Cheng-Tsung Pan leads struggling UW men's golf team in U.S. Collegiate Championship
Pan finished tied for fifth before Sunday's final round in Alpharetta, Ga., as Chris Williams continued to struggle due to illness.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Washington men's golf team shot a 9-over 287 for a second straight day at the U.S. Collegiate Championship and is tied for seventh heading into the final round at The Golf Club of Georgia.
The third-ranked Huskies are 14 shots behind UCLA, which holds a two-shot advantage over host Georgia Tech.
Washington and Wake Forest are tied at 18 over.
Cheng-Tsung Pan is the UW leader and is tied for fifth individually with a 1-under 143 overall. He equaled the low score of the day with a 69.
Chris Williams, the world's No. 1 amateur who is battling an illness this week, shot 78 and is tied for 56th at a 9-over 153.
move into second
STANFORD, Calif. — With a 1-over 285 in the second round of the Stanford Intercollegiate, the Husky women's golf team moved from sixth to second on Saturday.
UW is 7 over for the tournament and trails USC by four strokes.
After shooting 290 in Friday's first round, the Huskies — ranked No. 2 by Golfstat.com and No. 1 by Golfweek — ended up tied with USC for the best team score on Saturday.
Defending tournament champion SooBin Kim led the Huskies on Saturday at Stanford Golf Course, shooting 3-under 68 to move into a tie for fourth, two strokes behind the leader.
Conner Pichette scored in the 100th minute to give Western Washington (6-7-2, 4-5-2 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) a 4-3 overtime win over host Northwest Nazarene.
• Seattle Pacific earned a 2-0 win at Sioux Falls to improve to 10-1-4 (6-1-4 GNAC).
Host Seattle Pacific (12-2-2, 9-1-2 GNAC) beat Western Oregon, 2-0, for its seventh straight win.
• Western Washington (14-2-0, 11-1-0 GNAC) shut out Northwest Nazarene in a 2-0 win to stay atop the GNAC standings.
• Central Washington (5-9-2, 4-7-1 GNAC) fell at home to Saint Martin's, 1-0.
Utah State dominated host Seattle University (7-14, 2-9 Western Athletic Conference), winning in straight sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-19).
• No. 15 Western Washington (17-2, 10-1 GNAC) swept visiting Northwest Nazarene (25-10, 25-10, 25-16) to stay atop the league.
• Jackie Arnold had a career-high eight block assists in Seattle Pacific's 25-10, 25-17, 25-13 win over visiting Montana State Billings to improve to 9-10 (6-4 GNAC).
• No. 21 Central Washington defeated host Simon Fraser in five sets (25-21, 21-25, 25-18, 23-25, 17-15).
Three Western Washington runners earned all-conference honors for placing in the top 10 of the men's 8,000-meter race at the GNAC Cross Country Championships in Monmouth, Ore. WWU finished second overall, while Seattle Pacific finished fifth with one top-10 finisher. Central Washington finished ninth.
In the women's 6,000-meter race, SPU finished third, WWU was fourth and CWU finished fifth. Central Washington was the only one with a top-10 finisher, however.
Central Washington defeated Western Washington 46-14 at Memorial Stadium to win the Northwest Collegiate Rugby 7s Championship, which featured 12 of the region's top rugby teams. The win earns Central an automatic seed in December's USA Rugby national college sevens tournament.
From sports-information reports.