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Lady Raiders Finish Twelfth at Ron Moore Intercollegiate

Rosalyn Kim led Tech at the Ron Moore Intercollegiate.
Rosalyn Kim led Tech at the Ron Moore Intercollegiate.

Sept. 18, 2007

LUBBOCK, Texas - After getting off to a hot start the first day, the Lady Raiders golf team struggled Tuesday and concluded the Ron Moore Intercollegiate with a 57-over 921 to finish in twelfth place at the Highlands Ranch Golf Club in Highlands Ranch, Colo..

Tech came out hot in the early going, shooting an opening-round 304 to place itself in sixth place, just a few strokes off the leaders. Sophomore Rosalyn Kim shot a 72 to lead the Red Raiders through the first 18 holes.

Darkness caused from increment weather conditions, however, set in with just a few holes left and postponed the last part of the second round Monday night. Tech struggled coming out Tuesday morning and ended the second round with a 310. The Lady Raiders concluded the day with a 307 over the final 18 holes.

"We got off to a great start and had a good opening round," Tech coach Stacey Totman said. "We were right there when they called us in. We didn't get off to a very good start in the morning, though, and lost our momentum. This was a good learning experience for the girls."

Kim fired a nine-over 225 over the three rounds to lead Tech and finish in 22nd place. Megan Dowdy was close behind with a nine-over 228 to place her in 30th place. Junior Ulrika Van Niekerk and freshman Alex Gibson shot 234 and 235, respectively, while Gloriana Soto rounded off the Lady Raiders weith a 243. Auckland, New Zealand, native Robyn Scott competed individually and finished with a 245.



Tech will return to Lubbock to prepare for the Jeannine McHaney/Audrey Moorehead Invitational held at the Rawls Course on Oct. 8-9.

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