TULSA WOMEN GOLFERS FINISH IN FIFTH PLACE AT BETSY RAWLS INVITE
Oct. 30, 2012
Austin, Texas - The Tulsa women golfers closed out the fall season on Tuesday at the 39th Annual Betsy Rawls Invitational with a final round score of 297 to finish the 54-hole tournament with a 19-over total of 883. The Hurricane finished ahead of six top-40 ranked teams at the par-72 University of Texas Golf Club course.
Senior Shu-Yin Liu, the first round leader after scoring a career-best 68 placed 14th overall in the field of 81 golfers. She finished with a two-over par 218 total after completing her round today at four-over par 76. Freshman Jessica Lydia also carded a round of 76 today to finish at five-over par 221 to tie for 21st place.
Senior Kristina Merkle turned in her second straight solid round with an even-par 72 after opening the tournament with a first round 82. Merkle was one-under par yesterday and closed out the tournament in 37th place.
SEC rivals, Florida and Alabama, tied for the team title with one-under par scores of 863. Arkansas was next with a total of 864, followed by Arizona State (869) and Tulsa rounding out the top-five.
Tulsa individual Nanna Nielson placed 80th with a score of 258.
Team Results T1. Florida 293-280-290=863 T1. Alabama 284-289-290=863 3. Arkansas 288-288-288=864 4. Arizona State 290-286-293=869 5. Tulsa 298-288-297=883 6. Texas 297-289-304=890 7. Denver 294-296-302=892 8. UCLA 304-301-289=894 19. Pepperdine 307-295-295=897 10. UNLV 298-298-302=898 11. Kent State 300-298-303=901 12. Auburn 299-298-306=903 13. TCU 311-297-299=907 14. New Mexico 313-292-311=916 15. Illinois 312-317-298=927
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