Brooks: Feverish Finish Sends Buffs To NCAA Nationals
ERIE - At dinner Friday night, Anne Kelly saw a little something extra in her players' eyes, and it was nothing that might have been brought on by five-alarm salsa on their burritos. Kelly and her Colorado women's golf team were dining at a local Mexican eatery after another pedestrian round - actually it was a round that could have stomped their season tortilla flat - in the NCAA Women's West Regional.
Shooting a 301 Friday at the Colorado National Golf Club - four shots worse than their first-day score - the Buffaloes had spiraled into a tie with Illinois for ninth. They had 18 holes remaining on Saturday to try and pull themselves out of their home-course funk and solidify a top eight finish, which would send them (and their coach) to the NCAA National Championships for the first time...more
Buffs Turn In Clutch Performance to Advance | Video: Head Coach Anne Kelly | Jenny Coleman | Kristin Coleman | Alex Stewart | Emily Talley | Jessica Wallace