Sept. 9, 1999
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State Women's golf team opened the 1999 fall season with a fourth-place showing at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic hosted by Colordado State University at Ptarmigan Country Club in Fort Collins, Colo.
Jennifer Dodd (72-72-77) led the way for the lady Cougs with a fourth place effort turning in a three-round total of 221. With her five-over-par score for the tournament, the junior from Portland, Ore., claimed her highest finish as a Coug, bettering her tie for 13th place at the Lady Lumberjack Invitational in 1997. Her three-round score of 221 eclipsed her previous career best, a 226, which came at the 1997 Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitiational.
Senior Jenny Ballou (Portland, Ore.) also finished in the top-10, placing in a tie for seventh place with a three-round total of 226. Freshmen Donna Bell (Prince George, BC) turned in a 76-80-81--237 to tie for 33rd place in her Cougar debut, and Shanelle Roberts (Tacoma, Wash.) finished in a tie for 56th place with a three-round total of 247.
University of Nevada's Angie Yoon (69-80-71--220), Brie Del Bone (76-75-75--226), and Meghan Ingalls (79-74-73--226) turned in top-10 finishes to lead the Wolfpack to the team title with a tournament total of 907. Northern Arizona (914) finished 7 strokes back for second place and Denver (918) finished third, one stroke better than the Cougs.
Colorado State's Bree Sharratt (72-71-76--219) took top individual honors to help the host Colorado State to a fifth place finish.
UP NEXT: The lady Cougars will next hit the links at the BYU Invitational Sept. 13-14, in Provo, Utah.
COMPLETE WSU RESULTS:
4) Jennifer Dodd 72-72-77---221. T7) Jenny Ballou 78-72-76---226. T33) Donna Bell 76-80-81---237. T37) Tasha Brower 82-81-75---238. T56) Shanelle Roberts 86-83-78---247.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.