March 21, 2011
By Cydnee Black
Athletic Media Relations
ST. GEORGE, UTAH – The Colorado State women’s golf team struggled in its first day of the BYU at Entrada Classic at the Snow Canyon Country Club.
“Today was obviously a tough day for the Rams,” commented Head Coach Angie Hopkins. “The weather was brutal the first nine holes. The first nine holes took over four hours to play.”
The Rams scored a total of 341 in Round 1, and 312 in Round 2, finishing with an overall team total of 653 (+77) and placing them in 13th out of 15 teams.
In first place is Wisconsin who scored a total of 313 in Round 1 and 302 in Round 2, scoring an overall team total of 615 (+39) to finish Day 1. In second place is Oklahoma State scoring an overall team total of 616 (+40), followed by Texas State who scored an overall team total of 619 (+43). In first place is New Mexico State’s Demi Mak scoring an overall total of 148 (+4).
Junior Brianna Espinoza led the Rams on Monday. Espinoza scored a total of 80 (+8) in Round 1 and 78 (+6), scoring an overall total of 158 (+14) and placing her tied for 29th. In second for the Rams are freshman Betsy Kelly and Sarah Roering. Kelly scored a total of 88 (+16) in Round 1 and 74 (+2). Roering scored a total of 83 (+11) in Round 1 and 79 (+7) in Round 2. Both girls scored an overall total of 162 (+18), placing them tied for 44th.
“Our 2nd round was much improved,” added Hopkins. “We will use it for our confidence tomorrow.”
13 Colorado State 341-312—653
T29 Brianna Espinoza 80-78— 158
T44 Betsy Kelly 88-74— 162
T44 Sarah Roering 83-79— 162
T67 Cecilie Krefting 90-81— 171
T80 Emily Roering 0-0—0
The Rams will resume play on Tuesday. Live scoring will be available on GolfStat.com