Women's Golf Finishes Tied For Fourth At Pac-10 Championships
April 21, 2004
Somis, Calif. -
The No. 8 USC women's golf team shot a 26-over-par 314 on Wednesday to finish tied for fourth at the 2004 Pac-10 Women's Golf Championships held at Saticoy Country Club.
USC finished with a 54-hole total of 928, tied with Arizona State and 26 strokes behind team champion UCLA (902). California was second (920) and Arizona was third (923). It was the second year in a row that USC finished fourth at the Pac-10s.
Leading the way for the Women of Troy was sophomore Irene Cho, who shot a 79 in the third round to finish with a total of 226 on her way to a tie for seventh. She was the only Trojan to shoot a round of even par or better in the tourney. Cho--who now has five top 20 finishes this season--ended up eight strokes back of individual champ Charlotte Mayorkas of UCLA (218). Mayorkas' teammate, Hannah Jun, placed second (220), followed by Erica Blasberg of Arizona (221) and Alissa Kuczka of Arizona State (224).
Also for USC, sophomore Tanya Dergal tied for 19th (234), freshman Veronica Felibert tied for 26th (236), freshman Catalina Marin tied for 35th (239) and senior Rachel Bell tied for 37th (242). Senior Anna Rawson competed as an individual and tied for 32nd (238).
By finishing behind the Bruins, USC cedes five points in the battle for the Lexus Gauntlete, the annual all-sports competition between the two universities.
USC looks to begin defense of its NCAA title in earnest when it is next in action at the 2004 NCAA West Regionals on May 6-8 in Stanford, Calif.
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