Garduno takes second and Jackson sixth at The 22nd PGA Minority Championship
May 11, 2008
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL.-- Old Dominion University junior Alexis Garduno finished second and Deztany Jackson sixth in the Women's Independent Division of the 22nd PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.
Garduno shot an 84 today to finish the 54 hole event at 244, nine strokes behind Sara Young of Florida State who won at 235. Jackson shot an 86 today to finish with a total of 272.
A total of 235 contestants from 38 colleges and university comprise the championship field. The 54-hole stroke-play Championship consisted of four divisions: NCAA Men's Division I and II, and NAIA Men's and Women's. In addition there were individual competitions for minority men and women.
The individual invitational was open to students who are African-American, Hispanic-American, Native or Alaskan American, Asian or Pacific Island American.
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S DIVISION
1 Sara Young, Florida State University 82-76-77--235 2 Alexis Garduno, Old Dominion University 79-81-84--244 3 Maria Urquiola, Bethune Cookman College 81-84-81--246 4 Mackenzie Mack, Indiana Stare University 87-81-80--248 5 Melissa Uriegas, University of Texas Pan American 93-88-90--271 6 Deztany Jackson, Old Dominion University 92-94-86--272 7 Cynthia Jordan, Benedict College114-107-112--333 8 Kellie Ross, Baldwin-Wallace College 115-109-116--340 9 Letricia Carter, Benedict College 158-134-127--419