Cook Leads Mizzou at Hoosier Fall Invitational

7 years 3 days 20 hours ago Tuesday, October 18 2011 Oct 18, 2011 Tuesday, October 18, 2011 9:01:46 AM CDT October 18, 2011 in Tiger Talk
Source: Jenny Dewar - Press Release

CARMEL, IN - The Missouri Women's golf team is in ninth place at the Hoosier Fall Invitational after playing two rounds Monday. The Tigers (323-307--630) sit just six strokes behind Gonzaga and Indiana who hold a tie for seventh. Missouri's Marissa Cook, who is competing as an individual, will start the third round with a hold on 12th place after finishing the second round eight strokes over par.

The Hoosier Fall Invitational, hosted by Indiana University, is taking place at the Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana. The par-72 course has previously played host to several PGA and LPGA events. Thirteen teams will compete in the event including Notre Dame, Illinois and Eastern Michigan, who ended the second round in the first, second and third place positions, respectively. Also competing are Nebraska, Wichita State, Penn State, Indiana, Gonzaga, Western Michigan, Toledo, Illinois State and Ball State.

Cook, who went 78-74--152 is one stroke behind the golfers in a tie for eighth. Kelly Osborne is also competing as an individual in the tournament. Going 81-73 in the first and second rounds, she sits in a tie for 17th place. Osborne recorded five birdies on the day, four coming in the second round to give her a one-over-par score.

Kate Gallagher (+14) closed the second round in a tie for 32nd place. She tallied three birdies in the second round (+2) to improve on a twelve-over-par performance in the first round. Hannah Lovelock recorded two birdies in her second round, finishing fifteen over on the day.

"Kate had a great second round and our two individuals, Marissa Cook and Kelly Osborne were very solid," head coach Stephanie Priesmeyer said. "We need to continue to find the right combination and get everyone competing consistently on the same day."

Taylor Gohn and Ariana Savich join Lovelock in a tie for 39th. Gohn (78-81) recorded three birdies on the day, two in the first round of play. Savich recorded a 82-77 scores in the first and second rounds. Alina Rogers closed the second round one stroke back after scoring 82-78 on the day. She recorded four birdies, two in each round, to tie for 46th.

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