Santos delivers again for Gonzaga
Gonzaga University freshman Raychelle Santos earned medalist honors for the second straight week and helped the Bulldogs defend their title at the Folino Invitational in Industry Hills, Calif., on Tuesday.
Santos, who won The Gold Rush in the spring opener last week, shot a 1-under-par 70 in the final round and finished with a 54-hole total of 5-over 218. She finished one stroke in front of Portland State’s Aram Choi.
Gonzaga shot a final-round 295 and finished with a 902 total – 11 shots better than runner-up Cal State Fullerton.
Gonzaga’s Victoria Fallgren placed third with a 222 total after a final round of 1-over 72.
• Moscow High graduate Chris Williams, the top-ranked amateur in the world, birdied five of his last 10 holes to card a 3-under-par 68 and help the Washington Huskies vault into second place after the second round of The Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.
Williams and two others are tied for first at 4-under.
UCLA leads the team race at 6-under, followed by Washington at 4-under.
Eastern Washington Eagles sophomore Moira Hedberg was named the Big Sky Conference women’s tennis player of the week.
Playing at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, Hedberg didn’t drop a single set in leading the Eagles to victories over Idaho State and Weber State.
It was her second career player-of-the-week honor.