Oregon Caps Fall Season with Sixth Place Finish at Hawaii
Nov. 1, 2000
Kapolei, Hawaii -- The Oregon women's golf team shot a season-low 300 to finish a season-high sixth at the Rainbow Wahine Fall Golf Classic Wednesday at the 5,900-yard, par-72 Kapolei Golf Course. The Ducks tallied a 64-over, 928 for the three-round event.
Three Oregon golfers finished in the top 20, led by senior Jerilyn White's 14th-place finish. White shot a 4-over 76 Wednesday to finish the tournament at 15-over, tied with four other golfers with 231. The 14th-place finish was White's highest finish since tying for 13th at last June's NCAA Championships. White also tied her low round of the fall with a 74 during Tuesday's opening round.
Senior Dawn Berry and junior Kathy Cho tied for 19th overall at plus-16. Berry had the low round of the day for the Ducks, shooting an even-par 72 Wednesday. That tied her career-low round and helped the Calgary, Alberta, native to her best finish since placing third at the Colby/Santa Clara Invitational during her sophomore season. Cho, a native of the Islands who transferred to Oregon from Hawaii this fall, marked her best finish as a Duck, topping her 34th-place effort three weeks ago.
Defending champion and 18th-ranked UCLA won the tournament by shooting 899. New Mexico was second at 904, followed by San Francisco (919), Washington (922) and Texas A&M (924). The Ducks finished three strokes better than 22nd-ranked San Jose State's seventh-place 931.
Prior to Wednesday, the Ducks best round of the fall was a 304 Oct. 11 at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in Redmond, Wash. That was also the site of Oregon's highest finish this fall - eighth - prior to Hawaii.
The tournament was the Ducks' last event of the fall season. The spring season gets underway in mid-February.
Hawaii Fall Golf Classic
Kapolei Golf Course
5,900 Yards, Par-72
TEAM SCORES - 1, UCLA, 298-299-302-899. 2, New Mexico, 307-303-294-904. 3, San Francisco, 309-306-304-919. 4, Washington, 315-297-310-922. 5, Texas A&M, 305-308-311-924. 6, Oregon, 309-319-300-928. 7, San Jose State, 311-317-303-931. 8, Tulane, 311-311-319-941. 9, Mississippi, 317-320-307-944. 10, Long Beach State, 318-313-318-949. 11 (tie), Idaho, 312-316-323-951, and Northern Arizona, 320-318-313-951. 13, Alabama, 313-325-315-953. 14, San Diego State, 313-322-319-954. 15, Hawaii, 336-329-322-987.
OREGON FINISHERS - 14 (tie), Jerilyn White, 74-81-76-231. 19 (tie), Kathy Cho, 76-81-75-232, and Dawn Berry, 82-78-72-232. 28, Julia Smith, 79-79-77-235. 67 (tie), Claire Hunter, 80-81-85-246. 75. Kimi Cunningham, 87-94-80-261.
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