Women's Golf in 12th at NCAA Regional
May 9, 1998
STANFORD, Calif. -- The Washington women's golf team shot a 304 Friday in the second round of the NCAA West Regional to bring its two-round total to 604. The Huskies are tied for 12th with New Mexico, two strokes back of San Jose State and New Mexico State. Arizona leads the tournament with a 36-hole 573 (-11) on the par-73, 6,093-yard Stanford Golf Course.
Paola Bellotti continues to lead Washington carding a 76 in the second round, tied for 23rd. Bellotti shot a 1-under par 72 in the first round. Freshman Elisha Au turned in Washington's best second round score with and even-par 73. She is tied for 39th with a 151 after 36-holes. Teammate Andrea Cordova rests one stroke behind Au at 152.
Arizona State's Grace Park leads all individuals with a 7-under 139, two stokes in front of Arizona's Marisa Baena and Tulsa's Niina Laitinen.
The tournament concludes Saturday with the third round at Stanford Golf Course. The top 11 teams will advance to the NCAA Championships in Madison, Wis.
NCAA West Regional
SECOND ROUND RESULTS
Team Standings: 1. Arizona 573; 2. Arizona State 590; 3. Oklahoma State 595; 4. Texas 596; 5. Stanford 596; T6. USC 599, Tulsa 599; T8. Oregon State 601; Oregon 601; T10. New Mexico State 602; San Jose State 602; T12. WASHINGTON 604; New Mexico 604; 14. UCLA 606; 15. Missouri 611; 16. Texas Tech 613; T17. Northern Arizona 615; Texas A&M 615; Brigham Young 615; 20. TCU 619.
Individual Standings: Grace Park (ASU) 139; T2. Marisa Baena (ARIZ) 141; Niina Laitinen (TULSA); T4. A.J. Eathorne (NMSU) 144; Maria Boden (Ok. St.) 144; Jenna Daniels (ARIZ) 144; Jill Gomric (ARIZ) 144.
Washington Finishers: T23. Paola Bellotti 72-76--148; T39. Elisha Au 78-73--151; T43. Andrea Cordova 75-77--152; T52. Julia Smith 75-78--153; T75. Jennifer Stapleton 79-78--157.