Lady Tigers Back in Action at Kentucky
Sept. 30, 2006
MEMPHIS, Tenn.- After starting the week by picking up their first top-five finish of the season at the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate, the University of Memphis women's golf team will finish the week at the University of Kentucky Wildcat Fall Invitational.
The Lady Tigers will look to build on the momentum their lineup picked up in Colorado on Monday and Tuesday when they held on to finish fifth at the Ron Moore. Junior Stacey Tate tied the fifth-lowest round in school history when she posted a first-round 69 at the en route to a tie for 13th place and her 10th career top-20 finish.
Tate will once again tee off as the Lady Tigers' number one golfer. Senior Cameron Barber took hold of the number two spot after finishing second among the Lady Tigers at the Ron Moore. The Highlands Ranch, Colo., native finished 25th at her hometown course after netting a final round 70.
Junior Dawn-Marie Conaty finished tied for 36th on Tuesday and will tee off third for the Lady Tigers this weekend.
The Lady Tigers will find themselves in a 15-team field that includes: Augusta State, Birmingham Southern, Central Florida, East Carolina, Eastern Kentucky, Louisville, Miami, Mississippi State, Murray State, Nebraska, North Carolina State, Ole Miss and Richmond.
The tournament begins with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun on Saturday and 36 holes of play. Sunday's final round is also set to tee off at 8:30 a.m.