March 20, 2008
What's Happening This Week: The Washington Sate University women's golf team travels to Eugene, Ore., for the Duck Invitational March 24-25...the two-day, 54-hole tournament will be played at the par-72, 6,052-yard Eugene Country Club...the tournament begins Monday with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m...the final 18 holes will be played on Tuesday...live scoring of each round will be available at www.golfstat.com...final results will be posted at www.wsucougars.com.
In the Rankings: In the latest Golfweek team rankings, the Washington State women moved up in the polls and rank 50th nationally.
The Field: In the field of 14, the Cougars will be paired with Pacific-10 Conference rivals No. 15 California, No. 43 Oregon, Oregon State and Washington...the field also includes UC Davis, Colorado, Idaho, Long Beach State, Minnesota, Montana, Portland State, Texas-San Antonio and Wyoming (Rankings according to Golfweek).
Traveling for the Cougars: Five individuals will be traveling to Oregon to take a swing at victory...the Cougar contingent includes seniors Tracy Broders and Brooke Henderson, juniors Jessica Black and Amy Eneroth and sophomore Diana Hong...sophomore Haley Parsons will also be traveling to Oregon and playing as an individual entry.
Last Time at the Duck Invitational: In 2007 the Duck Invitational finished in an exciting fashion as Eneroth fired an even par 72 in the final round of competition to force a playoff at the par-72, 6,096-yard Shadow Hills Country Club...Eneroth edged out San Francisco's Jessica Potter to claim the tournament victory...the win marked the first of Eneroth's career as she carded a total score of 222 (+6)...as a team, the Cougars finished in second place with a total score of 922...two other Cougars finished in the top 25 which included Broders and Black...Broders finished tied for fourth with a score of 230...Black earned her fourth top 25 finish of the season after inking a score of 234, good for 13th place...Henderson and Hong completed the tournament in a tie for 29th with score of 241 and rounded out the Cougar scorers.
Last Time Out: The Cougar women ignited the field at the UNLV Spring Invitational, at Boulder Creek, Nev., March 10-12...the women finished as co-champions while breaking the school record for lowest three-round total with a 5-under par 859...the women notched their second tournament victory of the 2007-08 season and Head Coach Walt Williams earned his 13th win at the helm of the Cougar women's program...four Cougars finished in the top 25 at the par-72, 6,204-yard Boulder Creek Golf Club including Black, Broders, Eneroth and Hong...Black and Broders each finished tied for 13th with three-round totals of 215 (-1)...Eneroth and Hong both ended the tournament tied for 18th with a score of 217 (+1)...Henderson rounded out the Cougar contingent with a total of 222...the Cougars also recorded the second-lowest single-round total after firing a 3-under 285 in the opening round of the tournament.