Stanford Finishes Third At West Regional To Advance To NCAA Championships
May 8, 2004
Stanford, Calif. - The Stanford women's golf team carded a 293 on the final day of competition at the NCAA West Regional at the Stanford Golf Course to finish third overall with a three-round total of 883 and advance to the NCAA Women's Golf Championships. UCLA won the West Regional with a three-under par 861 for the tournament. California was second (868), followed by Stanford (883), Washington (892), Georgia (900), Ohio State (901), Arizona State (908), Washington State (913), Texas (913) and Oregon (913).
The top eight teams and two individuals from each regional advance to the championships.
Texas won the playoff for eighth place in the first hole of the playoff to advance to NCAAs.
Cal State Northridge's Elizabeth Allen (one-under par 215) and San Jose State's Ashley Gomes (two-over par 218) advance to the national championships as individuals.
Bruin Hannah Jun took top individual honors firing a three-round total of seven-under par 209 for the weekend. Ohio State's Allison Hanna was second with a five-under par 211, followed by UCLA's Charlotte Mayorkas and California's Anna Temple, who tied for third with a two-under par 214. CSU-Northridge's Allen was fifth with a one-under par 215.
Cardinal Stephanie Lue finished 10th overall with a three-over par 219 (72-72-75) while teammate Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana tied for 11th with a 220 (74-75-71) after firing a one-under par 71 in the final round of play. Freshman Lauren Todd tied for 21st with a 223 (72-77-74) and Kim Kouwabunpat tied for 25, posting a 224 (77-73-74). Senior Angela Rho tied for 38th with a 227 (75-78-74).
Stanford's team score of 883 is their best of the season by eight strokes.
Complete results are available at www.golfstat.com.
The NCAA Championships will be held at Grand National Lake Course, Opelika, Alabama, and hosted by Auburn University on May 18-21.