Women's Golf Tournament Recaps

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Women's Golf Tournament Recaps

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 >>

Aggie Women's Golf Captures Hobble Creek Fall Classic Title

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SPRINGVILLE, UT - The New Mexico State women’s golf team won the Hobble Creek Fall Classic with a team score of 577 during two rounds of play on the Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah, Sept. 8. The final round of the season-opening tournament was scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9 but was cancelled due to heavy rains flooding the course.

This win makes it three out of the last four tournaments the Aggies have won. NM State won the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic and the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championship last spring before ending the year at the NCAA West Regional.

Sophomore Camille Orito, who was the individual medalist of the tournament with a 1-over-par 143, now has two tournament wins under her belt in her collegiate career and head coach Jackie Booth would love to see her catch former Aggie great and PGA golfer Alena Sharp who had five career wins with the Crimson and White.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Women's Golf Wins WAC Title; Brings Home Five Conference Awards

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

MESA, AZ - The New Mexico State women’s golf team picked up its first Western Athletic Conference title after winning the 2014 WAC Women’s Golf Championship on Sunday at the par-72, 6,163-yard Longbow Golf Club.

The Aggies carded a 7-over 295 during round three to finish with a total score of 56-over-par 920 (309-316-295), six strokes ahead of Idaho, which had led after each of the first-two rounds.

“This team continues to amaze me with their great attitudes in the face of adversity,” Aggie head coach Jackie Booth said. “They never gave up and committed to our game plan.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

Play Wraps Up At 2011 Price's "Give 'Em Five" Intercollegiate

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Price's "Give 'Em Five" Intercollegiate ended, Wednesday, Oct. 12 with the New Mexico State women's golf team finishing in seventh and Baylor winning the team title over 15 other teams at the New Mexico State University Golf Course in Las Cruces, N.M.

Baylor won the tournament with a three-day score of 860 (288-286-286), just one stroke ahead of Western Athletic Conference competitor Idaho. The Aggies shot rounds of 299-297-304 to finish just behind I-10 Rival UTEP.

"Although we would have liked to won on our home course again, it was a great turnout for everyone involved," head coach Paul Brilliant said. "I want to thank all the teams who competed this week and to all the sponsors and staff who helped out."

Idaho's Kayla Mortellaro and Baylor's Jaclyn Jansen tied for the individual medal with a 5-under-par 211, while Idaho's Teo Poplawski placed third with a 4-under-par 212.   Continue Reading This Post >>