Nov. 7, 2010
STANFORD, Calif. - The No. 1 Alabama women's golf team closed out the fall schedule on Sunday with a second-place finish at the SEC/Pac-10 Challenge at the par-71, 6,148-yard Stanford Golf Course.
The Crimson Tide shot 15-over-par 867 for the tournament to finish back of No. 4 UCLA, who carded a 4-over-par total of 856. Alabama shot a final round 8-over 295 after a 289 in round one and a 286 in round two. No. 3 Southern California was third at 23-over 875 while Arizona (+25, 877) was fourth and Auburn (+27, 879) fifth.
The Tide finished the fall schedule with victories at the Fall Preview and the Tar Heel Invitational, while posting a second-place showing this weekend and sixth at the Mason Rudolph Women's Championship.
Junior Brooke Pancake paced the Crimson Tide on the Stanford Golf Course tract with a tie for 10th place at 3-over-par 216. She shot 4-over-par 75 in windy conditions during Sunday's final round. Pancake opened with a 74 in the first round and then shot a team-low 69 in round two.
Senior Camilla Lennarth led the Tide in the final round with a 2-under-par 69. The 69 was the third-lowest score of the field in difficult conditions on Sunday. Lennarth had struggled in the opening 36 holes, but made three birdies and just one bogey in the final round to finish tied for 34th, up from 77th after two rounds.
Jennifer Kirby was one shot back of Pancake in a tie for 13th at 4-over-par 217. Kirby, a sophomore from Paris, Ontario, Canada, carded a 2-over-par 73 in the final round with four birdies and six bogeys. She shot even-par 71 in round one and 73 in round two.
True freshman Stephanie Meadow finished tied for 16th at 5-over-par 218. The native of Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, carded a 75 in the third day after rounds of 71 and 72. Courtney Harter shot 76 on Sunday, but finished tied for 27th at 10-over-par 223.
Alabama resumes the 2010-11 season on Feb. 13-15, 2011, when they look to defend its title at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.