Washington State’s women’s golf team finished in sixth place out of the 18 team field after the third and final round of the Coeur d’Alene Resort Collegiate Invitational on Wednesday. The Cougars final score of 13-over par held off seventh place finisher Indiana by one stroke.
Alivia Brown jumped up six spots after the third round, securing her finish in the top-25 in 12th place at 1-under 212.
Two other Cougars joined Brown in the top-25 at the conclusion of the tournament. Marie Lund-Hansen tied at 18th place with 2-over 215. Bree Wanderscheid tied for 20th place at 216.
No. 22 Colorado claimed the tournament title with two players in the top three. Kirsty Hodgkins took first place with a three round score of 10-under 203 and Robyn Choi followed 6-under 207.
Idaho placed eighth, led by Michelle Kim’s second straight top-10 finish. Kim birdied two of her final three holes to shoot an even-par 71 in the final round and finish in a tie for sixth at 2-under (72-68-71, 211) for the week.
It is Kim’s best score to par of her career, and the first time she has finished under par since her collegiate debut in 2015. It is the 10th top-10 finish of the junior’s career.
Calista Clark had 13 kills, Kendall Collins added 26 assists and visiting CC Spokane (19-4, 3-1) swept Wenatchee Valley (10-8, 2-3) in straight sets (25-22, 25-23, 25-18) in Wenatchee.
Pua Kaaloa had 11 digs while Kaitlin Ramsey added 10 digs for the Sasquatch.
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