Women's Golf

Young Finishes in Top 25 at Season Opener

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Boise State senior women’s golfer Hayley Young finished tied for 25th at the season-opening Oregon State Invitational, Tuesday.

Young finished at 11-over-par (72-76-79) at the par-72, 6,141-yard Trysting Tree Golf Club. She now has 13-career top-25 finishes, which moves her into eighth place on Boise State’s all-time list.

Freshman Samantha Martin and McKenzie Ford finished just outside the top 25 in their collegiate debuts. Martin concluded the tournament in a tie for 32nd (76-75-78—229, +13), two strokes back; while Ford finished in a tie for 36th (77-75-78—230, +14), three strokes back.

The Broncos finished in ninth place with a team score of 917 (+53).

Washington won the event at 11-under (853), the only squad in the 16-team field under-par. The Huskies’ Charlotte Thomas took home medalist honors with a 5-under 211.

Senior Lori Harper shot 77 (+5) during the final round, low score of the day for the Broncos. She finished with a 54-hole total of 233 (77-79-77, +17), and freshman Samantha Pless rounded out the Bronco contingent with a 235 (79-78-78, +19).

The Broncos will continue their fall season at the Rose City Collegiate in Portland, Ore., Oct. 1-2.

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