SAN JOSE STATE WOMENS GOLF WAC CHAMPIONS!

The Spartans were tested in the WAC championships, but their momentum with two wins in their last four starts and the home course edge gave them the title over New Mexico State!

Coyote Creek GC, San Jose, Calif. - San Jose State has won the 2006 WAC women's championhip after a third round total of 306 at the par-72 Coyote Creek Golf Club Valley Course.

The Spartans finished nine strokes ahead of New Mexico State with a total of 922 (+58).

Spartan Jenelle Gomez earned the individual title with a three round total of 227 (+11).

Gomez beat teammate Carmina Calle and Idaho's Renee Skidmore by one stroke.

Also announced today were the all-WAC teams and Player, Freshman and Coach of the Year awards as voted upon by the seven coaches in the league.

New Mexico State and Idaho were new additions to the conference this season, and each played a roll in the WAC team and individual titles. The Aggies were second in the conference this season in team scoring (76.01), trailing only San Jose State.

The Spartans were tested in the WAC championships, but their momentum with two wins in their last four starts and the home course edge gave them the title.

Idaho's Renee Skidmore, put together the best season of any female in the conference with her 73.96 stroke average, one win and five top-five finishes.

Others in the running were Fresno State's Laura Leuthke, Boise State's Katie Street, and New Mexico State's Lehua Wise.

First-Team All-WAC

Laura Luethke, So., Fresno State

Dale Gammie, Jr., Hawaii

Renee Skidmore, So., Idaho

Jenelle Gomez, So., San Jose State

Sirapa Kasemsamran, Fr., San Jose State

Second-Team All-WAC

Katie Street, Jr., Boise State

Jennifer Shipley, Fr., Fresno State

Melanie De Leon, Fr., Nevada

Lehua Wise, Jr., New Mexico State

Carmina Calle, Sr., San Jose State

Erica Moston, Fr., San Jose State

Player of the Year: Renee Skidmore, So., Idaho

Freshman of the Year: Sirapa Kasemsamran, San Jose State

Coach of the Year: John Dormann, San Jose State


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