ROGERS, Ark. - The Tennessee Lady Vol golf team swiped strokes off its
final total one more time to capture third place at the 2000 SEC in Rogers,
Ark., on Sunday.
The Lady Vols totaled 925 on the three-day event, while sophomore Young-A
Yang claimed a share of second place.
"I'm very pleased that our team improved every day, especially with the
tough conditions on this course," Lady Vol head coach Lori Brock said.
"Third place was a great showing, and getting four out of five players on
All-SEC teams was tremendous."
Yang topped the Lady Vol effort by ending in a four-way tie for second
place on the par 72, 5,943-yard Pinnacle Country Club. Yang finished with a
final round 76 to total 226 on the tournament. Last year, she claimed sole
possession of second. Yang also earned first team All-SEC honors for the
second consecutive year.
As a team, Tennessee shot 312-309-304925 on the tournament. The squad
finished with a new leader on the round in freshman Erin Simmons who fired
a two-over 74 on the final day.
Simmons ended tied for 15th and earned All-SEC honorable mention honors.
Freshman Rosanna Zernatto also earned honorable mention honors with a final
total of 240 to tie for 31st. Additionally, sophomore Tina Schneeberger
made her way onto the All-Conference teams, earning a spot on the second
team. She finished tied for 20th with a three-round total of 235.
Rounding out the UT lineup was senior Stacey Bergman, who also finished
among the top 25, sharing 23rd with a tournament total of 236.
Auburn claimed the 2000 SEC team title, firing a 919 on the event to end
Georgia's three-year winning streak. Louisiana State was just two strokes
back at 921 while Tennessee finished at 925. Auburn freshman Danielle
Downey won the SEC individual title, shooting 224 on the tournament
Tennessee will now turn its attention to the NCAA East Regional. The
tournament runs May 11-13 in Columbus, Ohio, on the Scarlet Course at Ohio
Yang, Lady Vol golfers swing into third at SECs
Published: Tue Apr 25, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:14 p.m.