LAS CRUCES, N.M. Two members of the Boise State University women’s golf team finished in the top 20 at the Western Athletic Conference Championships, Wednesday, as the team recorded a seventh place finish the par-72, 6,319 yard New Mexico State University Golf Course.
Freshman Iris Ocariza finished in 19th place with a 17-over, 233 to tie for 10th place on the Broncos’ all-time top 25 finishes in a season list. She ends her freshman campaign averaging 77.8 strokes per round, good for eighth place on the Broncos’ season scoring average list. On the course Wednesday, Ocariza shot a 2-over, 38 on the front-nine. Ocariza posted four birdies in the tournament.
After matching the school-record for a low-round in a conference championship with an 18-over, 306, the Broncos followed up with a 315 (+27) in round two and a 314 (+26) in round three to finish the tournament with a 935 (+71). The Broncos reduced 15 strokes from their total of 950 (+86) in the 2006 WAC Championships.
Nikki Olson shot a 237 (+21) at the conference championship to tie for 26th place with a 237 (+21). After recording a 5-over on the front-nine Olson rebounded to shoot a 3-over on the back-nine. Olson posted four birdies in her first WAC Championships. Olson’s 26th place finish was the best in her
Senior Lindsey Huebert finished in 33rd place with a 24-over, 240. After sitting among the leaders through round one with a 73 (+1), Huebert posted a 84 (+12) in round two and a 83 (+11) in round three to fall back of the pace. Huebert concludes her
Mandi Hedberg’s 246 (+30) place her 35th in the tournament. Hedberg recorded an 88 (+16) Wednesday, as she posted an 11-over on the front-nine. For the season Hedberg averaged 77.6 strokes per round while posting one top 10 finish and three top 25 finishes.
Apr. 25, 2007
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