UW men’s golf in 3rd at Pac-12 tourney
Washington senior Trevor Simsby was 1-under par overall through 13 holes of his second round and was tied for seventh at the Pac-12 men’s golf championships on Friday at the Gallery at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona.
No. 10 Washington was third when play was suspended at 15 over. Third-ranked Stanford was leading at 2 under. No. 4 California finished its second round and was at 2 over.
Washington State was in 11th place at 48 over.
UW’s Cheng-Tsung Pan was tied for 11th at 1 over. He was through 11 holes of his second round.
• The No.8 Washington women were in fourth place at 2-over 290, five strokes off the lead at the Pac-12 championships after the first round of competition at Tysting Tree in Corvallis, Ore.
No. 2 UCLA led a tightly bunched leaderboard with five other top-11 teams within nine strokes of the lead.
The Bruins were at 3-under 285 and led No. 9 Stanford by one stroke. No. 11 Arizona was at 1 under, while UW was one stroke better than No. 6 Arizona State. The nation’s top-ranked team, USC, was sixth at 6-over.
“You can’t win it on the first day, but you can shoot yourselves out of it,” said UW coach Mary Lou Mulflur. “It was just a steady day for us with nobody really going low. We struggled on the par fives, which is something we usually take advantage of.”
Charlotte Thomas led Washington with a 1-under 71. She was tied for eighth place, four strokes behind Mariko Tumangan of Stanford. Thomas was the only Husky under par and in the top 10.
• Led by freshman Dorsey Addicks, Seattle University was in third place at the Western Athletic Conference championships in Mesa, Ariz.
Addicks was tied for sixth place after an opening-round 4-over 76, just three strokes behind the leader. Seattle U was at 35-over 323. Idaho leads at 14 over.
Kylee Lahners hit her first career grand slam, leading No. 11 Washington to a 6-2 victory over host Oregon State in six innings.
The game was called at the end of the sixth inning due to rain.
Lahners’ grand slam in the fourth inning gave UW a 5-1 lead.
Kaitlin Inglesby started for Huskies (26-12) and held the Beavers (13-27) to two runs on five hits over five innings. Inglesby improved to 10-4.
•Seattle University (17-31, 6-8 WAC) split a doubleheader against visiting Grand Canyon, losing 4-3 before winning 4-2.
• Southern Oregon swept host Northwest University (2-30, 2-24 CCC) 4-1 and 7-3 in Redmond.
• Seattle University rallied from an early deficit to tie the score in the top of the ninth inning, but North Dakota used a walk-off home run to pull out a 6-5 victory in a WAC game in Grand Forks, N.D.
“We put ourselves in a hole early and could not dig ourselves out,” said Seattle U coach Donny Harrel, whose team fell to 18-19, 7-6 WAC.
• Aaron Cheatum, a 6-foot-7 forward from East Los Angeles College, has signed a letter of intent to play for Washington State beginning next season, men’s coach Ernie Kent announced.
Cheatum spent the past two seasons at East Los Angeles. This past season, be averaged 15.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.4 blocks a game as his team finished 20-9.
• J ordan Green was hired as an assistant women’s coach at Gonzaga after spending the past three seasons as an assistant at Idaho.
• The Washington State doubles team of Olga Musilovich and Maria Biryukova lost to top-ranked Kristie Ahn and Carol Zhao of Stanford, 8-5 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 women’s championships.
• The Seattle University men, the No. 3 seed in the WAC tournament, dropped their first-round match 4-2 to No. 6 seed Texas-Pan American, ending their season.
• The Washington men’s 4x800-meter relay, anchored by Izaic Yorks, raced to a win at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. Washington finished in 7:18.50, just ahead of Arkansas at 7:18.82.
Another UW highlight was the season-best performance of senior Kayla Stueckle, who was second in the 400 hurdles at 57.96 seconds.
From sports-information reports.