SPRINGVILLE, Utah, Sept. 14, 1999 - 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):
Univ. of Texas, El Paso - 915
Univ. of California - 929
Brigham Young University - 934
Univ. of Hawaii - 939
Wash. State Univ. - 947
Univ. of San Francisco - 951
San Diego St. - 955
Weber State Univ. - 959
Montana State Univ. - 970
Sam Houston St. - 111
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 St., 231 (+15)
Nicole Bolter, California, 231 (+15)
Tenille Howe, Weber St., 231 (+15)
Kathy Cho, Hawaii, 231 (+15)
Tessa Martinez, UTEP, 231 (+15)
Cheryl Lala, California, 232 (+16)
Jennifer Dodd, Wash. St., 233 (+17)
Heather Rollo, SDSU, 234 (+18)
Ria Quiayon, California, 234 (+18)
Linda Appelblad, Hawaii, 234 (+18)
Joanne Clingan, SDSU, 235 (+19)
Desiree Ting, Hawaii, 235 (+19)
Cathy Pareja, CSUN, 236 (+20)
Asa Jankler, SDSU, 236 (+20)