Men's Golf Improves at West Regional
May 15, 1998
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Washington men's golf team shaved four strokes off its first round total, carding a 291 Friday in the second round of the NCAA West Regional. The Huskies are tied for eighth with California, showing a 36-hole total of 586. Arizona State leads the tournament which is being held at Karsten Golf Course, the Sun Devils home couse, with a 6-under par 570, six strokes better than UNLV and New Mexico.
Washington is led by two players at plus-one. Junior Rob Rashell carded and even par 72 in round two, while freshman Brian Nosler follwed a one under 71 in the first round with a 74 in the second. Senior Darren Slackman shot Washington's low round with a 2-under 70, moving him into a tie for 24th.John Moscrip completed the Washington scoring with a 75.
Arizona State freshman Paul Casey took at three stroke lead over Stanford's Joel Kribel by shooting 65 to go into Saturday's final round at 9-under.
The NCAA West Regional concludes tomorrow with the final 18-holes at Karsten Golf Course. The top nine teams will compete in the NCAA Championships, starting May 27, in Albuquerque.