UW Women's Golf Team in Ninth Place After Opening Round of CU Heather Farr Memorial

Oct. 8, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Alison McGuire, a junior from Cheyenne, Wyo., led the way for the University of Wyoming women'sgolf team on Monday at the University of Colorado Heather Farr Memorial. McGuire shot a six-over par 78 on Monday to tie for 25th enteringTuesday's final round.

Wyoming posted a team score of 320 in the opening round on Monday. Cowgirl senior Katherine Crowley and junior Tara Ludwig aretied for 39th, with first day totals of eight-over par 80.

Amanda Sutcliffe of Nebraska leads the individual race of 78 individuals. Sutcliffe shot a three-under par 69. Colorado State leads theteam of 13 teams competition with a 298 team score.

"Alison (McGuire) played a really consistent round," said UW women's golf coach Jill Johnson. "She shot a 39 on the front nine and a39 on the back nine for a 78. Katherine (Crowley) and Tara (Ludwig) were close behind with rounds of 80. All three of them could make a bigmove tomorrow. They are only a few shots out of the Top 10. Tenth place is currently 75.

"We also have a chance to move up in the team standings. Northern Iowa is only three strokes ahead of us and Cal State Northridge isonly six away."

The tournament is being played at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club in Broomfield, Colo. The course measures 6,085 yards and plays to apar of 72.

The final 18-hole round will tee off Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.

Wyoming Individual Results

Alison McGuire Jr. Cheyenne, Wyo. Tied 25th 78 (+6)Katherine Crowley RSr. Sugar Land, Texas Tied 39th 80 (+8)Tara Ludwig Jr. Portland, Ore. Tied 39th 80 (+8)Kim Nissen Jr. Lakewood, Colo. Tied 54th 82 (+10)Ashley Cariveau So. Rapid City, S.D. Tied 64th 84 (+12)

Team Standings

1. Colorado State 398 (+10)2. Nebraska 301 (+13) Nevada 301 (+13)4. Colorado 307 (+19)5. Denver 309 (+21) UC-Irvine 309 (+21)7. CS-Northridge 314 (+26)8. Northern Iowa 317 (+29)9. Wyoming 320 (+32)10. Hawaii 321 (+33)11. Cincinnati 323 (+35)12. Gonzaga 327 (+39)13. Mesa State 349 (+61)