Women's Golf Finish 13th at Troy Women's Intercollegiate
Tuesday, October 31, 2006


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Troy Women's Intercollegiate - Final Round Scores


Jessica Garza led the Ladies
in Tuesday's final round

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Centenary women’s golf team shot a team score of 641 to finished 13th in the Troy University Women’s Intercollegiate, played at the Arrowhead Country Club, in Montgomery, Ala.

In Tuesday’s final round, the Ladies shot 320, improving on Monday’s first-round score by one stroke and setting a new season-low score in the second round.

Sophomore Jessica Garza (McKinney, Texas/McKinney North) shot 78 Tuesday, for a total of 157 (79-78) to tie for 37th place.

Garza was followed by fellow-sophomore Leigh Newton (Edmonton, Alberta/Strathcona Composite), who shot 81 in Tuesday’s final round. Newton finished tied for 48th in the tournament, carding a 78 in Monday’s round.

Freshman Brittany Blackwell (Colleyville, Texas/Grapevine) shot a new season-low Tuesday, shooting a final-round score of 80. With a tournament score of 162, Blackwell finished in a tie for 55th.

With rounds of 82-81 (163), sophomore Tracy Williams (Van Alstyne, Texas/Van Alstyne) finished tied for 61st, while freshman Mary Kate Byrne (Natchez, Miss./Natchez Cathedral) finished tied for 71st, shooting rounds of 87-84 (171).

South Alabama took the tournament title with a score of 587 (292-295), maintaining its lead following Monday’s first round. Elin Andersson of South Alabama took the medalist honor with rounds of 69-73 to finish with a tournament score of 2-under 142. After holding the lead after 18 holes, Andersson was the only player in the tournament to finish with a score under par.

With Tuesday’s round concluding the Fall season, the Ladies return to action Feb. 25-27, hosting the Centenary Ladies Spring Invitational.

Teams

Pl

Team

Rd.1

Rd.2

Total

1.

South Alabama

292

295

587

2.

Louisiana-Monroe

297

295

592

3.

Jacksonville State

305

291

596

4.

Murray State

302

304

606

T5.

Belmont

302

307

609

T5.

Northern Colorado

311

298

609

7.

Austin Peay

300

314

614

8.

Western Kentucky

307

309

616

9.

Samford

318

311

629

10.

Nicholls State

317

313

630

11.

Jackson State

324

308

632

12.

Lipscomb

325

311

636

13.

Centenary

321

320

641

14.

Troy

329

318

647

15.

Tennessee State

367

379

746

Individuals

Pl.

Name

Rd.1

Rd.2

Total

1.

Elin Andersson (South Alabama)

69

73

142

T2.

Shasta Averyhard (Jackson State)

78

67

145

T2.

Jenny Henderson (Northern Colorado)

76

69

145

T2.

Marylou Soltesz (Louisiana-Monroe)

73

72

145

T2.

Manuela Tarazona (Jacksonville State)

77

68

145

Centenary

Pl.

Name

Rd.1

Rd.2

Total

T37.

Jessica Garza

79

78

157

T48.

Leigh Newton

78

81

159

T55.

Brittany Blackwell

82

80

162

T61.

Tracy Williams

82

81

163

T71.

Mary Kate Byrne

87

84

171

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