Cowgirl Golfers Finish in 11th Place at Bradford Creek Invitational

March 6, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Cowgirl golf team finished in 11th place at the Bradford Creek Invitational in Greenville, N.C. on Monday. The tournament was originally scheduled to be completed on Tuesday but was shortened to two rounds due to frigid winds and temperatures in the low 30s.

Wyoming finished 11th in the 22-team field with a two-round score of 656. The tournament was won by Colorado State University with a team score of 620. The top individual was Courtney Pomeranz of North Carolina-Wilmington who shot a first-round 76 and a second-round 74 to finish at 150 (+6). Wyoming's top finisher was Jessi Santesson, who shot an 82 and an 80 for a total of 162.

"We played a pretty good round on Monday and are fairly happy with the way we are playing. Jessi and Tara in particular played well, especially considering the conditions. It was brutal out there, with the wind chill in the low 30s. It was a long round and I give the girls a great deal of credit," said Wyoming women's golf coach Jill Johnson.

Wyoming's next competition will be March 27-29 at the Hawai'i Invitational.

The Bradford Creek Invitational was played at the Bradford Creek Golf Club in Greenville, N.C. The course measured 6,750 yards and played to a par of 72.

Below are Wyoming's individual results and the final top-20 team scores:

 Wyoming Individual Results

Jessi Santesson (Worland, Wyo.) Sr. 82-80=162 (+18) T36 Kim Nissen (Lakewood, Colo.) So. 83-81=164 (+20) T42 Jana Johnson (Buffalo, Wyo.) Sr. 81-84= 165 (+21) T50 Tara Ludwig (Portland, Ore.) R.So. 85-80=165 (+21) T50 Alison McGuire (Cheyenne, Wyo.) So. 87-85=172 (+28) T86

Top 20 Team Standings

1. Colorado State 620 2. N. Carolina-Wilmington 626 3. James Madison 627 4. East Carolina 633 5. Coastal Carolina 635 6. N. Carolina-Greensboro 637 7. Maryland 644 8. Tennessee Tech 651 Elon College 651 10. East Tennessee State 652 11. Wyoming 656 12. Eastern Kentucky 657 13. Methodist College 658 14. Xavier University 659 15. Toledo 661 16. Longwood College 664 Western Michigan 664 18. Western Carolina 665 19. Rutgers 678 20. South Alabama 680