Stanford Women In 17th Heading Into Final Round At NCAAs

May 19, 2005

Sunriver, Ore. - The Stanford women's golf team shot a 298 today and are in 17th place overall (300-311-298--909) heading into the final round of the 2005 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships on Thursday at the Sunriver Resort's Meadows Course.

Duke began the day nine shots back in fifth place, but a truly impressive performance gave the Blue Devils (292-303-278) the lead with a 21-over-par 873. Auburn (+29, 290-296-295=881) is in second place, eight shots back. UCLA (+30, 288-302-292=882) is in third place, nine strokes back. Pepperdine (+33, 291-295-299=885) is in fourth place, 12 strokes back.

The fourth and final round begins at 8 a.m. Friday on the par-71, 6,312-yard course (one hour earlier than the previous three days' start times).

Round three's conditions were much nicer than previous days. There were only a few spots of light rain, and although it was windy and cold at times, most of the day was played under partly sunny skies.

Teammates Kelly Husted (77-73-75) and Lauren Todd (73-81-71) are tied for 37th individually to lead the Cardinal with a 225. Stanford's Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana checks in tied for 70th (79-75-76--230) along with senior Wendra Liang (71-82-77--230). Rounding out the Cardinal competitors is Stephanie Lue (80-86-76--242) is tied for 122nd.

Duke's Anna Grzebien stands at an even-par 213 after three rounds to lead the individual race. Two players are four shots back of Grzebien at a 4-over-par 217 - her teammate Brittany Lang (74-75-68) and UCLA senior Charlotte Mayorkas (71-73-73).

Complete results can be found at