Aug. 10, 2007
Colorado State golfer Stefanie Ferguson has defeated nationally ranked Dawn Shockley from the University of Denver in the Colorado Women's Golf Association's Match Play Championship. The four-day competition concluded today.
Ferguson, a Broomfield (Colo.) High School product who enters her junior season at CSU, beat Shockley 2 up in 36 holes at Woodmoor Pines Golf & Country Club in Monument, Colo. Ferguson was 4 up after 18 holes and wrapped up the match on the 36th green.
2007-08 CSU Women's Golf
Although the women's golf team lost two contributors, Amber Ward and Megan Chapman, to graduation, there are several members of the team to watch out for this fall. Stefanie Ferguson will be returning for her third season, and is on the road to success. Ferguson carded a season-low 73 at the Ron Moore Invitational last fall, and finished the 2006-07 season with a 79.39 average. Sophomore Kasey Claussen is back for her second season after she scored a season-low 72 at the Give `Em Five Invitational in Fall 2006. Other returning players include Cecilia Edlund and Natalie Stone.
Leading the newcomers this season is Kayley Kempton from Littleton, Colo. According to the AJGA Polo Golf Rankings, Kempton is ranked 14th in the recruiting class of 2007. She finished first out of 23 at the AJGA Lockton Capitol Federal Kansas City Junior Tournament, and placed ninth out of 80 top female junior golfers in the nation at the AJGA Rolex Girls Junior Championship.
The Colorado State women's golf team had two players named academic All-Americans and four players that made the academic all-conference team during the 2006-07 season. Megan Chapman and returning junior Stefanie Ferguson were named academic All-Americans and both Ferugson and Chapman made the academic all-conference team. Other players named to the academic all-conference team were Natalie Stone and Amber Ward.
2007 Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, Sept. 10-11
Colorado State University and Ptarmigan are hosting the 10th annual Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic Sept. 10-11. Ptarmigan families will be hosting the majority of the 20 teams and coaches in their homes. Teams include defending champion University of Colorado, Baylor, Cal, Eastern Washington, Weber State, Washington State, Idaho, Campbell, Long Beach State, Fresno State, Montana State, Portland State, Nevada, Texas Tech, San Jose State, BYU, Wyoming, Gonzaga, UTEP, and Colorado State.