March 21, 2011
BALL GROUND, Ga. - The Cougars bounced back on Monday to take the match against seventh-seeded Texas at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship.
Washington State, seeded 14th, beat the Longhorns 3-2 to earn their first win at Hawks Ridge Golf Club in the third-round.
"After tying Georgia Tech and losing a close one to Iowa, we finally broke through against Texas," said WSU Head Coach Walt Williams. "Kent (Hagen) won against Frittelli and Hank (Frame) and Branden (Dalton) won close matches to pull out a 3 to 2 win."
The Cougars will take on the Gamecocks of South Carolina in the final round Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.
Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship
Third Round Results
(14) Washington State def. (7) Texas, 3-2
Kent Hagen, Washington State def. Dylan Frittelli, Texas, 2 and 1
Cody Gribble, Texas def. Trent Sanders, Washington State, 2 and 1
Bobby Hudson, Texas def. Nick Ellis, Washington State, 4 and 2
Hank Frame, Washington State def. Julio Vegas, Texas, 2 and 1
Branden Dalton, Washington State def. Johnathan Schnitzer, Texas, 19 holes