Women's Golf, Truet Finish Second at Mountain View Collegiate

March 24, 2002

TUCSON, Ariz. - Junior Ga�lle Truet cracked the top five for the first time in her career, finishing second to lead the Arizona State women's golf team to its runner-up finish at the Mountain View Collegiate, held March 23-24 at the par 72, 5,934-yard Mountain View Golf Course in Tucson.

The seventh-ranked Sun Devils turned in their third top five showing of the season, finishing second with a two-day total of 601, just four strokes off the lead of Kansas State (298-299=597). Baylor (612), Long Beach State (617) and Iowa (622) rounded out the top five teams.

For the Sun Devils, Truet carded the only sub-par round of the day with a two-under 70 on Sunday to finish in a tie for second with Long Beach State's Marie Louise Juul at two-over par 146 (76-70). Junior Blair O'Neal tied for 10th in her third top 10 showing of the season at nine-over 153 (73-80), while sophomore Jimin Kang (77-77=154) and junior Melanie Hunt (76-79=155) tied for 15th and 23rd, respectively. Rounding out the Sun Devil lineup was freshman Josefin Gustafsson who climbed from 55th to 32nd with a one-over 73 on Sunday and a two-day total of 157 (84-73).

Individually, UC Irvine's Walailak Satarak won medalist honors, finishing at even-par 144 (72-72).

Arizona State returns to action April 5-7, playing host to the PING/ASU Invitational at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe.

Mountain View Collegiate - Final ResultsMarch 23-24, 2002

1. Kansas State 298-299=597, 2. Arizona State 302-299=601, 3. Baylor 307-305=612, 4. Long Beach State 305-312=617, 5. Iowa 308-314=622, 6. Idaho 319-306=625, T7. Hawaii 317-309=626, UC Irvine 320-306=626, 9. Colorado State 319-308=627, 10. Colorado 324-304=628, 11. International Pacific College 326-310=636,12. Denver 323-315=638, 13. Portland State 329-315=644, 14. Northern Arizona 329-321=650.

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