WSU women’s golf finishes fourth


After finishing in fourth, WSU women’s golf looks to improve heading into their final tournament of the season in Hawaii Oct. 24-25.

The WSU women’s golf team finished in fourth place at the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational hosted by Seattle University at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Tacoma on Tuesday.

Finishing in first place, the University of Washington shot 16-over-par (880). Coming in second place was BYU with a total of (+19, 883). Oregon State University shot 23-over-par (887) to top off the top three scores. The Cougs, in fourth place, scored 27-over-par (891).

Of the seven athletes that represented WSU in the tournament, two of them placed in the top-10. Sophomore Madison Odiorne tied for sixth place with a total of (+3, 219). In ninth place, junior Alivia Brown had an overall score of 4-over-par (220).

In the tournament, Odiorne scored seven birdies while Brown shot nine birdies in total.

Senior Cherokee Kim and freshman Marie Lund-Hansen tied for 21st place with 10-over-par (226). Kim carded four birdies throughout the tournament while Lund-Hansen scored six birdies.

Junior Bree Wanderscheid tied for 55th place along with three players from Eastern Washington University, Weber State University and California State University, Fullerton with a total of (+19, 235). Within the three rounds, Wanderscheid scored two birdies.

Playing as individuals, junior Jamie Midkiff placed 74th in a three way tie and freshman Elodie Bridenne finished in 86th place. Midkiff had an overall score of (+26, 242) along with a player from Montana University and another from Grand Canyon University.

Combined, Midkiff and Bridenne carded nine birdies in total: five birdies from Midkiff and four from Bridenne.

The Cougs next tournament will be the Pac-12 Preview, Oct. 24 – 25, in Hawaii. This will be their last tournament for 2016 season.