Feb. 13, 2004 - The Colorado State women’s golf team begins their spring campaign on Monday when play will begin in the 2004 Bay Area Classic in San Jose, Calif. The 36-hole tournament, now in its eighth year, will run for two days and will be played on the par-72, 6,006 yard Boulder Ridge golf course. The event is being hosted by the University of San Francisco and San Jose State.
This year’s field will consist of 14 teams, including No. 9 Washington who won the tournament in 2001, and Cal, who has won the tournament the past two years. Other teams participating are BYU, Cal Poly, Cal State Northridge, Colorado, Colorado State, Hawaii, Long Beach State, New Mexico State, Portland State, Santa Clara, UC Irvine, San Francisco, and San Jose State.
The Bay Area Classic is the first of five spring events for the women. The team completed the fall season with a 304.21 tournament average and finished in the top 10 in four of five events. Junior Trisha Quick led the Rams in the fall by finishing in the top 10 twice and the top 20 three times. Quick also led the team in per round average, at 75.93. Participating for the Rams in the Bay Area Classic will be Lynette Duran, Margaret Garehime, Stephanie Linnell, Trisha Quick and Dawna Virdell.
The Bay Area Classic will begin with a practice round on Sunday and play commencing on Monday morning with the first round of competition. The 36-hole tournament will conclude on Tuesday with the final 18. Results will be available at the conclusion of play each day at CSURAMS.com