2000-2001 Cowgirl Golf Informational Press Release

May 1, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming's Alison McGuire and Jana Johnson Tie for 18th, Cowgirls FinishFifth as a Team at the MWC Women's Golf Championship: Wyoming senior JanaJohnson, from Buffalo, Wyo., saved the best round of her college career forlast, shooting a one-over par round of 72 on Wednesday at the 2001 MountainWest Conference Women's Golf Championship. Johnson's 72 moved her up fourspots in the final round to a tie for 18th place with teammate AlisonMcGuire at 230, seventeen over par for 54 holes.

As a team, Wyoming shot their best single round of golf in fourseasons, firing a 307 on Wednesday. The Cowgirls posted a 54-hole total of936. "Although we finished fifth, I'm proud of the way the girls competedthis week," said Wyoming women's golf coach Jill Johnson. "Our 307 todaywas the best round we've shot all season. The seniors played extremely wellin the final round -- Jana (Johnson) shooting a 72 and Jessi (Santesson) a76. "We play in a very tough league with three of the five schoolsvirtually assured of spots in the NCAA Regionals and a fourth team, BYU,feeling very good about their chances to get in the NCAAs. "The girls realize how far they've come this season, and how muchthey've improved. With three of our five competitors coming back next year,I believe the experience they gained will be a big plus heading into nextseason."

New Mexico won the team competition with a 54-hole total of 861.Ryley Webb, a senior for New Mexico, won the individual championship, firinga four-under par total of 209 for three rounds. Jana Johnson's previous best round as a collegian was 74, which sheshot during both her junior and senior seasons. While UW's Johnson moved upfrom 22nd to 18th place in the final day of competition, McGuire, asophomore from Cheyenne, Wyo., posted a score of 79 on Wednesday and fellfrom a tie for ninth place down to 18th. In the first two rounds, McGuireshot back-to-back career best rounds of 77 and 74, respectively.

The 2001 MWC Women's Golf Championship was played on the MeadowsCourse at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore. The course measured 5,851yards and played to a par of 71. The tournament format was three 18-hole rounds, with one round eachplayed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23-25.

Below are the final team scores from the 2001 MWC Women's GolfChampionship.

Team Standings1. New Mexico   293-285-283=861 (+9)2. CSU          302-290-295=887 (+35)   SDSU         300-296-291=887 (+35)4. BYU          311-292-297=900 (+48)5. Wyoming      317-312-307=936 (+84)

2000-01 Wyoming Golf RosterName Height ClassHometown (Last School)Aryn Cariveau 5-5 Fr. Rapid City, S.D. (Stevens)Ashley Cariveau 5-5 Fr. Rapid City, S.D. (Stevens)Katherine Crowley 5-8 Sr. Sugar Land, Texas (Clements)Kelli Hanson 5-9 So. Gillette, Wyo. (Campbell County)Jana Johnson 5-6 Sr. Buffalo, Wyo. (Buffalo)Tara Ludwig 5-5 RSo. Portland, Ore. (Wilson)Alison McGuire 5-6 So. Cheyenne, Wyo. (Central)Kim Nissen 5-8 So. Lakewood, Colo. (Green Mountain)Jessi Santesson 5-9 Sr. Worland, Wyo. (Worland)Mimi Urish 5-5 RSo. Lander, Wyo. (Lander Valley)Head Coach: Jill Johnson

2000-01 Cowgirl Golf Individual Results Aryn Ashley Jana Tara Alison Kim JessiEvent Cariveau Cariveau Johnson Ludwig McGuire Nissen SantessonRFC 260 (+44) 264 (+48) DNP 248 (+32) 246(+30) DNP 248 (+32) (71st) (76th) (54th) (48th) (54th)OSU 265 (+49) 260 (+44) DNP 254 (+38) 245(+29) DNP 250 (+34) (92nd) (89th) (84th) (66th) (80th)LCI DNP DNP 266 (+50) 249 (+33) 262(+46) 267 (+51) 270 (+54) (36th) (16th) (30th) (38th) (42nd)MSU 161 (+17) DNP 158 (+14) DNP DNP 166(+22) DNP (9th) (5th) (19th)

CU DNP DNP 160 (+16) 165 (+21) DNP 167 (+23) 164 (+20) (38th) (59th) (65th) (55th)NMSU DNP DNP 249 (+33) 254 (+38) DNP 252(+36) 247 (+31) (73rd) (82nd) (79th) (71st)MVI DNP DNP 163 (+19) 165 (+21) 176(+32) 166 (+22) 153 (+9) (47th) (49th) (58th) (51st) (20th)BCSI DNP DNP 165 (+21) 165 (+21) 172(+28) 164 (+20) 162 (+18) (50th) (50th) (86th) (42nd) (36th)UHI DNP DNP 236 (+20) 253 (+37) 251(+35) 253 (+37) 262 (+46) (37th) (82nd) (79th) (82nd) (92nd)Dixie DNP DNP 251 (+35) DNP 255 (+39) 265(+49) 237 (+21) (69th) (79th) (93rd) (27th)MWC DNP DNP 230 (+17) 244 (+31) 230 (+17) 245 (+32) 237 (+24) (18th) (24th) (18th) (25th) (22nd)

Strokes (686) (524) (1878) (1,997) (1,837) (1,945) (2,230)

Rounds (8) (6) (23) (24) (22) (23) (27)

Avg. 85.8 87.3 81.7 83.2 83.5 84.6 82.6

LowRd. 79 84 72 77 74 79 73

2000-2001 Wyoming Golf Schedule/Team ResultsEvent Date Finish/ScoreRam Fall Classic 9/11-12 13th of 15 /1001 Fort Collins, Colo.Oregon State Women's Invitational 9/15-16 18th of 18 /1006 Corvallis, Ore.Lady Cardinal Invitational 9/25-26 8th of 10 / 1033 Beaumont, TexasMontana State Bobcat Invitational 10/2 5th of 6 /648 Bozeman, Mont.Colorado Heather Farr Memorial 10/9-10 13th of 14 / 653 Boulder, Colo.New Mexico State Collegiate Invite. 10/30-31 18th of 18 / 1001 Las Cruces, N.M.Mountain View Intercollegiate 2/24-25 10th of 10 / 647 Tucson, Ariz.Bradford Creek Spring Invitational 3/4-6 11th of 20 / 656 Greenville, N.C.Hawaii Invitational 3/27-29 15th of 18 / 988 Honolulu, Hawai'iBrigham Young Dixie Classic 4/9-10 17th of 19 / 1008 St. George, UtahMWC Championship 4/23-25 5th of 5 / 936 Sunriver, Ore.