Duck Women's Golf Finishes 11th at Vegas
Nov. 13, 2002
HENDERSON, Nev. - Therese Wenslow shot an even par 72 as Oregon climbed to 11th in the final round of the Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown, Wednesday at the 6,194-yard, par-72 Anthem Country Club.
For the tournament, Wenslow, a freshman from Sweden, climbed to a tie for 11th at 11-over 227. Sophomore Johnna Nealy from Grants Pass, Ore., closed with a 77 and was 39th at 238, while freshman Erin Andrews tied for 40th at 239.
As a team, Oregon had its best round of the tournament -- a 302-- by 23 strokes to climb to 11th in the final standings at 953 in the last event of the fall.
'We're a very good team when we can get four rounds in the 70s,' said Oregon coach Shannon Rouillard. 'We finished the fall season strong. It's nice to see some smiles when you go to collect the score cards.'
New Mexico won the team title at 880, with Nevada-Las Vegas taking second at 889.
Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown
Anthem Country Club
6,194 Yards, Par-72
TEAM SCORES - 1, New Mexico, 306-283-291-880. 2, Nevada-Las Vegas, 303-291-295-889. 3, Pepperdine, 307-295-293-895. 4, Brigham Young, 311-308-301-920. 5, San Jose State, 314-303-306-923. 6, Texas A&M, 324-306-305-935. 7, Colorado, 312-316-309-937. 8, UC Irvine, 319-318-302-939. 9, Colorado State, 331-306-306-943. 10, Denver, 310-323-313-946. 11, Oregon, 325-325-303-953. 12, San Diego State, 319-324-313-956. 13, Hawaii, 329-303-328-960. 14, Eastern Washington, 338-328-323-989. 15, Wyoming, 342-339-329-1010.
TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS - **1, Kristi Larsen, New Mexico, 75-71-69-215. 2 (tie), Sunny Oh, Nevada-Las Vegas, 75-70-70-215; Nicole Melton, Texas A&M, 76-71-68-215. 4, Kailin Downs, New Mexico, 76-70-70-216. 5, Lindsey Wright, Pepperdine, 75-71-72-218. 6, Katherine Hull, Pepperdine, 75-74-71-220. 7 (tie), Hwanhee Lee, Nevada-Las Vegas, 79-72-73-224; Christina Spence, New Mexico, 76-71-77-224. 9, Ashley Gomes, San Jose State, 78-73-74-225. 10, Margaret Gibby, Brigham Young, 73-77-76-226.
**won on first playoff hole
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