UMHB In 3rd Place At Lady Cru Invitational

TEMPLE (September 24, 2012) --The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women's golf team finished tied for third place Monday afternoon at the UMHB Lady Cru Fall Invitational in Temple.

The Lady Cru posted a 320 team-total, just two strokes behind second-place Schreiner at 318. Western Texas Community College tied UMHB at the third-place spot, with Southwestern University and Trinity University both holding fifth-place with totals of 330. Texas Lutheran holds down seventh place with 337, Hardin-Simmons is eighth with 360, Murray State Community College is ninth with 363 while Jacksonville College and the Southwestern University Gold team place 10th and 11th with 367 and 369, respectively. Tyler Junior College leads all schools with 311.

Sara Eckert posted the lowest individual round of 76 for the Lady Cru, just two strokes behind first-place. Eckert, who is currently in a three-way tie for third-place, shot 12 pars and is tied for third in both par-3 and par-5 scoring. Taylor O’Rear posted a score of 77 and is currently tied for sixth-place. O’Rear, who shot two birdies and 10 pars, leads par-3 scoring at 2-under. Allison Holly’s 79 is good enough to tie her for 10th-place. Holly leads par-5 scoring at 1-under and shot two birdies and 10 pars on the day.

Elizabeth Davis shot 81 to tie her for 15th place and is tied for fourth in par-4 scoring after the first 18 holes. Victoria Thane is tied for 23rd with a score of 83 while Kelly Gonyea’s 84 ties her for 25th.

The tournament is being played on a par-72, 5,820-yard layout at Wildflower Country Club in Temple. The Cru women will finish up the tournament with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

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