Broncos Tie Season-Best Round Score But Remain in 17th...
LAS CRUCUES, N.M. (10/13/2009) - Boise State University’s women’s golf team turned in one of its best-single rounds of the season with a 312 (+24) on the second day of the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M.  Even though the Broncos tied their top 18-hole score of the year the other teams at the competition also turned in solid second-round scores on Tuesday as Boise State remains in 17th-place. Senior Iris Ocariza continues to lead the Broncos in New Mexico with a seven-over 151, tied for 29th overall.  

After two days of competition Boise State as a team has recorded scores of 313 (+25) on Monday and 312 (+24) today. The Broncos remain in 17th-place out of 18 at the tournament and 42-strokes out of first-place.

Iris Ocariza carded a four-over-par 76 today to go with her 75 (+3) from yesterday’s opening session. The senior is tied with seven others for 29th as the Honolulu, Hawaii, native slipped 15 spots from a tie for 14th on Monday. She is now 14 strokes back of the tournament leader Christine Wong of San Diego State who sits a top the leaderboard with a seven-under 137.

Sophomore Maria Santisteban follows Ocariza for Boise State with a 13-over 157 after today’s second-round score of 81 (+9). She is trailed by senior Minhee Park who improved upon her first-round score with a six-over 78 in today’s session for a 14-over-par 158. Freshman Lori Harper rallied Tuesday by shaving eight strokes off her first-round score carding a five-over 75 for a total of 162 (+18).  Rounding out the roster was sophomore Michelle Gooding who turned in a 84 (+12) today giving her a 166 (+22) overall.

The Broncos will begin the third and final round tomorrow morning when they tee off at 8:00 a.m. (Mountain) paired with Portland State and Mississippi State.


Day Two Results

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Intercollegiate
October 13, 2009
Hosted by: New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, N.M.
University Golf Course (Par 72; 6,319 yards)

Boise State Individual Results:  T29. Iris Ocariza (75-76—151, +7); T67. Maria Santisteban (76-81—157, +13); T71. Minhee Park (80-78—158, +14); T83. Lori Harper (85-77—162, +18); T89. Michelle Gooding (82-84—166,  +22).

Team Results: 1. Idaho (296-287—583, +7); 2. UC Irvine (294-290—584, +8); T3. Fresno State (298-297—595, +19); T3. San Diego State (300-295—595, +19); 5. Baylor  (303-294—597, +21); 6. Arizona (304-295—599, +23); 7. Kansas State (305-295—600, +24); 8. Kansas (306-297—603, +27); 9. New Mexico State (305-299—604, +28); T10. Oregon State (303-303—606, +30); T10. Colorado State (305-301—606, +30); T10. UTEP (305-301—606, +7); T13. Nevada (311-299—610, +34); 14. North Texas (310-304—614, +38); 15. Northern Arizona (308-309—617, +41); 16. Portland State (311-309—620, +44); 17. Boise State (313-312—625, +45); 18. Mississippi State (327-309—636, +60).

Top Five Individual: 1. Christine Wong, San Diego State (69-68—137, -7); 2. Hannah Burke, Baylor (69-73—142, -2); T3. Joy Trotter, UC Irvine (69-74—143, -1); T3. Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho (73-70—143, -1); 5. Hillary Packard, UC Irvine (73-71—144, E).

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