February 22, 2012 in Sports

Gonzaga women set record while winning invitational

 

Gonzaga’s women’s golf team won the Folino Invitational on Tuesday in Industry Hills, Calif., finishing 13 strokes ahead of second-place Cal State Fullerton.

The Bulldogs shot a final-round 293, breaking the single-round school record of 294 set in 2006. The 54-hole score of 897 was just one shot off the school record.

Alice Kim was the top individual for Gonzaga, finishing in a tie for second place. She finished at 8-over 221, one shot behind medalist Tara Green of Montana.

Two other Bulldogs finished in the top 10 – Victoria Fallgren, in sixth place at 225, and Tai Jade Kliebphipat, in seventh place at 230.

Eastern Washington shot a team score of 975, good for 11th place in the 12-team event.

Jayme Carbon was the top finisher for the Eagles, with a three-round score of 236 tying her for 23rd place.

• Idaho’s Teo Poplawski finished tied for eighth place at the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational in Boulder City, Nev.

Poplawski’s 54-hole score of 223 was 7 over par and five strokes back of the medalists.

The Vandals finished eighth overall with a team total of 937. Arizona won the tournament at 872.

College tennis

Eastern Washington senior Chad Henninger was named Co-Big Sky Player of the Week, the first weekly honor of his career.

Henninger won both of his singles matches last weekend, improving his singles record to a Big Sky-best 7-0 this season. He is 4-2 this season in doubles with partner Julian Sanchez.

• Idaho sophomore Almudena Sanz was named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week. Sanz went 5-1 last weekend, including 3-0 in singles.

Football

The Spokane Shock added wide receiver Justin Ore and defensive back LeMetrius Davis to their roster.

Ore, who played at Western Oregon, made 26 receptions for 338 yards and seven touchdowns in three games last season with the Utah Blaze.

Davis, who played at the University of Hawaii, will enter his first season in the Arena Football League.

The Shock’s season opens March 12.


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