Ward leads TCU Women's Golf to Third-Place Finish in Rainbow Wahine Tournament
March 21, 2002
The TCU women's golf team shot a final-round total of 303 to finish third in the Dr. Donnis Thompson Rainbow Wahine Golf Invitational in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Freshman D'Rae Ward shot a 54-hole total of 225 to place second, her best finish of the season.
Oklahoma State claimed team honors, shooting a 54-hole total of 908, 12 shots ahead of runner-up Oklahoma (920). TCU ended the tournament with a 54-hole score of 924, two shots ahead of Tennessee (926).
The TCU women's golf team has now finished third in each of the last two tournaments. They also finished third at the Verizon MoMorial Invitational in College Station held earlier this month.
Ward entered the final round in a three-way tie for first, along with Oklahoma State's Emma Zackrisson and Tennessee's Tai Perry. While Ward shot a 75 in the final round, Zackrisson shot an even-par round of 72 to claim individual honors.
Brooke Tull finished eighth with a 54-hole score of 230 (72-83-75) and Lori Sutherland finished 15th, shooting a 54-hole total of 234 (78-81-75). Shannon Barr was two shots behind Sutherland, shooting a three-round score of 236 (78-80-78) to finish 18th. Jennifer Patterson finished tied for 26th with a 54-hole score of 239 (79-82-78).
The Frogs opened the tournament with a first-round score of 302, then shot a second round 319, ending the first day with a total of 621.