Matranga keys opening round for TCU women's golf in New Mexico tourney

Catherine Matranga

Catherine Matranga

Sept. 12, 2006

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Led by Catherine Matranga's 2-under-par effort through 36 holes, the TCU women's golf team is in sixth place after Monday's opening two rounds of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational.

The Horned Frogs shot a 10-over-par 594 (296-298). Arizona State sits atop the leaderboard after shooting a 9-under 575.

Matranga, a senior from Fort Worth, is at 2-under 144 (71-73). She is five strokes behind individual leader Jenna Pearson of South Carolina (72-67--139).

TCU freshman Ashley Watkins (Sealy, Texas), playing in her first collegiate tournament, carded a 7-over 153 (76-77).

Live scoring for Tuesday's final round is available at www.golfstat.com.

Team Scores
1. Arizona State - 294-281--575 (-9)
2. South Carolina - 295-288--583 (-1)
3. Texas A&M - 294-291--585 (+1)
4. UNLV - 291-298--589 (+5)
5. BYU - 298-294--592 (+8)
6. TCU - 296-298--594 (+10)
7. New Mexico - 298-298--596 (+12)
7. UTEP - 291-305--596 (+12)
7. Florida - 302-294--596 (+12)
10. New Mexico State - 300-298--598 (+14)
11. San Francisco - 303-301--604 (+20)
12. UNC Wilmington - 307-301--608 (+24)
13. Hawaii - 296-314--610 (+26)
14. San Diego State - 302-309--611 (+27)
14. Oregon - 307-304--611 (+27)
16. Texas Tech - 312-301--613 (+29)
17. Texas - 304-314--618 (+34)

TCU Scores
11. Catherine Matranga - 71-73--144 (-2)
T18. Camille Blackerby - 75-73--148 (+2)
T26. Elin Emanuelsson - 74-75--149 (+3)
T52. Ashley Watkins - 76-77--153 (+7)
83. Stacey Bieber - 79-82--161 (+15)

 

 


    Cook Children's Albertsons
    Pepsi American Airlines