Memphis Finishes Seventh At Lady Panther Intercollegiate
April 3, 2007
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - The Lady Tigers concluded the final round of the John Kirk/Lady Panther Intercollegiate tournament hosted by Georgia State University, where they finished seventh. Senior golfer Stacey Tate defended her crown, finishing first for the second year in a row.
Memphis shot a 32-over-par score of 608, with 300 in the first round and 308 in the second round. They tied for seventh place with East Tennessee State University. The Lady Tigers tallied one eagle, 20 birdies and 100 pars. They averaged a 3.28 (+11) in par three scoring, a 4.43 (+43) in par four scoring and a 4.90 (-4) in par five scoring. Memphis was able to finish with two players in the top-20.
Defending champion Stacey Tate held on to the championship title, leading the tournament. She shot a 4-under-par score of 140, shooting a 68 in the first round and a 72 in the second round. Tate tallied nine birdies. The senior shot an even 4.00 in par four scoring and a 4.50 (-4) average in par five scoring.
Rachel Larson was the other Lady Tiger to finish in the top-20. She shot a 7-over-par score of 151, with a 76 in the first round and a 75 in the second round. The sophomore shot one eagle and averaged a 4.50 (-4) in par five scoring. She finished 20th in the tournament.
Junior Dawn-Marie Conaty finished 52nd in the tournament, shooting a 13-over-par score of 157. She shot a77 in the first round and an 80 in the second.
Three strokes behind Conaty was Kathryn O'Rourke. The senior tied for 69th, where she shot a 16-over-par score of 160. She shot a 79 in the first round and an 81 in the second.
Meghan Mahoney tied for 72nd after shooting an 18-over-par score of 162. The junior shot an 80 in the first round and an 82 in the second round.
The University of Maryland took home the crown, where they finished with a 9-over-par score of 585. In second place was the University of Louisville, shooting a 14-over-par score of 590. Tate finished just one stroke ahead of Kelly Calkin from Maryland and Lene Krog from East Carolina.
Memphis will conclude their season April 23-25 in Birmingham, Ala., where they will compete in the Conference USA Championships. The University of Alabama-Birmingham will host the tournament.