Junior Katie Allare

Irish In Fifth After The First Round Of The Alamo Invitational

Oct. 31, 2010

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The University of Notre Dame women’s golf team is currently tied for fifth after rounding out a 298 (+10) 18-hole total at the Alamo Invitational being played at the Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas. Leading the Irish is freshman Nicole Zhang (Calgary, Alberta/Bishop Carroll), carding an even par-72 and is tied for third place.

Senior So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Preparatory Academy) recorded a 73 (+1) to tie for eighth, followed by freshman Kristina Nhim (Cypress, Calif./Cypress) tied for 20th after posting a 75 (+3).

Rounding out the Irish team score are juniors Katie Allare (Phoenix, Ariz./Xavier Prep.) and Becca Huffer (Denver, Colo./Littleton). Allare finished in a tie for 45th and Huffer tied for 54th posting a 78 (+6) and 79 (+7), respectively.

Colorado currently sits atop the leaderboard with a score of 291 (+3), followed by TCU in second and Texas A&M in third reporting scores of 294 (+6) and 296 (+8), in that order. TCU’s Brooke Beeler and Emily Talley of Colorado both recorded a 67 (-5) and are in a tie for first place.

The three-day tournament continues tomorrow with the second round of play. Tee-times are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) and will follow a split-tee format. Live hole-by-hole scoring of the 2010 Alamo Invitational will be available through Golfstat. To access the live stats go to http://www.golfstatresults.com. There will be daily recaps and results posted to und.com.

Top-Five Teams (18-holes)

1. Colorado

2. TCU

3. Texas A&M

4. Tulane University



Top-Seven Individuals (18-holes)

T1. Brooke Beeler, TCU, 67 (-5)

T1. Emily Talley, Colorado, 67 (-5)

T3. Shannon Jungman, UTSA, 72 (even)

T3. Maribel Lopez Porras, Tulane, 72 (even)

T3. Tessa The, Colorado, 72 (even)

T3. Jessica Wallace, Colorado, 72 (even)

T3. Nicole Zhang, Notre Dame, 72 (even)

Notre Dame’s Top-Five (18-holes)

T3. Nicole Zhang, 72

T8. So-Hyun Park, 73

T20. Kristina Nhim, 75

T45. Katie Allare,78

T54. Becca Huffer, 79