Gopher Women's Golf in 16th After Day One at Georgia Tournament
Ga.,The University of Minnesota women's golf team totaled a team score of 323 and is in 16th place after the first round of the Liz Murphey Classic at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga., on Friday. The Classic continues with 18 holes on Saturday and Sunday on the 6,104-yard, par 72 course.
Defending NCAA champion Georgia owns a four-stroke lead on the 18-team field. The Bulldogs shot a 9-over 297 in the Classic's opening round to lead Florida and Furman, tied for second at 301.
Mississippi State's Anna Gertsson shot a 1-under par 71 to lead the chase for medallist honors. The Golden Gophers are topped by two players tied for 37th-place, as rookie Terra Petsinger and junior Karyn Stordahl, both who carded rounds of 7-over par 79.
Other Gophers competing are Tai Kinney, is tied for 64th at 82, Kirstin Whalen tied for 71st at 83 and Cindy Cannon, tied for 76th at 85.
Liz Murphey Classic University of Georgia Golf Course March 22-24, 2002 6,104 yards ? par 72 Team Results 1. Georgia 297 2. Florida 301 Furman 301 4. Auburn 303 5. South Carolina 305 6. Mississippi State 308 7. Louisiana State 311 Wake Forest 311 9. Alabama 313 North Carolina 313 11. East Carolina 319 Nebraska 319 13. Arkansas 320 14. Mississippi 321 15. Memphis 322 16. Coastal Carolina 323 Minnesota 323 18. Kentucky 331 Top Five Individuals 1. Anna Gertsson (Miss. St.) 71 2. Summer Sirmons (Georgia) 72 3. Amanda Dick (Florida) 73 Angela Jerman (Georgia) 73 Leigh Turner (Furman) 73 Golden Gopher Scores T37 Terra Petsinger 79 T37 Karyn Stordahl 79 T64 Tai Kinney 82 T71 Kirstin Whalen 83 T76 Cindy Cannon 85