Broncos in fifth place at Pinehurst Challenge

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PINEHURST, N.C. The Boise State University women’s golf team is in fifth place with a 314 (+26) through the first round of the 21-team Pinehurst Challenge.

 

Senior Nikki Olson and Minhee Park both posted a 4-over 76 to stand tied for eighth place though the first round of competition on the Pinehurst #8 golf course.

 

Nikki Olson registered a 36 (E) on the front-nine and followed it up with a 40 (+4) to be ranked among the leaders.

 

Minhee Park’s 76 (+4) was a career-best round improving upon the 80 (+9) she registered in the opening round of the Kent Youel Classic.

 

Iris Ocariza is tied for 31st place at 80 (+8) while Lindsey Shean is tied for 54th place (82, +10) and Mandi Hedberg is tied for 89th (85, +13).

 

The Broncos enter the second round of the tournament one stroke behind third place teams UNC-Greensboro and East Carolina and three strokes off the pace set by second place team Tennessee-Chattanooga (311, +23).

 

The second round of the Pinehurst Challenge will be held Mar. 10, at the Pinehurst #8 golf course.

 

Results

Pinehurst Challenge, R1

Mar. 9-11, 2008

Pinehurst #8 golf course

Pinehurst N.C.

 

Boise State Individuals T8. Nikki Olson (76, +4), T8. Minhee Park (76, +4), T31. Iris Ocariza (80, +8), T54. Lindsey Shean (82, +10), T89. Mandi Hedberg (85, +13).

 

Top Teams 1. East Tennessee State (307, +19), 2. Tennessee-Chattanooga (311, +23), T3. UNC-Greensboro (313, +25), T3. East Carolina State (313, +25), 5. Boise State (314, +26), 6. College of Charleston (317, +29), 7. Georgia State (318, +30), 8. South Florida (319, +31), 9. Oregon State (321, +33), 10. Texas State (322, +34), T11. Maryland (323, +35), T11. Augusta State (323, +35), 13. Penn State (324, +36), 14. Coastal Carolina (326, +38), T15. Western Carolina (327, +39), T15. Stetson (327, +39), T15. James Madison (327, +39), 18. Bucknell (328, +40), 19. Memphis (330, +42), T20. Jacksonville State (331, +43), T20. Marshall (331, +43).

 

Top Individuals T1. Steffi Kirchmayr, C of C, (73, +1), T1. Christine Wolf, Chattanooga, (73, +1), T3. Five golfers are tied with at +3 (75).   

 

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