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Huskies Fire Low Round Of Day At Bandon Dunes
Release: 03/09/2013
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March 9, 2013

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BANDON, Ore. -- A day after finishing 17th out of 18 teams, the Huskies fired the low round on Saturday at the Bandon Dunes Invitational.

The Huskies opened on Friday with a 310, but were 16 shots better on the par-72 Old Macdonald Course in the second round with a 4-under 284. Washington is eighth overall at 18-over 594.

"We tried hard yesterday, it was just one of those really, really bad days," reflected Husky Coach Matt Thurmond. "I'm just proud of the way the guys came back today and I think that we'll have another really good round tomorrow."

Colorado was the only other team to shoot under par on Saturday. They fired a 2-under 286 and lead the field at 1-over 577. San Jose is second at +7, followed by Oregon, who is the only other team less than double-digits over par at +8.

8 Washington 310 284 594
T14 Chris Williams (1) 76 70 146
T14 Jonathan Sanders (5) 75 71 146
T53 Cheng-Tsung Pan (2) 79 72 151
T55 Charlie Hughes (4) 81 71 152
T78 Trevor Simsby (3) 80 77 157

Chris Williams, the tournament's defending champion, shot 2-under 70 to lead Washington's efforts. He is tied for 14th at 146 (+2). Wiliams got as low as 3-under for the round twice, but a bogey on the No. 18 made him settle for 70.

Freshman Jonathan Sanders is all square with Williams in 14th place. Sanders were 1-under for the day. He had five birdies on the day.

Senior Charlie Hughes, the 2011 tournament champion, was the only other Husky to shoot under par. He fired a 71 and is tied for 55th at 8-over 152.

Hughes was 2-over after 14 holes, but a birdie on No. 15 and an eagle on the par-5 17th hole got him into the red.

Cheng-Tsung Pan was even on the day is tied for 53rd at 7-over 151. He had two birdies and two bogeys.

Trevor Simsby shot 77 and is tied for 78th.

The Huskies also have three golfers competing as individuals. Tyler Salsbury is tied for 19th at 3-over 147. He shot even-par 72 on Saturday.

Larry Iverson is tied for 43rd at +6.

Chris Babcock shot 3-under 69 a day after shooting 84. The freshman is 9-over and tied for 60th.

Byron Meth of Pacific leads the tournament at 4-under 140. He has a one shot lead over Fresno State's Triox Tonkham.

Course:Bandon Dunes - Old Macdonald Course: Black (modified)     Par 72 - 6859 Yards
current
position
team scoring rounds total
score
to par thru today 1 2
1
  Colorado
+1 F   -2 291 286 577
2
  San Jose State
+7 F  E 295 288 583
3
  Oregon
+8 F   +6 290 294 584
4
  Missouri-Kansas City
+12 F   +9 291 297 588
T5
14 SMU
+13 F   +7 294 295 589
T5
  Fresno State
+13 F  E 301 288 589
7
2 UCLA
+17 F   +5 300 293 593
8
3 Washington
+18 F   -4 310 284 594
9
  UC Davis
+19 F   +11 296 299 595
10
  UNCW
+20 F   +10 298 298 596
T11
  Utah Valley
+21 F   +5 304 293 597
T11
  Washington State
+21 F   +8 301 296 597
13
  Pacific
+23 F   +6 305 294 599
14
  CSU Northridge
+28 F   +13 303 301 604
T15
  Northern Colorado
+29 F   +9 308 297 605
T15
  Long Beach State
+29 F   +10 307 298 605
17
  Gonzaga
+38 F   +20 306 308 614
18
  Santa Clara
+57 F   +31 314 319 633
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