Lady Tigers in Seventh Place Tie After First Day at Ann Rhoads
Sept. 18, 2005
For Immediate Release
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Junior Stacey Tate shot a 2-over-par 74 to help the University of Memphis women's golf team finish the opening round of the Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate in a tie for seventh place on Sunday.
At the par-72, 6,033 yard Ol' Colony Golf Complex, Tate's 74 puts her in a tie for seventh place individually. The New Zealand native is five strokes behind the leader, Middle Tennessee's Taryn Durham.
The Lady Tigers scored a 313 in the first of three rounds to tie with Mississippi State and Jacksonville State. Augusta State University is in the No. 1 slot after shooting a team total of 297. East Carolina University is in 11th place with a 317 and UAB is in 14th place with a 328.
Junior Cameron Barber also had a good start in the tournament, finishing the round with a 4-over 76 and is in a tie for 12th. The score is the lowest of the Lone Tree, Colo., native's career with the previous best being a 79 in the 2005 spring season.
Freshmen Kayla Stewart (80) is in 45th place and Rachel Larson (83) is in 64th place after the first day of their first collegiate tournament. Junior Ashley Burross shot a 86 to round out the Lady Tigers' squad.
Memphis will compete in day two of the three day tournament on Monday.
T7 Memphis 313 +25 T7 Stacey Tate 35-39 74 +2 T12 Cameron Barber 37-39 76 +4 T45 Kayla Stewart 40-40 80 +8 T64 Rachel Larson 40-43 83 +11 T77 Ashley Burross 43-43 86 +14