No. 22 Colorado women's golf finished its first tournament of the season in sixth place at the Peg Barnard Invitational, hosted by the Stanford Cardinal.
The Buffaloes combined to shoot 299, or 15-over par, in the final round of the 36-hole event. They posted a 26-over par, 594 overall team score for the tournament.
No. 12 Washington climbed three spots to win the tournament after posting the only subpar round on Sunday (-4) and finished at 3-over par, 571. The hosts finished three strokes behind the huskies for a second-place finish. Cal finished in third place (577) and Oregon in fourth (583).
New Mexico rounded out the top five with a 21-over par (589) performance.
Junior Esther Lee posted the best two-day total, shooting 3-over par and finished with a 71-74-145 scorecard. Lee started out strong with five straight pars and then went bogey-birdie on Nos. 6 and 7. Lee finished tied for 11th.
Sophomore Brittany Fan and senior Alexis Keating posted identical scores for the tournament. They each shot 4-over par through the final 18 holes and finished at 6-over par (73-75-148). Fan and Alexis finished tied for 19th place.
Freshman Gillian Vance finished the tournament at 11-over par (78-75-153) and improved her final round by three strokes from Saturday. Vance finished tied for 39th.
Freshman Lauryn Keating improved by six strokes on the final day, finishing with an 86-80-166 total, which left her tied for 66th.
Washington's Wenyung Keh earned medalist honors, shooting 4-under par (138), one stroke ahead of her teammate Ying Luo and Casey Danielson from Stanford. Stanford's Lauren Kim and Julianne Alvarez of Washington finished tied for fourth overall.
The Buffs' next tournament is the Bay Area Intercollegiate March 7-8 in Fairfax, Calif.