Women's Golf Finishes 24th at NCAA East Regional



May 13, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Tulane women's golf team carded a final round 320 to finish in 24th place Saturday at the NCAA East Regional golf tournament.

The Green Wave posted a team total of 320, its highest score of the tournament, in Saturday's final round to finish with a three-round effort of 955. Making its first team appearance at the NCAA East Regional, Tulane finished last in the 24-team field. Duke won the team title, finishing with a team total of 897.

Leading the way for Tulane individually was senior Meghan Bolger. The Haddonfield, N.J., native shot a three-over-par total of 75 to finish tied for 25th place at 227. She was the only Green Wave golfer to post three rounds in the 70s.

Ohio State's Lisa Strom and Purdue's Kari Damron tied for individual medalist honors, with even-par totals of 216.

Other Tulane finishers included junior Pam Buff (T104th/243), senior Catalina Lara (T113th/246), sophomore Marcela Gonzalez (115th/247) and freshman Kathy Schafer (116th/248).

The NCAA East Regional was contested at the Ohio State University Scarlet Course, a par 72, 6,126-yard layout.

The top 11 teams and three individuals from the NCAA East and West Regionals advanced to the 2000 NCAA Women's Golf Championships on May 24-27, which will be contested at the Crosswater Course at the Sun River Resort in Sun River, Ore. Oregon State University will host the championship event.