Cardinal Women Finish Sixth At Pac-10 Championships
April 25, 2007
Seattle, Wash. - Led by the play of junior Mari Chun, the Stanford women's golf shot 23-over 311 in the final round to move up to sixth place at the Pac-10 Championships at Broadmoor Golf Club in Seattle this afternoon. The Cardinal's three day total was 935 on the par 72, 6,196 yard course. Arizona State won the tournament by 18 strokes (897) over second-place UCLA (915). Rounding out the top five were USC (921), Arizona (923) and California (926).
Washington finished seventh (938), followed by Washington State (944), Oregon (972) and Oregon State (982).
Cardinal Mari Chun turned in an outstanding performance at the tournament, culminating in a third place finish individually - just one stroke behind the leader. Chun carded a 219 over three days with rounds of 71-73-75.
UCLA's Tiffany Joh won the Pac-10 individual title on a sudden death play-off with Arizona State's Anna Nordqvist. Both parred hole 10 (4). On Hole 18, Nordqvist missed her birdie putt while Joh made the birdie putt to win.
Senior Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana (80-80-77) tied for 24th with a 237 while Lauren Todd (79-78-82) tied for 27th with a 239 on the individual leaderboard. Freshman Angela King finished two strokes behind her teammate at 241 (79-85-77), tied for 30th. Stanford's Catherina Wang tied for 43rd with a 251 (83-84-84).
Selections for the 2007 NCAA Women's Golf Regionals will be announced Monday, April 30 at 4 p.m. ET (ncaasports.com). Regional competition will take place May 10-12 at three sites. The 2007 NCAA Championships will be hosted by BYU at the Snow Canyon Country Club, May 22-25.
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