WWU women's golf third at Viking Invitational


Western Washington University tied its best finish of the young season, placing third among 12 teams at the 20th Viking Women's Golf Invitational which ended Tuesday at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club.

The Vikings shot 320 for a 36-hole total of 633.

British Columbia won its second straight tournament with a score of 614 (310), 13 strokes better than runner-up and defending champion Hawaii Hilo (316=627). UBC, which shot 304 Monday, the best round of the tourney, took top honors at the Saint Martin's Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Kristen Hansen again had the Vikings' best finish, tying for sixth at 7-over par 153 (78). She has led WWU with top 10 finishes in all three tournaments this season, placing third at the Western New Mexico Invitational and tying for ninth at the Saint Martin's Invitational.

The Vikings' Anna Bourland tied for 14th at 158 (79). Brooke Branigan (82) and Audrey Orem (81) tied for 22nd at 161.

WWU's Emily Koryto tied for 41st at 167 (86), and Katya Case, playing as an individual, placed 46th at 169 (87).

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