Oct. 4, 2012
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee women's golf team is ranked 18th in the latest WGCA coaches' poll, released by Golf World.
The Big Orange, which was ranked 13th in the preseason poll, finished in a tie for ninth in the Cougar Classic last month. Senior Erica Popson earned a share of third at the tournament, carding a 5-under par 211.
A total of six other SEC teams are in the top 25 with No. 2 Florida, No. 6 Alabama, No. 7 Auburn and No. 8 Auburn ranking in the top 10. Georgia comes in at 14th, while Texas A&M rounds out the league in 23rd.
UT also comes in at No. 23 in Golfstat's latest rankings. Popson ranks eighth individually, fourth-highest among SEC golfers.
The Lady Vols return to action this week at the Liz Murphey Fall Preview at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga.