Nov. 3, 1997
Texas Tech Women's Golf Jumps to Second at New Mexico State
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Texas Tech University women's golf team jumped from seventh to second after two rounds of the Diet Coke-Roadrunner Invitational golf tournament, hosted by New Mexico State.
The Red Raiders (601), led by junior Brooke Lowrance's 3-under-par 69, fired a 291 to move eight shots within front running New Mexico State (593). Oklahoma State (604) is third, Texas (605) fourth, Missouri (607) fifth, and Kansas (617) sixth. Baylor (629) is 11th, Oklahoma (635) and Kansas State are tied for 12th, and Colorado (655) is 15th.
Lowrance's low round of the year vaulted her into a five-way tie for second place at 147, three shots off the pace set by New Mexico State's A.J. Eathorne. Senior Kristin Kight fired an even-par 72 and is tied for 10th at 149. Sophomore Jamie Vannoy is tied for 18th (152), freshman Priscillia Hunt is tied for 24th (153) and sophomore Beth Covington is tied for 43rd (157).
The tournament, Tech's final event for the fall season, concludes with Tuesday's final round.
Team Results Individual Results New Mexico State 297-296=593 Brooke Lowrance 78-69=147 t2 Texas Tech 310-291=601 Kristin Kight 77-72=149 t10 Oklahoma State 306-298=604 Jamie Vannoy 76-76=152 t18 Texas 301-304=605 Priscillia Hunt 79-74=153 t24 Missouri 304-303=607 Beth Covington 81-76=157 t43 Kansas 304-313=617 *Heather Wrede 75-77=152 t18 Texas-El Paso 308-310=618 * - Individual participant New Mexico 312-309=621 SMU 319-308=627 Wichita State 315-312=627 Baylor 312-317=629 Oklahoma 323-312=635 Kansas State 324-311=635 Colorado State 320-320=640 Colorado 332-323=655 North Texas 335-326=661 Lamar 341-328=669 Boise State 331-342=673 Wyoming 333-340=673