Women's Golf Finishes Ninth
March 23, 2004
Austin, Texas - The Horned Frogs completed the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational today with a tie for ninth place. Senior Brooke Tull battled back from a trying second day yesterday to move from her starting position at 31st to take a share of 12th place.
Tull slipped in birdies on the first, 15th, and 16th holes to finish her third day three-over par with a total of 26-over 236. Freshman Camille Blackerby, starting the day tied at 16th, slipped to a tie for 39th after triple bogeys on the third, 11th, and 18th holes. Freshman Stacey Bieber also loosened her grip on her tie for 48th, slipping a few spots to tie for 55th following a couple double and triple bogeys. Freshman Catherine Matranga moved up the list from her tie with 48th to tie for 45th, going only 9-over today. Elin Emanuelsson had her best round of the tournament when she shot a seven-over 79 moving her from her tie for 80th to tie for 64th.
Vanderbilt's Chris Brady, the tournament leader throughout, won with a score of 72-77-77=226, or 10-over par. Her squad also managed to take the team title by two strokes over the host, Texas.
Full results can be found at www.golfstats.com.
INDIVIDUAL SCORES: 1. Chris Brady, Vanderbilt (+10) 72-77-77=226; 2. Sophia Sheridan (+12) 82-75-71=228; 3. Laura Cross, SMU (+13) 75-77-77=229; T4. Tanya Dergal, USC (+14) 79-76-75=230; T4. Sunny Oh (+14) 75-78-77=230; T4. Julie Tvede, Tulsa (+14) 76-76-78=230.
TEAM SCORES: 1. Vanderbilt (+71) 316-316-303=935; 2. Texas (+73) 309-317-311=937; 3. California (+74) 321-311-306=938; 4. USC (+77) 318-317-306=941; 5. UNLV (+86) 313-314-323=950;
TCU SCORES: T12. Brooke Tull (+20) 78-83-75=236; T39. Camille Blackerby (+28) 80-78-86=244; T48. Catherine Matranga (+30) 84-81-81=246; T55. Stacey Bieber (+34) 81-84-85=250; T80. Elin Emanuelsson (+37) 81-93-79=253.