Women's Golf

Cowgirls Conclude Fall Season at the Las Vegas Collegiate Shootout

<b>Sophomore Shala Hanson fired a 77 in the final round.</b><br>

Sophomore Shala Hanson fired a 77 in the final round.

Nov. 13, 2002


The University of Wyoming women's golf team concluded its 2002 fall season at the Las Vegas Collegiate Shootout on Wednesday. The Cowgirls shot a final round 329 to finish with a three-round total of 1010 to place 15th in the field of 15 teams.

New Mexico won the team title by nine strokes over host UNLV. The Lobos finished with a 16-over par total of 880. UNLV fired a 25-over par total of 889.

Wyoming's top individual finisher was freshman Bailey Adcock, who tied for 60th with a 31-over par total of 247. She concluded the tournament with a six-over par round of 78 on Wednesday. The low round of the tournament by a UW individual was a 77, fired by sophomore Shala Hanson in the final round.

The individual championship ended in a three-way tie between Kristi Larsen of New Mexico, Nicole Melton of Texas A&M and Sunny Oh of UNLV. All three posted one-under par totals of 215 for the 54-hole tournament.

"We improved each round of the tournament," said UW women's golf coach Jill Johnson. "Bailey (Adcock) had a nice final round, with a 78, and Shala (Hanson) shot her lowest round of the season with a 77 on Wednesday. Kim (Nissen) and Alison (Mcguire) didn't have the kind of week I know they were hoping for, but they've had an outstanding fall season.

"Overall, I saw improvement by some of our younger players throughout the fall, and I know our seniors are looking forward to finishing up their careers in a positive way next spring."

The Las Vegas Collegiate was played at the Anthem Country Club in Henderson, Nev. The course measured 6,194 yards and played to a par of 72.

The Cowgirls will not return to action until Feb. 17-18 when they travel to San Diego for the San Diego State Lady Aztec Invitational.

Wyoming Individual Results       Class	Scores			Place
Bailey Adcock (Sugarland, Texas) Fr.	86-83-78=247 (+31)	Tie 60th
Kim Nissen (Lakewood, Colo.)	 Sr.    79-82-87=248 (+32)	Tie 65th
Shala Hanson (Lake Oswego, Ore.) So.    89-85-77=251 (+35)	Tie 71st
Aryn Cariveau (Rapid City, S.D.) Jr.	88-89-87=264 (+48)	Tie 79th
Alison McGuire (Cheyenne, Wyo.)	 Sr.    100-91-90=281 (+65)	81st

Team Standings 1. New Mexico 880 (+16) 2. UNLV 889 (+25) 3. Pepperdine 895 (+31) 4. Brigham Young 920 (+56) 5. San Jose State 923 (+59) 6. Texas A&M 935 (+71) 7. Colorado 937 (+73) 8. UC-Irvine 939 (+75) 9. Colorado State 943 (+79) 10. Denver 946 (+82) 11. Oregon 953 (+89) 12. San Diego State 956 (+92) 13. Hawaii 960 (+96) 14. Eastern Washington 989 (+125) 15. Wyoming 1010 (+146)



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