Hoey Ties For Third Place On Final Day At Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Oct. 8, 2008
Sammamish, Wash. - A third time wasn't the charm for Long Beach State All-American senior Kay Hoey as she recorded a nine-over par 81 in the final round to finish in a four-way tie for third place at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational. Hoey committed five bogey's for the day and two double-bogey's on the eighth and final hole. Her mark of 81 was the highest score in her four-year career as a 49er, since shooting an 80 in the final round of the PING Arizona State Invitational in 2006.
Stanford swept the honors in both the team and individual competition as the Cardinal shot a three-round total of 41-over 905 (303-303-299), 16 strokes ahead of second place Oregon. The Cardinal's Mari Chun won the medalist honors by four shots with a 218 (75-71-72). She was the only player to shoot an even-par on Wednesday.
As a team, the 49ers finished in sixth, with a three-day total of 73-over 937 (316-303-318).
Freshman Lee Lopez carded a five-over 77 in the final round to finish in a three-way tie for seventh. Lopez recorded a 77 in the first round and a 73 in the second to accumulate a total of 227 for the tournament.
Sophomores Lindsey McAtee and Reina Rogers finished third and fourth for The Beach. McAtee had her best round of the tournament as she shot an eight-over 80 to finish tied for 52nd with a total of 246. Rogers came in just one stroke behind with a 247 (91-76-80) and finished tied for 54th.
Junior Brenda Chhuor finished in 64th with a 252 (82-85-85).
The 49ers are off the next two weeks as they prepare for the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Oct. 27-29, at the Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas.