Women's Golf Begins Play At NCAA West Regional Thursday

The San Jose State women’s golf team’s makes its 17th appearance at the NCAA West Regional this weekend at the Stanford Golf Course. The Spartans begin play Thursday afternoon and continue on Friday and Saturday. The course will play at 6,103 yards with par at 71.

San Jose State enters the regional after winning the 2010 Western Athletic Conference Championship last month. The Spartans are the 14th-seed in the regional, and the top-eight finishers at the regional advance to the NCAA Championships, May 18-21, in Wilmington, N.C. The top two individuals, not on an advancing team, also qualify for the championships.

The tournament field consists of 24 team and three individuals. Teams competing this weekend at Stanford are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado State, Idaho, Iowa State, Louisiana State, Maryland, Ohio State, Oral Roberts, Penn, Portland State, San Francisco, San Jose State, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas State, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UNLV, Virginia.

Live scoring for all three rounds is available on www.golfstat.com, and a link is available on the Spartan web site under “Live”.

The Spartan lineup for the regional consists of Cristina Corpus, Madeleine Ziegert, Shraddhanjali Singh, Jody Ho and Katrina Delen-Briones.

San Jose State begins the tournament Thursday teeing off from the 1st tee at 12:30 p.m. with UNLV and San Francisco. The same three teams will begin Friday’s action off the 10th tee at 8 a.m. Tee times for Saturday will be determined at the conclusion of Friday’s round.

Fans are encouraged to support the Spartans at the course. There is no charge for the event, and a limited number of parking spaces are available for spectators at the golf course.