SAN MARCOS, Texas – Freshman Alice Johansson shot a 2-under-par, 70, to lead Washington State on the final round at the Jim West Challenge Monday, played at the par-72, 6,132-yard Kissing Tree Golf Club.
The Cougars finished the three-round tournament at 26-over, 890, and in 13th place. SMU captured the team title followed by Texas Tech and Houston.
Johansson mixed in five birdies and an eagle against three bogeys and a double on Tuesday’s round. She finished her 54-hole tournament at 1-under, 215, tied for 31st overall. Senior Madelyn Gamble and junior Sarah Skovgaard-Bils each shot 3-over, 75, on Monday, and finished tied for 57th at 8-over, 224. Skovgaard-Bils began her round with 11-straight birdies before bogeying 12,13 and 14. She finished with four more pars for the 75. Gamble began the day with 10-straight pars before a bogey on 11 halted the streak. She added two more bogeys and five pars for her 75.
Graduate student Danielle Suh mixed a birdie among four bogeys as she capped her final 18 holes with a 3-over, 75. Suh ended her tournament in 64th place at 11-over, 227. Freshman Sara Piñeros posted an 8-over, 80, on her final round to conclude the event at 20-over, 236, tied for 68th.
The Jim West Challenge was the final event on the Cougars’ Fall schedule. WSU returns to competition Feb. 5, 2024 at The Beach Invitational, hosted by Long Beach State.