UW Women's Golf Team Finishes 11th at the CU Heather Farr Memorial

Oct. 9, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Wyoming Cowgirls shot a final round 329 on Tuesday to finish 11th out of 13 teams at theUniversity of Colorado Heather Farr Memorial golf tournament. Wyoming's top individual was junior Kim Nissen, who tied for 42nd place inthe field of 78 collegiate golfers.

Nissen fired a final round of 77, five-over par. She concluded the tournament with a 36-hole total of 15-over par 159. Wyoming posted atwo-day total of 649.

"We were so close to having a really good tournament, but we can't seem to get four strong scores on the same day," said Wyomingwomen's golf coach Jill Johnson. "Kim (Nissen) had another great tournament. She has been really steady all fall. We haven't had anyonestart off a fall season this strong in a couple of years.

"We are hoping that the complete tournament we are looking for is right around the corner. Hopefully, that tournament will be the BoiseState tournament later this month."

Walailak Satarak of UC-Irvine won the individual title with a two-round total of 140, four-under par. Nebraska won the team title, with ateam score of 592.

The tournament was played at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club in Broomfield, Colo. The course measured 6,085 yards and played to a parof 72.

Wyoming's final tournament of the 2001 fall season will be on Oct. 22-23 at the Boise State Fall Classic in Boise, Idaho.

Wyoming Individual Results

Kim Nissen Jr. Lakewood, Colo. Tied 42nd 82-77=159 (+15)Alison McGuire Jr. Cheyenne, Wyo. Tied 52nd 78-84=162 (+18)Ashley Cariveau So. Rapid City, S.D. Tied 60th 84-81=165 (+21)Tara Ludwig Jr. Portland, Ore. Tied 65th 80-87=167 (+23)Katherine Crowley RSr. Sugar Land, Texas Tied 69th 80-88=168 (+24)

Wyoming Players Competing as Individuals

Kelli Hanson Jr. Gillette, Wyo. 75th 94-82=176 (+32)

Team Standings

1. Nebraska 5922. Colorado 5933. Nevada 6014. UC-Irvine 6035. Colorado State 6126. Denver 6157. Cal State Northridge 6168. Northern Iowa 6289. Hawaii 62910. Cincinnati 63711. Wyoming 64912. Gonzaga 65513. Mesa State 685