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Pilots 12th At Bobcat Desert Classic

March 10, 2006

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Portland sophomore Molly Edmunds shot a final round 79 and moved up to a 38th place tie with a 242 at the 2006 Bobcat Desert Classic at Palm Valley Golf Course. The Pilots finished 12th among the 16-team field with a 978 at the par 72, 6,215 yard layout.

Northern Arizona edged Sacramento State by one stroke with a 937 to claim the team title. NAU's Sophia Choi earned medalist honors with a 10-over-par 226, three strokes better than second-place finisher Marry Hasselberg of Montana.

Junior Melanie Lee and sophomore Kristin Howell both tied for 47th at 245, while freshman Taryn Kuida finished tied for 59th at 250 and junior Ashley Williams rounded out the Pilots' quartet in 68th at 254.

Portland will continue its spring schedule at the Colby Invitational in Carmel Valley, Calif. on March 13-14.

BOBCAT DESERT CLASSIC
Palm Valley Golf Course (Goodyear, Ariz.) - Par 72, 6,215 yardsTeam Results: 1. Northern Arizona (937), 2. Sacramento State (938), 3. Montana (939), 4. Eastern Washington (940), 5. North Texas (944), 6. Oral Roberts (948), 7. Northern Colorado (951), 8. Montana State (955), T9. Western New Mexico (960), T9. William & Mary (960), 11. British Columbia (975), 12. Portland (325-326-327-978), 13. Weber State (986), 14. Grand Canyon (992), 15. Wyoming (1000), 16. Utah Valley State (1055).

Individual Leaders: 1. Sophia Choi, Northern Arizona (75-76-75--226, +10), 2. Marry Hasselberg, Montana (80-74-75--229, +13), T3. Erika Oldenkamp, William & Mary (80-76-75--231, +15), T3. Andra Lancaster, North Texas (76-74-81--231, +15), T3. Heather Dorris, Western New Mexico (76-76-79--231, +15), T3. Pamela Ontiveros, Oral Roberts (76-78-77--231, +15).

UP Individual Results: T38. Molly Edmunds (80-83-79--242, +26), T47. Melanie Lee (83-80-82--245, +29), T47. Kristin Howell (85-79-81--245, +29), T59. Taryn Kuida (81-84-85--250, +34), T68. Ashley Williams (81-86-87--254, +38).