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


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