Oct. 24, 2011
By Ryan A. Johnson
Athletic Media Relations
BOULDER CITY, NEV.- The Colorado State women’s golf team hung tough on the first day of the 17-team Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at Boulder Creek Golf Club. The team is currently in 11th place after shooting a 295 (+7).
Leading the tournament with a 277 (-11) is the highest ranked team in the field No. 24 UC Davis. Behind UC Davis are San Diego State (280), Pepperdine (281), UC Irvine (286) and Idaho (286).
Betsy Kelly had a great round and carded a three-under 69 on the day. Kelly is currently tied for sixth and in position to challenge for the championship. She was aided by great play around the green.
“Betsy hit 13 greens but was 100% for up and downs,” said Head Coach Angie Collier.
Brianna Espinoza is also in good shape, finishing the day tied for 17th at one under.
The Rams’ Sarah Roering posted a 77 (+5), Jessa LaBarbera shot a 78 (+6) and Emily Roering fought through injury and finished with an 80 (+8). The team will look to improve on today’s scores in Round 2.
“If we get a few more putts to fall as a team we can really take it low tomorrow,” noted Collier.
The individual leaders are Grace Na of Pepperdine (-9) and Christine Wong of SDSU (-5). Na and Wong are followed by Kayla Mortellaro (Idaho), Bev Vantananugulkit (UC Davis) and Amy Simanton (UC Davis) who are all tied at -4.
Tomorrow’s action begins at 8:30 a.m. MDT.
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Recap: Prendergast ties for 15th at Mountain...
The Colorado State women’s golf team wrapped up its 2016-17 season on Wednesday with an...
Recap: Rams climb 1 spot during Round 2 of...
Colorado State had a strong second day at the Mountain West Championship, moving up one spot with...
Recap: CSU struggles to find form during...
The Colorado State women’s golf team opened up play at the Mountain West Championship on...
Preview: Rams focused on finishing strong at...
Colorado State will close the 2016-17 women’s golf season at the 2017 Mountain West...
Recap: Secor, Prendergast finish in top 20 again
Colorado State finished the tournament tied for sixth place, carding a 75-over 915 during the two...
Recap: Quartet of Rams in upper half of Dale...
In their final tune-up prior to the Mountain West Championship, the Colorado State women’s ...
Preview: CSU to close regular season in Tulsa
Colorado State will play its 10th and final tournament of the regular season next week, traveling...
Recap: Prendergast earns 4th consecutive top-20...
The standout sophomore was the lone bright spot for the Rams, who finished 16th out of 18 teams...