November 6, 2002
Rattler rank among top in Division-II
The St. Mary’s women’s golf team closed out the Fall schedule ranked fourth in Golfstat.com’s Division II Women’s Golf statistical ratings, down from first place earlier in the season.
The Rattlers are one of three West Region teams currently in the top ten: #4 St. Mary’s, #8 Northeastern Oklahoma State and #10 Texas A&M Commerce. As of the Nov. 5th standings, the Rattler women are ranked fourth with an adjusted scoring average of 78.76 and an average drop score of 87.06 and a 4-0 team record versus Top 25 opponents. St. Mary’s won four of five tournaments this fall, including three of four tournaments with five or more varsity squads. As of the Nov. 6 Golfstat Cup Standings Senior Jillian Wyne has the best scoring average in D-II and is ranked 66th across all divisions (D-I, D-II, D-III and NAIA) with an adjusted average 3.953 strokes behind the national leader, Katherine Hull of D-I Pepperdine.
The Rattler women, especially Jillian Wyne and her sister, sophomore Nicole Wyne, also rank high in the Golfstat.com’s Division II statistical breakdowns. As of Oct. 31 J. Wyne and freshman Kate Meyer are ninth in Par 3 Scoring at 3.21; J. Wyne is first in Par 4 Scoring at 4.22 and N. Wyne is eighth at 4.40; J. Wyne is first in Par 5 scoring at 4.92 and N. Wyne is tied for fourth at 5.00. Jillian Wyne leads the division in Subpar Strokes Per Round with 2.67. As a team the Rattlers are first in Par 3 Scoring, third in Par 4 Scoring, second in Par 5 scoring and first in Subpar Strokes Per Round. As a group, Meyer and her fellow frosh teammates — Clarissa Castellanos, Brandi Edwards, Amy Pearson, Jennifer Trow and Tiffany Williams — are ranked seventh in the Division.
Official statistics for men’s and women’s intercollegiate golf are maintained by Golfstat, Inc..