The Seattle University women's golf team turned the page on the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Wednesday, finishing in 13th place at Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
Lori Pearson (Seattle, Wash.) led the Redhawks for the fifth time this year, finishing in a tie for 34th place after taking 233 strokes during the tournament, 17 shots over par. During Wednesday's final round, she carded a 77, five strokes over par and her best round of the tournament.
Earning her highest finish in relation to the team this year, Nicole Gaddie (Salt Lake City, Utah) was the second-highest ranked Redhawk, tying for 50th with a three-round total of 239 (+23). Gaddie finished the tournament with a final round of 82, 10 strokes above par. Two strokes back, Clare Sorensen (Roseville, Calif.) shot her tournament low on the day, carding a 6-over-par 78. She finished in a tie for 61st at 241 strokes, 25 strokes above par.
Amanda Beyke (Federal Way, Wash.) finished her second straight tournament with rounds of 79 (+7) Wednesday, moving up the leaderboard 10 spots into a tie for 67th. She counted a total of 244 strokes total (+28) during the three-round tournament.
Closing out the Redhawks' lineup, Monica Keo (Oahu, Hawaii) ended the tournament on her native island of Oahu in a tie for 75th, taking 247 strokes (+31) over three rounds. She tallied an 11-over-par 83 Wednesday to wrap up the tournament.
As a team, Seattle U finished in 13th place, counting 952 strokes (+88) throughout the tournament. No. 7 Arizona took the team title with 875 strokes (+11), while the Wildcats' Manon Gidali earned individual honors after taking 213 strokes (-3) over three rounds.
Seattle U's next tournament will be the Challenge at Onion Creek, held at the Onion Creek Club in Austin, Texas. Western Athletic Conference foes Idaho and Texas State will also be competing in the tournament, which runs Monday, April 1st to Tuesday, April 2nd.