Boise State Finishes 11th at Wyoming Cowgirl Classic

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Young places 11th for the Broncos.

CHANDLER, Ariz. (4/5/2011) - Boise State University’s women’s golf team carded a 24-over 312 Tuesday afternoon to finish in 11th-place out of 23 teams at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Chandler, Ariz. The Broncos finished the two-day tournament at Ocotillo Golf Resort with a final tally of 64-over 928, their best score of the spring semester. Sophomore Hayley Young finished tied for 11th-place with a 7-over 223 to lead Boise State with her fifth top-20 result of the year. This competition was the final tune-up for the Broncos before next week’s Western Athletic Conference championship in Mesa, Ariz., April 14-16.

Portland State University increased its day one lead to 28 strokes as the Vikings took home the team title with a three-round score of 7-over 871. New Mexico State University finished a distant second on the team leaderboard at 35-over 899.

The University of Northern Colorado’s Carleigh Silvers rallied to tie Portland State’s Britney Yada for the individual title at 3-under-par 213. The duo out paced Kalyn Dodge of Portland State and New Mexico State’s Suteera Chanachai who tied for third with even-par 216’s.

Young led Boise State for the fifth time this year finishing in a tie with BYU’s Kelsey Vines at 7-over 223. The Hawaii native carded a 4-over 76 on today’s final 18 holes dropping her from a tie for eighth-place after Monday’s competition.

Michelle Gooding followed Young with a three-round score of 18-over 234. The redshirt-sophomore shot a 10-over 82 this morning to finish in a five-way tie for 45th.

Lori Harper recorded the third-best tally for Boise State overall with a 21-over 237 (78-78-81) to place tied for 56th. Rounding out the scoring for the Broncos were Jenna Leurquin at 22-over 238 (81-80-77) and Katie Somers at 36-over (86-86-78). Both Leurquin and Somers recorded their top rounds of the tournament on today’s final round carding 77 and 78 respectively. 


Final Tournament Summary

Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
April 5, 2011
Chandler, Ariz.
Ocotillo Golf Resort (par 72 - 6,184 yards)
Host: University of Wyoming


Final Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State)
T1.    Carleigh Silvers, Northern Colorado (73-71-69--213, -3)
T1.    Britney Yada, Portland State (71-70-72--213, -3)
T3.    Kalyn Dodge, Portland State (74-69-73--216, E)
T3.    Suteera Chanachai, New Mexico State (76-67-73--216, E)
5.    Shang Huang, UTEP (75-71-73--219, +3)
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T11.    Hayley Young, Boise State (76-71-76--223, +7)
T45.    Michelle Gooding, Boise State (75-77-82--234, +18)
T56.    Lori Harper, Boise State (78-78-81--237, +21)
T64.    Jenna Leurquin, Boise State (81-80-77--238, +22)
T106.    Katie Somers, Boise State (88-86-78--252, +36)

Final Team Results

1.    Portland State (294-287-290--871, +7)    
2.    New Mexico State (310-288-301--899, +35)
3.    BYU (308-301-293--902, +38)
4.    UTEP (304-298-304--906, +42)
5.    Northern Arizona (307-299-302--908, +44)
6.    Montana (315-308-288--911, +47)
7.    UC Riverside (312-301-299--912, +48)
8.    Wyoming (307-309-304--920, +56)
9.    Louisiana-Monroe (314-311-301--926, +62)
10.    Xavier (316-310-301--927, +63)
11.    Boise State (310-306-312--928, +64)
12.    Northern Colorado (308-316-306--930, +66)
13.    Cal Poly (315-311-305--931, +67)
14.    Seattle (317-305-314--936, +72)
15.    Sacramento State (309-320-309--938, +74)
16.    Montana State (323-322-306--951,    +87)
17.    Weber State (324-320-    316--960, +96)
18.    Southern Utah (315-324-323--962,    +98)
19.    Santa Clara (328-328-308--964, +100)
20.    South Dakota State (338-312-319--969, +105)
21.    Eastern Washington (333-322-322--977, +113)
22.    Utah Valley (326-335-320--981, +117)
23.    Idaho State (346-326-325--997, +133)