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Feb. 25, 1997

Texas Tech Finishes 5th at Pioneer Electronics Bruin Classic

MENIFEE, Calif.- The Texas Tech women's golf team opened the spring season with a 5th place finish at the Pioneer Electronics Bruin Classic hosted by UCLA. Texas Tech finished with a team score of 976 over the 54-hole tournament at Menifee Lakes Country Club, tied with Brigham Young University.

Led by the top two indivdual finishers in Lisa Penske (230) and Niina Laitinen (231), Tulsa shot a 934 to win the team title, outdistancing the host Bruins, who finished third at 952.

Individually, Brooke Lowrance was Texas Tech's low golfer, finishing in a tie for 11th with a 238 total (77-83-78).

FINAL RESULTS
UCLA/PIONEER ELECTRONICS CLASSIC
Menifee Lakes Country Club, Menifee, CA
Par 72 - 6019 Yards
Team Scores  
1.  Tulsa           312 315 307  934
2.  Arizona State   315 313 314  942
3.  UCLA            311 321 320  952
4.  Oregon          319 317 326  962
5t. Texas Tech      312 336 328  976
5t. Brigham Young   324 325 327  976
7.  Stanford        327 321 329  977
8.  New Mexico      322 328 328  978
9.  Oklahoma        328 335 326  989
10. Texas           325 322 346  993
11. Washington      330 333 331  994
12. New Mexico St   332 331 336  999
13t. Oregon State   335 332 339  1006
13t. Nebraska       338 339 329  1006
15.  USC            335 333 342  1010
16.  Pepperdine     337 339 335  1011
17.  San Diego St   334 339 345  1018
18.  California     343 349 354  1046
Individual Scores:
1.  Lisa Penske, Tulsa      77  78  75   230
2.  Niina Laitiner, Tulsa   74  78  79   231
3t. Susanne Gillemo, BYU    80  78  76   234
3t. Sophie Sandolo, UCLA    76  79  79   234
3t. Paula Patterson, UO     80  75  79   234
3t. Joellyn Erdmann, NM     79  76  79   234
3t. Jody Niemann, ASU       76  78  80   234
3t. Amandine Vincent, UCLA  78  75  81   234
 
Texas Tech Scores:
11t.    Brooke Lowrance    77   83  78   238
28t.    Tamara Parker      79   84  82   245
40t.    Kristin Kight      76   88  83   247
44t.    Alana Soliz        80   83  85   248
61t.    Robyn Phillips     84   86  85   255

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