Huskies Open Spring at Bay Area Classic
Feb. 13, 2004
Seattle - The 10th-ranked Washington women's golf team opens the spring portion of its schedule Monday, Feb. 16 at the Bay Area Classic at The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge in San Jose. The tournament features a 36-hole, two-day format. The Huskies will be joined by San Jose State, San Francisco, Denver, Portland State, UC Irvine, Long Beach State, Colorado State, Santa Clara, Hawaii and Colorado.
Washington's lineup for the Bay Area Classic will include Paige Mackenzie, Sung Ea Lee, Ashley Bickerton, Amber Prange and Lindsay Morgan. Mackenzie is currently ranked 12th in the GolfWeek standings. Last fall she was Washington's top finisher in all three tournaments, including her first career victory at the Hawaii Invitational. Mackenzie enters the Bay Area Classic with a team-best 72.55 stroke average.
Lee is ranked 78th in the nation while Prange, a freshmen, is just behind her in 81st place in the standings. Both players posted a 75.0 stroke average last fall.
Washington was second at last year's Bay Area Classic. The Huskies posted back-to-back rounds of 312 for a 36-hole total of 624. California ran away with the title, shooting 601. Lee was Washington's top finisher, placing third at 8-over 152. Morgan tied for ninth at 11-over 155. Mackenize did not play in the event. She missed the spring portion of the Huskies' schedule due to a back injury.