Tulsa Women Golfers Finish 12th at Susie Maxwell Berning Classic
Oct. 17, 2012
Norman, Okla. - The Tulsa women's golf team finished in 12th place at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic. The Hurricane carded a final round 299 for a 54-hole total of 921 at the par-72 Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course.
The host Oklahoma Sooners captured the team title with a 29-stroke victory over second-place Notre Dame in the 18-team field. The Sooners finished with a five-under par score of 859, while Notre Dame turned in a score of 888 and was followed by Denver (898), Texas Tech (899) and SMU (901) rounding out the top-five teams.
Tulsa senior Kristina Merkle finished in an 18th place tie with a nine-over par score of 225 after her final round score of 77. Fellow senior Shu-Yin Liu turned in Tulsa's best individual round of the tournament with a one-under par score of 71 for a 226 score to finish in 24th place overall.
Freshman Antonia Von Wnuck scored a final round 76 and completed the three-day tournament with a score of 230 for 47th place. Fellow newcomers Karson Bizzell and Jessica Lydia placed 81st and 89th, respectively. Bizzell had her best round of 75 today for a 240 total, while Lydia also had her best round of the tournament with a score of 79 and a total of 247.
Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil claimed individual medalist honors with a seven-under par 209 score.
Tulsa will be back in action at the Betsy Rawls Invitational, October 28-30, in Austin, Texas.
Team Results 1. Oklahoma 284-295-280=859 2. Notre Dame 289-310-289=888 3. Denver 290-314-294=898 4. Texas Tech 289-305-305=899 5. SMU 298-309-294=901 6. Ohio State 291-312-299=902 T7. Coastal Carolina297-299-309=905 T7. Texas State 289-323-293=905 9. Kansas 297-303-307=907 10. TCU 305-312-299=916 11. Kansas State 300-316-301=917 12. Tulsa 310-312-299=921 T13. Kent State 308-310-304=922 T13. New Mexico 310-308-304=922 15. South Florida 307-316-301=924 16. Kennesaw State 307-322-296=925 17. Middle Tenn. 303-321-307=931 18. Redlands CC 309-317-306=932
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