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Wildcat Recap 2/27/2008
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 02/27/2008
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Walshe Earns sixth top-10 finish of the season ?

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TUCSON , Ariz. ?C ?For the second day in a row the Oklahoma State University womenˇ?s golf team battled high winds en route to victory Wednesday at the 2008 Wildcat Invitational at Arizona National Golf Course.

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The Cowgirlsˇ? final-round 298 (+14) was just enough, as the squad finished with a three-round total of 884 (+32) and a two-stroke victory.? USC and Duke finished second in the 16-team field, while host Arizona (899) and Arizona State (901) rounded out the top-five places.

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High winds caused the Arizona National Golf Course to play extremely tough over the final two rounds, as the field covered the final 36 holes at more than eight strokes over par.

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Dukeˇ?s Amanda Blumenherst captured individual medalist honors at this event for the second year in a row.? The junior from Scottsdale, Ariz., shot a one-over-par 73 Wednesday and won by three strokes with an even-par 213 tally.

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The Arizona women placed two golfers in the top-20 places to earn its third top-five finish in seven tournaments this season.? Senior Alison Walshe was the top-finishing Wildcat, as she tied for fifth place at seven-over 220.? It was her sixth top-10 finish in seven starts this year.

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Joining Walshe in the top-20 was freshman Alejandra Llaneza, who carded a five-over 76 to tie for 16th place at 224 (+11).

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Senior Mary Jacobs carded a final-round 74, UAˇ?s low round of the day, to finish at 14-over 227 and a tie for 24th place.? Sophomore Emily Mason shot a 78 and tied for 34th place at 229 (+16).? The 229 total for Mason is a career low.

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Amanda Wilson tied for 49th place at 20-over 233.

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Three other Wildcats participated as individuals in the event.? Brittany Benvenuto finished in 84th place at 252 (+39).? Brooke Schneider finished in 89th place at 48-over 261.? Marisa Smith withdrew during the final round.

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The 54-hole event was contested at Arizona National Golf Course, a par-71, 6,166-yard layout.? The Wildcats are next in action, March 17-19, at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational.

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Top-Five Teams

1.???????? Oklahoma State.................. 288-298-298=884 (+32)

2.???????? USC....................................... 296-300-290=886 (+34)

??????????? Duke...................................... 288-302-296=886 (+32)

4.???????? ARIZONA.............................. 288-308-303=899 (+47)

5.???????? Arizona State........................ 287-316-298=901 (+49)


Top-Five Individuals

1.???????? Amanda Blumenherst, Duke....... 68-72-73=213 (E)

2.???????? Belen Mozo, USC......................... 74-74-68=216 (+3)

??????????? Jaclyn Sweeney, Oklahoma St.. 71-72-73=216 (+3)

4.???????? Mari Chun, Stanford..................... 69-77-73=219 (+6)

5.???????? Alison Walshe, Arizona............. 71-74-75=220 (+7)

??????????? Tiffany Joh, UCLA......................... 70-80-70=220 (+7)

??????????? Taylore Karle, Pepperdine......... 71-77-72=220 (+7)

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Arizona Finishers

T5.????? Alison Walshe.............................. 71-74-75=220 (+7)

T16.??? Alejandra Llaneza...................... 70-78-76=224 (+11)

T24.??? Mary Jacobs................................ 73-80-74=227 (+14)

T34.??? Emily Mason............................... 74-77-78=229 (+16)

T49.??? Amanda Wilson......................... 74-79-80=233 (+20)

84.????? Brittany Benvenuto (ind.).......... 86-83-83=252 (+39)

89.????? Brooke Schneider (ind.)........... 82-91-88=261 (+48)

DNF??? Marisa Smith (ind.)............................. 88-85-WD=WD

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