Young Remains in Top 10 at MW Championships


Photo courtesy of Jason Wise.

Boise State junior Hayley Young remained in the top 10 following the second round of the Mountain West Women’s Golf Championships, Saturday.

Young carded a 4-over-par 76 at the 6,208-yard Wigwam Resort Gold Course, and her two-round total of 151 (+7) has her tied for ninth headed into Sunday’s final round. She is three strokes back of the top five.

Sophomore Jenna Leurquin improved on her first-round performance, posting a 5-over 77 on day two. She moved into sole possession of 18th place with a 36-hole total of 157 (+13).

Tied for 19th place - one stroke back of Leurquin - are redshirt junior Michelle Gooding and junior Lori Harper. Senior Maria Santisteban rounded out the scoring for the Broncos at the conference championships with a two-round total of 172 (+28).

Boise State dropped to seventh place, and will enter the final round three strokes back of Wyoming with a team score of 624 (+48). The Broncos are also just seven strokes back of a fourth-place tie between No. 47 UNLV and No. 48 New Mexico.

Sunday’s final round is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Live, hole-by-hole scoring is available via, and live updates will also be Tweeted at (@broncosportswgf).
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