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Dillard notches top 10 finish at USA Lady Jags Invitational

Blue Raiders finish ninth

March 4, 2008 · MT Media Relations
MOBILE, Ala. - The Middle Tennessee women's golf team improved its play by eight strokes and improved its standing in the final round of the USA Lady Jaguar Invitational, finishing ninth with a two-day 634.

After opening with a 321 in Monday's first round, Middle Tennessee came back with a 25-over 313 Tuesday, which was the fourth lowest score in the 18-team field.

Senior Jamey Dillard led Middle Tennessee with a 9-over 153 and tied for seventh overall. Dillard had a share of the lead after shooting a 1-over 73 Monday but she slipped to seventh with an 80 Tuesday.

Durham shot 80 in each round and finished tied for 38th with a 160. Clara Leathers (162, T47), Leigh Wilkins (164, T60) and Cecilia Orevik (82-82 164) rounded out the scoring for Middle Tennessee.

USA Lady Jaguar Invitational
Azalea City Golf Course, Par-72
Final team scores

1 East Tennessee State 301-299 600 +24
2 Southern Mississippi 308-309 617 +41
3 McNeese State 313-314 627 +51
4 Belmont 311-318 629 +53
5 Lamar 311-320 631 +55
6 Samford 314-318 632 +56
7 Jacksonville State 312-321 633 +57
7 South Alabama 321-312 633 +57
9 Middle Tennessee 321-313 634 +58
9 Jackson State 320-314 634 +58
11 UAB 316-322 638 +62
12 Kennesaw State 314-325 639 +63
13 ULM 321-320 641 +65
13 Austin Peay 318-232 641 +65
15 Winthrop 324-320 644 +68
16 Troy 328-321 649 +73
16 Arkansas State 327-322 649 +73
18 Nicholls State 329-324 653 +77

T9 MT Scores 634
T7 Jamey Dillard 73-80 153 +9
T38 Taryn Durham 80-80 160 +16
T47 Clara Leathers 87-75 162 +18
T60 Leigh Wilkins 86-78 164 +20
T60 Cecilia Orevik 82-82 164 +20

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