Memphis in 16th After First Round of Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate
Oct. 31, 2005
For Immediate Release
Kiawah Island, S.C. - After the first round of the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate, the University of Memphis women's golf team is in 16th place with a 30-over 318 on Monday.
Despite the high placing among 19 teams in the first day of the three-round tournament hosted by the College of Charleston at the Oak Point Golf Club, the Lady Tigers are still in the hunt for a low finish. Campbell University leads the tournament with a 13-over 301, 17 strokes ahead of the Tigers.
Freshman Rachel Larson shot the low round for the Tigers, scoring a 6-over 78, placing her in a tie for 33rd place. Junior Stacey Tate scored a 79, junior Kathryn O'Rourke an 80, junior Cameron Barber an 81 and freshman Kayla Stewart an 87.
Nebraska's Elli Brown, Campbell's Alejandra Shaw and Coastal Carolina's Ann Maness are tied for first individually with a 1-over 73. Coastal Carolina is in second place with a 15-over 303 and the University of Illinois is in third with a 30-over 308.
The tournament's second round, which started this afternoon with the first nine holes, will conclude with a shotgun start at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday. The third and final round will begin immediately after that.
Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate
16 Memphis, Univ. of 318 T33 Rachel Larson 38-40 78 T43 Stacey Tate 38-41 79 T52 Kathryn O'Rourke 39-41 80 T57 Cameron Barber 40-41 81 T89 Kayla Stewart 39-48 87