Darren Wallace and the Washington Huskies wrapped up their Pacific-10 Conference golf championships Wednesday at Seattle Golf Club.
A junior from Vancouver, B.C., Wallace highlighted the Huskies’ performance at the three-day tournament by capturing medalist honors after his closing 2-under-par 70.
His 11-under 277 total for 72 holes beat teammate and fellow Canadian Nick Taylor (281) by four strokes.
UW, the host school, won the team title at 16-under 1424 – a whopping 18 strokes ahead of Oregon (1424).
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The triumph over higher-ranked teams Stanford (fourth at 1464) and Southern California (eighth at 1474) could catapult the Huskies into the West Coast’s top seed for the NCAA Regionals on May 14-16.
Wallace became the first UW golfer to win the Pac-10 title since Erik Olson in 2005.
Todd Milles, The News Tribune