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Blue Raiders tied for third at UALR-North Texas Classic

Durham guns for eighth top 10 finish in nine tournaments

March 26, 2007 · MT Media Relations
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - The Middle Tennessee women's golf team made a strong push with an 8-over 296 in Monday's second round and is tied for third at the UALR-North Texas Classic at the Diamante Club in Hot Springs, Ark.

Middle Tennessee is tied with Texas El Paso and eight shots behind leader Arkansas-Little Rock (588). Missouri State (593) is in second place entering Tuesday's final round. The Blue Raiders rallied after shooting a 306 in the opening round.

Junior Taryn Durham led Middle Tennessee with a 1-over 145 and is tied for fourth as she guns for her eighth top 10 finish in nine tournaments this year. Leigh Wilkins (152) is tied for 22nd, followed by Mallory Bishop (153), who is tied for 26th. Senior Maggie McGill also is among the top 30 in the field after shooting a 154 through two rounds Monday. She is tied for 29th. Clara Leathers finished with a 157.

UALR-North Texas Classic
Hot Springs, Ark. - Diamante Club
Second-round scores
1 Arkansas-Little Rock 295-293 588
2 Missouri State 297-296 593
3 Middle Tennessee 306-296 602
Texas El Paso 305-297 602
5 Sam Houston State 298-305 603
6 Oral Roberts 299-307 606
7 Florida International 306-307 613
8 McNeese State 310-304 614
9 Toledo 306-315 621
10 North Texas 315-307 622
Texas State 310-312 622
12 Texas A&M Corpus Christi 317-306 623
13 Wichita State 313-311 624
14 Arkansas State 318-311 629
15 Nicholls State 319-328 647
16 Texas-Pan American 324-335 659
17 UMKC 334-333 667

MT Scores
T3 Middle Tennessee 306-296 602
T4 Taryn Durham 73-72 145
T22 Leigh Wilkins 79-73 152
T26 Mallory Bishop 80-73 153
T29 Maggie McGill 75-79 154
T43 Clara Leathers 79-78 157

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