WOMEN'S GOLF: Cougars Headed For Sixth Straight Golf Regional
May 9, 2007
WSU QUALIFIES FOR NCAA WEST REGIONAL: The Washington State women's golf team will be making its sixth straight appearance at the NCAA West Regional and its seventh in eight years when play opens May 10 at the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club. The top eight teams are expected to qualify for the NCAA Championships.
WSU HISTORY AT REGIONALS: WSU's best finish at the NCAA West Regional over the last six years was in 2002 when the Cougars tied for sixth...in 2003 WSU finished seventh and qualified for the NCAA Championships...a year later the 2004 Cougar squad tied for eighth, while in 2005 WSU was tied for 11th...last year the Cougars finished tied for 18th...individually WSU's best finish was by Kim Welch, who tied for second in 2003.
WSU ENTRANTS: The Cougars will compete with juniors Tracy Broders (77.8 scoring average and four Top 25 finishes this year) and Brooke Henderson (77.8 scoring average, four Top 25 finishes), sophomores Jessica Black (78.5 scoring average, four Top 25 finishes) and Amy Eneroth (team leading 74.7 scoring average, nine Top 25 finishes, six Top 10 finishes, one title), and freshman Diana Hong (77.7 scoring average, six Top 25 finishes and one title)...Broders is competing in her third regional, while Black and Eneroth were also on last year's team...Eneroth finished tied for 40th as a freshman.
WSU COUGAR WOMEN'S GOLF SCHEDULES
Feb. 19-20: Pat Bradley Championship, Kendell, Fla. (Host: Florida IU)
WSU captured the team title with a three-day total of 912, with host FIU five strokes back...Amy Eneroth finished second with a +8 total of 224 and Brooke Henderson, at 227, tied for fourth.
Feb. 26-27: Inland Cup, Clarkston, Wash. (Host: WSU)
Jessica Black tied for medalist honors with a two-round 151, but lost top honors on the second playoff hole...Mandy Parsons posted a 157 to finish third in the non-team scoring event
March 3-4:Lumberjack Invitational, Sedona, Ariz. (Host: N. Arizona)
WSU finished second, one stroke behind leader Northwestern University...the Cougars had a two-round total of 602 strokes...Diana Hong tied for first with a +3 total of 147, shooting rounds of 75-72, while Amy Eneroth tied for tenth...WSU had four women in the top 20.
March 12-14: Rebel Spring Invitational, Las Vegas, Nev. (Host: UNLV)
Amy Eneroth tied for tenth, leading WSU to an eighth place finish among 18 teams...Eneroth opened with a 69 and closed with a 70...Diana Hong tied for 19th and closed the tourney with a 66.
March 26-27: Duck Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (Host: Oregon)
Amy Eneroth won a playoff for top individual honors in leading WSU to a second place finish in the 15-team field...Eneroth closed with a 72 to finish at 222 (+6)...she had rounds of 73, 77 and 72...Tracy Broders finished tied for fourth and Jessica Black tied for 13th.
April 3-4: BYU Dixie Classic, St. George, Utah (Host: BYU)
The Cougars finished tenth out of 16 teams with a three-round 931 score...freshman Diana Hong carded WSU's best score with a 228, good for 20th...Tracy Borders was two strokes back at 230 and tied for 23rd.
April 6-7: Stanford Intercollegiate, Stanford, Calif. (Host: Stanford)
WSU broke out of its slump during the second round and finished seventh with a 594 score...the Cougars shot a 287 the final day, the third best score of the day...Tracy Broders was +3 at 145 and finished 11th.
April 23-24: Pacific-10 Championships, Seattle, Wash. (Host: Washington)
Amy Eneroth led WSU for the fourth time this spring, finishing tied for 11th at the Pac-10 tourney...freshman Diana Hong tied for 21st as the Cougars finished eighth, just nine strokes out of sixth.