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

Team Standings

 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

Individual Leaders

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

Washington Scores

 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
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