Stanford Finishes Seventh at Pac-10 Championships

April 21, 2010

EUGENE, Ore. - Stanford shot a team score of 311 in the final round of the Pacific-10 Conference Championships to finish seventh in the event, 50 strokes behind first place Arizona, which edged top-ranked UCLA for the team title.

The Cardinal carded rounds of 301, 316 and 311 over the three days at the Eugene (Ore.) Country Club.

Arizona claimed the team title after firing a final round score of 288, edging out top-ranked UCLA by three strokes.

Oregon finished third at 889 (+25), followed by USC (891; +27), Washington (906; +42) and California (909; +45).

Kristina Wong was Stanford's highest finisher, as the freshman tied for 16th in her first Pac-10 Championships. Wong carded a final round score of 73 to finish eight-over par for the tournament at 224.

She finished ten shots behind co-medalists Carlota Ciganda and Juliana Murcia of Arizona State, as both golfers finished at two-under 214. Murcia shot a final round 69 on Wednesday to claim a share of the invididual title.

Angela King, playing in her last Pac-10 Championship, finished tied for 30th at 233 (+17) after shooting a six-over 78 in the final round.

Sally Watson and Rebecca Durham were part of a group that tied for 34th at 236 (+20). Watson shot a final round 82 while Durham carded a 78 over the final 18 holes.

Sophomore Sydney Burlison tied for 38th at 241 (+38) after a final round 82.

Stanford will have two weeks to prepare the NCAA West Regionals, to be held at the Stanford Golf Course, May 6-8. The top eight teams from each regional will advance to the NCAA Championships.

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