Women's Golf Tournament Recaps

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Women's Golf Tournament Recaps

NMSU Women's Golf Wins Fourth Consecutive WAC Title; Chanachai Takes Individual Title

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

MISSION HILLS, KS - The New Mexico State women’s golf team finished the third and final round at the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Friday. The Aggies led the field with a total of 907 (+67) to win their fourth-straight WAC Championship by five strokes.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Golf Finishes Wraps Up Play At Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

BOULDER CITY, NV - The Aggies completed the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown after a final round of 292 (+4) which placed them in 17th. Team play was highlighted by shooting 112 holes for par and 25 birdies through 36 holes.

Pun Chanachai led the team through both rounds as she fired 72-70--140 (-2) and finished in a tie for 28th. Kristen Cline fired a 73 in both rounds to bring her total score to 146 (+2) which tied for 59th place.

Camille Orito matched Cline with a score of 73 in round two, a personal best, and she had a tournament score of 148 (+4) to tie for 70th. Chanachai, Cline and Orito accounted for 20 of NM State's 25 birdies.

Angela Xu competed in her first team event as an Aggie and carded a 77-76—153 (+9), as she tied for 95th. Rounding out the Aggies, Kennedie Montoya put up 78-76—154 (+10) which put her in a tie for 99th.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Golf In 18th After First Round Of Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

BOULDER CITY, NV - Freshman Pun Chanachai leads the Aggies and is tied for 36th place heading into the second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown. As a team, the Aggies are in 18th, with 53 holes for par and 13 birdies, through 18 holes.

Chanchai shot even, 72, in the first round. Right behind, Kristen Cline scored a 73 (+1) and is tied for 48th. After the first round, the pair contributed seven birdies for the Aggies as Chanachai shot four and Cline had three of her own.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Finishes In 9th Place At NCAA Regional

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SHOAL CREEK, AL - The New Mexico State Aggies improved one spot in the final round and finished ninth at the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional Saturday at the Shoal Creek Country Club.

NM State posted a final round 310, the best of those not making the top six, and finished with a 931 for the tournament. The Aggies finished three strokes behind No. 47 Clemson who placed eighth at 929. No. 16 California was seventh at 924.

NM State finished the regional four strokes ahead No. 41 Vanderbilt who was 10th at 935. The Aggies, who concluded their season, beat a total of five Top 50 teams in the tournament and was the top non-Top 50 team.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Slips To 10th After Second Round Of NCAA Regional

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SHOAL CREEK, AL - The New Mexico State Aggies struggled during the second round of the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional Friday at the Shoal Creek Country Club, falling to 10th in the field.

NM State posted a 318 for the round for a two-round total of 621. The Aggies are still only seven strokes behind No. 16 California who is in sixth – the final qualifying spot for the NCAA national tournament.

The Aggies are two strokes in front of No. 40 Notre Dame in 11th at 623 and three strokes out of a tie for eighth between No. 41 Vanderbilt and No. 47 Clemson at 618. No. 50 Michigan is seventh at 616.

The Aggies are the highest non-ranked team through two rounds and hold an advantage over four Top 50 squads.

"We had a very up and down round for the team," said NM State head coach Jackie Booth. "We made lots of birdies, but we also gave them back with too many big numbers."  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Sixth, Macias Fourth After First Round Of NCAA Regionals

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SHOAL CREEK, AL - Paced by the strong play of senior Viviana Macias, the New Mexico State Aggies are sixth as a team after the opening round of the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional on Thursday at the Shoal Creek Country Club.

Macias fired a 1-over-par 73 to sit in a fourth place tie, just three strokes off the individual lead. She led the Aggies to a 303 first round, just seven strokes out of the lead held by No. 8 Northwestern at 296. No. 22 Florida State is second at 299, with No. 25 Tennessee third at 300, No. 9 Oklahoma State fourth at 301 and No. 41 Vanderbilt fifth at 302.

NM State played through the windy conditions that picked up midway through the round to hold a three stroke advantage over No. 1 Alabama who posted a 306 and holds a lead over seven Top 50 teams in the 18-team field.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Wins Third Consecutive WAC Title, Montoya Claims Individual Title

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

BLAINE, WA - The New Mexico State Aggies collected a "Three-Pete" on Sunday, as they won their third straight Western Athletic Conference Championship led by WAC Individual Champion Kennedie Montoya.

The Aggies clinched their third-straight title by posting a 3-over 291 in the final round at the Semiahmoo Country Club for an 884 and a 16-stroke lead over Seattle U. at 900. Utah Valley was third at 912.

The Aggies dominated the final round, halted 40 minutes because of thunderstorms, outdistancing the day's next best rounds by 13 strokes.

"I'm so proud of this team," said NM State head coach Jackie Booth. "We were concerned about the wet conditions, but they were just like ducks on a pond. From the very beginning it was theirs to take and they went after it."  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Women's Golf In Sixth After Round One Of NCAA Regional Tournament

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

ST. GEORGE, UT - Sophomore Camille Orito is tied for 11 with a 3-over-par 74 to lead the New Mexico State women’s golf team to a sixth place finish after one round of play, Thursday, May 7 on the Entrada at Snow Canyon Course (6,255, par 71) in St. George, Utah.

Orito, a first team All-WAC selection, is right on pace with her season-stroke average hitting birdies on five holes (No. 1, No. 7, No. 8, No. 12, No. 13). Junior Kacey Dalpes, who is two strokes behind Orito with a 5–over-par 76, is tied for 26th making 12 pars and a birdie. Sophomore Valeria Macias is tied for 32nd just one stroke behind Dalpes.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Wins Second Consecutive WAC Title

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LITCHFIELD, AZ - Juniors Viviana Macias and Kacey Dalpes placed first and second respectively in the 2015 Western Athletic Conference Championship to guide the New Mexico State women’s golf team to its second consecutive conference title with a combined-team score of 869 (292-285-292) on the 6,291 yard, par 72 Heritage Course at the Wigwam Golf Club in Litchfield, Ariz.

Macias takes home the individual title marking a 1-under-par 215 (71-72-72) winning her first tournament of the 2014-15 season and of her career. She finished second in the 2014 WAC Tournament and Dalpes finished in a tie for third last year.  Continue Reading This Post >>