Ladies Shoot 316, Mims Tied for Fourth
Monday, March 5, 2007

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Mims shot 73 in Monday's round
to stand tied for fourth

MOBILE, Ala. -- Behind junior Chloe’ Mims, the Centenary women’s golf team shot its best first round score of the season Monday at the 2007 South Alabama Lady Jaguar Invitational.

Played at the par-72 Azalea City Golf Course, in Mobile, Ala., Centenary shot a team score of 316 to stand in 17th place after Monday’s first round. The 316 shot in the first round set a new season low for Centenary for a team score in the first round.

The story of the day for the Ladies was the play of Mims. The Texarkana, Texas, native shot a season-best round of 1-over 73 Monday to stand tied for fourth in the 20-team tournament. Mims shot par on the back nine in Monday’s round to stand in a four-way tie for fourth place heading into Tuesday’s final round. Mims shot two strokes better than her previous season-low round of 75.

Centenary sophomore Jessica Garza (McKinney, Texas) stands tied for 31st in the tournament with a round of 77 Monday. Fellow-sophomore Tracy Williams (Van Alstyne, Texas) shot a 79 in Monday’s round to stand in a tie for 58th. Williams started the round with a score of par 36 on the front nine.

Also competing for the Ladies, freshman Brittany Blackwell (Colleyville, Texas) shot an 87 Monday, followed by sophomore Leigh Newton (Edmonton, Alberta), who shot an 88.

Middle Tennessee State leads the team competition with a team score of 299, followed by Jacksonville State’s 301.

Winthrop and Lamar stand tied for third, both shooting 303 in the first round.

In the individual competition, Katelyn Stanier of Samford leads the tournament with a first-round score of 69. Stanier was the lone player Monday to shoot a round under 70. She leads the tournament by two strokes over Mallory Bishop of Middle Tennessee State.

The tournament resumes Tuesday morning.