@MemphisWGolf Finishes in Eighth Place at Cardinal Cup
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Go Tigers!

Sept. 17, 2013

N. Turk


MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis women's golf team finished in eighth place at the Cardinal Cup in Simpsonville, Ky. The Lady Tigers shot a 307-306-306 - 919 at the Cardinal Club, finishing one shot ahead of Illinois State.

Freshman Leighann Cabush and junior Ashley Kees finished tied for 32nd to pace the Lady Tigers. Kees shot a 77 in round three and Cabush shot a 76 in Tuesday's round. Both golfers ended up with a 54-hole score of 231.

Ashleigh Whisenant finished shot a 77-77-78 - 232 and finished tied for 36th place, one shot behind Kees and Whisenant. Shelby Sain shot a 233 and finished tied for 40th.

Natalie Turk shot an 81-84-75 - 240 to finish 54th. Turk's 75 in round three was the best score of the day for Memphis, and helped her move up 10 places during the round.

Three Tigers golfers set individual marks in Kentucky. Ashley Kees posted her best 54-hole score at Memphis (231), while Ashleigh Whisenant tied her best 54-hole mark with a 232. Shelby Sain's 74 in round one is her best 18-hole score at Memphis.

Louisville won the team title after shooting a 283-284-292 - 859 and finished the event at five-under par as a team. Louisville's Laura Restrepo won the individual title by one shot over teammate Emily Haas.

The Lady Tigers return to the course in two weeks at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational in West Point, Miss. The three-day tournament at the Old Waverly Golf Club starts on Sept. 30 and will conclude on Oct. 2.

Follow Memphis women's golf all season long at: http://www.gotigersgo.com/sports/w-golf/mem-w-golf-body.html, on Facebook and on Twitter.

TEAM LEADERBOARD  1 2 3 Total MEMPHIS LEADERS 1 2 3 Total
1 Louisville -5 283 284 292 859 T32 Leighann Cabush 76 79 76 231
2 Kansas +17 295 286 300 881 T32 Ashley Kees 80 74 77 231
3 Louisville (B) +29 295 289 309 893 T36 Ashleigh Whisenant 77 77 78 232
4 Chattanooga +37 301 293 307 901 T40 Shelby Sain 74 76 83 233
5 Middle Tennessee +41 302 301 302 905 54 Natalie Turk 81 84 75 240
6 Murray State +43 303 300 304 907
7 Cincinnati +50 303 299 312 914
8 Memphis +55 307 306 306 919
9 Illinois State +56 301 314 305 920
10 South Florida +63 314 305 308 927
11 Ball State +70 315 312 307 934
12 Marshall +108 325 320 327 972
13 Northern Kentucky +109 332 317 324 973

 

 

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