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WWU men’s & women’s golf finish in the top 5 in tournaments

WWU men’s & women’s golf finish in the top 5 in tournaments

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Men

Western Washington University ended its regular season with a solid fifth-place performance at the 41st Annual Hanny Cal State Stanislaus Invitational Men’s Golf Tournament which ended Tuesday at the 6,641-yard Turlock Golf and Country Club.

The Vikings shot a final round 297 for a 54-hole total of 891.

WWU’s Kyle Schrader (Jr., Olympia/Tumwater) tied for eighth at 220, Craig Crawford (Sr., Stanwood/Highland Christian) tied for ninth at 221 and Chris Hatch (Fr., Mukilteo/Kamiak) tied for 14th at 223.

Crawford and Hatch each shot 1-over 73 and Schrader had a 74.

WWU next competes in the seventh annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships on Apr. 21-22 at Coeur d’Alene, Id. The Vikings have won the first six titles.

Women

Western Washington University placed fourth among nine teams at the abbreviated Tarleton State University Doc Housewright Women’s Golf Invitational Tournament held Tuesday at the Harbor Lakes Golf Club.

Monday’s round was canceled because of cold and windy weather conditions.

Host Tarleton State shot a 7-under par 281 to win the one-round tourney. Dallas Baptist was second, eight shots back at 289. St. Edward’s TX was third at 294, followed by WWU at 304 in the nine-team field.

Kristen Hansen (So., Spokane/Mead) led the Vikings, shooting a 1-over par 73 to finish in a seven-way tie for eighth.

WWU’s Anna Bourland (Jr., Bainbridge) and Brooke Branigan (Fr., Bellingham) tied for 20th, each shooting 76. Emily Koryto (So., East Lansing, MI) tied for 28th with a 79 and Audrew Orem (Fr., Bellingham) tied for 45th with an 84.

WWU competes in the third annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships on Apr. 21-22 at Coeur d’Alene, Id. The Vikings have won the first two conference titles.

-WWU-

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