EUGENE, Ore. - This weekend, the No. 21 University of Oregon women’s golf team heads to Half Moon Bay, Calif. to host the second annual Pacific Coast Intercollegiate, marking their final regular season tournament.
Oregon and UC Davis host the event starting Monday April 16th with the first 36 holes at 8:00am at the 6,034-yard par-72 Half Moon Bay Golf Links Ocean Course.
Last year in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate, the Ducks won the event with a score of 27-over 891. Current Oregon senior Ashley Edwards placed in a tie for second in the event, two strokes behind the winner, Texas A&M’s Katerina Ruzickova.
The event is a two-day 54-hole event, the teams will play 36-holes on Monday and 18 holes on Tuesday.
There are 15 teams participating in next week’s tournament, including seven schools on Golfstat’s Top-25 ranked teams. Nine of the 11 Pac-12 schools with a women’s golf program are competing, Arizona State and Colorado are not participating.
Three other conferences are represented, one Big-12 school (Oklahoma State), three Big West conference schools (UC Davis, Long Beach State, and UC Irvine), and two Western Athletic Conference schools (San Jose State and Fresno State).
Eight women participating in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate are in the top-25 player standing based on scoring average. Oregon’s freshman Cassy Isagawa sits in the fifth-place spot with a 72.50 scoring average after 24 rounds.
Two weeks ago the Ducks finished in a tie for seventh place after three rounds at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic and hope to build off that performance in Half Moon Bay.
TOURNEY INFORMATION - PACIFIC COAST INTERCOLLEGIATE
• Event: Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Tournament
• Dates: Monday and Tuesday, April 16-17, 2012
• Location: Half Moon Bay Golf Links-Ocean Course, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
• Par: 72, 6,034 yards
• Host: University of Oregon/UC Davis ( www.goducks.com )
• Format: 54- hole tournament- 36 holes on Monday, April 16th, and 18 holes on Tuesday, April 17th
• Participants (2012 Golfstat rankings): UCLA (1), USC (3), California (14), Oklahoma State (16), Arizona (19), Oregon (21), UC Davis (23), Washington (29), Stanford (40), Oregon State (53), Long Beach State (66), San Jose State (71), UC Irvine (75), Washington State (79) Fresno State (81)
• Oregon Ducks Competing: Cassy Isagawa, Cali Hipp, Raphaela Dyer, Ashley Edwards, Cheyenne Hickle
• Tee Times: Mon. (4/16) 8 a.m. (PST) shotgun start, Tues. (4/17) 8 a.m. (PST) shotgun start
• Results Live: golfstat.com
• Results Link: http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/index.cfm?tournament_id=3376
LAST TIME OUT: ANUENUE SPRING BREAK CLASSIC
KAPALUA, Maui- The No.22 ranked University of Oregon women’s golf team jumped one spot into a tie for seventh place in the final round of the Anuenue Spring Break Classic on Tuesday March 27th. The Ducks (314-298-308-920) finished the day at 20-over 308, and completed the tournament at 56-over par at the par 72, 6,022-yard course in Kapalua, Maui.
Hawaii native, Cassy Isagawa (80-72-71-223) jumped 17 spots into a tie for eighth place after shooting one-under 71. The freshman shot her 10th under par round and recorded the team’s lowest round 16 times. Her eighth place finish in this event has earned her top 10 finishes in all of the 2012 spring events this season.
Rounding out the Ducks scorecard was senior Ashley Edwards (75-77-75-227) who shot three-over 75 on the day and finished in a tie for 18th. Junior Cheyenne Hickle (78-74-81-233) placed 32nd overall and freshman Cali Hipp (81-79-81-241) tied for 52nd place. Also making the trip was sophomore Raphaela Dyer (82-75-82-239), tying for 47th overall.
The team leaderboard remained the same with 14th-ranked Colorado Buffaloes (299-289-301-889) lead the pack in first place at 25-over 889. The 15th ranked Cal Bears (295-296-300-891) finished two shots behind the leader, shooting 27-over par, after shooting 12-over 300 on the day. One shot behind the Bears, No. 13 Tennessee (299-293-300-892) clinched third place, shooting 28-over 892 overall.
On the individual leaderboard, Cal’s Daniela Holmqvist (68-70-76-214) remained in first place throughout the event, shooting two-under 214 after three rounds. Additionally, Pepperdine’s Alina Ching (69-72-141) clinched runner-up honors by shooting two-over 218, staying in second place throughout three rounds. Jennifer Coleman (74-71-75-220) of Colorado finished in third place.
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