May 8, 2003
Today's opening round of the NCAA Women's Central Regional Golf Championships, where the Kent State women's golf team is competing, has been postponed due to rain. The tournament will resume tomorrow (May 9) with a shotgun start beginning at 8 a.m., with plans to play both the first and second rounds. Tournament officials have scheduled 36 holes of continuous play for Friday in order to get the regional back on schedule for Saturday's third and final round.
Kent State University is making its its third straight NCAA Central Regional appearance at the par-71, 6,033-yard Firethorn Golf Course in Lincoln, Neb. The Golden Flashes automatically qualified after claiming its fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship April 27.
Field: University of Arkansas, Baylor University, University of California, University of Florida, Indiana University, Kansas State University, KENT STATE, Michigan State University, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska, University of New Mexico, University of Oklahoma, Purdue University, Southern University, University of Tennessee, University of Texas, Texas Christian University, Texas A&M University, University of Tulsa, University of Wisconsin, Yale University, Randi Gauthier (North Texas University), Louise Kenney (Iowa State University) and Elizabeth Burden (Northwestern University) Course: Firethorn Golf Course, Lincoln, Neb.