Charlotte Thomas led four Huskies in the Top 25 with a 2-under 69 and is tied for second in the Northrop-Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.
The 14th-ranked Washington women’s golf team sits tied for second at 1-over 285 after one day of the Northrop-Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes (Calif.) Golf Club, after placing four of its five team members in the top 25.
Charlotte Thomas leads the Huskies at 2-under 69, tied for third.
Thomas is joined in the top 15 by fellow senior Ying Luo, who finished at even par (71) to tie for 11th.
Freshman Wenyung Keh wrapped up her first round of the spring season with a 1-over 72, tied for 17th. Freshman Julianne Alvarez was at 2-over 73 (tied for 23rd).
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Alabama leads at 6-under 278. Duke also shot 285.
• The No. 46 Washington women’s tennis team pulled off 4-3 upset over No. 15 Baylor in Waco, Texas.
“Today was a total team victory and a step in the right direction for our team,” UW coach Robin Stephenson said. “This is a special group that are all coming together.”
No. 65 Stacey Fung of Washington battled back after dropping the first set 6-4 to defeat Theresa Van Zyl 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 before Kenadi Hance clinched the victory for the Huskies (7-1) with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Gabriela Ferreira.
• The Idaho men’s tennis team earned a 6-1 victory over Seattle U (0-8). Connor Leahy defeated Peter Shin 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6 singles for the Redhawks’ only victory.
• The Seattle U women earned a 6-1 victory over South Dakota State.