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USF Women Golf Second at 2007 WCC Golf Championships

April 16, 2007

(Lompoc, CA) - USF women's golf shot an opening round 308 and carded a 315 in the second for a 623, good for second place after 36 holes at the 2007 West Coast Conference Championships at the La Purisma Golf Course. The Dons trail No. 6 Pepperdine who shot 601 (298, 303) with 18 holes remaining Tuesday.

Senior Kristin Nichols led the Dons with a 152 (74, 78) good for third place overall in the event. Freshman Christina Stockton shares fourth place at 154 (74, 80). Junior Jessica Potter shares sixth place at 155 (81, 74). Pepperdine's Eileen Vargas leads the field at 145 (75, 70), followed by teammate Misun Cho at 147 (71, 76).

A two-time All-WCC honoree, Nichols carded just one birdie in the first 36 holes but led the way with a team-high 27 pars in her final championship. Stockton birdied three holes and added 22 pars. Potter recorded a team-high four birdies to go along with 20 pars.

San Francisco returns to final round action Tuesday at 9:00 AM. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com, by clicking on the women's WCC Championships.

1 6 Pepperdine 298 303 6012 35 San Francisco 308 315 6233 Santa Clara 319 319 6384 Portland 319 324 6435 Gonzaga 315 331 646

USF Individual Scores3. Kristin Nichols74, 78 - 152T-4.Christina Stockton74, 80 - 154T-6.Jessica Potter81, 74 - 155T-15Eloise Vicencio79, 83 - 162T-17Natasha Podmore81, 83 - 164