April 6, 1997
Texas Tech Tenth After First Day at Duke Invitational
DURHAM, N.C.- The Texas Tech women's golf team is in 10th place after the first day of the Duke Spring Invitational as the Red Raiders fired a 33-over-par 325.
Senior Tamara Parker was the only Red Raider to break 80 with a five-over-par 78 on the par-73, 5,963-yard Duke Golf Course. She is tied for 21st, nine strokes off the pace set by Memphis' Amanda Moltke-Leth, who fired a four-under 69. Coastal Carolina's Laura Thijssen shot a one-under 72.
Sophomores Brooke Lowrance (81) and Beth Covington (82) are tied for 43rd and 46th, respectively. Senior Robyn Phillips (84) is tied for 55th. Junior Kristin Kight (85) is tied for 62nd.
Tennessee's seven-over 299 is seven shots ahead of North Carolina's 306. Wake Forest and Duke are tied for third at 307. Memphis is fifth at 309.
The 54-hole tournament continues on Monday and will conclude on Tuesday.
DAY ONE RESULTS Duke Spring Invitational Duke Golf Course, Durham, N.C. Team Scores 1. Tennessee 299 2. North Carolina 306 3. Wake Forest 307 3. Duke 307 4. Memphis 309 6. Kentucky 311 7. Vanderbilt 320 8. Co. of Charleston 321 8. Methodist College 321 10. Texas Tech 325 11. UNC-Wilmington 332 11. Coastal Carolina 332 11. James Madison 332 11. UNC-Greensboro 332 15. Penn State 335 16. Longwood College 343
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