Feb. 17, 2011
PULLMAN, Wash. - On Tap This Week: The Washington State University women's golf team sees its first competition of 2011 when it travels to Stanford, Calif. for the Peg Barnard Invitational, Feb. 19-20. The event, hosted by Stanford University, will be 36 holes spread out over two days. It marks the second time this academic year the Cougars have played on the Stanford Course, the first coming last November at the Pac-10/SEC Challenge.
The Course: The Stanford Golf Course; Stanford, Calif., will play at 6,100 yards and a par 71 for the tournament.
The Field: Joining the Cougars in the 10-school field will be California (7), UC Davis (23), Colorado (24), host Stanford (34), Washington (35), San Jose State, Fresno State, Santa Clara and Rollins (Top 50 Golfweek.com rankings).
Representing WSU: The entire Cougar squad will be making the trip to Stanford. Competing for the team championship will be senior Allison Travis, junior Kristen Allard, sophomores Emma Betland and Ellen Park and freshman Mallory Kent. Competing as individuals during the tournament will be sophomores Brenda Jesernig, Julia Manseau and Ali Thompson.
Fall Recap: The Cougars played in five events during the fall, posting three Top 11 finishes, including the tournament title at the WSU Cougar Cup. Individually, sophomore Emma Betland had one top 10 and two top 25 finishes, finishing tied for 4th at the Cougar Cup.
Results: Results following each day of competition will be posted at wsucougars.com, with live stats available at golfstat.com.