Women's Golf Finishes in a Tie for Ninth at the Arizona Invitational

Feb. 21, 2001

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona State women's golf team finished in a tie for ninth place at the Arizona Invitational held Feb. 19-21 at the par 72, 6,119-yard Raven at Sabino Springs in Tucson.

The Sun Devils ended up with a three-day total of 914 (313-295-306) to finish in a tie for ninth with Tulsa. Tournament host Arizona won the tournament (875), while Stanford shot a four-under 284 to finish second (883) followed by Duke (888), USC (892) and New Mexico State (899).

Individually, freshman Jimin Kang led the Sun Devil squad, shooting a four-over 76 in the final round to finish 25th (76-75-76=227). Senior Molly Cooper took 46th (75-78-78=231), while sophomore Melanie Hunt tied for 47th (80-69-83=232), junior Lisa Meredith finished in a tie for 52nd (82-83-78=233) and sophomore Blair O'Neal tied for 59th (83-79-74=236). Senior Michaela Friberg, who was playing as an individual, ended up 90th (84-91-85=260).

Arizona's Lorena Ochoa took home medalist honors, downing Candy Hanneman of Duke in a playoff. The pair each finished the tournament with a three-round total of 213.

The Sun Devils return to action March 5-7 at the San Jose State Invitational in Monterrey, Calif.

Arizona Invitational - Round Three (Feb. 19-21)1.	Arizona	293-290-292=8752.	Stanford	298-301-284=8833.	Duke	294-293-301=8884.	USC	295-299-298=8925.	New Mexico State	302-300-297=8996.	Texas	303-289-308=9007.	Pepperdine	307-302-297=9068.	Washington	305-307-296=9089.	Arizona State	313-295-306=914	Tulsa	311-300-303=91411.	UCLA	311-307-299=91712.	New Mexico	313-303-303=91913.	San Jose State	315-304-306=92514.	California	304-320-312=93615.	Oregon	325-303-314=94216.	Nevada	315-319-320=954
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