Women's Golf Wins WAC Championship

Mesa, Ariz.—For the first time in school history, the San Jose State women’s golf team has won back-to-back Western Athletic Conference Championships. The Spartans won the 2010 title with a 918, one shot better than Hawaii, while Shraddhanjali Singh finished fifth in the individual standings.

The Spartans won the closest WAC championship since 1999. That year, Tulsa won by one shot over TCU at Poppy Ridge in Livermore. San Jose State also has won three of the past five championships (2006, 2009, 2010).

Singh shot a team-best 77 Wednesday at the Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. Her fifth-place finish is the best in her two-year career at San Jose State.

Cristina Corpus and Madeleine Ziegert tied for sixth place at 228. Corpus shot a 78 in her final round, while Ziegert recorded a 79. Katrina Delen-Briones finished in 19th place with a 238, while Jennifer Brumbaugh was 24th at 240 including a 78 on Wednesday.

All-WAC honors were announced after the tournament. Corpus, Delen-Briones and Ziegert each received first team honors, while Singh was a second team honoree.

“We are very happy we won,” said Spartan head coach John Dormann. “The wind was blowing hard this morning when we got to the course. I knew it was going to be a tough day for everyone. This is our first team win of the year, and I hope this propels us to better things at regionals.”

With the win, San Jose State receives the automatic bid to the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships. The regional selection announcement will be made this Monday, April 26, at 1 p.m. PDT.

WAC Championships
Longbow Golf Club
Mesa, Ariz.
Par 71, 6,146 yards

Final Team Standings
1. San Jose State 918

2. Hawaii 919
3. Idaho 921
4. Fresno State 924
5. New Mexico State 931
6. Boise State 947
7. Nevada 955

Final Individual Standings
1. Hali Coppin, Fresno State 74-74-73-221
2. Kaili Britos, Hawaii 77-73-73-223
3. Amanda Jacobs, Idaho 73-75-77-225
3. Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho 78-69-78-225
5. Shraddhanjali Singh, San Jose State 74-76-77-227

San Jose State Final Results
6. Cristina Corpus 74-76-78-228
6. Madeleine Ziegert 75-74-79-228
19. Katrina Delen-Briones 81-76-81-238
24. Jennifer Brumbaugh 82-80-78-240

All-WAC Honors
First Team All-WAC

Hali Coppin, Sr., Fresno State
Amanda Jacobs, Sr., Idaho
Kayla Mortellaro, So., Idaho
Cristina Corpus, Sr., San Jose State
Katrina Delen Briones, Jr., San Jose State
Madeleine Ziegert, Jr., San Jose State


Second Team All-WAC
Louisa Lies, So., Fresno State
Corie Hou, Sr., Hawai’i
Teo Poplawski, So., Idaho
Jamie Yam, So., Nevada
Shraddhanjali Singh, Sr., San Jose State

Player of the Year:
Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho
Freshman of the Year: Kaili Britos, Hawai’i
Coach of the Year: Lisa Johnson, Idaho

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