Boise State Records Best Round on Final Day of WSU Inland Cup...
PULLMAN, Wash. (9/23/2009) - The Boise State Broncos recorded their best round of the Washington State University Inland Cup this afternoon tallying a team score of 317 (+29). Boise State finished on a high note at the Palouse Ridge Golf Course in Pullman, Wash., shaving 12 strokes off its team score from yesterday as the blue and orange concluded its season opener in 10th place out of 13 teams with a final tally of 970 (+106).

The Broncos entered the final day of competition in 10th place 14 strokes back of Portland State in ninth. Boise State attempted to rally in an effort to pass the Vikings by shaving seven strokes off PSU’s lead but came up short in the end. The Broncos finished the event defeating Weber State (991, +127), Seattle (992, +128) and Eastern Washington (996, +132). The University of Idaho won the tournament with a final team score of 903 (+39).

A pair of freshmen led the Broncos on day three of the Inland Cup as Hayley Young carded a team tournament best five-over-par 77 to move up 18 places on the leader board. The freshman from Honolulu, Hawaii, finished the three-day event with a 24-over 240 to place in a seven-way tie for 29th.

Young was followed today by classmate Lori Harper who recorded her top round of the competition with a six-over 78 to conclude the event with a 245 (+29), placing in a four-way tie for 46th.

Senior Iris Ocariza turned in an eight-over 80 this afternoon to match Young’s tournament total of 240 (+24), tying for 29th place. Rounding out the team portion of the competition for the Broncos was freshman Jennifer Henningsson who carded an 85 (+13) today to finish at 252 (+36) overall. Senior Minhee Park followed with an 82 (+10) giving her an event score of 256 (+40). Meanwhile, freshman Emma Dahlqvist, competing as an individual, turned in a 88 (+16) for a grand total of 264 (+48). 

Next up for Boise State is a trip to Oregon State University’s Giustina Memorial Invitational in Corvallis, Ore., Monday through Tuesday, Sept. 28-29.




Final Tournament Summary

Washington State University Inland Cup
September 22, 2009
Hosted by: Washington State University
Pullman, Washington
Palouse Ridge Golf Course (Par 72; 6,051 yards)

Boise State Individual Results:  T29. Iris Ocariza (82-78-80—240, +24); T47. Hayley Young (84-79-77—240, +24); T46. Lori Harper (80-87-78—245, +29); T65. Jennifer Henningsson (82-85-85—252, +36);  T69. Minhee Park (80-94-82—256, +40); 76. (Emma Dahlqvist (89-87-88—264, +48).

Team Results: 1. Idaho (309-292-302—903, +39); 2. Nevada (307-306-303—916, +52); 3. Sacramento State (308-305-305—918, +54); 4. Gonzaga (312-309-311—932, +68);  T5. Oregon State (309-318-306—933, +69); T5. Fresno State (323-306-304—933, +69); 7. Montana (318-311-307—936, +72); 8. Washington State (320-304-316—940, +76); 9. Portland State (320-319-324—963, +99); 10. Boise State (324-329-317—970, +106); 11. Weber State (343-319-329—991, +127); 12. Seattle (336-319-337—992, +128); 13. Eastern Washington (333-336-327—996, +132).

Top Five Individuals: 1. Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho (74-71-74—219, +3); T2. Cara Freeman, Oregon State (74-77-69—220, +4); T2. Amanda Jacobs, Idaho (72-74-74—220, +4); 4. Teo Poplawski, Idaho (80-69-75—224, +8). 5. Ali Thompson, Washington State (77-71-77—225, +9).

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