Oct. 6, 2013
2013-14 LONG BEACH STATE WOMEN'S GOLF
Tournament No. 3
at 32nd Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Hosted by University of Washington
Sahalee Country Club (Par-72, 6,039-yards)
Tuesday, Oct. 8 - First & Second Rounds, 8 a.m. tee times (Live scoring: Golfstat)
Wednesday, Oct. 9 - Final Round, 8 a.m. tee times (Live scoring: Golfstat)
Long Beach State returns to the links after being off the last two weeks as the 49ers travels to Sammamish, Wash., for the 32nd Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational hosted by the University of Washington. The two-day, 54-hole tournament begins on Tuesday, Oct. 8 with first and second round action, followed by the final 18 holes on Wednesday, Oct. 9. All three rounds will take place at the par-72, 6,039-yard Sahalee Country Club. Both days will begin with 8 a.m. tee times as LBSU will be paired with Columbia for the first two rounds starting from the 10th tee.
LBSU will be among a 13-team field at this year's 32nd Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational. The 49ers will go up against Stanford, UC Davis, California, Oregon, Colorado, San Jose State, UCF, Columbia, Gonzaga, San Francisco, Washington and Washington State.
Senior Rochelle Chan, junior Chaewon Park, redshirt junior Ashley Greer and sophomores Shawnee Martinez and Kassidy Tearewill represent the 49ers.
Live scoring of all three rounds of the 32nd Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational will be provided on Golfstat.com.
LAST YEAR IN SAMMAMISH
The 49ers finished in 10th place at last year's 16-team Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational after recording a 54-hole score of 79-over 943 (310-322-311). Former 49er Simone Hoey led the way for the 49ers, placing 24th with a 16-over 232. Shawnee Martinez (+19) tied for 34th, followed by Kassidy Teare (+22) tying for 45th and Chaewon Park (+26) tying for 55th. Rochelle Chantied for 60th at 29-over.
LBSU is coming off a ninth-place finish at the 12-team Minnesota Invitational at The Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, Minn. The 49ers posted a 54-hole tournament of 70-over-par 934 after shooting rounds of 311, 310 and 313. Sophomore Shawnee Martinez was the top player for LBSU, tying for 14th with a 14-over 230 after carding rounds of 77, 75 and 78.
MARTINEZ, TEARE HAVE STRONG PERFORMANCES IN COLORADO
Sophomores Shawnee Martinez and Kassidy Teare recorded solid play in the season-opening Colonel Bill Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic as both players finished in the top-10 in Fort Collins, Colo. Martinez placed ninth to post her second consecutive top-10 performance dating back to last year's Big West Championship where she tied for seventh. Teare tied for 10th at the Ptarmigan Country Club, collecting her third career top-10 finish.
PARK HAS A BUSY SUMMER
Junior Chaewon Parkhad a pretty summer playing in two big tournaments, the 37th U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship in Norman, Okla. and the 113th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in Charleston, S.C. Park advanced to the round of 32 in the match play portion of the WAPL this past June, becoming the first 49er to do so since 2008. In August, the San Pedro native was among 156 players that advanced to the U.S. Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Charleston. Park missed the cut by four shots, finishing with a 12-over 154 after posting rounds of 76 and 78 to tie for 96th.
MARTINEZ ADVANCES TO WAPL CHAMPIONSHIP
Sophomore Shawnee Martinez joined fellow teammate Chaewon Parkat the 37th U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship in Norman, Okla. this past June. Martinez was the medalist finisher at the WAPL sectional qualifying at the Reserve at Spanos Park Golf Course in Stockton, Calif., shooting a 74 to advance to the championship in Norman. The native from Modesto recorded a 17-over 161 during the two-day stroke play at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club to tie for 122nd place.
CAL POLY HOSTS 2014 BIG WEST CHAMPIONSHIP
For the third straight year the Big West Conference Women's Golf Championship returns to the central coast to the San Luis Obispo Country Club in San Luis Obispo hosted by Cal Poly. The three-day, 54-hole touranment will take place April 13-15, as eight teams will compete for the conference championship and automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
FOLLOW THE 49ERS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER
Fans can follow the 49er women's golf team throughout the season on Facebook at Long Beach State Women's Golf and on Twitter @LBSUwomensgolf.
LBSU returns to action Oct. 27-29, for the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at Stallion Mountain Golf Club hosted by UNLV.