Tate Climbs Eight Spots in Second Round at Baylor Tournament
Go Tigers! Sophomore Stacey Tate leads the Tigers after shooting a 3-over 75 in the second round of the Baylor Shootout on Friday.
Go Tigers!
Sophomore Stacey Tate leads the Tigers after shooting a 3-over 75 in the second round of the Baylor Shootout on Friday.
Go Tigers!

March 25, 2005

BOERNE, Texas - Shooting a 3-over-par 75 in the second round of the Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout on Friday, University of Memphis sophomore Stacey Tate jumped into the top 14 individually.

Although Tate (78-75--153) moved up eight in the standings from 22nd place in the first round, the Lady Tigers fell four spots in the second day of the three-day tournament, dropping from 10 to14. Memphis (323-326--649) lost one of its top performers in the round when sophomore Meghan Mahoney was forced to withdraw due to injury. Mahoney shot a 7-over 79 on Thursday. It is the third tournament she has withdrawn from this season.

In her first tournament of the season, sophomore Ashley Burross shaved five strokes off her first round total, placing her in second on the Memphis team and tied for 55th place individually. Burross shot a 8-over 80 on Friday with a two-round total of 161. The 80 round is the lowest of her career in eight tournaments. Burross came into the tournament averaging an 88.4.

Baylor was led by junior Josefin Svenningsson, who turned in a tournament-best two-under 70 Friday and leads the individual field of 98 by three strokes with a two-round two-under 142. SMU sophomore Laura Cross matched Svenningsson's two-under 70 in the second round and stands tied for third at two-over 144 with Baylor junior Meredith Jones (73-73--146). Oklahoma freshman Heather Wright is second at one-over 145.

Baylor shot a team three-over-par 291 Friday and extended its lead to 15 strokes over second-place Michigan. Trailing Baylor (295-291--586) and Michigan (301-300--601) in the team standings is SMU (314-296--610), 24 strokes back after shooting a second-round 296 Friday. Oklahoma stands fourth at 617 and Florida International and Texas Tech are tied in fifth place at 628. Rounding out the top 10 are UTEP (seventh place - 638), Arkansas-Little Rock and Wisconsin (eighth place tie - 639) and Eastern Michigan and Toledo (10th place tie - 642).

 

 

The field of 18 teams includes five schools ranked among the nation's Top 50 according to Golfstat.com (No. 24 Michigan, No. 29 SMU, No. 38 Baylor, No. 42 Oklahoma and No. 50 Texas Tech).

The 2005 Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout concludes with a third and final round of 18 holes Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m. CST at Tapatio Springs Golf Resort, a 6,007-yard, par 72 course located 20 miles northwest of San Antonio.


Par: 72
Yardage: 6007

Fin. School Scores 1 Baylor University 295 291 586 +10 2 Michigan, U. of 301 300 601 +25 3 SMU 314 296 610 +34 4 Oklahoma, U. of 306 311 617 +41 5 Fla. International 321 307 628 +52 Texas Tech Univ 316 312 628 +52 7 Texas El Paso, U. of 315 323 638 +62 8 Arkansas-Little Rock 322 317 639 +63 Wisconsin, U. of 329 310 639 +63 10 Toledo, U. of 327 315 642 +66 Eastern Michigan 322 320 642 +66 12 Texas-Pan American 329 315 644 +68 13 Xavier University 326 319 645 +69 14 Memphis, Univ. of 323 326 649 +73 15 Sam Houston St. U. 330 325 655 +79 16 TX A&M CorpusChristi 335 322 657 +81 17 Arkansas State Univ. 349 333 682 +106 18 McLennan CC 351 332 683 +107

14 Memphis, Univ. of 323 326 649 T14 Stacey Tate 78 75 153 T55 Ashley Burross 85 80 165 T62 Cameron Barber 82 85 167 T76 Bernie Rosero 84 86 170 WD Meghan Mahoney 79 WD

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