Oct. 14, 2001
Notre Dame, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s golf team travels to Lawrence, Kan. on Oct. 15-16 to participate in the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational. The 54-hole tournament will be played at the par-72, 5,800-yard Alvamar Golf Club.
The 18-team field will play play 36 holes on Monday and follow that with 18 holes on Tuesday. Action will start both days at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.
Besides the host school, the University of Kansas, the other participating schools include: Evansville, Cincinnati, Youngstown State, James Madison, College of Charleston, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Eastern Michigan, Kansas State, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Creighton, Bradley, Wichita State, Texas-Pan American, Northern Iowa, Oral Roberts and Iowa State.
Competing for the Irish will be freshman Karen Lotta (Los Angeles, Calif.), sophomore Shannon Byrne (Arlington Heights, Ill.), senior Kristin McMurtrie (Calgary, Alb.), sophomore Rebecca Rogers (Alpharetta, Ga.) and junior Terri Taibl (Elm Grove, Wis.).
The Irish were 19th at last week’s Legends of Indiana Tournament and McMurtrie was the top finisher as she tied for 59th with a 235 (75-76-84).