NAPA, Calif. — Junior SooBin Kim won the individual title with a 9-under 207 and the 11th-ranked Washington women’s golf team won the 15-team Silverado Invitational at the Silverado Resort and Spa on Tuesday.
Washington finished the final round at 8-under 280, easily the best of the tournament. The Huskies’ three-round total of 3-under 861 was good for a 13-shot victory over No. 1-ranked USC.
Kim earned her second collegiate win and first this season after a final round of 4-under 68. She birdied three of the last four holes for a come-from-behind win.
Washington State placed 14th.
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• Western Washington’s Kristen Hansen (1-over 73) tied for eighth and the Vikings placed fourth in the nine-team University Doc Housewright Women’s Golf Invitational Tournament at the Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury, Texas. The event was reduced to one day because of cold and wind.
• WWU’s Kyle Schrader tied for eighth (4-over 220) and the Vikings placed fifth at the Hanny Cal State Stanislaus Invitational Men’s Tournament.
• Saint Mary’s leads the West Coast Conference Men’s Golf Championship by three shots after Tuesday’s second round at Gold Mountain in Bremerton at 1-over 587. Gonzaga is in eighth, but just 10 shots behind the leader. In the WCC women’s championships, also at Gold Mountain, Pepperdine (3-over 579) leads second-place Gonzaga by 13 shots.
• Seattle Thunderbirds right wing Branden Troock (24 goals, 34 assists) signed a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL’s Dallas Stars.
• Visiting Seattle U (16-15) won its fifth straight in baseball, beating Portland to win the season series 3-2.
From sports-information reports.