Women’s Golf heads to Las Vegas for fall finale
Women’s Golf heads to Las Vegas for fall finale
Saturday, October 26, 2019

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 26, 2019) – The ETSU women’s golf team concludes its fall season by heading out west for the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, which gets underway Sunday at the Boulder Creek Golf Club. 

ABOUT THE BUCS

Junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) has led the Blue and Gold in their first three tournaments this fall … Melecka finished seventh in the season-opener at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate, while posting a 12th-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Colorado and most-recently finished 23rd at the Palmetto Intercollegiate. 

Melecka’s 71.56 stroke average is the second-lowest mark in the Southern Conference. 

ETSU’s roster features one senior, two juniors, one sophomore and two freshmen. 

This marks the fourth tournament this fall season for the Bucs. 

ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT

The tournament, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 27 – Tuesday, Oct. 29, will be held at the Desert Hawk and Coyote Run Courses from the Boulder Creek Golf Club. 

The two courses are both par-72, 6,277 yards.

All three rounds will feature shotgun starts with Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. ET … Monday and  Tuesday’s rounds will begin at 11 a.m. ET.

UNLV is the tournament host.

TOURNAMENT FIELD

Joining ETSU and UNLV in the tournament field are Colorado State, Fresno State, Idaho, Long Beach State, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Northern Illinois, Oral Roberts, Portland State, San Francisco, South Dakota State, Tulsa, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Nevada and Wyoming.

LINEUP

ETSU’s lineup this week features No.1 Tereza Melecka, No. 2 Warda Amira Rawof, No. 3 Kornbongkoat Sararat, No. 4 Rimsha Ijaz and  No. 5 Parkha Ijaz.

ETSU is paired with Wyoming and Oral Roberts in Sunday’s opening round.

COVERAGE

Live scoring of the tournament is  provided via Golfstat.com. Twitter updates can be accessed by following @ETSUWomensGolf, while recaps following each round will be posted on ETSUBucs.com. 

For more information on Buccaneer women’s golf visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s golf tab.