No. 14 Women's Golf Travels To Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational
Nov. 8, 2001
Stanford Travels To Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational: The 14th-ranked Stanford women's golf team competes in their fourth tournament this fall when they head to Alabama for the Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational, November 9-11 at the Auburn University Club. The course is a par 72 (6,234 yards). Teams will play 18 holes each day Friday through Sunday. Tee times for the first two rounds will begin at 7:30 a.m. from the first and 10th tees. An 8:00 a.m. shotgun start will kick off the final 18 holes. Five players will compete, with the four low scores counting toward the team total.
The Field: A total of 12 teams will compete this weekend: No. 7 Arizona, No. 1 Auburn, No. 4 Duke, No. 6 Georgia, No. 9 Oklahoma State, No. 15 Pepperdine, No. 14 Stanford, No. 10 Southern California, No. 15 Tennessee, No. 3 Texas, No. 2 Tulsa and No. 22 UCLA. All twelve teams competing this weekend are ranked in the top 25 making this the most competitive tournament for the Cardinal this season.
Results: You can follow the 2001 Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational live on www.golfstat.com
Last Year At the Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational: Stanford did not compete in the tournament. Host, Auburn, won the invite in 2000, turning in a three-day total of 894 (297-293-304). Lina Thoren from Mississippi State took top individual honors shooting a one-over par 217 (73-74-70).
Last Time Out: Stanford placed ninth at the Stanford-Pepsi Invitational with an 897 (305-295-297) for the tourney. The Cardinal's top individual finisher was junior Kim Rowton who tied for 27th with a 223 (74-79-70) followed by sophomore Angela Rho who tied for 30th at 224 (78-70-76). Kim Kouwabunpat tied for 40th (77-73-77--227). Jessica Belskis and Wendra Liang tied for 44th with a 228. Senior Salimah Mussani checked in tied for 58th with a 234.
Cardinal Ranked 14th In Latest GolfWorld Coaches Poll: In the latest GolfWorld Women's College Coaches Poll (as of November 1) has Stanford checking in at No. 14. The top 10 is as follows: 1. Auburn, 2. Tulsa, 3. Texas, 4. Duke, 5. Ohio State, 6. Georgia, 7. Arizona, 8. Arizona State, 9. Oklahoma State and 10. Southern California. Six Pac-10 teams are ranked in the top 25 including No. 22 UCLA and No. 23 California.
Up Next: The Cardinal take a break after this weekend's tournament and won't return to action until the spring season with the Regional Challenge in February.