Women's Golf
Karl Maasdam

Women's Golf Oregon State Communications

Beavers To Compete In Hawai’i During Spring Break

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State women's golf team looks to build on three consecutive top-five finishes when it competes at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic Monday through Wednesday in Kapalua, Hawai'i.
The Beavers opened the spring season with a fifth-place showing at the Westbrook Spring Invitational and followed that with a third-place effort at the Meadow Club Women's Intercollegiate and a fourth-place mark at the Entrada Classic.
FIELD (13): Oregon State, Cal Poly, CSU Fullerton, East Tennessee State, Hawai'i, Idaho, Long Beach State, Louisville, Santa Clara, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Riverside and Utah Valley.
COURSE: The tournament will be held at the par-72, 6,022-yard Kapalua Bay Course.
BEAVERS' LINEUP: Oregon State will go with a lineup of senior Susie Cavanagh, junior Olivia Benzin, sophomores Mari Nishiura and Nicole Schroeder and freshman Ellie Slama. Freshman Amanda Minni will compete as an individual.
FORMAT: Three-day, 54-hole tournament with 18 holes each day. The top-four individuals from each five-member team with the lowest scores for each 18-hole round constitute the scoring members for that given round.
TEE TIMES: Play begins at 8 a.m. Hawai'i time (11 a.m. PT) on Monday and Tuesday and 7:45 a.m. Hawai'i time (10:45 a.m. PT) on Wednesday.
LIVE SCORING: There will be live scoring for the tournament at
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LAST TIME OUT: Oregon State finished fourth at the 14-team Entrada Classic on March 13 with a 17-over 291-299-291--881 at the par-72, 6,098-yard Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club.
No. 48 BYU won the team title with an even-par 864, No. 18 Kent State finished second with a 2-over 866 and Texas Tech rounded out the top three with a 14-over 878.
Oregon State finished ahead of two teams ranked among the Top 50 (No. 26 North Carolina and No. 49 SMU) and has notched three top-five finishes in as many spring tournaments with a fifth-place showing at the Westbrook Spring Invitational and a third-place mark at the Meadow Club Women's Intercollegiate.
Nicole Schroeder finished in a career-best third place with a steady 3-under 71-71-71--213. It was just one stroke off her best three-round score of 4-under 212 that she posted at the Ron Moore Invitational this past fall to finish in a then-career best tie for eighth place.
Schroeder led the 75-player field with 14 birdies and didn't have anything worse than a bogey over the three rounds. She has finished in red figures in eight of her 14 rounds this season.
Ellie Slama finished in a tie for fifth place with an even-par 69-76-71--216. She led the field with 40 pars and now has two career top-five finishes after claiming medalist honors at the Ron Moore Invitational this past fall.
Olivia Benzin moved five spots up the leaderboard on the final day to finish in a tie for 23rd place with an 8-over 77-73-74--224. She had eight birdies and 33 pars during the two-day, 54-hole tournament.
Mari Nishiura shot a 13-over 74-79-76--229 to finish in a tie for 37th place and Susie Cavanagh was two strokes back with a 15-over 77-79-75--231 to finish in a tie for 43rd.
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