Conaty and Tate Lead Memphis in Second Round of UNLV Invite
March 14, 2006
For Immediate Release
Memphis moved up three spots to end the second round in a ninth place tie with a 308-300--608. Tournament host UNLV leads the competition with a 3-over 579, six strokes better than Long Beach State.
Tate jumped up three spots to end the day in a tie for fourth with a 1-under 143, three strokes behind the leader's, New Mexico's Mikaela Backstedt and Long Beach State's Kay Hoey. Conaty matched Tate's round performance and moved from 57th to a 34th place tie with a 7-over 151.
Freshman Rachel Larson shot a 4-over 77 to push her total to 161, while freshman Kayla Stewart is third on the team with a 156 36-hole total. Senior Bernie Rosero is one stroke behind Larson with a 162.
Memphis will compete in the final round of the three-round tournament on Wednesday.
T9 Memphis, Univ. of 308 300 608 T4 Stacey Tate 71 72 143 T34 Dawn-Marie Conaty 79 72 151 T56 Kayla Stewart 77 79 156 T81 Rachel Larson 84 77 161 T85 Bernie Rosero 81 81 162