SDSU Women's Golf Remains In Seventh At 2008 MWC Championship
April 18, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -
The San Diego State women's golf team remains in seventh place after the second round of the 2008 Mountain West Conference Championships Friday in Albuquerque, N.M. The Aztecs posted a 328 for a two-day total of 70-over 654 at the par-73, 6,167-yard University of New Mexico Championship Course.
SDSU freshman Samantha Roberts (Carlsbad, Calif.) came in with the team's best 18 holes of the day, shaving three strokes off her first round score with a 6-over 79 to tie her for 24th place overall with teammate Maki Kamimura (West Covina, Calif.) at 15-over 161. A day after posting a 78, Kamimura struggled with eight bogeys and one double-bogey to card an 83, dropping 13 spots on the individual leaderboard.
The Aztecs' three other golfers are all within a stroke of one another through 36 holes. Sophomore Petra Cole (San Diego, Calif.) joined Roberts as the only SDSU players to improve on their day one scores, posting an 82 after firing an 11-over 84 on Thursday. Freshman Stephanie Arcala (Oceanside, Calif.) is in 33rd place at 21-over 167, while junior Jackie Kazarian (Dana Point, Calif.) is 34th at 22-over 168.
New Mexico continues to own a commanding lead with all three of the top four golfers in the field. The 22nd-ranked Lobos, playing on their home course, are ahead by 14 strokes over No. 30 BYU with a two-day total of 5-over 589, including a second round 291. UNM's Britney Choy took over the individual race from teammate and defending champion Jodi Ewart with a second-round 71 to post a 36-hole total of 1-under 145. Ewart is tied with fellow Lobo Morgan Grantham and BYU's Natalia Jimenez for second place, two strokes behind Choy.
San Diego State will finish out the 2008 MWC championships on Saturday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. MT. The Aztecs will be paired with Wyoming for the final round.
Second-round scores with relation to par April 18, at the 2008 Mountain West Conference Championships, played at the par-73, 6,167-yard UNM University Championship Course in Albuquerque, N.M.