March 26, 2001

Women's Golf in Ninth at Colby Classic

March 26, 2001

Box Score

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. - Cal State Northridge leads the University of Denver by one stroke after the first round of the Colby Classic, held at the at Rancho Caņada Golf Club in Carmel Valley this afternoon. Host Santa Clara currently sits in ninth place.

The Matadors' Beth Allen leads all individuals after carding a one-over-par 72 on the 5,832-yard East Course. She leads Denver's Christine Anast by three strokes. Three players, including one each from CS Northridge and Denver, are tied at 76.

As a team, CS Northridge carded a 308, 24 strokes over par. Denver is in second one stroke back, while Western New Mexico is in third with a 321. One stroke farther back is Sacramento State at 322 while CS San Marcos rounds out the top five, at 332.

Santa Clara was led by Jessica Abbott's 83. Katie Johnson recorded a career-high 88, including a birdie on the 14th hole, when she chipped in from 75 yards out on the 352-yard par four.

The final round of the Colby Classic moves to the West Course will begin tomorrow with tee times at 8 a.m.

Colby Classic
Carmel Valley, Calif.
First Round Results - March 26

School Scores
1. CS Northridge 308 +24
2. Denver 309 +25
3. Western New Mexico 321 +37
4. Sacramento State 322 +38
5. CS San Marcos 332 +48
6. Boise State 335 +51
7. British Columbia 342 +58
8. Eastern Washington 349 +65
9. Santa Clara 364 +80
10. CS Monterey Bay 432 +148

Individual Top 3
Name Team Score
1. Beth Allen CS Northridge 72, +1
2. Christine Anast Denver 75, +4
3. Alex Arnold CS Northridge 76, +4
Tiada Lane Western New Mexico 76, +4
Jenny Fielder Denver 76, +4

Santa Clara Scores
T20. Jessica Abbott 83, +12
T35. Katie Johnson 88, +17
45. Sarah Dahm 91, +20
48. Katie Gross 102, +31
Nicole Calio WD