For the second consecutive year, the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team took home the title at the Illinois Wesleyan University Spring Fling while senior Olivia Lugar sealed the individual championship this past weekend in Normal, Ill.
After losing by just one stroke last season, the Washington University women’s golf team couldn’t come as close this year at the WUSTL Spring Invite, but the Bears still recorded a second-place finish on Saturday and Sunday in Madison, Ill.
The third annual WUSTL Spring Invitational came down to one stroke, and the No. 1 Washington University women’s golf team was on the wrong end of the final standings. Despite the narrow loss to NAIA No. 6 William Woods University, which has now won every rendition of the tournament, the Bears chose to dwell on the positives.
Basketball stars Kevin Love, Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge and Washington University sophomore Connie Zhou all either were raised in or currently reside in Lake Oswego, Ore., a suburb of Portland. All were also featured in this past week’s issue of Sports Illustrated magazine, the NBA preview issue. Zhou is not an NBA player, but a golfer.
national champion and first-ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor University rounded out the top five at 938. The second-round 294 was a tournament low and the second-lowest score in team history, three strokes shy of the 291 fired at the Millikin University Fall Classic on Sept. 24, 2011. The top four Bears had 12 birdies combined in the second round.
After having difficulty with cold and rainy conditions on the first day, the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team placed fourth at the O’Brien National Invitational in South Bend, Ind., this past Sunday and Monday. The Bears shot an overall two-day score of 652, finishing 26 strokes behind tournament champion and No.
Both a change in weather and grass await the freshman recruiting class for the Washington University women’s golf team now that each of the three players has journeyed from California to St. Louis. Jessica Wibawa from Encino, Calif., Xin Fang from Menlo Park, Calif., and Samantha Han from San Jose, Calif.
Move over, LeBron, Wade and Bosh. The second-ranked Washington University women’s golf team has a Big Three of its own ready to do some damage in the postseason.
As another week passed, another quality victory came for the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team. The Bears (304-306, 610) led from beginning to end at the Pat Clouse Invitational in Springfield, Ohio, as they defeated No. 2 DePauw University (316-317, 633) by 23 strokes. Rounding out the top five teams of the competition were No.
The milestones keep coming for the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team. It was a monumental weekend all around at the Millikin University Fall Classic, as each of the top five places belonged to the Bears en route to two team round scores lower than the record of 300 set the previous week at the Illinois Wesleyan University Fall Classic.