Women's Golf Climbs into Second Place in C-USA Championships
April 20, 2002
Hattiesburg, Mississippi - The TCU women's golf team fired the low round of the day, shooting a second-round score of 298 in the Conference USA Women's Golf Championships Saturday. With today's round, the women are now tied for second with a 36-hole score of 596, six shots behind Tulane (590). The Frogs are tied with Memphis. The third and final round of the championships will be held Sunday, April 21.
In the second round, the Frogs were led by a pair of 74s from junior Shannon Barr and senior Jennifer Patterson. Barr climbed into a tie for eighth place, while Patterson is now tied for 29th. Sophomore Brooke Tull, who opened the tournament with a round of 71, shot a second-round 75, tying for third. She is three shots out of the lead. Senior Lori Sutherland shot a second-round 75, while freshman D'Rae Ward posted a 76.
"We played solid golf all day," said head coach Angie Ravaioli-Larkin. "I think the score could have been better than 298, but it was the low round of the day. Shannon played well all day, while Brooke and Lori played well on the front nine. On the back nine, D'Rae and Jennifer shot one-under par. The girls are confident and excited about tomorrow's final round. I think they are comfortable with their position, and we should play well on Sunday."
Tulane started the day in second place, after shooting a first-round score of 291. First-round leader South Florida fired a second-round score of 308, dropping into fourth place. Memphis opened with a 295 on Friday, then shot a second-round score of 301. The individual leader thru the first two rounds is Louisville's Cindy Pasechnik, who has a 36-hole score of 143.