The University of Tennessee Lady Vol golf team stepped back onto the course
Monday, following a winter break, and finished the first 18 holes of the
Arizona Wildcat Invitational in 13th place. Tennessee carded a team total
301 on the par 72, 6,003-yard Randolph Park North Country Club in Tucson,
Sophomore Young-A Yang started the spring with a one-over 73 in the first
round. She sits is a tie for 19th place heading into the second day of the
54-hole event. Freshman Erin Simmons and junior Anna Umermura were just one
shot back with 74s on the day (T26), freshman Rosanna Zernatto shot a 76
(T47) and sophomore Carrie Cole and senior Stacey Bergman both entered the
clubhouse with a round of 78 (T69). The team's total of 301 was the
second-lowest single-round score this season for UT and Umemura's 74 was
the lowest round of the year.
Duke's Beth Bauer lead the individual hunt, firing a five-under 67, while
sixth-ranked Stanford is on top to the team standings with a total of 284.
No. 2/1 Duke is second (289) and tournament host Arizona is third.
The event will continue through Wednesday.
Men also hit the links
The University of Tennessee men's golf team is currently tied for eighth
place with SEC competitor LSU, after posting rounds of 289-312-601. The
Vols fell from fourth place after one round at the Sawgrass Country Club, a
par 72, 6,895-yard course in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
Freshman Clemens Conrad-Prader and sophomore Andrew Black are leading the
Vols with a 36-hole total of 150, placing them tied for 25th. Senior
Derrick Centers, who was tied for third after 18 holes, is currently tied
for 29th after shooting rounds of 70-81-151.
Florida is the current leader posting the only score under par for the day.
The Gators are followed closely by host North Florida.
Florida's Camilo Benedetti is holding the individual lead after posting
impressive marks of 67-71-138, six under par. Following closely are North
Florida's duo of David Bennett and Kevin Mock, who are tied for second
place. Alex Rocha (Miss. State), Jess Daley (Northwestern), and Bubba
Dickerson (Florida) round out the top individuals.
UT golf teams hit the greens
Published: Wed Feb 23, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:08 p.m.