Husky Golfers Move Up to Second at McGuire Invitational
Sept. 27, 2002
Albuquerque, NM - Washington women's golf team moved into a tie for second place after two rounds of competition at New Mexico's Comcast-Dick McGuire Invitational. The Huskies turned in a second round score of 297 to enter Saturday's final round eight strokes behind the tournament-leading Lobos.
New Mexico carded a 292 on Friday to lead the 19-team field at 5-over 589. Oklahoma is tied with Washington at 597. New Mexico State slipped to fourth at 600.
Washington's Paige Mackenzie and Lindsay Morgan both shot even-par 73 during the second round. Mackenzie moved back one place to sixth with a 36-hole total of 1-under 145. Morgan is tied for seventh at 146. Louise Friberg carded a 1-over 74 for the second consecutive day to stay 11th at 148. Husky freshman Sung Ea Lee improved on her first round score by five strokes, shooting 77 on Friday to move to 54th overall at 12-over 158. Michelle Grafos is tied for 9t4th at 170.
Oklahoma's Lisa Medrum shot 70 during the second round to move into first place at 6-under 140. Pepperdine's Katherine Hull recorded a 6-under round of 67 to take over second place with a two-day total of 5-under 141.
The final round of play will take place Saturday at New Mexico's Championship Course.
Comcast-Dick McGuire Invitational
University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course
Par 73, 6,069 yards
2nd Round Results
1. New Mexico 589 2. Washington 597 Oklahoma 597 4. New Mexico State 600 5. Pepperdine 601 6. Texas 604 7. Tulsa 605 8. TCU 606 9. Arizona State 62110. UNLV 62311. Baylor 62812. Texas A&M 631 BYU 63114. Colorado State 63215. Texas Tech 63316. UTEP 63517. Northern Arizona 64818. San Diego State 65719. Wyoming 667
1. Lisa Meldrum, Oklahoma 1402. Katherine Hull, Pepperdine 1413. Kailin Downs, New Mexico 1434. Brooke Tull, Texas Christian 144 Rachel Bailey, New Mexico State 1446. Paige Mackenzie, Washington 145
6. Paige Mackenzie 72-73-145 7. Lindsay Morgan 73-73-14611. Louise Friberg 74-74-14860. Sung Ea Lee 81-77-15894. Michelle Grafos 86-84-170