@MemphisWGolf In Second Place at Lady Eagle Invitational
March 10, 2014
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.
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