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Tigers ranked in both national polls

Tigers ranked in both national polls

December 5, 2006

gates05.jpgDecember 5, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Following another successful fall season, the DePauw women's golf team is ranked third by both the National Golf Coaches Association and Golfstat.com. Methodist and Gustavus Adolphus are first and second, respectively, in both polls.

The Tigers won four of their six fall tournaments, tied for second in another and were fourth in the other. DePauw posted a stroke average of 319.8 in 12 rounds led by senior Sarah Gates with a 77.1 average and junior Ali Murtaugh at 78.9.

DePauw returns to action at the Golden Isle Classic at Jekyll Island, Ga., March 23-25.

In April, the Tigers aim for their sixth straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. DePauw teams have finished third in the last four NCAA Division III Championships and in the top four each of the last five years.