Women’s golf: Alexa Clark, Eastern Washington pick up titles at Battle of Old Works

Sophomore Alexa Clark captured medalist honors and her Eastern Washington Eagles women’s golf team won a playoff for the team title Tuesday at the Battle at Old Works in Anaconda, Montana.

Clark shot a 1-over-par 73 to finish three rounds at 3-over 219 at Old Works Golf Course. Gonzaga freshman Quynn Duong, competing in her first collegiate tournament, finished with a 71 to tie for second, four shots behind Clark.

The Eagles and North Dakota State tied for first at 908, 24 shots ahead of the field. The teams broke the tie on a par-4, where EWU’s five golfers combined for 1-over 21, two shots better than the Bison.

Gonzaga placed sixth in the eight-team field at 940.

  • Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann placed fifth at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hausmann completed three rounds at the University of New Mexico Championship Course in 3-under 213, four shots behind medalist Hira Naveed of Pepperdine. Hausmann’s Vandals tied for 10th place in the 16-team field at 21-over 885. Kent State (858) topped the field by five shots. Washington State’s Marie Lund-Hansen tied for 19th at 2-over 218. Her Cougars placed 12th, one shot behind Idaho.