Feb. 20, 2007
Final Central District Invitational Results
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PARRISH, Fla. -- Northwestern's 25th-ranked women's golf team tied its lowest round of the tournament, shooting a final-round total of 16-over 304 to finish in a tie for seventh place at the Central District Invitational.
The 'Cats finished in a tie with 22nd-ranked Arkansas at 50-over 914 (304-306-304=914). The Wildcats and Razorbacks ended up five shots behind sixth-place LSU and six shots clear of ninth-place Texas.
Texas A&M won the tournament, which was filled with NCAA Central Region squads with a total of 10-over 874, 13 shots ahead of second-place Michigan State. Texas A&M's Ashley Knoll took medalist honors, shooting 7-under 209 for the tournament.
Alice Kim (Los Angeles, Calif./Brentwood) and Jennifer Hong (Windermere, Fla./The First Academy) led the 'Cats on the second day, firing three-over 75's to move up the individual leaderboard. Hong finished at 13-over 229 (79-75-75=229) and went from a tie for 29th at the beginning of the day to a tie for 27th at the end, while Kim shot 14-over 230 (77-78-75=230) for the tournament and went from a tie for 36th to a tie for 30th.
Liliana Alvarez (Durango, Mexico/American School of Durango) earned the Wildcats' highest individual finish, ending play in a tie for 15th at 10-over 226 (73-74-79=226). It was the 23rd top-20 finish of her illustrious career (Tulane and Northwestern combined).
Both Brittany Johnston
(Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) and Heather Scholten
(Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) contributed to the team score on Tuesday, recording 5-over 77's. Johnston finished the tournament tied for 46th and Scholten earned a 52nd-place finish.
The 'Cats return to action March 3-4 at the Red Rocks Invitational in Sedona, Ariz.
Final results for the Central District Invitational can be found at Central District Invitational.