Cowgirl Golf Has Difficult First Day at CU/Heather Farr Memorial

Oct. 3, 2005

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -

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The University of Wyoming Cowgirl golf team had a tough first two rounds at the Colorado/Heather Farr Memorial on Monday. After 36 holes UW is 16th of 18 teams with a total of 653 (+77). Wyoming recorded rounds of 326 (+38) and 327 (+39).

Denver leads the team standings with a mark of 595 (+19), two strokes ahead of Fresno State. Colorado's Maria Persson-Gulda and Idaho's Renee Skidmore head the individual competition at 144 (E).

Wyoming's first day individual scores included a total of 155 (+11) from sophomore Laura Mengelkamp, who is tied for 43rd of 96 entrants. UW junior Whitney Hernandez was next at 165 (+21), freshman Mikala Henzlik at 166 (+22), sophomore Lindsay Bauknecht with a total of 167 (+23), and 174 (+30) from junior Michelle Camaione.

Each team plays five golfers and counts the four low marks in collegiate golf.

The teams will play one final round on Tuesday. The 54-hole Colorado/Heather Farr Memorial is being played at the Omni Interlocken Resort's Eldorado and Sunshine courses, which measure 6,236 yards and play to a par of 72.

The tournament is held annually in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and honors former LPGA standout Heather Farr.