Boise State Moves Into Fifth

Young Tied for Eighth

MESA, Ariz. (4/16/2011) - Boise State University’s women’s golf team moved into a tie for fifth-place after carding a 309 (+25) on the second day of the Western Athletic Conference Championship Saturday afternoon in Mesa, Ariz.  Sophomore Hayley Young continues to lead the Broncos firing a 2-over 74 to move up four spots on the leaderboard into eighth-place. San Jose State University has taken over the lead in the team competition with a two-round score of 22-over 590.

The University of Nevada led the team competition after the first day but followed it up with the second worse score on Saturday with a 312 (+28) to fall into third-place. Both San Jose State and New Mexico State seized the opportunity to jump past the Wolf Pack. San Jose State shot a 4-over 288 this afternoon for a total of 22-over 590, NMSU followed with the top score of the day firing a 2-over 286 giving the Aggies a two-round team tally of 23-over 591.

Boise State is 29 strokes back from San Jose State after day two. The Broncos shaved a stroke off their first day score recording a 309 (+25) in the second round. Boise State is now tied with the University of Idaho for fifth-place at 51-over 619.

On the individual side of the competition, San Jose State’s Madeleine Ziegert has taken the lead with a second-day score of 4-under 67 giving her a total of 3-under 139. One stroke back is Idaho’s Kayla Mortellaro who lost the lead after shooting a 1-over-par 72 today for a two-round score of 2-under 140.

Boise State’s Hayley Young climbed four spots on the leaderboard today moving from a tie for 12th into sole possession of eighth-place with a second round score of 3-over 74. The sophomore from Hawaii now has a two-round score of 8-over 150.

Lori Harper followed Young with a 5-over 76 on Saturday’s 18 holes to move up two spots into a two-way tie for 16th. Harper now has a 36-hole score of 12-over 154. 

Maria Santisteban recorded the third-best score of the day for Boise State with a 7-over 78. The junior from Tampico, Mexico, now stands at 16-over 158, good for 24th.

Rounding out the scoring for the Broncos on Saturday were Michelle Gooding who shot 10-over 81 giving her a total of 17-over 159. Jenna Leurquin followed with a 12-over 83 which gives her a two-day total of 19-over 161.

Boise State will wrap-up its final WAC Championship tournament tomorrow morning when the third round starts at 8:30 a.m. (Mountain) at Longbow Golf Club. Boise State will be paired with the University of Hawaii.



Day Two Summary

WAC Championship
April 16, 2001
Mesa, Ariz.
Longbow Golf Club (Par 71 - 6,121 yards)

Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State

1.    Madeleine Ziegert, San Jose State (72-67--139, -3)
2.    Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho (68-72--140, -2)
3.    Apinporn Swaschuto, New Mexico State (73-72--145, +3)
4.    Demi Mak, New Mexico State (74-73--147, +5)
T5.    Lauren Bowerman-Ritchie, New Mexico State (77-71--148, +6)
T5.    Jennifer Brumbaugh, San Jose State (77-71--148, +6)

8.    Hayley Young, Boise State (76-74--150, +8)
T16.    Lori Harper, Boise State (78-76--154, +12)
24.    Maria Santisteban, Boise State (80-78--158, +16)
T25.    Michelle Gooding, Boise State (78-81--159, +17)
T28.    Jenna Leurquin, Boise State (78-83--161, +19)

Team Results

1.    San Jose State (302-288--590, +22)
2.    New Mexico State (305-286--591, +23)
3.    Nevada (301-312--613, +45)
4.    Hawaii (305-311--616, +48)
T5.    Boise State (310-309--619, +51)
T5.    Idaho (314-305--619, +51)
7.    Fresno State (308-315--623, +55)

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