BOZEMAN, Mont. -

The following is by the Montana State Athletic Department.

Montana State Athletics announced the resignation of Leslie Spalding, head coach of the Bobcat Women?s Golf program.

Spalding was at the helm of MSU Golf for four seasons. During her tenure, Montana State finished sixth in the Big Sky Conference in 2011 and 2010. The Bobcats took seventh in both 2009 and 2008. Kelly Gillum was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the year in 2008-09, under the direction of Spalding.

Spalding has accepted the head coach position at San Diego State. The search process for a new head coach will commence immediately.