Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Bask in MWC Tourney's Four-Peat.(Final)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

* Leckovic's record round helps UNM overcome an early 11-shot deficit

The University of New Mexico women's golf team had just finished doing what the Los Angeles Lakers still hope to do win a fourth straight championship and the Lobos and coach Jackie Booth couldn't even celebrate.

"We wanted to yell and scream, but it just didn't seem appropriate," says Booth, whose team won its fourth straight Mountain West Conference title last weekend in Oregon.

The setting was this: Katrina Leckovic, a junior from British Columbia, had parred the final hole, giving UNM a three-day score of 890. Freshman Sunny Oh of UNLV needed only to sink a two-foot putt to tie the Lobos and force a playoff. …

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