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Boise State women's golf ties for championship at Bronco Fall Invitational?

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MERIDIAN, Idaho (10/14/08) The Boise State women’s golf team made up four strokes on the final day of the Bronco Fall Invitational to finish in a four-way tie for the title at SpurWing Country Club in Meridian. The weather cooperated Tuesday morning allowing the teams to complete the second and final round of the tournament, one round was canceled Monday because of along frost delay.

 

After shooting a 299 during round one Monday, Boise State found itself four strokes behind Santa Clara University, Boise State fired a 304 on Tuesday catching SCU for first as did UC Riverside and Wyoming. At the end of 36-holes all four teams finished tied at 603 (+27).

 

Boise State had three players finish in the top seven during the two days on the par-72 course. Senior Mandi Hedberg and freshman Noelle Zavaleta tied with Stephanie Corey of Gonzaga for fourth place. Both Broncos carded identical scores throughout the two rounds firing 72s on Monday followed by 75s today for a total of 147 (+3) each, seven strokes back of individual champion Miki Ueoka from Santa Clara who finished at 140 (-4).  

 

Minhee Park turned in a 73 on Monday followed by a 75 in Tuesday’s final round to total a 148 (+4) good for seventh place overall. The junior was one of three Broncos who played as an individual during the tournament meaning her score did not count as one of the five towards the team’s total.   

 

All eight Boise State players on the roster participated in the tournament. Joining Hedberg and Zavaleta representing Boise State as part of the team total where Lindsey Shean who turned in a 154 (T21, +10), Katie Somers at 157 (T30, +13), and Iris Ocariza at 159 (T35, +15). The other two playing as individuals were freshmen Maria Santisteban who finished with a 159 (T35, +15) and Michelle Gooding at 164 (+20).

 

Final Scoring Summary

Bronco Fall Invitational

Hosted by Boise State University

SpurWing Country Club - Meridian, Idaho

October 13-14, 2008

 

72 par, 6,099 yards

36-holes, round 2 of 2

 

Final Boise State Results: T4. Mandi Hedberg (72-75 -- 147, +3); T4. Noelle Zavaleta (72-75 -- 147, +3); T21. Lindsey Shean (78-76 -- 154, +10); T30. Katie Somers (79-78 157, +13); T35. Iris Ocariza (77-82 159, +15).

 

Broncos Competing as Individuals: 7. Minhee Park (73-75 -- 148, +4); T35. Maria Santisteban (81-78 -- 159, +15); T49. Michelle Gooding (85-79 -- 164, +20).

 

Team Scores: T1. Wyoming (303-300 -- 603, +27); T1. Boise State (299-304 -- 603, +27); T1. Santa Clara (294-309 -- 603, +27); T1. UC Riverside (307-296 -- 603, +27); 5. Gonzaga (306-301 -- 607, +31); 6. Portland State (305-306 -- 611, +35); 7. Montana State (318-311 -- 629, +53); 8. Southern Utah (316-314 -- 630, +54); 9. Portland (312-319 -- 631, +55); 10. Weber State (317-318 -- 635, +59); 11. Montana (328-310 -- 638, +62); 12. Idaho State (340-328 -- 668, +92).

 

Individual Top Five: 1. Miki Ueoka, Santa Clara (70-70 -- 140, -4); 2. Jennifer Bermingham, UC Riverside (74-68 142, -2); 3. Sage Suffecool, Gonzaga (72-74 -- 146, +2); T3. Mandi Hedberg, Boise State (72-75 -- 147, +3); T4. Noelle Zavaleta, Boise State (72-75 -- 147, +3); T4. Stephanie Corey, Gonzaga (73-74 -- 147, +3).