Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Arizona Women's Golf Wins Pac-10 Title
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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EUGENE ,Ore. - The first ranked Arizona women's golf team captured its fourth Pac-10 title today at the Eugene Country Club Golf Course (par-72, 5,557 yards). The Wildcats, shooting a three-day team total of 19-over-par 883, finished 18 strokes ahead of second place Stanford. The Cardinal shot a 9-over-par 297 today to bring them up two spots from yesterday. UCLA ended in third place with a 39-over-par 903. California (40-over-par 904) and Southern California (42-over-par 906) finished fourth and fifth.

"I'm very excited," said coach Todd McKorkle. "I can't say I expected us to win, but every match we've played well down the stretch."

Individually for the Wildcats, senior Jenna Daniels came back and shot a tournament low of 4-under-par 68 today to finish second after being tied for 15th going into today's final round. Daniels finished the tournament with a three day score of 3-over-par 219. Sophomore Cristina Baena captured third place, jumping six spots from yesterday, shooting her tournament best 1-under-par 71 on the final day of play to bring her three day total to 4-over-par 220. Tied for fourth place was senior Jill Gomric. Gomric carded a 3-over-par 75 today bringing her final score to a 5-over-par 221. Freshman Julia Kraschinski tied for 14th and she finished her first Pac-10 tournament with a total score of 10-over-par 226, while junior Christina Monteiro tied for 26th at 15-over-par 231.


Competing as an individual in her first Pac-10 tournament was freshman Anne Lee, who tied for 26th after posting a three day total of 15-over-par 231.

Capturing the individual title was USC's Candie Kung, who shot a three day total of 2-over-par 218. USC freshman Mikaela Parmlid and Kung initially finished the tournament in a playoff with Parmlid as the winner. However after Parmlid signed an incorrect scorecard she was disqualified from the tournament. Rounding out the top-five individuals were Daniels, Baena and UCLA's Amanda Moltke-Leth who tied for fourth with Gomric.

The next action for the Wildcats will take place at the NCAA West Regionals, which are being held in Tempe, Ariz. May 11-13.

Arizona Individuals					Top-Five Team Finishes
2 Jenna Daniels		77-74-68	219	+3	1 Arizona	299-294-290	883	+19
3 Cristina Baena	76-73-71	220	+4	2 Stanford	302-302-297	901	+37
T4 Jill Gomric		71-75-75	221	+5	3 UCLA		301-297-305	903	+39
T14 Julia Kraschinski	78-72-76	226	+10	4 California	301-311-292	904	+40
T26 Christina Monteiro	75-76-80	231	+15	5 USC		292-310-304	906	+42
T26 Anne Lee*		80-74-77	231	+15