Beavers In Eighth In Hawai'i

Oct. 27, 2004

KAPOLEI, Haw.- -

Junior Leah Whiting led the Oregon State women's golf team in her home state of Hawai'i Tuesday with a two-round total of 4-over 148 at the Kent Youel Invitational at the Kapolei Golf Course. The Beavers are in eighth with a total of 606.

Whiting followed an opening-round 1-under 71 with a 77 in the afternoon round and is tied for 13th with one round to play. Leah's 71 is her low round for the season.

Sophomore Jill Ferrante, after a morning round of 80, came out firing in the second round with a 69, tying her for the low round of the day and placing her alone in 21st. Jill's 69 is the lowest round any Beaver has recorded this season and is her personal best collegiate round.

UCLA holds a comfortable 16-stroke lead over Arizona State with an 8-under 568 after firing the only two rounds under par.

The Bruins' Charlotte Mayorkas holds the individual lead with a 5-under 139, including a first-round 69. Teammates Amie Cochran and Susie Mathews are one and two strokes behind, respectively.

Freshman Julie Uhrik and senior Alex Lucio are tied for 42nd and sophomore Lindsay Eide is tied for 54th.

The final round begins Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m.


1. UCLA 283-285--568; 2. Arizona State 289-295--584; 3. Oregon 290-302--592; 4. Oklahoma 293-300--593; 5. UC-Irvine 295-302--597; 6. Boise State 308-395--603; 6. Colorado 299-304--603; 8. Oregon State 303-303--606; 9. CSU-Northridge 301-308--609; 10. Denver 312-302--614; 11. Fresno State 310-311--621; 12. Santa Clara 312-313--625; 13. Indiana 311-317--628; 14. Southern Illinois 316-323--639; 15. Hawai'i 318-623--641.


1. Charlotte Mayorkas, UCLA 69-70--139; 2. Amie Cochran, UCLA 70-70--140; 3. Hannah Hoch, Colorado 69-72--141; 3. Susie Mathews, UCLA 71-70--141; 5. Alissa Kuczka, Arizona State 70-72--142.


T13. Leah Whiting 71-77--148; 21. Jill Ferrante 80-69--149; t42. Julie Uhrik 77-78--155; t42. Alex Lucio 75-80--155; t54. Lindsay Eide 80-79--159.