Ahn, Gibbs sparkle at ITA Northwest Regional

Stanford men's golf finishes third at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational

Stanford freshmen Nicole Gibbs and Kristie Ahn reached the championship match of the ITA Northwest Regional in both the singles and doubles tournament Tuesday.

The pair was losing to California's Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova, 5-1, in the doubles final when the Cardinal was forced to withdraw following an injury.

The singles title match was not contested because of the injury.

Ahn and Gibbs reached the title match with an 8-1 victory over Stanford teammates Amelia Herring and Carolyn McVeigh in the semifinals.

The top-seeded Andersson and Juricova beat Stanford's Veronica Li and Stacey Tan, 8-4, in the other semifinal.

Gibbs qualified for the singles championship match with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Tan while Ahn beat Pacific's Jenifer Widjaja, 6-2, 6-1.

Men's golf

Stanford shot a final round 307 Tuesday to finish tied for third at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational in Windemere, Fla.

The Cardinal finished the three-day tournament with a team score of 894, 10 strokes behind first place Alabama (884) and two strokes behind second place LSU.

Sophomore Andrew Yun was Stanford's top finisher, placing fourth with a 1-over 217. Yun shot a 76 on the final round, following rounds of 71 and 70, to finish five strokes behind medalist Bank Vongvanij of Florida, who won the event with a 212.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Peek inside the fine-dining Selby's, opening in Redwood City this summer
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 4,556 views

If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
By Sherry Listgarten | 16 comments | 1,561 views

Homestead Faire at Hidden Villa 4/27
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,298 views

Premarital and Couples: "You're Not Listening to Me!" may mean "I don't feel heard."
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,196 views

Finding Balance
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 138 views


Vote now!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Palo Alto. Voting is open now through May 27. Watch for the results of our 2019 Best Of contest on Friday, July 19.