What’s Happening The Boise State University women’s golf team will travel to St. George, Utah, to compete in the BYU Dixie Classic, Apr. 3-4, on the par 72, 6,151 yard, Entrada at Snow Canyon Golf Course.
The event will tee off with 36-holes Tuesday, Apr. 3, with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. (MST). The final 18-holes will be played Wednesday, Apr. 4, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. (MST).
The Teams Boise State will join the 15-team field which includes seven nationally ranked opponents, according to Golfstat. The field is set with Boise State, No. 11 Arizona, No. 13 BYU, No. 15 Denver, No. 26 TCU, No. 34 UC-Irvine, No. 46 Idaho, No. 49 Washington State, Cal-Berkeley, Colorado, Colorado State, Denver, Nevada, Portland State, San Diego State and Weber State.
The Players The Boise State squad will feature senior Katie Street along with Mandi Hedberg, Iris Ocariza, Nikki Olson and Lindsey Shean.
Street enters the tournament tied for first on the Boise State list for career top 25 finishes with 20. She is averaging 77.0 strokes per round during the spring. Street also moved into a tie for fourth place on the Broncos all-time list for career top 10 finishes with six. Street posted the best individual finish for Boise State this season when she tied for fourth place (230, +14) at the Duck Invitational at Junction City, Ore, Mar. 27.
Hedberg hails from Twin Falls, Idaho, and is averaging a 77.0 strokes per round during spring competition to tie for the team lead. She recorded two top 20 finishes in three fall tournaments. Hedberg tied for seventh at the Baja Classic with a 152 (+8) and tied for 28th at the Kitahara Fresno State Invitational. Hedberg has stepped her game up from the fall giving the Broncos another consistent presence atop the lineup.
Ocariza tied the school record with a 69 (-3) in the first round of the Baja Classic and finished tied for seventh. Ocariza posted two top 25 finishes in five fall tournaments including leading Boise State at the Bronco Invitational with a 226 (+13) to tie for 11th. She ranks sixth on the Broncos all-time list for the season scoring average with a 77.6. In the spring, Ocariza has posted two top 25 finishes in four tournaments. Ocariza finished tied for seventh place at the Baja Women’s Classic after she fired an 8-over par, 152.
Shean has played in three of four spring tournaments and is averaging 82.1 strokes per round. Her best round of 78(+6) came in the second round of the Kitahara Fresno State Invitational.
Olson has played in two spring tournaments and is averaging 80.8 strokes per round. Olson posted a career-low 76 (+5) at the Bronco Fall Invite in Oct. She played in the UNLV Spring Invitational and averaged 78.3 over the three rounds of the tournament.