March 15, 2007
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - Gonzaga University's Mary Kate Morgan captured medalist honors at the Bobcat Desert Classic at Play Valley Golf Club, winning a playoff Wednesday.
Morgan and Tara Lambright of the University of North Texas finished the 54 holes at 225, but Morgan won on the second playoff hole by knocking her 4 wood to within four feet on the par 5 and making eagle. Morgan fired rounds of 76-76-70 on the 6,160-yard, par 72 layout.
Lacey Jo Manwaring also had an outstanding tournament, finishing tied for sixth two strokes off the lead at 227 after rounds of 78-73-70.
The duo helped the Bulldogs finish fourth at 926, including a final-round 303. Sacramento State University and Cal Poly tied for first at 915, Sac State winning the chip off for the team title.
Results were delayed because of an illness to a member of the tournament staff.