., 608; 9. Oregon State, 609; 10. San Jose State, 617; 11. Gonzaga, 622; 12. Idaho, 624; 13. San Francisco, 625; 14. WASHINGTON STATE, 627; 15. Washington (B), 634.

INDIVIDUALS (Top 5 plus WSU): 1. Emily Childs (Cal), 6136; 2. Joanne Lee (Cal), 140; T3. Lizette Salas (USC), 142; T3. Sophia Popov (USC), 142; 5. Pia Halbig (Cal), 143...T40. Ali Thompson (WSU), 155; T49. Emma Betland (WSU), 157; T49. Mallory Kent (WSU), 157; T62. Kristen Allard (WSU), 160; T66. Ellen Park (WSU), 163.
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