Women's Golf Posts First Round 314 at M&F Bank Rebel Intercollegiate
Go Tigers! Sarah Mathews and her Lady Tiger teammates will continue their second round on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Go Tigers!
Sarah Mathews and her Lady Tiger teammates will continue their second round on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Go Tigers!

April 5, 2013

OXFORD, Miss. - - The University of Memphis women's golf team posted a first round 314 at the M&F Bank Rebel Intercollegiate, Friday. The team will continue second round play on Saturday on the Ole Miss course.

Senior Alex Aläng led Memphis with a five-over 77 on the afternoon, recovering from a +4 on the backside, where Memphis started, to post a +1 on the front side, including a birdie at eight. Sophomore Ashley Whisenant birdied her final hole of the day to finish the first round at +6 (78). Natalie Turk closed her front side in style, birdying 18 to finish her first half at +3 on the day. She finished at +7 and is tied for 73rd. Julia Hodgson rounded out the Lady Tigers' scorers with a +9.

Number 49 ranked Coastal Carolina was the lone team to post a score under par and leads the field at -4 (284). No. 24 Baylor is tied with Mississippi State at +1 (289) and No. 29 LSU and No. 34 Kentucky are tied for fifth at +3 following the opening round.

Memphis plays its second round in the three-day competition on Saturday. The Tigers will again tee off of 10, beginning at 10 a.m.

Memphis (314)
Alex Aläng (77) +5
Ashleigh Whisenant (78) +6
Natalie Turk (79) +7
Sarah Mathews (80) +8
Julia Hodgson (81) +9

 

 

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