Solid Opening Day has Broncos in Middle of the Pack at Northern Migration Invitational...
Young sits tied for third place out of 109 golfers.

FLORENCE, Ariz. (3/15/2010) - Boise State University’s women’s golf team fired a solid opening round score of 308 (+20) at the Northern Migration Invitational Monday in Florence, Ariz. The Broncos will start the second round Tuesday morning in 10th place out of 19 teams, 10 strokes behind the University of Texas - San Antonio in first place with a 298 (+10). This the third of five competitions of the spring semester for Boise State.

On the individual side of the tournament Boise State was led by freshman Hayley Young who carded a career-best single-round score of 1-under-par 71 to finish the day in a tie for third place with Kansas’ Grace Thiry. It is the second straight competition that the Honolulu native has led the Broncos. Young will open the second day of three behind Idaho’s Kayla Mortellaro who is in first after shooting 4-under 68.

Iris Ocariza followed Young for Boise State with a 3-over 75 to finished the opening day in a 12-way tie for 18th place.  Lori Harper was third on Monday tallying a 5-over 77 to find herself in 38th place along with seven others. Rounding out the Boise State roster are Minhee Park and Jennifer Henningsson who both shot 85s (+13).

The second round will start for the Broncos at 9:54 a.m. (Mountain) tomorrow morning with Boise State teeing off in group four with Kansas State, Wichita State and Texas Tech.

Day One Summary

Northern Migration Invitational
March 15, 2010
Florence, Ariz. (Poston Butte Golf Club: 6,227 yard, Par 72)
Hosted by: Nebraska

Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State)
1.     Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho (68, -4)
2.     Victoria Stefansen, Iowa State (70, -2)
T3.   Grace Thiry, Kansas (71, -1)
T3.   Hayley Young, Boise State (71, -1)
T5.   Cristina Marin, Florida International (72, E)
T5.   Paula Hurtado, Florida International (72, E)
T18. Iris Ocariza, Boise State (75, +3)
T38. Lori Harper, Boise State (77, +5)
T97. Minhee Park, Boise State (85, +13)
T97. Jennifer Henningsson, Boise State (85, +13)

Team Results
1.      UT-San Antonio (298, +10)
T2.    Idaho (299, +11)
T2.    Kansas (299, +11)
T4.    Minnesota (300, +12)
T4.    East Tennessee St. (300, +12)
T6.    Iowa State (304, +16)
T6.    Nebraska (304, +16)
8.      Florida International (305, +17)
9.      Kansas State (306, +18)
10.    Boise State (308, +20)
T11.  Wichita State (311, +23)
T11.  Texas Tech (311, +23)
T13.  Northern Arizona (312, +24)
T13.  Eastern Michigan (312, +24)
15.    Bradley (314, +26)
T16.  Montana (316, +28)
T16.  Morehead State (316, +28)
18.    Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (319, +31)
19.    Towson (340, +52)

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