Sadekar Secures Top 10 Finish for Las Vegas Lady Golf Rebels at PING /ASU

April 3, 2007

TEMPE, Ariz. – UNLV senior Seema Sadekar came in 10th to lead the Rebel women golfers at the PING/ASU Invitational which wrapped up at Karsten Golf Course on Sunday.

It was the first top-10 finish of the season for Sadekar, who shot a two-over 74 on her way to a three-round total of one-under 215 (72-69-74) on the 6,230-yard course. She was one-under on Sunday with five holes to played, but closed her round with three bogies and two pars.

The UNLV Lady Rebel golfers play and practice at many Las Vegas golf courses.

Anna Nordqvist of Arizona State took home medalist honors with a 54-hole score of 206 (-10) after she carded a three-under 69, her third-straight sub-par round of the tournament. Behind her strong play the host Sun Devils won the team title going away, carding a team total of 13-under 851, which was 22 strokes better than second-place Vanderbilt (873, +9).

As a team UNLV wrapped up in 11th place with a team score of 52-over 916 (300-306-310).

Rebel freshman Natasha Krishna shot a second-straight 75 (+3) and tied for 25th with a three-round score of 222 (72-75-75, +6). Nicole McGirr tied for 70th with a score a 237 (77-78-82, +21), Melissa Mabanta (79-84-79–242, +26) finished tied for 82nd and Kasi Lee (83-86-85–254, +38) came in 90th.

Article supplied by Bryan, Haines, UNLV Assistant Sports Information Director

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