WSU’s Mallory Kent leads Cougar Cup by five strokes
PULLMAN – Washington State senior Mallory Kent sits solely in first place after the opening two rounds of the Cougar Cup on Monday. Kent helped the Cougars finish first as a team at the end of day one, leading by six strokes at 12-over 588. Gonzaga is second at 18 over, and BYU is third at 25 over.
Seattle U is 10th out of 12 teams with a score of 635.
Kent was consistent on the day, earning a score of 70 in each round for a 4-under 140. The score puts her five strokes in front of second-place Lea Garner of BYU.
Jamie Huo was the top finisher for the Redhawks, sitting tied for 20th with a two-round total of 153.
• Seattle U junior forward Stephanie Verdoia was named the Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Verdoia scored a goal and had three assists in the Redhawks’ two wins last week.
• Seattle Pacific sophomore Shayla Page was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week after anchoring a defense that recorded two shutouts last week.
Seattle Pacific’s Stephen MacDonald was named the GNAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring two game-winning goals last week.
Seattle U was in fourth place after the first day of the Dash Thomas Memorial in Meridian, Idaho. David Torres led the Redhawks with a two-round score of 3-under 139, good enough for a tie for fifth.
From sports-information reports.