Women's Golf Finishes 8th at Dick McGuire
Sept. 28, 2002
The TCU women's golf team fired a final round 313 Saturday to finish eighth in the 2002 Dick McGuire Invitational. The University of New Mexico successfully defended its team title as they shot a 302 , finishing the tournament with a 54-hole score of 891, seven shots ahead of runner-up Washington.
Battling cool and blustery conditions, the TCU women ended the tournament with a 54-hole score of 919, 28 shots behind New Mexico. Individually, the Frogs were led by junior Brooke Tull and senior Shannon Barr, both finishing tied for 18th. Tull, who was tied for fourth when the day started, fired an 82 Saturday to finish with a 54-hole total of 226. Barr dropped from 11th to 18th as she shot a 78 on Saturday.
Sophomore D'Rae Ward shot a 76 in the final round to finish 28th with a three-round total of 231. Freshmen Stephanie Godare and Traci Robison, competing in their first collegiate tournaments, tied for 62nd with a 54-hole score of 241. Robison shot a 79 Saturday, while Godare posted an 80.
Pepperdine's Katherine Hull and Oklahoma'a Lisa Meldrum tied for individual honors by shooting an eight-under 211 in the tournament.
The Frogs will return to action October 7-9, when they participate in the New Mexico State Invitational.
Team Scoring: 1. New Mexico 297-292-302=891; 2. Washington 300-297-301=898, Pepperdine 304-297-297=898; 4. Oklahoma 301-296-304=901; 5. New Mexico State 298-302-307=907, Tulsa 303-302-302=907; 7. Texas 303-301-306=910; 8. TCU 306-300-313=919; 9. UNLV 308-315-309=932, Baylor 316-312-304=932; 11. Arizona State 317-304-314=935; 12. UTEP 317-318-315=950; 13. Texas A&M 314-317-323=954; 14. Colorado State 318-314-324=956; 15. Texas Tech 310-323-324=957; 16. Brigham Young 319-312-327=958; 17. Northern Arizona 323-325-320=968; 18. San Diego State 331-326-324=981; 19. Wyoming 327-340-337=1004.
t18. Brooke Tull 73-71-82=226 (+7); t18. Shannon Barr 75-73-78=226 (+7); t28. D'Rae Ward 76-79-76=231 (+12); t62. Stephanie Godare 84-77-80=241 (+22); t62. Traci Robison 82-80-79=241 (+22).
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