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Cal Poly to Host Lady Mustang Invitational This Weekend

Cal Poly to Host Lady Mustang Invitational This Weekend

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly will host the 15th annual Lady Mustang Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at the Cypress Ridge Golf Course.

Santa Clara returns to defend its team championship while Rebecca Bostrom, now a junior at CSUN, seeks to claim her second straight individual title after posting a pair of one-under-par 72s a year ago.

This year's course will be par 72 and measures 6,026 yards.

A total of 12 teams are entered, including fellow Big West Conference members CSUN and UC Riverside. Other teams in the field are UC Santa Cruz, Dominican, CSU Bakersfield, Montana, Montana State, Southern Utah, Utah Valley and Weber State.

After a practice round Friday, the 12 teams will start from the first and 10th tees Saturday at 8 a.m., Final round will be played Sunday with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Under first-year head coach Sofie Aagaard, Cal Poly has placed third, fourth and fifth in its previous fall tournaments hosted by Utah Valley, Wyoming and Seattle.

Sophomore Desiree Gillaspy (pictured above) is Cal Poly's top golfer so far, but by just one stroke over sophomore Sophie Bergland. Gillaspy is averaging 75.5 strokes per round with a pair of top-10 finishes while Bergland has a 75.6 average with two top-20 finishes.

Senior Madison Hirsch owns a 76.0 scoring average with two top-20 finishes.

Also expected to compete for Cal Poly are sophomore Jamie Harada, sophomore Jamie Binns and junior Sadie Strain. Several other Mustangs are expected to compete as individuals.

As a team, Cal Poly is averaging 75.69 strokes per round with a season-best round of 293 at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic in Springville, Utah.

The Lady Mustang Invitational will conclude Cal Poly's fall schedule.