Rebels Set To Host Spring Invitational
Feb. 19, 2012
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LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – The UNLV women’s golf team is set to start spring season action this week, hosting the eighth annual UNLV Spring Invitational at Cascata Golf Club, Feb. 20-21.
Cascata Golf Club will play home to the annual tournament for the first time, starting Monday, Feb. 20 and Tuesday, Feb. 21. The par-72 course will play at various distances each round this week.
“We’re excited to get back into action and to start the spring at home,” said head coach Amy Bush. “We ended the fall season on a high note and the team has been dedicated over the break to coming out and improving on that.”
The field of 11 teams includes four ranked in Golfweek’s latest top 50 rankings, including Arizona (24th), San Diego State (31st), New Mexico (41st) and Louisville (49th). In addition to host UNLV, the tournament field is rounded out by North Texas, Idaho, Colorado State, UC Irvine, BYU and New Mexico State.
UNLV’s lineup will consist of freshmen Mayko Chwen-Wang, Dana Finkelstein, sophomores Katerina Prorokova, Charlotte Brooks and junior Ellis Keenan. Competing as individuals in the field will be freshman Marguerite Swearingen, senior Bethany Calvo and Hee Jeong Lim.
Both the first and second rounds on Monday as well as round three on Tuesday will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m. for all groups.