Slackman Leads Huskies to Seventh Place Finish
April 19, 1998
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Darren Slackman carded a season-best 4-under par 68 Sunday in the final round of the ASU Invitational. Slackman tied for sixth overall with an even-par 216 over the 54 holes played at Karsten Golf Course. The Huskies finished tied for seventh with USC, registering a team score of 881. UCLA won the tournament with 867, bettering second place Arizona State by three strokes.
Washington junior Rob Rashell finished one-stroke back of Slackman after firing his second consecutive even-par score of 72 to finish with 217, tied for 11th. UCLA's Brandon DiTullio took medalist honors with a 5-under 211 for the tournament.
Washington's seventh place finished marked the first time this spring that Washington has finished outside of the top-5. The Huskies have not finished worse than 10th all season.
The Huskies next action will be the Pac-10 Championship on April 27-29 at Orinda Country Club in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Team Standings: 1. UCLA 867; 2. Arizona State 870; 3. Oklahoma State 871; 4. TCU 873; 5 Arizona 874; 6. ASU Maroon 877; T7. USC 881; T7. WASHINGTON 297-296-288--881; 9. Oklahoma 888; 10. UTEP 889; T11. Oregon 890; T11. New Mexico 890; T13. Texas 891; T13. Fresno State 891; 15. Swedish National 896; 16. Oregon State 903; 17. Washington State 904; 18. California 910.