Ladies Shoot 313 to Finish 12th at ORU Shootout
Tuesday, October 3, 2006

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Mims shot the low round
for the Ladies Tuesday

TULSA, Okla. -- The Centenary women’s golf team shot a season-low 313 in the final round to finish 12th in the 2006 ORU Shootout, played at Meadowbrook Country Club (par 72, 6082 yds.), in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday.

The Ladies finished with a 54-hole team score of 978 (327-338-313). The 313 shot in the final round was 14 strokes better than the previous season-low for Centenary, shot in the first round of the ORU Shootout Monday.

Leading the Ladies in the Tuesday’s final round was junior Chloe’ Mims (Texarkana, Texas/Pleasant Grove), shooting a season-low 3-over 75 to finish in a tie for 34th. Mims finished with a three-round, 54-hole total of 240, eclipsing her season-low score by 16 strokes (256).

Sophomore Tracy Williams (Van Alstyne, Texas/Van Alstyne) was the high finisher for Centenary, finishing in a tie for 25th with a score of 238. Williams shot rounds of 76-81-81 over the three rounds.

Sophomore Jessica Garza (McKinney, Texas/McKinney North) and freshman Mary Kate Byrne (Natchez, Miss./Natchez Cathedral) both shot 79 in the final round. Closing out the competitors for the Ladies, sophomore Leigh Newton (Edmonton, Alberta/Strathcona Composite) shot 80 in Tuesday’s third round.

Missouri State finished with a team score of 913 (312-305-296) to capture the team title. The Bears, which held the lead after Monday’s 36 holes, shot a tournament-low 8-over 296 Tuesday, led by Sally Hinton’s 3-under 69.

UTEP’s Gerina Mendoza captured the individual title, carding a 2-under 214 over the three rounds. Mendoza shot a 1-over 73 in Tuesday, winning by five strokes over Hinton (219).

Centenary resumes tournament play Oct. 9-10, in Jonesboro, Ark., at the Arkansas State Lady Indian Classic.

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