April 11, 2012

Bronco Women Play Best Golf of the Year; WCC Championship Next Week

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CHANDLER, Ariz. -
The Santa Clara University women's golf team will enter next week's West Coast Conference Championships playing its best golf of the 2011-12 season.

Outstanding individual performances Wednesday, including a 4-under par back nine from Balbina Guajardo, a second-consecutive 74 from Taylor Camany (pictured) and 16 pars from Kaci McCartan, allowed the Broncos to post a season-low round of 300 in final round play of the 2012 Wyoming Cowgirl Classic at Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz.

"It's incredible, especially considering the really tough playing conditions today," said Santa Clara head coach Krystal Kelly. "I'm really proud of them. They played smart when they needed to and were able to take advantage of their opportunities as well."

Santa Clara opened the 24-team event in 17th place following Monday's opening round 311. However, on Tuesday the Broncos shot a 302 - which was their best round of the year before following that up with a 300 on Wednesday.

The WCC Championships will be held in nearby Hollister, Calif. Monday through Wednesday, April 16-19 at San Juan Oaks Golf Club.

FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
1 2 1 Iowa 289 301 294 884 +20
2 1 2 Colorado State 292 292 306 890 +26
9 3 3 Portland State 303 294 304 901 +37
8 5 4 UTEP 301 300 304 905 +41
3 T8 5 Sacramento State 294 310 303 907 +43
T5 6 6 Xavier 298 304 307 909 +45
16 18 T7 Montana 310 306 295 911 +47
10 4 T7 Wichita State 304 296 311 911 +47
17 T13 9 Santa Clara 311 302 300 913 +49
4 T8 T10 Nevada 295 309 311 915 +51
7 10 T10 Southern Utah 300 307 308 915 +51
T11 11 12 New Mexico State 305 306 307 918 +54
19 T13 13 Weber State 313 300 309 922 +58
T14 7 14 Northern Arizona 309 294 320 923 +59
T11 12 15 Boise State 305 307 312 924 +60
T5 T13 16 Seattle 298 315 315 928 +64
T14 T13 17 Wyoming 309 304 318 931 +67
13 17 18 Northern Colorado 306 309 318 933 +69
T20 20 19 UC Riverside 317 314 307 938 +74
18 19 20 Montana State 312 313 323 948 +84
T20 21 21 South Dakota State 317 318 317 952 +88
23 23 22 Utah Valley 326 312 325 963 +99
22 22 23 Eastern Washington 320 317 327 964 +100
24 24 24 Creighton 343 322 334 999 +135

SANTA CLARA RESULTS
9 Santa Clara 311 302 300 913
T16 Balbina Guajardo (1) 78 74 73 225
T16 Taylor Camany (3) 77 74 74 225
T39 Kaci McCartan (2) 76 81 72 229
T75 Tamara Surtees (4) 80 76 81 237
T94 Kelsy O'Brien (5) 83 78 81 242

2012 Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Dates: Monday through Wednesday, April 9-11, 2012
Site: Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz.
Host: University of Wyoming
Field (24 teams): Colorado State (96), Iowa (92), UTEP (103), Nevada (107), Wyoming (110), Xavier (111), Sacramento State (120), New Mexico State (126), Seattle (128), Montana (132), Wichita State (134), Northern Arizona (145), Santa Clara (146), Portland State (152), UC Riverside (154), Boise State (168), Montana State (170), Weber State (173), Northern Colorado (179), Southern Utah (189), Utah Valley (192), South Dakota State (195), Eastern Washington (199), Creighton (221)
Details: All three days will begin with a 6:30 a.m. local time start and groups will tee off of holes one and 10 in 10-minute intervals. The field will play one round of 18 holes each day.
Course: Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz.
Yardage/Par: 6,184 yards/Par 72
Address: 3751 S. Clubhouse Drive
Chandler, AZ 85248
Course Website: OcotilloGolf.com
Course Number: (480) 917-6660
Live Scoring: GolfStat.com

*Rankings by Golfweek.com

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