Boise State Heads Off to Florida for the Canes & Cardinals Classic at Miami, April 6-8...
► What’s Happening
Boise State women’s golf is off to the second annual Canes & Cardinals Classic at Miami Lakes, Fla., this week April 6-8. The tournament is being hosted by the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Miami at the Don Shula Golf Club. The Broncos are one of 12 teams competing in the 54-hole tournament which will run over two days, Monday thru Tuesday.

► Boise State’s Tournament Roster
Competing for the Broncos in Florida is junior Iris Ocariza (77.0 stroke average) at the first position, followed by freshman Noelle Zavaleta (76.9 average) at the second spot, senior Lindsey Shean (79.1 average) at the three, junior Minhee Park (80.3 average) fills in the fourth position, while freshman Katie Somers (84.1 average) rounds out the tournament roster playing at the number five. This will be Somers first action of the spring semester after competing in four last fall.

► The Tournament Format

This year’s Canes & Cardinals Classic features 12 NCAA Division I teams.  In addition, there will be over 60 student-athletes participating in this competition. The tournament format calls for three rounds of 18 holes. Each day will begin with a shot gun start at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). The two rounds will be staged on Monday, April 6, followed by the final round on Tuesday.

► The Tournament Course
The second annual Canes & Cardinals Classic is being held at the Don Shula Golf Club in Miami Lakes, Fla. It features a par 72 competition course that spans 6,210 yards for this tournament. For more information on the course please visit the Don Shula Hotel and Golf Club web site at:

► The Tournament Field
Boise State will be competing against WAC rival San Jose State, the Spartans are ranked 19th nationally by Golfweek. In addition, the field includes host Miami, Akron, Cincinnati, Maryland, Middle Tennessee State, Penn State, Princeton, San Jose State , Texas State, Texas Tech and Washington State.

► Recently for the Broncos

Boise State last competed in the Mountain View Collegiate in Tucson, Ariz., March 28-29. The Broncos placed 19th carding a tournament score of 942 (+78). Junior Iris Ocariza tallied the top score for the Broncos with a 13-over-par 229.

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