April 7, 2009
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – St. Mary’s University women’s golfer Amanda Anderson fired a career-best round of 73, to finish ninth individually as the Rattlers placed ninth as a team at the Grand Canyon Women’s Invitational, played at the Palm Valley Golf Club on Tuesday.
Anderson (Sr., San Antonio) tied for the lowest round of the tournament with her round of 73 on Tuesday. She shot a two-round total of 154 to tie for ninth place individually, seven strokes behind Brittany Carrera of Sonoma State University, who fired a two-round total of 147 to take medalist honors. Carrera was the only other player to shoot a 73 in the tournament.
Ursula Perez (So., San Antonio) finished 16th overall with a two-round total of 156 (77-79). Jenna Wessels (Jr., Katy) was 37th with a 161 (81-80) and Marie Hulsey (Jr., El Paso) finished 80th with a 178 (89-89).
In the team standings California State University-Monterrey Bay ran away with the team title, shooting a two-round total of 608 (300-308), 16 strokes ahead of second place Sonoma State. St. Mary’s tied for ninth place with Texas A&M University-Commerce with a 642 (321-321).
The Rattlers will return to action on April 20-21 at the Heartland Conference Championships, which will be hosted by St. Mary’s University at the Horseshoe Bay Golf Club.