TCU women's golf heads to Florida for SunTrust Lady Gator Invite
March 9, 2007
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The No. 28 TCU women's golf team begins play Saturday at the SunTrust Lady Gator Invite at the University of Florida Golf Club in Gainesville, Fla.
The 16-team field includes five top-25 programs in No. 9 Tennessee, No. 12 Florida, No. 21 North Carolina, No. 22 Michigan State and No. 25 Kent State. With No. 26 Florida State, No. 28 TCU, No. 35 Louisville, No. 36 Michigan and No. 48 South Florida, 10 teams are in the top-50. Rounding out the field are Central Florida, Florida International, Georgia State, Mississippi, Mississippi State and UNC Greensboro.
Live scoring for the SunTrust Lady Gator Invite is available at www.golfstat.com.
This will be the third spring tournament for the Horned Frogs. TCU was fourth at the Central District Invitational (Feb. 19-20) while tying for sixth at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 23-25).
For the first time since the 2002-03 campaign, when Brooke Tull and D'Rae Ward accomplished the feat, TCU has produced two different medalists in a season.
TCU features three of the Mountain West Conference's top-eight players in stroke average. Matranga (73.5) is second with Derrey (74.3) fourth and Blackerby (75.0) eighth. Emanuelsson (76.5) is 16th.
Following the SunTrust Lady Gator Invite, the Frogs return to action next Friday, March 16, in Austin at the Betsy Rawls Invitational.