Lady Tigers Have Tough Opening Round at Liz Murphy Collegiate Classic
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 22, 2002

Athens, GA - The University of Memphis Lady Tiger golf team opened play in the prestigious Liz Murphy Collegiate Classic in Athens, GA, and are in 15th place after the first 18-holes. Host institution Georgia holds the team lead with a score of 297. The Lady Bulldogs were the only team to break 300 on the day.

The U of M Lady Tiger golf team carded a team score of 322 and trail Georgia by 25 strokes entering Saturday's second round.. Florida and Furman are tied for second at 301, while Auburn is in fourth at 303 and South Carolina is fifth with a 305.

Mississippi State's Anna Gertsson has the medalist honors after the opening round with a one under par score of 71. Lady Tiger Meaghan Francella carded a 76 and is five shots out of the lead.

Second round play is slated for Saturday.

MEMPHIS INDIVIDUAL SCORES: Meaghan Francella 76 Sandra Hellsvik 80 Marianne Ruud 81 Jennifer Jaszek 85 Abby More 91

TEAM SCORES: 1. Georgia 297 2. Florida 301 Furman 301 4. Auburn 303 5. South Carolina 305 6. Mississippi State 308 7. LSU 311 Wake Forest 311 9. Alabama 313 North Carolina 313 11. East Carolina 319 Nebraska 319 13. Arkansas 320 14. Ole Miss 321 15. Memphis 322 16. Coastal Carolina 323 Minnesota 323



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