Lady Tigers Have Best Round of Spring in Final Day at UNLV
March 16, 2005
HENDERSON, Nev. - Despite shooting its best round of the spring, the University of Memphis women's golf team ended the UNLV Spring Invitational in 16th place on Wednesday.
Led by freshman Ashleigh Garman who tied a career best with a 78 (6+) in the final 18-hole round, the Lady Tigers finished 336-327-321--984 (+116). Garman's 89-84-78--251 is her third best three-round low in her young collegiate career. It is also the second-straight tournament she has had a 78 round.
Sophomore Stacey Tate led Memphis with an 82-78-82--242 finish and was followed by Meghan Mahoney's 82-86-80--248 total. Junior Bernie Rosero (85-83-81--249) and sophomore Cameron Barber (87-82-82--251) round out the rest of the Lady Tiger's team.
No. 23 USC (306-299-290--895) finished first in the tournament followed by No. 5 Pepperdine (317-302-291--910) and No. 19 Arizona (312-298-306--916). Arizona's Cassandra Kirkland took home medalist honors with a 76-69-76--220 (+4).
Memphis will next participate in the Tapatio Springs Shoot Out hosted by Baylor University in Boerne, Texas. The three-day tournament runs from March 24-26. The Lady Tigers have two more spring tournaments before they host the Conference USA Championship on April 18-20.
Team Results (Golfweek Ranking)