Women's Golf Tied For Fourth Heading Into Final Round At West Regional

May 12, 2006

Auburn, Wash. - The Stanford women's golf team shot the second lowest round of the day - a seven-over 295 - at the NCAA West Regional this afternoon, to bring their two-day score to 598 and move them into a tie for fourth overall. Purdue leads the 21-team field with a seven over par 583, followed by UCLA (591) and Washington (591). Georgia is tied with the Cardinal in fourth (598).

Rounding out the top 10 are Arizona (603), UNLV (605), Arkansas (606), Brigham Young (609) and UC Irvine (613).

Freshman golfer Mari Chun led Stanford today, firing a one-under par 71 to bring her two-round total to 149 (78-71) which moves her into a tied for 16th individually. Teammate Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana continues to deliver her steady play, and is tied for 12th with a 148 (74-74). Cardinal Lauren Todd moved into the top 25 individuals after carding a 74 today, bringing her overall score to 150 (76-74). She is tied for 21st. Senior Kelly Husted is tied for 27th with a 151 (75-76) and freshman Ki-Shui Liao checks in tied for 53rd with a 156 (79-77).

The top eight teams from the West Regional will advance to the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio, May 23-26. The top two individuals who are not members of advancing teams will also be invited to the Championships.

Washington's Paige Mackenzie continues to lead the field individually, with a seven-under par 137. Purdue's Christel Boeljon is tied for second along with BYU's Rachel Newren and UCLA's Jane Park with an even par 144.

Live scoring of the tournament is available at golfstat.com.

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