WWU women move up six places, finish eighth at tournament


Western Washington University moved up six places to finish eighth among 17 teams at the Western New Mexico University Women's Golf Spring Invitational which ended Tuesday, April 1, at the Palm Valley Golf Club.

The Vikings shot 312, the fourth-best score of the day, for a 36-hole total of 637. That was just two strokes behind three schools that tied for fifth at 635. They were Cal State San Marcus (316), Cal State East Bay (317) and Dixie State (322).

Anna Bourland led WWU, placing 21st in medalist play at 155 (76), and Kristen Hansen tied for 24th at 157 (75)

The Vikings' Brooke Branigan tied for 30th at 160 (81), Emily Koryto tied for 48th at 165 (80) and Audrey Orem tied for 52nd at 166 (81).

WWU next competes at the Tarleton State Doc Housewright Invitational on Apr. 14-15.

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