Sept. 13, 1999
PULLMAN, Wash. - Sophomore Tasha Browner (Tarzana, Calif.) and junior Jennifer Dodd (Portland, Ore.) finished the first day of the Brigham Young University Invitational at the Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville, Utah in the top 15 and have the Cougars sitting at fifth in the team standings after 36 holes.
Browner (78-77--155) led Washington State, finishing in a three-way tie for eighth place. Dodd, who is coming off her career-best finish last week at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic, turned in steady 77 and 79 stroke rounds to finish 12-over-par.
The Cougar Women carded a 630 stroke team total and are 25 shots behind tournament leader, the University of Texas-El Paso. Hawaii (314-312--626) and California (325-301--626) are tied for second after the opening day of play. Tournament host, Brigham Young University (308-320--628) is fourth and two strokes in front of Washington State.
Texas-El Paso's Kristen MaClaren (74-71--145) and Melissa Mendoza (73-77--150) claimed the top two individual spots on Monday.
T8) Tasha Browner 78-77--155 T11) Jennifer Dodd 77-79--156 T32) Jenny Ballou 81-81--162 T32) Shanelle Roberts 83-79--162 T38) Donna Bell 78-85--163WSU 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.