FRESNO, Calif. – Junior Hayley Young led the Boise State women’s golf team after the opening day of the Fresno State Lexus Classic Monday, the opening tournament of the spring for the Broncos. --broncosports.com--
Young posted rounds of 73 (+1) and 77 (+5) at the par-72, 6,072-yard Copper River Country Club, and will enter Tuesday’s final round just one stroke back of the top 10. She posted three top-25 finishes in four tournaments this past fall, including one top-10 effort.
Sophomore Jenna Leurquin was tied for the lead in the early stages of the opening round, after sitting at 2-under-par through seven holes. She ran into trouble on the back nine, but rebounded to shoot 74 (+2) in the second round. She is currently tied for 28th, just two strokes back of the top 25 with a 36-hole total of 154 (+10).
The Broncos are among a trio of teams tied for 10th place with scores of 623 (+47).
Rounding out the Bronco contingent were redshirt junior Michelle Gooding (159; +15), senior Maria Santisteban (161; +17) and junior Lori Harper (162; +18).
The Broncos will begin Tuesday’s final round with tee times starting at 9:56 a.m. (MT).
Live scoring for the tournament is available at golfstat.com, and live updates will also be Tweeted at twitter.com/broncosportswgf (@broncosportswgf).
Results after each day of play will be available at broncosports.com.