Women's Golf Finishes in 17th

March 24, 2002

Athens, Ga. - The University of Kentucky women's golf team finished in 17th-place at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in Athens, Ga., on Sunday, Mar. 24 after a three-round score of 952. The Lady Kats finished up strong on the final day of competition by firing a team score of 304.

Senior Towa Okiyama led the way for the Lady Kats by closing out the tournament with an 8-over par performance. Her score of 224 was good enough to land her in 16th place. Other UK scorers included Rachel Lester with a 234, Kelly Anders with a 248, Lauren George with a 249 and Eva Gessner with a 259.

The Lady Kats will be back in action Apr. 5-7 when they travel to Winston-Salem, N.C., to participate in the Bryan Park Invitational hosted by Wake Forest University.

 Agate:1. Florida 301-288-290=8792. Auburn 303-287-290=8803. Georgia 297-299-298=8944. South Carolina 305-299-298=9025. Furman 301-301-298=9096. North Carolina 313-299-300=9127. Mississippi St. 308-302-309=9198. Wake Forest 311-306-304=9219. East Carolina 319-306-306=93110. Alabama 313-313-306=932    Memphis 322-303-307=932    Nebraska 319-301-312=93213. Ole Miss 321-313-302=93614. LSU 311-320-310=94115. Coastal Carolina 323-314-311=94816. Minnesota 323-318-308=95917. Kentucky 331-317-304=95218. Arkansas 320-320-314=954

UK IndividualsT16. Towa Okiyama 74+76+74=224T46. Rachel Lester 82+75+77=234T80. Kelly Anders 89+83+76=248T82. Lauren George 89+83+77=249T90. Eva Gessner 86+88+85=259