April 4, 2013
The Golden Gopher women's golf team will travel to Oxford, Miss. this weekend to take part in the Rebel Intercollegiate Tournament. The tournament is hosted by Ole Miss University and will take place at the Ole Miss Golf Course. Play will begin Friday, April 4 with a shotgun start at Noon CT.
The Gophers are coming off their best tournament of season after finishing second at the BYU Entrada Classic. Border rival Wisconsin took the title by finishing six strokes ahead of the locals. Four Gophers finished in the top-10 individually leading to the lowest 54-hole total since 2011 with a score of 894.
Senior Jackie Shepherd had her best performance as a collegiate golfer, finishing in third place with a 54-hole score of 219, the 13th lowest score in Gopher history.
Sophomore Anna Laorr also tallied a career-low score with a 222 and finished in the top five for the first time of her collegiate career. Junior Banchalee Theinthong and redshirt sophomore Taylor Quinn rounded out the remaining Gophers' top-10 finishers.
Live Scoring for the Rebel Intercollegiate will be available at golfstat.com
The Course: The University of Mississippi Golf Course plays at a par 72 and 7,044 yards.
The Field: The Gophers will compete with 17 other teams this weekend: Baylor, Coastal Carolina, East Tennessee State, Harvard, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Murray State, Redlands Community College, Southern Mississippi, Missouri, Troy, Tulane, Tulsa, Furman, and Memphis.
Gopher Lineup: Senior Jackie Shepherd, sophomore Anna Laorr, junior Banchalee Theinthong, redshirt sophomore Taylor Quinn, sophomore Sarinee Thitiratanakorn, and sophomore Carmen Laguna will make the trip for the Gophers.
Up Next.: The Gophers will take a break before transitioning to Big Ten Conference play at the Big Ten Championships in French Lick, Ind. April 26-28.
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