Memphis Struggles in Opening Round of Lady Paladin
Oct. 14, 2005
For Immediate Release
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The University of Memphis women's golf team had a bumpy start in the Lady Paladin Invitational on Friday finishing the day in 17th with a first round 318.
Junior Cameron Barber led the Lady Tigers with a 77 and is tied for 38th place in the tournament hosted by Furman University. The Lone Tree, Colo., native shot a team best 37 in the front nine on the par-72 Furman University Golf Course.
Furman leads the 18-team tournament with a 292 with Mississippi State trailing by six-strokes. Northwestern and Michigan State are tied for third with a 300. Angie Hill of the College of Charleston leads the tournament individually with a 2-under 70.
Memphis junior Stacey Tate trails Barber by two strokes and is tied for 52nd place with a 79. Freshman Kayla Stewart and junior Kathryn O'Rourke are tied at 68th with an 81. Freshman Rachel Larson rounds out the team with an 86.
The Lady Tigers compete in round two of the three-round tournament on Saturday with the concluding round on Sunday.
16 Memphis, Univ. of 318 T38 Cameron Barber 37- 40 77 T52 Stacey Tate 40- 39 79 T68 Kayla Stewart 39- 42 81 T68 Kathryn O'Rourke 41- 40 81 86 Rachel Larson 40- 46 86