Two Rounds Leaves TCU at 15th

Catherine Matranga

Catherine Matranga

April 3, 2004

Tempe, Ariz. - After a botched first attempt at the first round of the 2004 PING/ASU Invitational yesterday, the thunderstorms cleared enough for the 17 teams to get in both rounds today. TCU positioned itself at 15th heading into tomorrow's final 18-hole round, with senior Brooke Tull tied for 43rd to lead the Frogs.

Tull had a tough afternoon with a +6 second round following a two-over par morning round, tied for 14th. Although sinking most holes for par, a triple bogey on the ninth hole of the latter round set her back drastically. Freshman Camille Blackerby, only one stroke behind Tull and presently tied for 47th, had a few bogies here and there to set her back despite her mostly for-par shots.

Freshman Stacey Bieber had a round first round, with her first several holes managed during yesterday's shortened day: a quadruple bogey followed by a double bogey gave Bieber a handful to make up for. She finished today 15-over par, tied for 76th. Freshman Catherine Matranga scooted up a few slots from her morning position to finish today tied for 76th with a six-over par afternoon performance. Freshman Elin Emanuelsson rounded out the Horned Frogs tied for 85th with a 17-over par 161.

Washington's Paige Mackenzie leads the individual field with a four-under par day of 140 with Pepperdine's Carolina Llano shooting a low round of 67 in the second round to put her hot on Mackenzie's trail with three-under par. UCLA leads the teams with a three-over par total score of 579.

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INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: 1. Paige Mackenzie, Washington (-4) 71-69=140; 2. Carolina Llano, Pepperdine (-3) 74-67=141; T3. Erica Blasberg, Arizona (-2) 70-72=142; T3. Charlotte Mavorkas, UCLA (-2) 71-71=142; T3. Gina Umeck, UCLA (-2) 74-68=142.

 

 

TEAM SCORES: 1. UCLA (+3) 295-284=579; 2. Southern California (+6) 293-289=582; 3. New Mexico (+12) 300-288=588; 4. California (+16) 297-295=592; T5. Texas (+17) 300-293=593; T5. Arizona (+17) 297-296=593.

TCU SCORES: T43. Brooke Tull (+8) 74-78=152; T47. Camille Blackerby (+9) 76-77=153; T76. Stacey Bieber (+15) 82-77=159; T76. Catherine Matranga (+15) 81-78=159; T85. Elin Emanuelsson (+17) 81-80=161.


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