Tulsa Women Golfers Place 11th at the Rebel Intercollegiate
April 7, 2013
Oxford, Miss. - The Tulsa women's golf team finished in an 11th place tie on Sunday at the t the 18-team Rebel Intercollegiate as the Golden Hurricane carded a final round 300 to finish with a 54-hole score of 914 at the Ole Miss Golf Course.
Tulsa senior Kristina Merkle carded a final round two-under par 70 and finished in 16th place with an overall score of five-over par 221. After starting on hole 12 today, Merkle bogeyed the par-5 14th hole, but then turned in birdie putts on the par-4 18th and the par-4 fourth hole to go one-under par. She got back to even on the next hole with a bogey on the par-3 fifth hole. Merkle closed out the day with a birdie on the par-5 seventh hole and finished her round with a par putt on the par-4 11th hole to record her two-under par score.
Coastal Carolina held on for the tournament title with a score of 863 and was followed by Baylor (872), Tulane (878), East Tennessee State (881) and Kentucky (886) to round out the top-5 teams. Individually, Coastal Carolina's Jessica Alexander shot one-under 71 today for an eight-under par three-round score of 208 to claim medalist honors.
Hurricane freshman Antonia Von Wnuck placed 46th overall with a score of 227 after turning in her best round of the tournament on Sunday with a two-over par 74. Senior Shu-Yin Liu placed 56th with a score of 230, followed by Jessica Lydia's 237 score for 78th place and Karson Bizzell in 91st place with a score of 246.
Tulsa will be in action next at the Conference USA Championships, April 22-24, in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Team Results 1. Coastal Carolina284-289-290=863 2. Baylor 289-293-290=872 3. Tulane 293-286-299=878 4. East Tenn. St. 290-296-295=881 5. Kentucky 291-302-293=886 T6. LSU 291-294-303=808 T6. Mississippi St. 289-289-300=808 8. Mississippi 301-291-300=892 9. Furman 300-301-297=898 10. Missouri 310-293-297=900 T11. Harvard 299-307-308=914 T11. Tulsa 305-309-300=914 13. Troy 312-308-297=917 14. Redlands CC 307-308-303=918 15. Minnesota 303-308-309=920 16. Southern Miss 307-308-315=930 17. Memphis 314-316-311=941 18. Murray State 317-319-308=944
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