Williams Named GoHuskies.com SAOTW
March 19, 2012
SEATTLE - Junior men's golfer Chris Williams (Moscow, Idaho) has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 12-18.
Williams stands alone atop the Husky record books for career wins after running away from the rest of the field on Sunday for his fifth career victory. At the same time, the Huskies saw a comfortable lead whittle away and ended up tied with Long Beach State for the Bandon Dunes Championship team title.
Williams shot 204 (-9) over the three-day, 54-hole event at Bandon Trails Course to finish six shots better than runner up Kevin Lim of Long Beach State. The victory moved the All-American past Brock Mackenzie and Nick Taylor in the UW record books, who each had four wins during their illustrious All-American careers.
Williams was masterful in consecutive rounds, firing a 5-under 66 to break the course record 67 he established on Saturday. He took most of the suspense out of who would win the tournament by making the turn at -4, extending his already large with birdies on holes 6, 7 and 9. He shot par golf over the next eight holes before finishing off his bogey-free final round with a nifty birdie on the 18th hole.
Other nominees include: Terrence Ross (men's basketball), Tyler Davis (baseball), Regina Rogers (women's basketball), Lauren Rogers (gymnastics), Kaitlin Inglesby (softball) and Riko Shimizu (women's tennis).
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