Sept. 12, 2003
Head Coach Judi Pavon's golf team opened up its season with a rough start at the 2003 NCAA Fall Preview in Opelika, Ala. to finish in 17th after a 314 total during the first round of play. Auburn took advantage of its home course by jumping out to a one shot lead over the Duke Blue Devils with a 286. Individually, Duke's Brittany Lang leads the field with a five-under 67.
Team captain Jessica Shepley (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) led orange-clad golfers with a two-over 74 to tie for 21st, while senior Mary Jan Fernandez (Henderson, Nev.) notched a six-over 78 for a 53rd-place tie. Junior Teesha Ash (Chattanooga, Tenn.) turned in a 62nd-place-tying 79, while freshman Holly Cantwell (Morristown, Tenn.) and sophomore Violeta Retamoza (Aguascalientes, Mexico) recorded 83s to tie for 83rd place.
UT continues the Fall Preview tomorrow, before concluding the invitational Sunday with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. CT
NCAA Fall Preview
At Grand National Lake Course (Opelika, Ala.)
|Top Scorer (field=90):|
|1||Brittany Lang, Duke||67|
|t53||Mary Jan Fernandez||78|