Chris Williams and Cheng-Tsung Pan of the University of Washington are among 10 semifinalists for the Ben Hogan Award, given to the nation's top college men's golfer.
Chris Williams and Cheng-Tsung Pan of the University of Washington are among 10 semifinalists for the Ben Hogan Award, given to the nation’s top college men’s golfer.
It’s the second consecutive year Williams and Pan have made the semifinal list.
Three finalists will be announced May 8, with the winner named May 20.
Williams, a senior from Moscow, Idaho, has been ranked No. 1 in world amateur rankings since September. He has a 71.31 scoring average in nine events for the Huskies this season.
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Pan, a sophomore from Taiwan, is 10th in the world amateur rankings and averages 71.07 per round.
Track and field
Katie Mahoney of Eastern Washington won her 3,000-meter steeplechase race at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., finishing in 10 minutes, 36.16 seconds. Three flights were run, and Mahoney’s time was fifth fastest among 72 competitors.
Washington’s Baylee Mires (4:25.66) and Eleanor Fulton (4:23.13) were fourth and eighth, respectively, in their 1,500 races. In the men’s 1,500, UW’s Michael Miller (3:47.16) was sixth and Boise State’s Drew O’Donoghue-McDonald (3:47.09), a junior from Seattle Prep, was fifth in their flight.
• Twenty-eight of 29 Western Washington athletes were unable to compete at the Cal State L.A. Twilight Open when the campus was closed after a bomb threat. WWU hammer thrower Lindsay Wells was able to compete in her event before the meet was canceled.
Katy Wilson, previously an assistant men’s coach at Clackamas (Ore.) Community College, has been named women’s coach at Edmonds CC.
From sports-information reports.