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Durham leads Middle Tennessee in Hawaii

Blue Raiders finish 13th

March 19, 2008 · MT Media Relations
KANE'OHE, O'ahu - Senior Taryn Durham led Middle Tennessee with an eight-over 80 in the final round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational and finished the event tied for 24th with a 21-over 237 for the three-day tournament at Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course.

Middle Tennessee finished 13th as a team with a three-day total 972 against a strong field. Oklahoma State captured the team title with an impressive 16-over 880 to easily outdistance Arizona (893) and Arizona State (897).

Durham was steady throughout the tournament, opening with a 77 and following with consecutive rounds of 80 to close the event. Fellow senior Jamey Dillard turned in a 241 and finished tied for 41st in another impressive showing for her at the start of the spring season.

Leigh Wilkins (64th, 246), Clara Leathers (72nd, 249) and Mallory Bishop (75th, 251) followed Durham and Dillard in the scoring column.

Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Kane'ohe, O'ahu
Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course, Par-72
Final Team Scores

1 Oklahoma State 291-296-293 880 +16
2 Arizona 286-301-306 893 +29
3 Arizona State 301-293-303 897 +33
4 Hawaii 303-302-323 928 +64
5 Wyoming 314-320-316 950 +86
6 Yale 311-315-325 951 +87
7 Texas El Paso 303-320-330 953 +89
8 Columbia 306-327-323 956 +92
Memphis 316-318-322 956 +92
10 San Diego 319-320-323 962 +98
11 Gonzaga 316-329-325 970 +106
12 Osaka Gakuin 311-324-336 971 +107
13 Middle Tennessee 308-331-333 972 +108
14 Nagayo 311-331-337 979 +115
15 Hawaii-Hilo 328-332-321 981 +117
16 Montana State 330-336-328 924 +130

13 MT Scores (972)
T24 Taryn Durham 77-80-80 237 +21
T41 Jamey Dillard 76-80-85 241 +25
T64 Leigh Wilkins 77-87-82 246 +30
T72 Clara Leathers 78-85-86 249 +33
T75 Mallory Bishop 79-86-86 251 +35

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