Cowgirls in 11th Place After First Day of Bearkat Invitational

March 10, 2003

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming women's golf team competed at the Bearkat Invitational Monday in Huntsville, Texas. The Cowgirls shot a first and second round total of 671 to finish the day in 11th place. SMU shot a two round total of 615 to lead the field of 15 teams.

Wyoming's top individual finishers in the first two rounds were sophomore Shala Hanson and junior Ashley Cariveau, who tied for 31st with scores of 165. Senior Allison McGuire trails the pair by just one stroke and is tied for 39th with a score of 166.

The first day leader of the tournament is Missy Ryan of SMU who fired a two round total of 148. Ryan has a one stroke lead going into the final round of play over Amanda Fisher of Oral Roberts University.

The 2003 Bearkat Invitational is a two day, 54-hole tournament held at Del Lago Resort in Huntsville, Texas. Two 18-hole rounds were played today and one 18-hole round will be played tomorrow. The course measures at 5,867 yards and is a played to a par of 72.

The Cowgirls will look to improve on their scores when the tournament resumes Tuesday morning.

Wyoming Individual Results   Class Scores   Place

Shala Hanson (Lake Oswego, Ore.) So. 79+86=165 Tie 31stAshley Cariveau (Rapid City, S.D.) Jr. 82+83=165 Tie 31stAlison McGuire (Cheyenne, Wyo.) Sr. 84+82=166 Tie 39thKim Nissen (Lakewood, Colo.) Sr. 83+92=175 Tie 60thAryn Cariveau (Rapid City, S.D.) Jr. 94+92=186 75th

Team Standings 1st Rd. 2nd Rd. Total

1.SMU 311 3046152. Arkansas-Little Rock 315 3046193. Oral Roberts 318 3056234. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 315 3176325. Texas-El Paso 311 3236346. Texas-Pan American 327 3226497. Lamar 324 3306548. Southwest Texas State 329 3286579. Sam Houston State 334 32966310.McLennan CC 335 32966411.Wyoming 328 34267012.Nicholls State 337 34167813.McNeese State 341 34969014. Chicago State 410 41282215. North Texas 324