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W-Golf In Seventh At Oregon

Mar 10, 2003

Junction City, Ore. - The Colorado women's golf team carded its best round of the spring season with an opening 312, and followed it up with a second round 327 on the Shadow Hills Golf Course and are sitting in seventh place with a two-round 639 at the Oregon Duck Invitational here Monday.

Washington State has a 14 stroke lead on the field with a 295-299-594, a comfortable lead over second place San Diego State (308-300-608). The Cougars' Kim Welch is in control of the par-72 layout and sits 6-under-par after a 70-68-138, seven strokes ahead of San Diego State's Shayna Miyajima (73-72-145).

All four CU players that played in last week's spring opener improved their opening round scores a week later by an average of more than five strokes and the Buffs' four scorer's are only separated by 10 strokes.

Senior Erin Kerr (75-79-154) is pacing the Buffs and is in a three-way share of ninth place with former Buff and current Portland State player Taya Battistella and Missouri's Denis Knaebel. Kerr's first round 75 is a three stroke improvement from the Arizona Wildcat Invitational.

Allison Rella had the team's biggest first round to first round improvement, shaving eight in the last two weeks. She turned in a 79-81-160 and is in 31st. Just a single stroke behind Rella is Maria Persson Gulda (78-83-161) who is in 34th place. Joey Stetser sits in a tie for 45th with an 80-84-164. In her first spring tournament, Robin Worthington has sole control of 60th after a 36 hole 86-87-173.

The third, and final round of the '03 Invitational will be played Tuesday in a 9 a.m. (MST) shotgun start.

OREGON DUCK INVITATIONAL (Junction City, Ore.)
COLORADO PLAYERS

t-9. Erin Kerr 75-79- 154
t-31. Allison Rella 79-81- 160
t-34. Maria Persson Gulda 78-73- 161
t-45. Joey Stetser 80-84- 164
60. Robin Worthington 86-87- 173
TEAM SCORES
1 Washington State 295 299 594
2 San Diego State 308 300 608
3 Missouri 310 305 615
4 Idaho 315 307 622
5 Portland State 309 314 623
6 Colorado State 313 311 624
7 Colorado 312 327 639
8 Oregon 323 318 641
9 Portland 322 325 647
10 Oregon "Yellow" 332 326 658
11 Santa Clara 340 319 659
12 Montana State 329 331 660