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Sept. 26, 1997

Women's Golf Tenth After Second Round

Sophomore Jamie Vannoy leads the Red Raiders

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Texas Tech's women's golf team continues to sit at the number 10 spot after second round competition at the Dick McGuire Invitational, hosted by the University of New Mexico. The Red Raider squad finished the day with a score of 308 and a two-round total of 618 at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course. Leading the team competition is Texas Christian, pulling ahead of Tech by 26 shots. Big 12 opponents Oklahoma State and Texas A&M share the number two position, and yesterday's leader, UCLA, moves to sixth.

Red Raider sophomore Jamie Vannoy leads the Texas Tech pack, carrying a two-round total of 151, shooting 76 and 75 each round respectively. She is tied for 18th at five over par. Freshman Pricilla Hunt and junior Brook Lowrance are tied at 27th (153), while Lubbock sophomore Alana Soliz is tied for 72nd (162) and senior Amy Marsh moves to 75th (163). Susan Horton, from Texas Christian, finished on top of the 96-competitor field, completing the two rounds at three under. The 54-hole tournament reaches its final day tomorrow at the par 73, 6,069 course. The 17 team field includes five teams ranked among the MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings. UCLA is ranked No. 9, Texas A&M No. 12, New Mexico is tied for 14th, TCU is No. 18 and Oklahoma State is tied for 25th.

Other teams competing include BYU, Kansas, Lamar, Nebraska, Northern Arizona, Oklahoma, Pepperdine, SMU, Texas-El Paso, USC and Washington.

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