TOURNAMENT CENTRAL: Lady Tigers Open Season at FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate
Sep 8, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis women’s golf team opens the 2013-14 season as hosts of the FedEx Memphis Women’s Intercollegiate at Ridgeway Country Club in Germantown. The two-day event takes place Monday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Sept. 10. This will be the fourth straight year that Memphis hosts the event.
The tournament field consists of 12 NCAA Division I teams including the Tigers. The tournament field is as follows:
- Alabama State
- McNeese State
- Middle Tennessee State
- New Orleans
- North Florida
- North Texas
- Sam Houston State
- Texas Southern
All seven Lady Tigers will compete this week. Leighann Cabush, Andrea Cropper, Ashley Kees, Shelby Sain and Ashleigh Whisenant will make up the Memphis team, while Julia Gerlach and Natalie Turk will compete as individuals. Cabush, a freshman, and Cropper, a redshirt freshman, will be making the first appearances for the program.
In last year’s event, Samford took home the team title with a score of 913. Memphis finished third with a score of 932.