What’s Happening - The Boise State University women’s golf team will travel to Tucson, Ariz., Mar. 29-30, to compete in the 2008 Mountainview Collegiate Invitational.
The 54-hole tournament will be held on the Mountainview Golf Course. The first two rounds of the tournament will take place Saturday, Mar. 29, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. The third and final round of the tournament will take place Sunday, Mar. 30, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m.
The Field - In addition to Boise State the 18-team field will include host Colorado, Arizona, Baylor, Colorado State, East Carolina, Iowa State, Indiana, Kansas, Kansas State, Louisville, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Northwestern, Oklahoma, San Jose State and Texas Tech.
The Broncos The Boise State women’s golf team has participated in two tournaments during the spring season.
At the Kitahara Fresno State Invitational, Boise State finished in eighth place with a 609 (+33) and then took 13th (946, +82) at the Pinehurst Challenge.
In five fall tournaments the Broncos posted three top 10 finishes. The team’s best finish came at the Bronco Fall Invitational with it posted a 989 (+125) to earn fourth place. Boise State also finished sixth at the Giustina Memorial Classic with a 922 (+58) and seventh at the USF-Richmond Country Club Invitational with a 927 (+75).
The Players Iris Ocariza, Minhee Park, Nikki Olson, Mandi Hedberg and Amanda Nave will be representing Boise State in the tournament.
Senior Nikki Olson collected two seventh place finishes this year, matching her career-best finish. She posted an 8-over 224 at the Giustina Memorial Classic and a 241 (+25) at the Bronco Fall Invitational. Olson also recorded a top 25 finish at the USF-Richmond Country Club Invitational when she finished 18th with a 17-over, 230. Olson averaged 77.6 strokes per round with a low round of 73 (+1).
Mandi Hedberg earned top 25 finishes four of the six tournaments she has completed. Her best finish came at the Kitahara Fresno State Invitational when she tied for 13th with a 5-over 149. Her other top 25 finishes came at the Giustina Memorial Classic when she tied for 24th with a 15-over, 231, at the USF/Richmond Invitational 229 (+13) and at the Bronco Fall Invitational when she finished tied for 21st place with a 249 (+33). Mandi Hedberg averaged 78.7 strokes per round with a low-round of 73 (+1).
Iris Ocariza has three top 25 finishes this season. Her best finish came at the USF-Richmond Country Club Invitational when she recorded a 231 (+18) to finish tied for 19th. She also finished in 20th place at the Giustina Memorial Classic (230, +14) and the Kitahara Fresno State Invitational (150, +6). Ocariza averaged 78.4 strokes per round in the fall with a low-round score of 74 (+3).
Minhee Park played in three fall tournaments and averaged 85.6 strokes per round. She also posted a season-low 80 (+9) in the opening round of the Kent Youel Classic.
Amanda Nave has participated in three tournaments and is averaging 88.9 strokes per round with a low round of 80 (+8).