LAS CRUCES, N.M. (April 3) - New Mexico State women's golf signee Kacey Dalpes recently won the Dona Ana Classic, which was being played on the par-72 Red Hawk Golf Course in Las Cruces, N.M, March 26-27.
Dalpes, an Alamogordo, N.M. native, won the tournament with scores of 76-70 (146) and led Alamogordo High School to a team victory. The Tigers beat second-place team Cleveland High School by three strokes. AHS also beat Hot Springs, Onate, Las Cruces and Mayfield in the tournament.
"We are excited for Kacey's success and we can't wait for her to join our team next season," head coach Paul Brilliant said.
This is Dalpes' fifth year playing for Alamogordo as she participated as an eighth grader in 2008 helping her team to a second place finish that year. The Tigers also finished second in 2009 and fourth in 2010 and 2011. Although, Dalpes was the individual district champion in 2010 and 2011 and the individual state champion in 2011.
Dalpes' sister, Kelli Dalpes, played for the NM State women's golf team from 2005-07 and was named to the Academic All-WAC team in 2007. (Kelli) Dalpes posted a 77.92 average her senior season and tied for 10th in the 2006 Price's "Give 'Em Five" Intercollegiate.