Dorans Paces Wyoming on Opening Day of the Firestone Grill Women's Invitational

Oct. 25, 2014


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The University of Wyoming Cowgirl golf team opened up the Firestone Grill Women's Invitational on Saturday recording an opening round of 316 (+24). Sophomore Taylor Dorans led the Cowgirls shooting a 77 (+4) on the par-73, 6,040-yard Cypress Ridge Golf Course in Arroyo Grande, Calif. The Cowgirls are in seventh place in the 13-team field.

"The girls played well," UW head golf coach Joe Jensen said. "It is a very difficult course and we made some mistakes out there. But we can come out and correct them tomorrow in the final round."

Dorans led the Cowgirls carding a 77(+4) and is tied for 17th. Redshirt freshman Gabrielle Gibson finished the first round tied for 18th place notching a 78 (+5) on the day. Senior Samantha Stancato shot a 79 (+6) and is tied for 25th. Sophomore Mackenzie Barrie recorded a tally of 82 (+9) finishing tied for 34th. Wrapping up the day for UW was junior Kathleen Kershisnik scoring an 83 (+10) tying for 37th.

Northern Arizona is the team leader after posting a 300 (+8) with CSU-Northridge in second at 304 (+12), while Santa Clara is third with a 306 (+14). Rebecca Bostrom of CSU-Northridge is the individual leader after shooting a 72 (-1).

The Cowgirls wrap up the tournament and the fall season with one 18-hole tomorrow with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Wyoming Individual Result

T-17Taylor Dorans - 77 (+4)

T-18Gabrielle Gibson - 78 (+5)

T-25Samantha Stancato - 79 (+6)

T-34Mackenzie Barrie - 82 (+9)

T-37Kathleen Kershisnik - 83 (+10)