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Women’s Golf Shatters School Record
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 02/24/2014
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PEORIA, Ariz. The Oregon State women’s golf team shattered its three-round school record by posting a 10-over 874 at the Westbrook Spring Invitational that concluded Monday. The previous three-round school record was a 20-over 884 at the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Kauai, Hawai’i in 1998.

The Beavers finished the two-day, 54-hole tournament with a 10-over 283-297-294--874 at the par-72, 6,269-yard Westbrook Village Golf Club to finish in a tie for sixth place in the 14-team field.

Oregon State Lowest Three-Round Team Scores
874 (+10) -- Westbrook Spring Invitational -- Peoria, Ariz. (Spring 2014)
884 (+20) -- Rainbow Wahine Classic -- Kauai, Hawai’i (Fall 1998)
878 (+26) -- Stanford Intercollegiate Stanford, Calif. (Fall 2011)
890 (+26) -- Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Half Moon Bay, Calif. (Spring 2012)
902 (+26) -- Stanford Invitational Palo Alto, Calif. (Fall 1997)

“Today we played well,” Oregon State head coach Risë Alexander said. “We struggled a bit coming in but overall I am very pleased with the way they are approaching each shot, and they continue to improve their ball striking. We will spend time this week on short game and wedges in practice. Preparation for UCLA/Pepperdine begins today. We will look at what we did well and what we need to work on to continue to improve.”

T6 Oregon State 283 297 294 874
T29 Seshia Telles (2) 73 73 73 219
T29 Chelsea Saelee (3) 70 75 74 219
T39 Lauren Sewell (1) 68 76 77 221
T39 Anica Yoo (5) 76 73 72 221
T55 Krissy Peterson (4) 72 78 75 225

Senior Seshia Telles and sophomore Chelsea Saelee both tied for 29th place with a 3-over 219, as Telles shot three consecutive 1-over 73’s and Saelee had scores of 70-75-74.

Senior Lauren Sewell and junior Anica Yoo each finished with a 5-over 221 to tie for 39th place. Sewell tied the school record with a 4-under 68 in the opening round and followed that up with 76-77, while Yoo got better each round with 76-73-72.

Freshman Krissy Peterson, who made her first career appearance with the team, finished in a tie for 55th with a 9-over 72-78-75--225.

Ohio State won the team title with a tournament record 26-under 281-278-279--838, breaking the previous mark that was held by Illinois in 2012.The Buckeyes were down six strokes to Oregon entering the final round. The Ducks finished second with 16-under par 279-274-295--848.

Ohio State’s Jessica Porvasnik was the wire-to-wire medalist with a tournament record 65-67-71--203, breaking the previous record of 205 by Nora Lucas of Illinois in 2012.

The Beavers return to action next week at the Bruin Wave Invitational in a tournament that will be played on Monday and Tuesday in Tarzana, Calif.

Course:Westbrook Village Golf Club: Westbrook Spring College Invitational     Par 72 - 6269 Yards
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position
team scoring rounds total
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
35 Ohio State
-26 F   -9 281 278 279 838
2
19 Oregon
-16 F   +7 279 274 295 848
3
46 Wisconsin
-5 F   -3 286 288 285 859
T4
45 College of Charleston
+5 F   +10 286 285 298 869
T4
  Nebraska
+5 F   -1 295 287 287 869
T6
  Oregon State
+10 F   +6 283 297 294 874
T6
  Indiana
+10 F   +7 287 292 295 874
8
36 Illinois
+11 F   +2 292 293 290 875
T9
  Kansas State
+12 F   +4 294 290 292 876
T9
  Washington State
+12 F   +2 294 292 290 876
11
  Iowa
+13 F   +4 291 294 292 877
12
  Colorado State
+19 F   +7 295 293 295 883
13
  Eastern Michigan
+20 F   +3 295 298 291 884
14
  Tulsa
+21 F   +9 297 291 297 885
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