Memphis Prepares for Toughest Test of Season
March 30, 2011
MEMPHIS - Fresh off its third victory of the season last week in the Lady Eagle Invitational, the University of Memphis women's golf is set for its toughest test of the season at the Rebel Intercollegiate April 1-3.
Hosted by Ole Miss, the 2011 Rebel Intercollegiate is 54-hole event held at the par-72, 6,351-yard Ole Miss Golf Course and boasts a strong, 18-team field: Coastal Carolina, East Tennessee State, Kansas, Maryland, Memphis, Michigan, Mississippi State, Missouri, Murray State, Ole Miss, Rollins, SMU, South Florida, Tennessee, Tulane, Tulsa and UCF.
"This is the strongest field we've faced this season," Memphis head coach Beth Harrelson said. "The team is playing really well, so this tournament should be a good test."
Marissa Steen led Memphis to its third victory of the season March 21-22 in the Lady Eagle Invitational as the Lady Tigers swept the individual awards. Steen claimed medalist honors with a 36-hole total of 144 while teammates Ashley Kees and Kathleen Glavin finished second and third, respectively.
Thursday, March 31: Practice round at 7:30 a.m. (Shotgun Start)
Friday, April 1: 8:00 a.m. First Round (Tee Times from #1 and #10)
Saturday, April 2: 8:00 a.m. Second Round (Tee Times from #1 and #10)
Sunday, April 3: 8:30 a.m. Final Round (Shotgun Start)
Live scoring will be available www.golfstat.com.
The Lady Tigers, currently rated No. 88 by Golfstat, have played in 10 tournaments so far this season (including the season-opening dual match with Montana State) and have been victorious four times. Memphis is averaging just over 303 strokes per round and sits fourth in C-USA in scoring average.