Vanderbilt enters the tournament ranked 3rd in the nation

The #3 ranked Vanderbilt Commodores open the 2003 Spring season in Tucson, Arizona, at the Wildcat Invitational, hosted by the University of Arizona. The tournament, played at the Arizona National Golf Club at Sabino Springs (par 72, 6134 yards), will begin Feb. 24 (Monday) and conclude Feb. 26 (Wednesday) with shotgun starts each day at 7:30 am MT.

“This is the start of the spring season for everyone,” Vanderbilt head coach Martha Freitag said. “We are ready to get back into tournament mode and get the rust off from the winter break. Hopefully, we can start out like Tiger (Woods).”

The Commodores join 17 other teams in the tournament, including six ranked in the Top 20. Teams schedule to compete include: Arizona (1), Arizona State, Arkansas, Brigham Young, Colorado, Colorado State, UNLV, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Pepperdine (8), San Jose State, Southern California (6), SMU, Stanford, Tennessee (11), UCLA (14) and Washington (9).

“This is a great field for us, because we will see teams from the West,” Freitag added. “Arizona has a great tournament tradition and we want to cover the country and play in tournaments with great competition nationwide.”

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Tournament Name: Wildcat Invitational - hosted by University of Arizona
Dates: Feb. 24-26 (Monday - Wednesday)
Course: Arizona National Golf Club at Sabino Springs
Par/Yardage: Par 72/6,134 yards
Format: 18 holes each day; 7:30 am shotgun start
Vanderbilt Team: Sarah Jacobs, May Woods, Courtney Wood, Joni Gossett, Nicki Cutler


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