March 25, 1998
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The Washington women's golf team missed carding a season-best 18-hole score by one stroke in the first round of the Rainbow Wahine Golf Tournament on Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course. The Huskies posted a 306 to place in a tie for fourth with Tulsa. Arizona and Louisiana State are tied for the lead the 20-team field with 302.
Washington freshman Elisha Au, a native of Hawaii, leads the Huskies after carding a one-over-par 73, in a four-way tie for second place overall. The 73 tied a season-best for Au, who carded an even-par 36 on the back-nine. Jennifer Stapleton also posted good numbers on the 5,829-yard course with a 75 in the first round.
The 54-hole tournament continues with the final two rounds on Wednesday and Thursday.
COLLEGIATE WOMEN'S GOLF Dr. Thompson Rainbow Wahine Tournament Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course Honolulu, HI Par: 72; Yardage: 5,829 FIRST ROUND RESULTS (18-holes)
Team Standings (top-10) --T1. Arizona 302, Louisiana State 302;3. Oregon 305; T4. Tulsa 306, WASHINGTON 306; 6. Nebraska 307; 7. UTEP 309; T8. Pepperdine 312, Alabama 312; 10. Oklahoma State 313.
Individual Standings (top-5) -- 1. Ashley Winn (LSU) 68; T2. Krissie (ARIZ) 73, Lisa Chang (PEPP) 73, Kylie Wilson (ORE) 73; Elisah Au (UW) 73. Other Washington Finishers: T11. Jennifer Stapleton 75, T21. Paola Bellotti 77; T53 Andrea Cordova 81; T67 Julia Smith 82.