Cowgirl Golf Second At Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Invitational

Oct. 26, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The Wyoming Cowgirls capturedsecond place at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islander Invitational onTuesday, and Wyoming senior Jordan Lintz (Rapid City, S.D.) finished inthird place. Wyoming shot a 36-hole total of 660 for second place,whileLintz shot rounds of 78 and 78 for a 156 total.

Midland College won the team competition with a 639 team score.They were led by Linzi Morton, who shot rounds of 76-74 for a 150 totalandfirst place.

Wyoming had all five of its team members place in the Top 25 in thefield of 75 golfers. Jessi Santesson, a junior from Worland, Wyo., tiedfor19th at 168. Juniors Katherine Crowley and Jana Johnson, and freshmanKimNissen all tied for 24th at 171.

"We really showed a lot of fight this week," said UW women's golfcoach Jill Johnson. "This is the type of consistent play that we'vebeenlooking for all year. Everyone, from our number one to our number fiveplayer, played consistent golf.

"Hopefully we can use this experience to build on as we prepare forour final fall tournament at New Mexico State next week."

The Islander Invitational was played on the Northshore Country Clubin Portland, Texas. The course measured 5,811 yards and played to a parof72. The tournament format included two 18-hole rounds -- one on Mondayandone on Tuesday.

Here are the final team scores.

Team Scores1.      Midland College                 6392.      Wyoming                         6603.      Northeastern Oklahoma           6624.      Tyler Junior College            664        McLennan Community College      6646.      Texas-Pan American              6757.      Mary Hardin-Baylor              6818.      Southern Nazarene               7059.      Texas A&M-Corpus Christi        70710.     Texas Lutheran                  72311.     Tarleton State                  73512.     Cal State-San Marcos            74213.     Northwood University            76014.     Texas Southern University       777

Wyoming Individuals Place ScoresJordan Lintz 3rd 78-78=156Jessi Santesson T19th 88-80=168Kim Nissen T24th 83-88=171Jana Johnson T24th 85-86=171Katherine Crowley T24th 89-92=171