After its’ best round of the tournament, the Seattle University women’s golf team moved up the leaderboard into 13th place after the final round of the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate Sunday at The Classic Club.
Lori Pearson (Seattle, Wash.) led the Redhawks’ charge by carding a 1-over-par 73 during the third round, her best single-round tally of the year. She climbed five spots up the leaderboard into a tie for 15th with a tournament total of 227 strokes, 11 shots above par.
Clare Sorensen (Roseville, Calif.) fired a final-round 6-over-par 78 on her way to a tie for 27th place Sunday. She ended the three-day event with a tally of 230 strokes, 14 over par.
Christine Cook (Yakima, Wash.) concluded her first scoring tournament of the year—she played as an individual at the Rose City Collegiate—in a tie for 67th after taking 242 strokes throughout the tournament, 26 strokes above par.
A pair of freshmen rounded out the Seattle U roster at the tournament, with Juhee Lee (Manhatten, Ore.) taking 94th with a two-day total of 252 (+36) after taking 80 strokes (+8) Sunday. Amanda Beyke (Federal Way, Wash.) finished up her first collegiate tournament with a final round of 84, 12 strokes above par. Beyke took 96th with a score of 254, 38 strokes above par.
As a team, the Redhawks took 313 strokes Sunday, elevating the squad into sole possession of 13th place with an overall total of 946, 82 strokes above par. Fresno State won the team tournament with a collective tally of 885, 21 strokes above par and a tournament record, while the College of Charleston’s Kathy Boehm also set a tournament record by taking just 216 strokes and remaining at even par for the tournament.
The SU women’s golf squad will next compete at the Santa Clara University Colby Invitational at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose, Calif. The tournament runs from Monday, Oct. 22 to Tuesday, Oct. 23.