RENO, Nev. The University of Nevada’s women’s golf team will end its fall season this week, traveling to the Aztec Fall Classic on Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 15-16 in Chula Vista, Calif.
ABOUT THE AZTEC FALL CLASSIC: San Diego State University will play host to the 18-team, 36-hole tournament on the par 72, 6,216-yard Salt Creek Golf Course in Chula Vista, Calif. Teams wll play 18 holes each day with tee times from Holes No. 1 and 10 starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time. Live scoring will be available at www.golfstat.com, while a recap of each day’s action will be available at www.nevadawolfpack.com.
The 18 teams competing in the Aztec Fall Classic include Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Northridge, Cal State San Marcos, Eastern Washington, East Tennessee State, Hawaii, Middle Tennessee State, Montana, Nevada, Northern Arizona, Portland, Portland State, Sacramento State, tournament host San Diego State, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Utah Valley State and Wyoming.
NEVADA’S LINEUP: Nevada’s lineup for the Aztec Fall Classic includes junior Melanie De Leon (Saugus, Calif.), senior Heather Olmstead (Puyallup, Wash.), sophomore Pamela Abreu (Guatemala City, Guatemala), senior Jennie Pleas (Lihue, Hawaii) and true freshman Ana Patricia de la Maza (San Luis Potosi, Mexico). True freshman Lauren Hernandez (Las Vegas, Nev.) will also make her Wolf Pack debut this week, playing in the tournament as an individual.
LAST TIME OUT: Led by sophomore Melanie De Leon, Nevada finished in 11th place at the Jeannine McHaney/Audrey Moorehead Invitational, held Oct. 8-9 at the par 73, 6,525-yard Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas.
The Wolf Pack carded a 25-over 317 on the final day, its best round of the tournament, and finished in 11th place with a three-round total of 88-over 964 (327-320-317). De Leon finished in a tie for 22nd to lead the squad at 16-over 235 (79-76-80), while sophomore Pamela Abreu tied for 28th at 18-over 237 (80-80-77). Senior Heather Olmstead ended up in a tie for 45th at 24-over 243 (82-84-77) after carding her best round of the tournament with a four-over 77 on Tuesday, and true freshman Ana Patricia de la Maza finished 60th at 30-over 249 (86-80-83). Junior Luxchmi Gill finished 73rd to round out the Wolf Pack lineup at 48-over 267 (91-90-86).
UP NEXT: Following this week’s Aztec Fall Classic, the Wolf Pack will take three months off for the winter. Nevada will return to action Feb. 25-26, traveling to the Fresno State Invitational at the Copper Canyon Country Club in Fresno, Calif.