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Oct. 23, 1997
Brooke Lowrance
Brooke Lowrance

Tech Women's Golf Plays at Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. - The Texas Tech University women's golf team faces a talented field at the upcoming Stanford Women's Intercollegiate golf tournament Friday through Sunday

Head coach Jeff Mitchell's team will be one of 17 squads testing the par 73, 6,190-yard Stanford Golf Course. The field includes 10 teams ranked in the latest MasterCard Collegiate Golf Poll - No. 2 Arizona State, No. 3 Arizona, No. 5 LSU, No. 10 Stanford, No. 12 Oregon, No. 13 New Mexico, No. 16 Ohio State, No. 17 Oklahoma State, No. 19 Texas A&M, No. 24 Indiana, California, New Mexico State, Oregon State, SMU, Texas Tech, Washington and Washington State.

"This is a great opportunity for us to go to Stanford and compete with many of the top teams in the nation," Mitchell said. "We have will have the chance to compare ourselves with some of the best teams."

Texas Tech's five players will include senior Kristin Kight, juniors Beth Covington and Brooke Lowrance, sophomore Jamie Vannoy and freshman Priscillia Hunt. Tech has placed 10th and fourth twice in the first three events of the year.

"Brooke Lowrance and Priscillia Hunt have played extremely well in the past three tournaments," Mitchell said. "The Stanford golf course is well suited to their style of play. This should be an exciting tournament."

Texas Tech finished 10th out of 15 teams last October at the Stanford Intercollegiate. Covington tied for 16th, finishing with rounds of 74-74.

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