@MemphisWGolf In Second Place at Lady Eagle Invitational
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Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 10, 2014

A. Whisenant

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The University of Memphis women’s golf team sits in second place after round one of the 2014 Lady Eagle Invitational at Hattiesburg Country Club in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The Lady Tigers shot a 302 (+14) as a team, and are one shot behind event leader Southern Miss through one round of play. Houston Baptist (304), South Alabama (307) and Central Arkansas (308) round out the top five on the team side of the event. 

Individually, Ashleigh Whisenant paced Memphis with an even-par round of 72 on Monday. The round of 72 matches a career-low round for the Attalla, Ala. native, having also posted a 72 in round two at the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational in the fall. Heading into tomorrow’s final round, Whisenant is currently tied for fourth place and is just two shots behind event leader Brandi Rodriguez of Southern Miss. 

Leighann Cabush posted an opening round of 73 and is tied for sixth place, one shot behind Whisenant. Ashley Kees, playing as an individual in this week’s event, shot a 76 and is tied for 12th place.

Sophomore Julia Gerlach is tied for 14th after carding a 77 on day one, and Shelby Sain currently sits tied for 31st after 18 holes of play.

Natalie Turk and Andrea Cropper rounded out the scoring for Memphis on Monday, shooting matching scores of +10 on the day. Cropper, like Kees, is playing as an individual at the Lady Eagle Invitational.

Tuesday’s final round will be a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 a.m. CT. The seven Lady Tigers will tee off on tomorrow morning at the following holes:

- Ashleigh Whisenant: Hole 1

- Leighann Cabush: Hole 1

- Julia Gerlach: Hole 2

- Shelby Sain: Hole 3

- Natalie Turk: Hole 3

- Andrea Cropper: Hole 17*

- Ashley Kees: Hole 18* 

* - Cropper and Kees are playing as individuals 

Scoring updates and results will be provided on the University of Memphis Women's Golf Facebook pageTwitter page, and on www.gotigersgo.com.

 

TEAM LEADERBOARD (Day One) 1 Total MEMPHIS LEADERBOARD To Par 1 Total
1 Southern Miss +13 301 301 T4 Ashleigh Whisenant E 72 72
2 Memphis +14 302 302 T6 Leighann Cabush +1 73 73
3 Houston Baptist +16 304 304 T12 Ashley Kees +4 76 76
4 South Alabama +19 307 307 T14 Julia Gerlach +5 77 77
5 Central Arkansas +20 308 308 T31 Shelby Sain +8 80 80
6 Murray State +23 311 311 T47 Natalie Turk +10 82 82
7 Western Kentucky +26 314 314 T47 Andrea Cropper +10 82 82
8 Louisiana-Monroe +27 315 315
9 Stephen F. Austin +31 319 319
10 UAB +32 320 320
11 New Orleans +40 328 328
12 Texas-Pan American +45 333 333
13 Jackson State +61 349 349

 

 

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