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No. 5 Pepperdine Finishes Fifth at PING/ASU Invitational

April 1, 2007

Tempe, Ariz. -

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Behind sophomore Jayvie Agojo's 3-under par 69, the No. 5 Pepperdine women's golf team tied for the lowest round of day, posting a 2-under par total of 286, and finished fifth at the PING/ASU Invitational that concluded Sunday at the par-72, 6,230-yard Kartsen Golf Course in Tempe, Arizona.

The Waves posted a 54-hole score of 13-under par 877, 26 shots behind host Arizona State, which captured the 17-team event with a 13-under par score of 851. The Sun Devils, who were the only team to finish under par, finished 22 shots ahead of second-place UCLA (873).

Texas A&M (874) was third followed by Vanderbilt (875) and the Waves.

The field included 10 teams ranked in Golfweek's Top 30, including seven in the Top 10.

Agojo placed eighth with a final-round score of 3-under par 213, seven shots behind Arizona State's Anna Nordqvist, who claimed individual medalist honors with a 10-under par score of 206. Stanford's Mari Chun (208) was second while Pernilla Lindberg (209) placed third and Jennifer Osborn of Arizona State and Vanderbilt's Jacqui Concolino tied for fourth at 5-unfer par 211.

Sophomore Nicole Montgomery and freshman Misun Cho tied for 25th with 6-over par scores of 222. Senior All-American, Eileen Vargas, who carded a final-round 2-under par 70, tied for 35th at 9-over par 225.

Pepperdine will be off for two weeks before traveling to Lompoc, California, where it will go in search of sixth straight West Coast Conference (WCC) title, and ninth in the last 10 years. The 54-hole championship will be contested at the La Purisima Golf Club.