Cougars Jump to Eighth At UNLV Tournament
March 14, 2007
BOULDER CREEK, Nev. - Amy Eneroth shot a final round 70 to finished tied for tenth, leading her Washington State Cougars to an eighth place finish at the UNLV Spring Invitational Wednesday at the Boulder Creek Golf Club.
Eneroth's 70 gave her a three-round total of 214, two under par for the tournament. Meanwhile, the Cougars made the biggest jump among the 18 teams Wednesday, climbing five places with the best round of the day, a 280. The next best team total Wednesday was 283 by New Mexico.
Team honors went to Brigham Young with a three-day total 284, finishing 17 strokes under par. They were followed in order by New Mexico 857, Idaho 859, Indiana 864 and UNLV 873.
Among the teams WSU topped in the tournament were Iowa, Fresno State, Texas Tech, Iowa, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Boise State and San Diego State.
While Eneroth, a sophomore, took top honors for WSU, freshman Diana Hong shot a closing round 66, the third best total of the day and the best round in three days for the Cougars. Hong ended up tied for 19th.
Jessica Black also had an outstanding final round for WSU, shooting a three-under par 69 to post a 222 for the three days. She ended the tournament tied for 34th. Tracy Broders finished with a 76 Wednesday and 228 for the tournament, good for a tie for 60th, whileBrooke Henderson closed with a 75 Wednesday and a 231 for the tourney. She finishedtied for 78th.
Final Team Standings - 1. Brigham Young 280-283-284=847, 2. New Mexico 284-290-283=857, 3. Idaho 292-281-286=859, 4. Indiana 285-285-294=864, 5. UN:LV 299-296-288=873, 6. San Francisco 298-290-286=874, 7. New Mexico State 291-294-292=877, 8. Washington State 300-301-280=881, 9. Fresno State 299-296-287=882, 10. Campbell 299-291-299=889, 11. Texas Tech 298-291-302=891, 12. Iowa 300-302-291=893, 13. Nebraska 298-298-298=894, 14. Long Beach State 300-298-300=898, 15. Notre Dame 305-308-293=906, 16. Boise State 300-310-297=907, 17. Eastern Washington 317-301-290=908, 18. San Diego State 298-310-306=914.
TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS - T1. Kelly Nakashima, Idaho, 72-68-65=205 (-11, won tie-breaker on third playoff hole), Jennifer Shipley, Fresno State 71-70-64=205, 3. Rachel Newren, BYU, 67-70-72=209, 4. Danielle von Arnim, BYU, 71-68-71-210, T5. Jodi Ewart, New Mexico 68-70-74=212, Kay Hoey, Long Beach State 69-71-72=212, Natalia Jimenez, BYU 69-72-71-212, Renee Skidmore, Idaho, 72-68-72=212, 9. Inah Park, New Mexico State 73-70-70=213, T10. Amy Eneroth 69-75-70=214, Elaine Harris, Indiana 73-69-72=214, Alejandra Shaw, Campbell 69-72-73=214, Lehua Wise, New Mexico State 68-74-72=214.