SooBin Kim ties for second individually

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PEORIA, Ariz. — Finishing with a 4-under 68, Washington’s SooBin Kim ended up tied for second in the Westbrook Invitational as the Huskies took third as a team Monday in women’s golf.

Kim, a sophomore, had a 6-under 210 for the 54-hole tournament at Westbrook Golf Course to finish two shots behind Arkansas’ Gabriela Lopez, who closed with a 66 for a 208 total.

Texas Tech took the team title with an 862, with Arkansas second at 867 and Washington third at 874. The Huskies had a 29-stroke advantage over Mississippi and Indiana, which tied for fourth in the 13-team tournament.

Washington State took seventh at 906.

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For UW, freshman Charlotte Thomas contributed a fifth-place finish with a 214.

Mallory Kent led the Cougars with a 220 to tie for ninth.


• Through two rounds, Gonzaga continues to dominate the UC Irvine Invitational, now holding a 16-stroke lead. The Bulldogs had a 298 for a 593 total, with the host school in second at 609 in the 12-team tournament. Alice Kim of Gonzaga has a seven-shot advantage on the field with a 139 on the Santa Ana Country Club course.


• Gonzaga is in second place and Washington State is tied for third after two rounds of the Snowman Getaway at Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Ariz. The Cougars’ Michael Anderson is the individual leader with a 71-65 — 136. Gonzaga has a 572 team score, seven strokes behind Missouri. The Zags’ Peter Gullickson is tied for second at 139. WSU trails the Zags by a stroke at 573. Seattle University is in last place in the 14-team tournament, which concludes Tuesday.


• Heavyweight boxer Vincent Thompson of Federal Way improved to 13-0 in pro bouts with a unanimous decision over Giovanni Sarran (3-5) of Palmdale, Calif., in a six-round bout at the Skookum Creek Event Center in Shelton.

• Western Washington’s Chip Jackson, a senior out of Shorewood High, was named to the national academic cross country team. He is a mathematics major with a 3.93 grade-point average.

• Due to a forecast of rain Tuesday evening, Seattle University moved its baseball game with Brigham Young up one hour to start at 3 p.m. at Bannerwood Stadium in Bellevue.

From association reports.

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