Women's Golf Travels to Wyoming Cowgirl Classic

April 4, 2014

BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State women's golf team will travel to Maricopa, Ariz., for its final tournament of the regular season, the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic.

The Broncos will be looking to defend their team title from last year, having won the Cowgirl Classic by 19 strokes (901, +37). The win marked the first outright victory for Boise State since the Bengal Classic in 2000, and the largest margin of victory since 1993.

Former Bronco Hayley Young also earned individual medalist honors as she was the only woman to to finish the tournament under par. Young's medalist honor was the first for a Bronco since Katie Street in 2005, and her seven-stroke victory was the second-largest margin of victory all-time for a Boise State women's golfer

McKenzie Ford also notched the first top-10 finish of her career last year at the tournament, finishing tied for fourth place.

The three-round tournament will be played at the par-72, 6,231-yard Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club with tee times beginning at 8:45 a.m. (MT) on both Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8.

The 20-team field includes tournament-host Wyoming, Boise State, BYU, Eastern Washington, Lamar, Montana State, Montana, Nevada, Northern Colorado, New Mexico State, Oral Roberts, Portland State, Sacramento State, Santa Clara, Seattle, Southern Utah, UTEP, Tulsa, Utah Valley and Weber State.

Traveling for the Broncos will be:

McKenzie Ford
Samantha Martin
Sammie Pless
Genevieve Ling
Oceane Pelloille

The Broncos are coming off a co-championship at the Fresno Classic (March 17-18), where McKenzie Ford and Samantha Martin each finished in the top 10.

Since last year's Cowgirl Classic, Boise State has finished either first or second five times, including two more victories.


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