Lady Raiders finish 4th; Shoot record 54-hole score

September 26, 2004 · MT Media Relations
MYRTLE BEACH S.C. - The Middle Tennessee women's golf team fired a 295 and finished with a three-day total of 911 to place fourth in the 17-team field at the Unlimited Potential/Baytree Classic, played at Baytree Golf Plantation. The 911 by the Lady Raiders ranks as the best 54-hole score in school history and the final round 295 is the best round ever recorded by Middle Tennessee.

UNC Wilmington won the event with an 891 followed by Coastal Carolina in second with an 898. East Tennessee State was third with a 908.

"I am extremely proud of the way the girls played on Sunday," said Head Coach Rachael Short. "We played with poise and really struck the ball well. This is a young team but they are coming around pretty quick. Now we have to build on this heading into the next tournament."

True freshman Taryn Durham (Glasgow, Kent.) finished fourth overall with a school record 54-hole total of 218. Durham carded a school record tying 69 in the final round to climb into the top five.

Sophomore Maggie McGill (Bowling Green, Kent.) registered a 226 to tie for 12th, while senior Kristin Lynch tied for 21st with a 231. Freshman Jamey Dillard (Madison, Tenn.) tied for 42nd with a 236 that included a 75 in the final round.

Senior Kemmerlee Pennington (Crossville, Tenn.) came through with a 78 on Sunday to tie for 68th with a 244.

The Lady Raiders will not play again until Oct. 8-10 at the Pat Bradley Championship in Miami, Fla.

Pl Team Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Final
1. UNC Wilmington 301-302-288 891
2. Coastal Carolina 305-293-300 898
3. East Tennessee State 302-301-305 908
4. Middle Tennessee 310-306-295 911
5. College of Charleston 306-301-306 913
6. Western Carolina 300-308-306 914
7. Southern Illinois 306-324-293 923
8. Marshall 307-316-307 930
9. Cincinnati 318-310-308 936
10. Methodist 311-312-314 937
11. Mercer 315-315-320 950
12. Lamar 314-322-317 953
13. Florida International 321-323-319 963
14. William & Mary 323-326-324 973
17. Old Dominion 331-327-325 983
16. Belmont 330-334-332 996
17. Charleston Southern 356-345-328 1029

4 Taryn Durham (74-75-69=218)
T12 Maggie McGill (75-76-75=226)
T21 Kristin Lynch (81-74-76=231)
T42 Jamey Dillard (80-81-75=236)
T68 Kemmerlee Pennington (84-82-78=244)

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