The University of Arkansas golf team, consisting of Stacey Lewis, Kelli Shean, Lucy Nunn, Kristen Ingram and Alex Schulte, took part in the Stanford Intercollegiate Competition, held in Palo Alto, California this past week.
Playing on the par 71, 6189 yard Stanford Golf Course (where Tiger Woods learnt his trade), Arkansas found them selves up against the strongest field assembled to participate.
The field included fourth ranked Arizona State, second ranked Duke, 11th seeded California, 8th seeded Georgia and top ranked UCAL. Arkansas, going into the competition were ranked 13th.
With great performances from all of the girls, Lewis winning the competition and the other girls all posting pretty good scores, Arkansas finished on 886 and in sole 4th position, loosing to eventual winners, Arizona State with Duke in second and UCLA in third.
Shean made a stop-over in San Francisco along with her team mates on the way back to Fayetteville for a bit of sight seeing. Having returned to Fayetteville early Monday morning, 05.30am saw Shean and co. in the gym and getting ready for classes.
Shean, along with Lewis, Nunn, Ingram and Schulte head out on Wednesday evening for the final event of the 2007 fall, travelling to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for the UA Ann Rhodes Intercollegiate, from 26 – 28 October.
Shean has had a great start to her collegiate career by travelling to all four of Arkansas events the fall, and will be returning home on the 13th December for a month, before heading back on the 14th of January for the new season.