Fresno State Leads After First Round of 2013 MW Women's Golf Championship

April 25, 2013


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RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Fresno State carded an 18-over-par 306 today to secure the lead after the first round of the 2013 Mountain West Women's Golf Championship on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The Bulldogs, who are competing in their first MW championship, hold a four-shot lead over second-place Boise State, which is 22-over at 310 after 18 holes of play. San Diego State completed the first round in third at 24-over 312, followed by UNLV at 26-over 314. Colorado State and Nevada tied for fifth with identical scores of 28-over 316, while New Mexico and Wyoming round out the team standings with marks of 35-over 323 and 55-over 343, respectively.

Colorado State junior Emily Roering paced the field after firing a 1-over-par 73 on the par 72, 6,324-yard Dinah Shore Tournament Course. San Diego State freshman Emma Henrikson and Fresno State senior Shaylee Yano are knotted in second place at 2-over 74, while New Mexico junior Manon DeRoey and Boise State senior Hayley Young each carded scores of 3-over 75.

Yano, along side teammate Hillary Billingsley and UNLV's Katerina Prorokova, led the way with four birdies on the day, while five others, including Henrikson, Roering, Fresno State's Krysta Clark, Nevada's Nikki Prichard and Wyoming's Dana Zamprelli, recorded three birdies apiece.

The second round of the 2013 Mountain West Women's Golf Championship will begin Friday morning at 7:30 p.m. PT, followed by the final 18 holes on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Live scoring is available at TheMWC.com and GolfStat.com.