BOISE, Idaho -- Kristie Jensen and Alli Cluff posted top-20 finishes individually to lead the Weber State women's golf team to a fifth-place finish at the Bronco Fall Classic at Falcon Crest Golf Course on Tuesday.
"This was a very solid tournament for us," said WSU coach Jeff Smith. "All of the girls played some consistent golf out there for us. I'm very pleased with the play of Kristie and Alli, and the other girls also played well to support them."
The Wildcats shot rounds of 302, 303 and 305 for a total of 910 on the week. Santa Clara won the team title with an 875, while Boise State was seven shots back in second at 882. Portland State came in third at 887, while Grand Canyon edged the Wildcats by a single shot for fourth.
Kaci McCartan of Santa Clara took the medalist honors, shooting rounds of 71 and 69 on Monday to fuel a one-under-par total of 215. McCartan held on with a 75 in the final round to finish two shots better than a four-way tie for second at 217.
Jensen just missed a top-10 finish, coming in tied for 11th after posting rounds of 71, 76, and 75 for a six-over-par 222. Cluff joined her teammate in the top-20 with a tie for 17th behind rounds of 77, 74 and 75 for a 226.
Courtney Saffell continued a run of good play with a 23rd place finish on a total of 230 with rounds of 76, 78 and 76. Emily Podlesny tied for 26th with a 233, while Nyomy Obcemea rounded out the Wildcat scoring with a 236, good for a tie for 33rd.
Kaceelyn Pouttu, playing as an individual, joined Jensen and Cluff in the top-20 with a 14th place finish. The freshman bounced back from an opening-round 79 to shoot even par over the final 36 holes with rounds of 71 and 73.
Freshman Lexie Albi also played as a freshman and shot a total of 246 to tie for 51st overall.
WSU MEN FINISH 14TH: At Fort Collins, Colo., the Weber State men's golf team shot a three-round total of 893 to finish 14th at the Ram Masters Invitational, which wrapped up on Tuesday at the Fort Collins Country Club.
Denver took the team title, edging host-Colorado State by a single shot, 847 to 848. Nevada finished third, seven shots off the Pioneers' pace at 854.
Denver's Oskar Arvidsson and CSU's Cameron Harrell tied for medalist honors, shooting six-under-par 204's. Cal Poly's Jordan Wright was third at 206.
Michael Johnson shot back-to-back rounds of 72 on Monday to lead the Wildcats on the day. He slid a bit with a 77 on Tuesday, but still led the team for the week, finishing tied for 41st with a total of 221.
Jordan Herzog bookended a second-round 78 with a pair of 73's to finish tied for 57th at 224, while Luke Crapo tied for 60th at 225. Colton Dallimore came in tied for 64th at 227, while Alex Herzog shot 230 to tie for 77th.