Sept. 27, 1999
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Jennifer Dodd (Portland, Ore.), Jenny Ballou (Portland, Ore.), and Shanelle Roberts (Tacoma, Wash.) are all in the top 20 individually and Washington State is third in the team standings after the first 18 holes at the Oregon Invitational at the Emerald Valley Resort in Creswell, Ore.
Dodd finished the day tops among Cougar golfers, carding a five-over-par 78, good for 11th place. Ballou (40-39-79) and freshman Roberts (41-38-79) tied for 18th. Junior Donna Bell (Prince George, B.C.) shot an 80 and is currently 26th.
Oregon (306) and California (306) are tied for the team lead heading into the final day of play. Washington State is ten strokes back at 316. The Cougars are on pace for their best team finish since they finished third at the Lady Lumberjack Invitational in October of 1997. Idaho (322) and McClennan Community College (323) round out the top five.
California's Vikki Laing (39-34-73) was the individual leader on the first day. Three Oregon Ducks, Kylie Wilson, Pam Sowden, and Anika Heuser, shot first round 74s and are tied for second.
COMPLETE WSU RESULTS:
T11) Jennifer Dodd 39 39 78
T18) Jenny Ballou 40 39 79
T18) Shanelle Roberts 41 38 79
T26) Donna Bell 40 40 80
T49) Tasha Browner 41 44 85
WSU ROSTER: Jenny Ballou, Sr., Portland, Ore., Donna Bell, Fr., Prince George, BC., Tasha Browner, So., Tarzana, Calif., Jennifer Dodd, Jr., Portland, Ore., Shanelle Roberts, Fr., Tacoma, Wash.