@MemphisWGolf Finishes in Sixth Place at UC Spring Invitational
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Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 23, 2014

A. Whisenant

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – The University of Memphis women's golf team posted a sixth-place finish at the UC Spring Invitational after shooting a final-round 305 at the Plantation Inn Golf Resort & Spa on Sunday.

The Lady Tigers finished with a total score of 914 (309-305-300) and finished just three strokes out of the top five. Jacksonville (887) won the team title, finishing seven strokes ahead of Lynn University.

Three Lady Tigers, Shelby Sain, Ashleigh Whisenant and Ashley Kees posted top-30 finishes in the event.

Sain finished tied for 12th place (75-75-76 – 226), her fourth top-20 finish of the season and fifth of her Memphis career.

Whisenant finished in 18th place, with a total score of 228 (73-77-78), just two strokes behind Sain. The 54-hole score of 228 is a career-best for Whisenant.

Kees shot a 233 (82-75-76) and finished in 27th place. The junior carded two birdies and an eagle in Sunday’s final round.

Cabush posted a 234 (81-73-80) and finished one stroke out of the top 30. Andrea Cropper finished with her second straight top-40 finish, while Natalie Turk and Julia Gerlach finished with matching scores of 237.

Jessica Welch of Jacksonville won the event after shooting a 54-hole score of 211 and a 66 in Sunday’s final round. Welch finished five shots ahead of Ali Kruse of Seton Hall.

The Lady Tigers are back on the course at the Rebel Intercollegiate from April 4-6 in Oxford, Miss.

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 2 3 Total MEMPHIS LEADERBOARD To Par 1 2 3 Total
1 Jacksonville +23 308 293 286 887 T12 Shelby Sain +10 75 75 76 226
2 Lynn +30 303 295 296 894 T18 Ashleigh Whisenant +12 73 77 78 228
3 Seton Hall +46 308 304 298 910 T27 Ashley Kees +17 82 75 76 233
T4 Cincinnati +47 309 304 298 911 T31 Leighann Cabush +18 81 73 80 234
T4 Florida Southern +47 316 299 296 911 T37 Andrea Cropper +19 77 78 80 235
6 Memphis +50 309 300 305 914 T44 Natalie Turk +21 80 80 77 237
7 Florida Atlantic +58 310 307 305 922 T44 Julia Gerlach +21 82 79 76 237
T8 Southern Miss +60 318 305 301 924
T8 Seminole State +60 306 306 312 924
10 North Dakota State +74 315 318 305 938
11 Bradley +79 312 328 303 943
12 UAB +92 327 315 314 956
13 Texas-Pan American +100 322 325 317 964
14 Tampa +129 335 340 318 993

 

 

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