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Tee Shots -- ASC's Weekly Golf Notebook
April 16, 2004




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Compiled from information submitted by ASC sports information directors.

Golftstat NCAA Division III Rankings
(April 14)
Men: 16. Texas Lutheran; 17. Hardin-Simmons; 20. Mary Hardin-Baylor; 23. LeTourneau; 24. McMurry; 44. Louisiana College; 49. UT Dallas; 144. Schreiner.
Women: 2. Mary Hardin-Baylor; 16. Hardin-Simmons; 27. McMurry; 45. Texas Lutheran; 68. LeTourneau; 76. UT Dallas.
2004 ASC Golf Championships

American Southwest Conference golf teams are off to Abilene, Texas, for the 2004 ASC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships April 19-20. Teams will play the Diamondback Golf Course in Abilene, checking the course on Sunday with practice rounds before tournament play on Monday and Tuesday.

The 2004 conference championship is co-hosted by Hardin-Simmons and McMurry Universities. Both men and women will play a par 72 course with the men playing over 7,112 yards and the women 5,800 yards. Conference championship, individual medalist and All-Conference awards will be announced at the conclusion of the two-day event. . . . Diamondback Golf Course is located at 1510 E. Industrial Blvd. in Abilene, phone 915-690-9190. A Yahoo map and directions can be accessed at

Championship Notes: Mary Hardin-Baylor is four-time defending ASC women’s golf champions and Carrie Franciskovic returns to defend her individual conference title. . . . UT Dallas won the ASC Men’s Golf Championship last season. Michael Fraterkowski of Texas Lutheran, third a year ago, is the highest placing finisher from last season’s men’s meet returning.

ASC Annual Golf Champions
1997 Hardin-Simmons
1998 Hardin-Simmons
1999 Hardin-Simmons
2000 Hardin-Simmons
2001 Mary Hardin-Baylor
2002 Hardin-Simmons
2003 UT Dallas
1999 Hardin-Simmons
2000 Mary Hardin-Baylor
2001 Mary Hardin-Baylor
2002 Mary Hardin-Baylor
2003 Mary Hardin-Baylor

The men’s women’s NCAA Division III Golf Championships are scheduled the second week in May with the qualifying teams and individuals announced April 29 for the men and May 3 for the women.

Several ASC teams are among the top teams in the April 14 NCAA Division III coaches assosiction rankings. Mary Hardin-Baylor ranks third in the women’s National Golf Coaches Association April 14 national rankings and is the highest ranked men’s team in the ASC with a No. 16 listing in the Golf Coaches Association of America/Precept Top 25 poll. The GCAA poll also includes Texas Lutheran (No. 18) and Hardin-Simmons (No. 19) in the Top 25 with UT Dallas, McMurry and LeTourneau among teams receiving votes.

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