March 23, 2004
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AUSTIN, Texas - The Arizona women's golf team finished tied ninth with TCU, Tuesday after its final day of competition at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas.
The Wildcats shot a 102-over-par 966 to finish 31 strokes behind tournament champion Vanderbilt after the Commodores shot a 71-over-par 935. Tournament host Texas (937) and California (938) occupy second and third places, respectively. Southern California shot a 77-over-par 941 to place fourth. UNLV (950) rounded out the top-five.
Individually Arizona sophomore Cassandra Kirkland tied for seventh place with Texas' Mariana Salazar after shooting a 231 (+15). This was the second time the Saint-Nom-La-Breteche, France native finished within the top-ten this season.
Junior Mar Garcia tied for 29th after shooting 25-over-par 241. Sophomore Lani Elston tied for 34th place after shooting 27-over-par 243 for the tournament. While junior Miriam Kraschinski shot a 38-over-par 254 for 68th place. Freshman Rachel Gavin ended the tournament in 90th after carding a 59-over-par 275.
The Wildcats return home to participate in the Mountain View Collegiate hosted by the University of Colorado and Colorado State University, March 27-28 at Mountain View Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.