Tara Ludwig Tied for 24th After the First Day of the Ram Women's Fall Classic

Sept. 10, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

In their first competition of the 2001 fall golf season, the Wyoming Cowgirls find themselves in 14thplace in the field of 17 women's golf teams at the 2001 Colorado State Ram Fall Classic. Individually, junior Tara Ludwig shot rounds of 79 and74 on Monday to tie for 24th out of 93 competitors heading into Tuesday's final round.

Ludwig, a junior from Portland, Ore., is Wyoming's leading returner from a year ago. She averaged 83.2 strokes per round a year ago as asophomore. Ludwig's two round total on Monday was 153 -- nine-over par. Mayumi Motoyama of Colorado State is the individual leader atfive-under par 139. Motoyama fired rounds of 69 and 70.

Colorado State leads in the team competition with a six-over par total of 582. Wyoming is in 14th with a 69-over par total of 645.

"I saw some good things out their today for us," said fifth-year head coach Jill Johnson. "Tara (Ludwig) played outstanding today. Shereally came back in the afternoon round, firing a 74. That was a great round for her. Tara's low round all last season was a 77.

"Alison (McGuire) was our only other player to shoot a round in the 70s, with a 79 in the second round. We have some things to workon, but for our first two rounds of the fall season, I was pleased with the girls' overall effort."

Seventeen teams are competing in the two-day event over the par-72, 6,036-yard Ptarmigan Country Club Course southeast of FortCollins.

Play concludes Tuesday with a final round of 18 holes. Tee times begin Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Wyoming Individual Results After the First Day (Sept. 10)

Tie 24 Tara Ludwig 79 - 74 = 153Tie 63 Alison McGuire 83 - 79 = 162Tie 73 Kim Nissen 81 - 84 = 165Tie 76 Kelli Hanson 83 - 84 = 16780 Ashley Cariveau 81 - 87 = 168

First Day Results (Sept. 10, 2001)

1 Colorado State 296 286 582 +6 2 Colorado 298 298 596 +20 3 Nevada 304 295 599 +23 San Francisco 300 299 599 +23 5 Washington State 301 300 601 +25 6 Denver 303 302 605 +29 7 Northern Arizona 297 315 612 +36 8 Montana State 309 306 615 +39 9 Long Beach State 308 312 620 +4410 Weber State 320 305 625 +4911 Boise State 318 309 627 +5112 North Texas 317 313 630 +5413 McNeese State 327 315 642 +6614 Wyoming 324 321 645 +6915 Northern Colorado 329 325 654 +7816 Gonzaga 328 332 660 +8417 Mesa State 336 335 671 +95

Individuals Results from the First Day (Sept. 10, 2001)

1 Mayumi Motoyama Col. St. 69 70 139 -5

2 Kelly Schaub Denver 72 70 142 -2 Jennie Peek Nevada 73 69 142 -2

4 Jolene Fellhauer Colorado 71 72 143 -1

5 Lyndsie Jensen Montana St 71 73 144 E Kim Welch Wash. St. 74 70 144 E Stephanie Linnell Col. St. 71 73 144 E

8 Randi Gauthier N. Texas 76 70 146 +2 Tasha Browner Wash. St. 72 74 146 +2 Lauren Gray No Arizona 69 77 146 +2

11 Susannah Laing USF 75 72 147 +3

12 Jordan Auten USF 74 74 148 +4

13 Marie Louise Juul Long Beach 74 76 150 +6 Erin Kerr Colorado 74 76 150 +6 Christine Anast Denver 74 76 150 +6 Lyndsey Devenish USF 76 74 150 +6

17 Jara Goldstein Wash. St. 77 74 151 +7 *Kylee King Col. St. 77 74 151 +7

19 Alana Condon Nevada 77 75 152 +8 Meghan Ingalls Nevada 77 75 152 +8 Lynn Ann Moretto Colorado 74 78 152 +8 Lynette Duran Col. St. 82 70 152 +8 Tina-Maija Peltokosk No Arizona 75 77 152 +8

24 Bridget Johnson Col. St. 80 73 153 +9 Tara Ludwig Wyoming 79 74 153 +9

26 Linsey Myers Weber St. 81 73 154 +10 Erin Long Nevada 78 76 154 +10 Allison Rella Colorado 81 73 154 +10 Erica Leslie Montana St 77 77 154 +10 Lisa Chen USF 75 79 154 +10

31 Marie Beasley Boise St. 84 71 155 +11 Heeyoung Cho Long Beach 77 78 155 +11 Melanie Furuta Long Beach 76 79 155 +11 Sarah Richards Weber St. 77 78 155 +11 *Dawna Virdell Col. St. 77 78 155 +11

36 Emily Russell N Colorado 80 76 156 +12 Laura Richards Weber St. 77 79 156 +12 Jenny Fiedler Denver 78 78 156 +12 Amy Wieber Boise St. 77 79 156 +12 Jennifer Footlik Colorado 79 77 156 +12

41 Stephanie Silva Mesa State 79 78 157 +13 Emily VonDoehren No Arizona 76 81 157 +13 Tiffani Spring Montana St 80 77 157 +13 Julie Heselton No Arizona 77 80 157 +13 Brooke McCutchen N. Texas 79 78 157 +13

46 Marissa Kim Boise St. 81 77 158 +14 Tessie Simar McNeese 80 78 158 +14 Erin Kennedy McNeese 81 77 158 +14 Erin LaPlaunt Nevada 77 81 158 +14 *Sally Watkins Denver 85 73 158 +14

51 Katie Oliphant Montana St 81 79 160 +16 Alissa Lean Boise St. 77 83 160 +16 Jennifer Rogers N. Texas 79 81 160 +16 Katie Webber Long Beach 81 79 160 +16 Leslie Vierria McNeese 80 80 160 +16 *Darci Dehlin Weber St. 77 83 160 +16

57 Hanna-RiikkaKuitunen No Arizona 79 82 161 +17 Angie Glover N Colorado 81 80 161 +17 Natalie Bratkowski Wash. St. 79 82 161 +17 Lexie Jensen Weber St. 86 75 161 +17 Kelsey Posedel Gonzaga 79 82 161 +17 *Nicole Birdsong Denver 77 84 161 +17

63 Carrie DeGree Gonzaga 83 79 162 +18 Carla Legaspi Long Beach 83 79 162 +18 Kristen Campos Col. St. 76 86 162 +18 Tessa Gilliam Denver 84 78 162 +18 Alison McGuire Wyoming 83 79 162 +18 *Joey Stester Colorado 80 82 162 +18

69 Donna Bell Wash. St. 78 85 163 +19 *Robin Worthington Colorado 81 82 163 +19

71 Petra Lindgren N Colorado 83 81 164 +20 Sara Silva Denver 79 85 164 +20

73 Kim Nissen Wyoming 81 84 165 +21 Sabrina Faber Mesa State 78 87 165 +21 Jenny Judd Boise St. 83 82 165 +21

76 Kelli Hanson Wyoming 83 84 167 +23 Kate Siddell Gonzaga 80 87 167 +23 Heather Alford McNeese 87 80 167 +23 Daysha Weaver N. Texas 83 84 167 +23

80 Ashley Cariveau Wyoming 81 87 168 +24

81 Arielle McFarland Weber St. 85 85 170 +26 Erin Picht Gonzaga 86 84 170 +26

83 Kasey Hardin N. Texas 85 87 172 +28

84 *Jackie Stevens Wash. St. 87 86 173 +29

85 Arika Tobin McNeese 86 88 174 +30 Katie Beckmann Mesa State 87 87 174 +30

87 Amber Williams USF 89 86 175 +31

88 Jessica Allee Mesa State 93 83 176 +32 Erin Gonzales N Colorado 85 91 176 +32

90 Megan McDonald Montana St 93 86 179 +35

91 Sofie Johansson N Colorado 94 88 182 +38

92 Darcy Allen Gonzaga 88 96 184 +40 Aubrey Shuss Mesa State 92 92 184 +40