Oct. 19, 1999
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Cowgirls Finish in 13th Place at the Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational,Jordan Lintz Places 16th
Wyoming golfer Jordan Lintz shot afinal round 73 on Tuesday to place 16th at the University of Arkansas-LittleRock Invitational. Lintz entered the final round tied for 32nd place, butvaulted into 16th with her 73. The Cowgirl team finished 13th in the16-team field with a team score of 959.
The Cowgirls saved their best round of the tournament for last asthey shot a 312 after rounds of 328 and 319 in the first two rounds,respectively. Lintz was Wyoming's sole finisher in the Top 20 with a54-hole total of 231. Junior Jana Johnson shot a final round 74, includingan eagle from 160 yards out on the fourth hole.
"The girls are starting to come together as a team," said UW women'sgolf coach Jill Johnson. "We're shooting a lot more rounds in the 70s, andthe 312 score we shot Tuesday was our best round as a team this year. I cansee the girls gaining confidence, we just have to get everyone playing moreconsistently. I'm looking forward to seeing what kind of progress we canmake in the two final tournaments we have in the fall season.
"Jordan (Lintz) shot a great final round, and Jana (Johnson) alsohad an excellent final round. Jana actually thought she had lost her ballon her approach shot on number four, but then realized it had gone in thecup for an eagle."
The Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational was played on the Stone LinksGolf Course in North Little Rock, Ark. The course measured 6,047 yards andplayed to a par of 72.
Wyoming's two remaining fall tournaments are the Texas A&M-CorpusChristi Islander on Oct. 25-26 in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the New MexicoState Invitational in Las Cruces, N.M., on Nov. 1-3.
Below are the final scores from the UALR Invitational.
Team Scores1. Wisconsin 9042. Oral Roberts 9153. Arkansas State 9184. Arkansas-Little Rock 9265. Florida International 9286. North Texas 9297. Denver 9348. Jacksonville State 9409. Alabama-Birmingham 94610. Sam Houston State 95111. Murray State 95412. Lamar 95713. Wyoming 95914. Centenary 97215. Northeastern Oklahoma 98416. Texas-Pan American 1009
Wyoming Individuals Place ScoresJordan Lintz T16th 78-80-73=231Katherine Crowley T50th 81-78-83=242Jessi Santesson T54th 82-79-82=243Jana Johnson T59th 89-85-74=248Kim Nissen T68th 87-82-87=256