Violeta Retamoza topped the UT golfers today with a round of 69.
Nov. 11, 2003
LAS VEGAS, Nev.
Head Coach Judi Pavon's golf squad leapt over Oklahoma to take sole possession of second place at the 2003 Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown with a seven-over 295 to finish the round with a 591 (296-295). New Mexico maintained its pace with a second consecutive even-par round to finish with an even-par 588 (288-288), while Lobo Katrina Leckovic posted a two-day 141 (69-72) to take the individual medal lead.
As for the Big Orange, sophomore Violeta Retamoza (Aguascalientes, Mexico) scorched Anthem Country Club to the tune of a round-low three-under 69 to close the day just two strokes off the lead with a third-place-tying 143 (73-69). Junior Teesha Ash (Chattanooga, Tenn.) fired a career-best two-day 145 (73-72) to finish in seventh place, while team captain Jessica Shepley (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) posted a five-over 77 to tie for 24th place with a 151 (74-77). Senior Tai Perry (Unionville, Pa.) rounded out UT scoring with a two-day 152 (75-77) to tie for 29th place, while classmate Mary Jan Fernandez (Henderson, Nev.) closed out the fivesome's effort with a 154 (75-79) to finish tied for 36th place. As an individual, freshman Holly Cantwell (Morristown, Tenn.) tied for 24th place after two rounds with a 151 (73-78).
Tennessee closes out the event, and the fall season, with a shotgun start on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. PT.
Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown
At Anthem Country Club (Las Vegas, Nev.)
|7.||San Jose State||303-300=603|
|9.||San Diego State||314-300=614|
|Top Scorer (field=85):|
|1.||Katrina Leckovic, New Mexico||69-72=141|
|T36.||Mary Jan Fernandez||75-79=154|
|T24.||Holly Cantwell *||73-78=151|
* - played as an individual