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Women's golf team in sixth after 36 holes

March 27, 2006 · MT Media Relations
DENTON, Tex. - The Middle Tennessee women's golf team registered a 36-hole score of 635 on Monday to stand in sixth place at the North Texas/UALR Invitational. The Blue Raiders struggled with a disappointing 322 in the opening round to fall behind early, then improved with a 313 in round two.

Sam Houston State leads after day one with a 615 followed by Arkansas-Little Rock with a 619. Lamar is third with a 623 and North Texas had a 624 to move into fourth place. Texas A&M Corpus Christi rounds out the top five with a 631.

Freshman Mallory Bishop led the Blue Raiders with a 153 to tie for fifth overall. Bishop opened with a 76 before tallying a 77 in round two.

Sophomore Taryn Durham had an uncanny 82 in the first round but came back strong during the second 18 holes with a team-best 75. Durham finished the first day with a 157 to tie for 14th.

Freshman Leigh Wilkins had a 162 to tie for 29th while Grace Holmes fired a 163 to tie for 32nd. Sophomore Jamey Dillard tied for 40th with a 165.

The Blue Raiders will play the final 18 holes on Tuesday.

TEAM SCORES
1 Sam Houston St. U. 308 307 615 +39
2 Arkansas-Little Rock 313 306 619 +43
3 Lamar University 317 306 623 +47
4 North Texas, U. of 320 304 624 +48
5 TX A&M CorpusChristi 314 317 631 +55
6 Middle Tennessee 322 313 635 +59
7 Arkansas State Univ. 319 317 636 +60
8 Oklahoma City Univ. 327 314 641 +65
9 UMKC 344 349 693 +117
10 Arkansas Tech 358 351 709 +133

MT SCORES
T 5 Mallory Bishop 76 77 153
T 14 Taryn Durham 82 75 157
T 29 Leigh Wilkins 82 80 162
T 32 Grace Holmes 82 81 163
T 40 Jamey Dillard 84 81 165

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