Women's Golf Finishes 13th at Circling Raven Collegiate...


Young has career outing places 14th.

WORLEY, Idaho (9/14/2010) - The Boise State University women’s golf team carded a 312 (+24) on the final day of the Circling Raven Collegiate Invitational in Worley, Idaho, Tuesday afternoon. Two Broncos turned in career performances this week as Boise State recorded a three-round tally of 933 (+69) to finish in the middle of the pack at 13th out of 20 teams. Hayley Young led Boise State with a career-best 11-over 227 to place tied for 14th, while Michelle Gooding recorded her top performance all-time with a 236 (+20).

Northern Arizona University and Brigham Young University tied at the top of the team standings finishing at 41-over 905. However, the NAU Lumberjacks won the tiebreaker based on the fifth player’s score. Boise State was in the middle of the team standings throughout the two-day tournament hosted by Gonzaga University finishing in 13th, 28 strokes out of first place. The only other Western Athletic Conference school in the competition was the University of Nevada who placed fourth with a 48-over 912.

Nevada’s Lauren Hernandez shot an even-par 72 in today’s final round to take home the medalist honor with a 2-over 218. Boise State was led by sophomore Hayley Young who fired a team-low 76 today. The Honolulu, Hawaii native, finished the tournament with a career-best score of 227 (+11) to place in a four-way tie for 14th.

Michelle Gooding followed Young carding a team second-best 6-over 78 this afternoon. The junior from Wilder, Idaho, also recorded a career-best three-round score tallying a 20-over 236 placing in a five-way tie for 54th. 

Lori Harper was third on the Boise State squad shooting 8-over 80 during the third round to finish with a 23-over 239.

Wrapping up the scoring for Boise State were freshman Jenna Leurquin who finished with a 241 (+25) and junior Maria Santisteban at 245 (+29).

Today’s third round concluded the Circling Raven Collegiate Invitational for the Boise State women’s golf team.  It was the season opener for most of the teams participating. Next up for the Broncos is a dual against the College of Idaho on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Riverbend Golf Club in Homedale, Idaho.

Final Tournament Summary

Circling Raven Collegiate Invitational

Sept. 14, 2010
Worley, Idaho
Circling Raven Golf Club (6,106 yards / Par 72)
Host:  Gonzaga University

Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State) 
1.   Lauren Hernandez, Nevada (71-75-72--218, +2)
T2. Victoria Fallgren, Gonzaga (76-69-74--219, +3)
T2. Kaitlen Parsons, Northern Arizona (71-75-73--219, +3)
4.   Jade Bollinger, BYU (75-73-72--220, +4)
5.   Katrina Hegge, San Francisco (72-73-76--221, +5)
T14. Hayley Young, Boise St. (76-75-76--227, +11)
T54. Michelle Gooding, Boise St. (82-76-78--236, +20)
T69. Lori Harper, Boise St. (80-79-80--239, +23)
T74. Jenna Leurquin, Boise St. (76-77-88--241, +25)
T85. Maria Santisteban, Boise St. (83-84-78--245, +29)

Team Results  
1.*  Northern Arizona (302-299-304--905, +41)    
2.   Brigham Young (303-297-305--905, +41)    
3.   Gonzaga (308-301-301--910, +46)    
4.   Nevada (306-309-297--912, +48)    
T5. San Francisco (310-300-309--919, +55)    
T5. CSU-Northridge (308-305-306--919, +55)    
7.   Washington State (310-309-301--920, +56)    
8.   Portland State (311-296-314--921, +57)    
9.   Oregon State (301-308-314--923, +59)    
10. Montana (317-299-311--927, +63)    
11. Santa Clara (312-310-306--928, +64)    
12. UC - Riverside (311-311-310--932, +68)    
13. Boise State (314-307-312--933, +69)    
14. Montana State (310-309-315--934, +70)    
15. Portland (307-314-315--936, +72)    
16. Eastern Washington (321-308-323--952, +88)    
17. Seattle (321-318-315--954, +90)    
18. Southern Utah (312-323-325--960, +96)    
19. British Columbia (323-322-318--963, +99)    
20. Weber State (328-315-325--968, +104)    
      * Playoff Winner (fifth player’s score)