SPRINGVILLE -- BYU golfer Carrie Summerhays posted a second-place standing in the two-day BYU Golf Invitational to lead the Cougars to a third-place team finish Tuesday.
Summerhays finished nine above par with an overall score of 225 to claim individual second-place honors. Teammate Teal Thron also turned in a strong performance, finishing thirteen over par to take over fourth place.
The Cougars finished third as a team, behind UTEP and California. The University of Hawaii finished fourth.
UTEP golfer Kristen MacLaren took the individual title, bettering Summerhays by three strokes, in leading UTEP to victory. Melissa Mendoza, also of UTEP, took third.
The BYU Golf Invitational was held Monday and Tuesday at Hobble Creek Golf Course. Participants from sixteen schools were involved in the two day competition. Area school Weber State finished eighth overall, while conference opponents San Diego State and the University of Wyoming placed seventh and twelfth, respectively.
Top 10 Teams (Final)
Texas, El Paso 915
Brigham Young University 934
Washington State 947
San Francisco 951
San Diego State 955
Weber State 959
Montana State 970
Sam Houston State 1110
Top 20 Individuals (Final)
Kristen MacLaren, UTEP 222 (+6)
Carrie Summerhays, BYU 225 (+9)
Melissa Mendoza, UTEP 227 (+11)
Teal Thron, BYU 229 (+13)
Jordan Lintz, Wyoming 230 (+14)
Natalie Nakamura, USF 230 (+14)
Acey Erlandson, Boise State 231 (+15)
Nicole Bolter, California 231 (+15)
Tenille Howe, Weber State 231 (+15)
Kathy Cho, Hawai'i 231 (+15)
Tessa Martinez, UTEP 231 (+15)
Cheryl Lala, California 232 (+16)
Jennifer Dodd, Wash. State 233 (+17)
Heather Rollo, SDSU 234 (+18)
Ria Quiayon, California 234 (+18)
Linda Appelblad, Hawai'i 234 (+18)
Joanne Clingan, SDSU 235 (+19)
Desiree Ting, Hawai'i 235 (+19)
Cathy Pareja, CSUN 236 (+20)
Asa Jankler, SDSU 236 (+20)
The 1999 BYU Invitational Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 13th and 14th at the Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah.
Participants from 16 different schools will be competing in the Invitational. The entrants are as follows: Boise St., BYU, Cal-Berkeley, Cal-State Northridge, Hawaii, Idaho State, Mesa State, Montana, Montana State, Sam Houston State, San Diego State, San Francisco, UTEP, Washington State, Weber State and Wyoming.
Teams will begin playing both days at 7:30 a.m., with 36 holes being played Monday and 18 on Tuesday for an NCAA-qualifying total of 54 holes. Awards will be given to the top two teams and top three individual performers.
Hobble Creek Golf Course is located approximately 10 miles south of the BYU campus in Provo, Utah. The course is par 72 with a course rating of 73.5.