Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Day's Best Round Moves UA To Fourth
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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TULSA, Okla. (May 21) - In the third day of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships at the Tulsa Country Club (Par-71, 6,022 yards), Arizona used the day's best round -- and the second-best round of the tournament -- to move up from eighth to fourth and is now nine shots off the lead heading into tomorrow's final round. The Wildcats carded an 8-over-par 292 today and as a result, trail first place Duke by nine strokes and second place Arizona State and Georgia by only one shot. Arizona's score of 292 today was a total that was 15 shots better than yesterday's 307.

Duke, who has held the lead since the first round, shot a 14-over-par 298 today and now has an eight shot advantage with its three-day total of 895. The Sun Devils and Bulldogs are in a tie for second place at 903, followed by Arizona at 904. Behind Arizona is Pepperdine at 911. The Waves entered the day in second, but shot a 24-over-par 308 today to drop to fifth. After that, it's Tulsa (913 ), USC (914), Stanford (916) and Texas (921).

Individually, Arizona State's Grace Park remains atop the leaderboard after shooting a 70 today and enjoys a one shot lead at 1-under-par 212. Duke Candy Hanneman is in second at even-par 213 and Georgia's Shauna Estes is in third at 3-over-par 216.

Arizona's Krissie Register and Jenna Daniels are both tied for seventh place at 11-over-par 224. Register shot a 74 for the second straight day and moved up from 12th place, while Daniels turned in her best round of the tournament (72) to move all the way up from 22nd place.

Following that Wildcat duo is Christina Monteiro, who after shooting a 72 today, is tied for 21st with a 15-over-par 228 (76-80-72). Jill Gomric is tied for 35th at 18-over-par 231 and Cristina Baena is at 47th with a 20-over-par 233.

Arizona Results

    T8.  Krissie Register      76-74-74-224 (+11)
    T8.  Jenna Daniels         76-76-72-224 (+11)
    T21. Christina Baena       76-80-72-228 (+15)
    T35. Jill Gomric           77-77-77-231 (+18)
    47.  Cristina Baena        79-80-74-233 (+20)