Washington men’s golf eighth after first round of Western Intercollegiate
The Huskies finish strong for a 6-over 356 in the event in Santa Cruz, Calif.
No. 25 Washington is in eighth place after the first round of the Western Intercollegiate, played at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif.
The Huskies started on holes 12, 13 and 14 as part of the shotgun start and played 9 over as a team, before making the turn back to the front side of the course. They then began to respond, playing better the rest of the day and finishing at 6-over 356. The Western Intercollegiate plays a unique system in college golf with six players competing and five scoring.
Washington is part of a tightly packed middle of the leaderboard. No. 26 Oregon leads overall at 9 under, followed by No. 9 Stanford at 5 under, No. 1 USC at 4 under.
Corey Pereira led the Huskies with a round of 2-under 68 as the only UW golfer under par. He is currently tied for seventh, five shots back of Aaron Wise of Oregon, who opened at 7-under 63. Wise leads by three over Maverick McNealy of Stanford.
• The Washington State men are second at 9-under 567 after the first day of the PING Cougar Classic at Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah. Host Brigham Young leads at 22-under 554. WSU’s Derek Bayley is ninth at 4-under 140.
• The Seattle U women are tied for first after the first two rounds of the Bobcat Spring Invitational at The Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz.
The Redhawks are tied with Wyoming at 24-over 600.
Seattle U’s Dorsey Addicks is third at 4-over 148, six strokes off the lead and teammate Alexus Song is tied for fourth at 5-over 149.
From sports-information reports.