WOMEN'S GOLF: The Cougars, ranked 27th in the nation, finished in 17th place at 43-over-par in the 2008 NCAA West Regional tournament at Lincoln, Calif.
Junior Natalia Jimenez led the Cougars in Saturday's third round, shooting a 3-over-par 75 for the day. She finished the tournament tied for 63rd place with teammate Daphne Vines. Seniors Juli Erekson and Ashley Childers both shot an 8-over-par 80 and Jade Bollinger shot a 6-over-par 78.
The 2008 NCAA West Regional was held at the 6,338-yard, par-72 Lincoln Hills Golf Club, where 21 Division-I schools from various parts of the U.S. Second-ranled Southern California won the tournament at 9-under-par and fourth-ranked Arizona State was second at 6-under. The top eight teams will advance to the NCAA Championshps at Albuquerque, N.M.