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The Washington men’s golf team signed four players to letters of intent Wednesday, including Frank Garber, who has won two class 3A state titles at Juanita High School in Kirkland, and Spencer Weiss, the Class 4A state champion this past spring for Eastlake of Sammamish.
Also signing to play for UW were Greg Gildea of Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma and Jordan Lu of Vancouver, B.C.
“Signing four guys is a big class, but we just liked all these guys so much that it made sense for us,” said Washington coach Matt Thurmond. “There is great balance here in their golf abilities, personalities and leadership styles. It’s also the first time in several years that we’ve signed three Washington guys in one class.”
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Washington State signed four players to letters of intent, including Brian Mogg from Skyline in Sammamish. Mogg’s father, Gary, competed for Washington State from 1982-85 and uncle Brian is a former PGA Tour player, who is now a prominent instructor.
Mitch Stewart of Federal Way and Jake Douglas from Rolling Hills, Calif., signed letters of intent to play at Washington.
Stewart is the two-time reigning Class 4A state champion. He also was the 16-and-under champion at the National Clay Court Championships and finished third at the National Hard Court Championships in 2012.
Casey Schoenlein, a 6-5 outside hitter from Issaquah, and Haylee Mathis, a 5-11 setter from Strasburg, Ill., signed letters of intent to play at Washington State.
Tyler Sandhu had a hat trick for Everett, but the Silvertips allowed two goals in the final six minutes of regulation, then lost 6-5 in overtime to Regina in a Western Hockey League game.
From sports-information reports