March 7, 2006
(Pleasanton, CA) - USF women's golf shot a 309 in the opening round of the 2006 San Jose State Spartan Monday in wet conditions at the Castlewood Country Club Hill Course, good for a share of the opening round lead with the host Spartans. Junior Kristin Nichols enjoyed the best round of her career, firing a one-under 71 and sits atop the leader board entering the second day.
Joining Nichols in the top-10 is sophomore Jessica Potter with a 77 on the par 72, 5,939 yards course. San Francisco enters the final round four strokes in front of Fresno State (313) in third place and seven shot ahead of UC Davis, Hawaii and UC Irvine at 316.
Final round action of the 36-hole event begins Tuesday morning.
Team scores1. San Jose State 309 USF 3093. Fresno State 3134. UC Davis 316 Hawaii 316 UC Irvine 3167. Boise State 320 Idaho 320 Boise State 3209. Portland State 326 UC Riverside 32611. Santa Clara 329
Individual leaders1. Kristin Nichols, USF 712. Erica Moston, San Jose State 723. Dale Gammie, Hawaii 744. Jee Hyiun Park, UC Davis 75 Laura Luethke, Fresno State 756. Renee Skidmore, Idaho 76 Ashley Anast, Portland State 768. Jessica Potter, USF 77 Selanne' Henderson, UC Irvine 77 Lindsey Marino, San Jose State 77