Lady Tigers Bounce Back at Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate, Finish Ninth
Sept. 20, 2005
For Immediate Release
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Rebounding from a poor second round performance, the University of Memphis women's golf team scored a three-round best 308 in the final round of the UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate to finish ninth on Tuesday.
Junior Stacey Tate led the Lady Tigers (313-317-308--938), tying for eighth place individually after shooting a 2-over 74 in the third round at the `Ol Colony Golf Course. Tate (74-77-74--255) finished in the top 10 for the fifth time in her collegiate career.
Freshman Kayla Stewart (80-77-78--235) shot a 78 to finish tied for 34th in her first collegiate tournament. After scoring a career best 76 in the opening round, junior Cameron Barber (76-85-78--239) bounced back from an 85 in the second round with a 78 to finish tied for 47th. Freshman Rachel Larson (83-78-84--245) tied for 61st and junior Ashley Burross (86-86-78--250) scored a three-round best 78 in the final round to tie for 68th place.
The University of Alabama (298-304-298--900) made up a 12 stroke deficit Tuesday to win the tournament. The tournament host finished six strokes ahead of second place Augusta State and Birmingham-Southern.
Augusta State's Garrett Phillips finished at -3 to claim first place, five strokes ahead of UNC-Wilmington's Michelle Jarman. Lene Krog of East Carolina and Jill Stupiansky of Birmingham-Southern finished in a tie for third at +3.
The Lady Tigers next travel to Lexington, Ky., to take part in the Kentucky Wildcat Invitational on Oct. 1-2.
UA-Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate Dates: 09/18-09/20, 2005 Round: 3 Par-Yardage: 72-6033