Women's Golf Travels to ASU for Pac-10 Championship
April 18, 2001
BEARS TRAVEL TO PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIP
California travels to the Pac-10 Championship, Fri.-Sun., April 20-22, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State serves as host of the tournament at the par 72-, 6101-yard Karsten Golf Course. Eighteen holes will be played each day beginning at 8 a.m. PT Five different schools have won Pac-10 titles in the 14-year existence of the league.
Seven of the 10 Pac-10 teams are ranked in the MasterCard/College Golf Foundation Top 50 -- No. 2 Arizona, No. 21 Arizona State, No. 41 California, Oregon, Oregon State, No. 6 Stanford, No. 27 UCLA, No. 4 USC, No. 36 Washington and WSU.
2000 PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIP IN REVIEW
California posted its best Pac-10 finish in the program's five-year history in 2000. The Golden Bears placed fourth with a 54-hole score of 904, 21 strokes behind first-place Arizona (883), but only three strokes from second-place Stanford (901). Anne Walker turned in the best individual performance in Cal history at the conference meet, tying for 11th with a 225. USC's Candie Kung led the field with a 218.
CAL TEAM FINISHES HAVE COME A LONG WAY AT PAC-10S
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Cal's lineup for the Pac-10 Championship features in order: 1. Sarah Huarte, 2. Vikki Laing, 3. Ria Quiazon, 4. Cheryl Lala and 5. Anne Walker. Amber Reilly will compete as an individual.
Player YR 00-01 RNDS STROKES AVG LOW TOP FINISHSarah Huarte Fr. 23 1760 76.5 71 6thVikki Laing So. 20 1536 76.8 73 T1stRia Quiazon So. 23 1784 77.6 73 T3rdCheryl Lala Sr. 17 1325 77.9 71 6thAnne Walker Jr. 23 1797 78.1 70 T2ndAmber Reilly So. 14 1123 80.2 73 T8th
BEARS MAKE THIRD TRIP TO ARIZONA THIS YEAR
Cal should be accustomed to the Arizona climate at Pac-10s this weekend, as the Bears are making their third trip to the state of Arizona this year. Cal opened the spring season at the Arizona Invitational and two weeks ago competed at the ASU Invite, on the same Karsten Golf Course that the Pac-10 title will be at stake on.
PEG BARNARD CALIFORNIA COLLEGIATE IN REVIEW
After holding down second place after the first day of the Peg Barnard Collegiate, Cal shot a 309 Saturday at Stanford Golf Course to finish third with a 36-hole score of 613. Stanford shot a 294 in the final round to win its own 11-team event with a 595. Senior Cheryl Lala shot a 77 in the final round to lead the Bears, tying for ninth (151).