Women's Golf Takes the Lead in Second Round of Spring Invitational

March 11, 2008

BOULDER CREEK, Nev. - The Washington State University women's golf team moved into first place after another solid round of play at the Spring Invitational, Tuesday.

The Cougars carded a second round total of 289 and head into the final day of play with a total score of 574 at the par-72, 6,204-yard Boulder Creek Golf Club. The Cougars are three strokes ahead of second place BYU.

Senior Tracy Broders leads the Cougar women and currently sits in a tie for third overall. Broders shot an even par 72 and compiled a two-day total of 141 (-3). Sophomore Diana Hong also sits in the top 10 as she carded a total score of 143 (-1), good for a tie at 10th.

'The women played really well again today and are in position to greatly improve their postseason chances with a win at UNLV,' Head Coach Walt Williams said.

Junior Amy Eneroth cruised up the leaderboard in the second round after inking a 1-under 71. Eneroth sits in a tie for 16th and heads into the final day of competition with a score of 145.

Junior Jessica Black also fared well in the second day of play as she moved into a tie for 29th after carding an even par 72. Black's two-day total is 148. Senior Brooke Henderson ended the day with a total score of 150 and rounds out the Cougar contingent.

The women look to stay atop the leaderboard as the third and final round of competition begins at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday.

WSU Results: T3. Tracy Broders (69-72--141, -3); T10. Diana Hong (69-74--143, -1); T16. Amy Eneroth (74-71--145, +1); T29. Jessica Black (76-72--148, +4); T40. Brooke Henderson (73-77--150, +6).

The Field: 1. Washington State (285-289--574, -2); 2. Brigham Young (293-284--577, +1); 3. Texas Tech (292-286--578, +2); 4. San Francisco (291-290--581. +5); 5. Oregon (292-291--583, +7); 6. UNLV (284-302--586, +10); T7. Campbell (297-293--590, +14); T7. Washington (293-297--590, +14); T7. Idaho (297-293--590, +14); T7. UC Davis (296-294--590, +14); T11. Indiana (295-299--594, +18); T11. Fresno State (301-293--594, +18); 13. Colorado State (304-294--598, +22); 14. Sacramento State (299-301--600, +24); 15. New Mexico State (305-302--607, +31); 16. Kansas State (311-301--612, +36); 17. Long Beach State (321-309--630, +54); 18. Eastern Washington (322-315--637, +61).

Top Five Individuals: T1. Cathryn Bristow, Oregon (69-69--138, -6); T1. Kelly Nakashima, Idaho (68-70--138, -6); T3. Tracy Broders, Washington State (69-72--141, -3); T3. Christina Stockton, San Francisco, (69-72--141, -3); T3. Ulrika van Niekerk, Texas Tech (70-71--141, -3).

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