PULLMAN, Wash. – (Sept. 19) Battling near winter weather conditions, Seattle University women's golf earned a solid fourth place at the WSU Cougar Cup, hosted by Washington State at Palouse Ridge Golf Course Monday and Tuesday.
With rain on and off during all three rounds, temperatures dropping into the low 40s, and a bout of hail during Tuesday's final round, the Redhawks finished at 49-over 913 (307-296-310), just two strokes behind third-place Idaho (+47, 911). Washington State took the team title at nine-over-par 873.
"The conditions were very difficult this week, but we battled well," said Head Coach Marc Chandonnet. "I'm very excited about this team. They are very talented I love their ability to grind."
Freshman Vendela From was the top individual finisher for the Redhawks, placing eighth overall with a six-over-par 222. The rookie from Stockholm, Sweden, opened with a one-over-par 73, had her best round at one-under-par 71 in the second round, and closed with a six-over 78.
Yen Ting Wong tied for 14th overall at 12-over 228 (74-79-75) and Keisha Lugito tied for 25th at 18-over 234 (82-73-79). Kimberlee Tottori tied for 29th with a three-round 236 (78-74-84) and Nicole Foster tied for 34th with a three-round 238 (82-78-78).
Seattle U is back in action Tuesday, Sept. 26 and Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Couer D' Alene Collegiate Invitational, hosted by the University of Idaho.