Prichard Finishes 10th At WAC Championships

Freshman Nikki Prichard Led Nevada at the WAC Championships

April 25, 2012

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MESA, Ariz. - Playing in her first career conference tournament, freshman Nikki Prichard led Nevada with a 10th-place finish at the Western Athletic Conference Championships on Wednesday at Longbow Golf Club.

Prichard shot 75 in the final round and finished at 9-over 225 for the tournament. Junior Louise Yi had a 74 - the low round of the day for Nevada - and tied for 21st. Sophomore Joyce Chong was 25th with freshman Taylor Bickell a shot back and tied for 26th. Senior Alex Borcherts finished her collegiate career with a 29th-place finish.

San Jose State won its fourth consecutive WAC Women's Golf Championship as Nevada finished in sixth place in the team race. Idaho senior Kayla Mortellaro (70-71-73--214) defeated New Mexico State's Demi Mak (75-72-67--214) with a birdie on the fourth hole of sudden death. San Jose State's Jennifer Brumbaugh (73-73-69--215) and Madeleine Ziegert (70-74-72--216) finished third and fourth, respectively.

2011-12 Awards

First Team All-WAC

Madchen Ly, Fr., Fresno State

Kayla Mortellaro, Sr., Idaho

Demi Mak, So., New Mexico State

Jennifer Brumbaugh, Jr., San Jose State

Madeleine Ziegert, Sr., San Jose State

Second Team All-WAC

Louisa Lies, Sr., Fresno State

Christine Uhalde, So., Fresno State

Teo Poplawski, Sr., Idaho

Kathleen Rojas, Fr., San Jose State

Megan Osland, Fr., San Jose State

Player of the Year: Kayla Mortellaro, Sr., Idaho

Freshman of the Year: Madchen Ly, Fresno State

Co-Coaches of the Year: Lisa Johnson, Idaho and John Dormann, San Jose State



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