Women's Golf

Cowgirls Shoot Lowest Round of Spring on Opening Day of Mountain View Collegiate

Taylor Dorans

Taylor Dorans

March 28, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. -

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The University of Wyoming Cowgirl golf team opened the Mountain View Collegiate on Friday at the Mountain View Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz. Wyoming opened the tournament with its the lowest round of the spring at 309 (+21). The Cowgirls followed the first round up with a 315 (+27) to close out the first day at 624 (+48). UW sits in 14th place in the 15-team field.

"It was good to bounce back and have our lowest round of the spring in the first round of play today," UW head coach Josey Stender said. "We saw a lot of improvement and it is a matter of getting everything together."

Freshman Taylor Dorans led the way for the Cowgirls after the first two rounds with her 153 (+9), as she sits tied for 46th place in the 84-golfer field. She fired rounds of 77 (+5) and 76 (+4). Her second round score of 76 (+4) was her lowest round of the spring. Senior Stacey Blunt is tied for 58th place with her two-round tally of 155 (+11). She turned in rounds of 78 (+6) and 77 (+5).

"Taylor played very solid and confident golf today and she was just very steady all day long," Stender said.

Sophomore Emily Woodard, who is playing as an individual is tied for 63rd place at 156 (+12). She shot scores of 76 (+4) and 80 (+8) in her first action of the spring. Junior Samantha Stancato is tied for 68th with rounds of 76 (+4) and 81 (+9) and has a total score of 157 (+13). Senior Emily Wood turned in scorecards of 78 (+6) and 81 (+9) for a two-round tally of 169 (+15), as she is tied for 72nd place. Sophomore Kathleen Kershisnik finished tied for 79th at 163 (+19). She tallied rounds of 81 (+9) and 82 (+10).

Nebraska is the team leader after the first 36-holes of competition at 579 (+3). Kent State follows in second at 584 (+8) with Gonzaga in third with a tally of 586 (+10). Gonzaga's Alice Kim is the individual leader at 140 (-4).

The Cowgirls wrap up play at the Mountain View Collegiate with an 18-hole round on Saturday at 9 a.m. MT.

Wyoming Individual Results

T46         Taylor Dorans: 77 (+5) - 76 (+4) = 153 (+9)

T58         Stacey Blunt: 78 (+6) - 77 (+5) = 155 (+11)

T63         Emily Woodard *: 76 (+4) - 80 (+8) = 156 (+12)

T68         Samantha Stancato: 76 (+4) - 81 (+9) = 157 (+13)

T72         Emily Wood: 78 (+6) - 81 (+9) = 159 (+15)

T79         Kathleen Kershisnik: 81 (+9) - 82 (+10) = 163 (+19)

*- Playing as an individual


 

 

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