TCU Places 10th Among 18 Teams In Fall Opener
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (September 25, 2000)--The 19th-rated TCU women's golf team opened its fall slate with a 10th place finish in the standings at the Comcast/Dick McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. over the weekend. The Horned Frogs had consistent scores, recording a 309 on Thursday, a 309 on Friday and a 310 on Saturday.
Topping the youthful Horned Frogs was sophomore Shannon Barr, who tied for 20th individually with a 54-hole score of 228. Her nine-over-par total was just three strokes off of a Top 10 finish in a highly-competitive field that included seven ranked schools.
Sophomore Leslie Hawley (T36-233), freshman Brooke Tull (T46-235), freshman Courtney Wood (T46-235) and junior Amy Sands (T72-241) rounded out the Horned Frogs roster. Coach Angie Ravaioli-Larkin held with her fall-opening tradition of allowing her young players a chance to get tournament-ready.
Top-ranked Arizona ran away from the 18- team field with a 16-over-par 892, outdistancing Tulsa (897), Pepperdine (904), New Mexico (913) and Oklahoma (915). Arizona also had the top two finishers individually, with Lorena Ochoa shooting a seven-under 212 and Cristina Baena firing an even-par 219.
TCU's next competition is the Mercedes Benz Invitational in Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 12-15.
TEAM TOTALS: 1. Arizona (291-299-302=892); 2. Tulsa (301-291-305=897); 3. Pepperdine (295-294-315=904); 4. New Mexico (306-298-309=904); 5. Oklahoma (304-305-306=915); 6. Baylor (307-310-300=917); 7. Colorado State (311-304-304=919); 8. Texas A&M (311-311-304=926); 9. UCLA (310-303-314=927); 10. TCU (309-309-310=928); 11. Texas Tech (312-302-319=933); 12. Oklahoma State (318-303-315=936); 13. Washington (316-303-319=938); 14. BYU (315-310-317=942); 15. Nevada (326-309-310=945); 16. Oregon State (305-316-326=947); 17 UTEP (327-324-331=982); 18. Hawai'i (336-333-329=992).
TCU INDIVIDUAL TOTALS: T-20. Shannon Barr (78-74-76=228); T-36. Leslie
Hawley (75-79-79=233); T-46. Brooke Tull (78-81-76=235); T-46. Courtney
Wood (78-75-82=235); T-72. Amy Sands (80-82-79=241).