AURORA, Ore. – After a day filled with windy and rainy conditions, Washington State women’s golf sits in fourth place at the Rose City Collegiate after completing one round of play. WSU scored 304 and sits 11 strokes behind first place Oregon State.
Junior, Kristen Rue leads the Cougars tied for fourth place overall with a score of 73, +1. Rue has a successful back nine, shooting a 2-under 34 to tie for the best score in the tournament on the back nine.
The WSU trio of Mallory Kent, Rachel Lewis, and Lindsay Harmon all came in the top 25 after round one, finishing tied for 24th with a score of 77, +5. Harmon and Kent posted identical scores of 39 and 38 on the front and back nine, respectively. Lewis had a strong back nine posting a score of 35.
“I’m proud of the team’s fight today,” said Cougar Head Coach Kelli Kamimura. “The conditions were rough and we played our last-nine holes really well. Tomorrow I want us to focus on one shot at a time and play smart, aggressive golf.”
The second and final round of the Rose City Collegiate will begin 8 a.m., Tuesday. Due to the weather conditions, the tournament has been shortened to 36 holes.