Boise State Sits in 10th Place at Fresno State Lexus Classic...

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FRESNO, Calif. (3/1/2010) - Boise State's women's golf team sits in 10th place out of 14 teams at the Fresno State Lexus Classic in Fresno, California. The Broncos carded a two-round score of 614 (+38) and finds itself 32 strokes out of first place No. 23 UC Davis. Leading the way for Boise State are seniors Minhee Park and Iris Ocariza who carded seven-over-par 151s.

The team struggled during the first round firing a 22-over 310 on the first 18 holes. The Broncos then rallied in the afternoon session shaving six strokes off their first-round score for a 16-over 304. Boise State will enter tomorrow's final 18 holes in a cluster of four teams in the middle of the pack, they trail Nevada by one, Portland State by two and Sacramento State by three.

On the individual side Boise State's two seniors are leading the team after two rounds firing seven-over-par 151s. Minhee Park opened the day with a 5-over 77 on the first 18 holes then followed that by cutting three strokes off during the afternoon session for a 2-over 74. Ocariza recorded a 4-over 76 during the first round followed by a 3-over 75 during the second round. They will enter the final session tomorrow morning in a three-way tie for 21st, 10 strokes back of the leader Miki Ueoka of Santa Clara University who turned in a 3-under 141 today.

Rounding out the Boise State scoring on the first day of the Classic were three freshmen. Hayley Young and Emma Dahlqvist are tied for 48th place after tallying 13-over 157s today. Jennifer Henningsson followed with a 17-over 161 to finish in a tie for 61st.

The final round will begin at 9:00 p.m. (Mountain) tomorrow morning by tee time at the Copper River Country Club in Fresno.


Day One Summary

Fresno State Lexus Classic
March 1, 2010
Fresno, Calif. (Copper River Country Club: 6,077 yard, Par 72)
Hosted by: Fresno State

Individual Results (Top 5 and Boise State)
1 Miki Ueoka, Santa Clara (69-72--141, -3)
T2 Cristina Corpus, San Jose State (74-69--143, -1)
T2 Amy Simanton, UC Davis (74-69--143, -1)
T4 Hali Coppin, Fresno State (75-69--144, E)
T4 Alice Kim, UC Davis (70-74--144, E)
T21 Minhee Park, Boise State (77-74--151, +7)
T21 Iris Ocariza, Boise State (76-75--151, +7)
T48 Hayley Young, Boise State (80-77--157, +13)
T48 Emma Dahlqvist, Boise State (79-78--157, +13)
T61 Jennifer Henningsson, Boise State (78-83--161, +17)

Team Results (Day One - Two Rounds)
1 No. 23 UC Davis (288-294--582, +6)
2 No. 37 San Jose State (296-289--585, +9)
T3 Fresno State (301-296--597, +21)
T3 Santa Clara (292-305--597, +21)
5 No. 36 UC Irvine (302-301--603, +27)
6 Gonzaga (302-302--604, +28)
7 Sacramento State (308-301--609, +33)
8 Portland State (310-300--610, +34)
9 Nevada (306-305--611, +35)
10 Boise State (310-304--614, +38)
11 Cal Poly (308-311--619, +43)
12 CSU Fullerton (308-313--621, +45)
13 Seattle (324-318--642, +66)
14 Eastern Washington (331-339--670, +94)