TULSA'S SHU-YIN LIU PLACES 15th AT NCAA EAST REGIONAL
May 11, 2013
Auburn, Alabama - University of Tulsa senior golfer Shu-Yin Liu finished in 15th place at the NCAA East Regional on Saturday. Liu carded a final round 74 and finished the 54-hole East Regional with a one-under par 215 total. Fellow Tulsa senior Kristina Merkle finished the tournament in 73rd place with a 12-over par 228 total after turning in a final round score of 79 at the par-72 Auburn University Golf Course.
Liu bogeyed the par-4 first hole, then birdied the par-5 seventh hole and took an even-par score into the 14th hole, before suffering bogey putts on the par-14 third hole and par-3 17th hole.
Alabama, Tulane, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Texas, Northwestern, UCLA and Auburn are the top-8 teams moving on to the NCAA Championship. Alabama captured an eight-stroke victory with a 20-under par 844 score over second-place Tulane's 12-under par 852 total.
Tulsa Individuals T15. Shu-Yin Liu 69-72-74=215 (-1) T73. Kristina Merkle 73-76-79=228 (+12)
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