NORMAN, Okla. The Oklahoma womenâ€™s golf team is in 14th place after the first 18 holes of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic with a 319 (+31). The three-day, 54-hole tournament is taking place at the par-72, 6,236-yard University Club in Baton Rouge, La.
No. 2 Duke leads the 17-team field at 293 (+5). No. 7 Arkansas is in second with a 299 (+11), and No. 18 Tennessee holds third with a 302 (+14).
Pacing the Sooners is Valerie Tanguay. The sophomore fired a 77 (+5) Sunday and is tied for 25th.
Classmate Rylee Pedigo is tied for 46th after carding a 79 (+7) for the round, pocketing two birdies and an eagle. One stroke behind Pedigo is freshman Julienne Soo, who holds a tie for 57th.
Sophomores Ana Ruiz and Hannah Wood are in ties for 79th and 85th, respectively, at 83 (+11) and 84 (+12).
The second round of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic is scheduled to begin Monday morning. The Sooners tee times will start at 9:15 a.m. CT, and live stats will be available on GolfStat.com.
Tulsa men shoot 4-under in final round
Goodyear, Arizona The Tulsa menâ€™s golf team finished in 16th place at the Desert Shootout Saturday afternoon. The Hurricane carded a final round 4-under par 284 for a 54-hole score of 2-over par 866 at the par-72 Palm Valley Golf Club. Three Tulsa players carded under-par scores in final round action as the Hurricane had its best round of the two-day tournament. Tulsa freshman Jack Knoesel placed 18th overall with a 6-under par 210 after turning in a 4-under 68 on Saturday. Junior Matthew Marquez had a 71 for a total score of 216 for a 53rd place performance.
Sophomore Francisco Yanez also shot 71 to finish the event in 62nd place at 218. True freshman Preston Crawford finished with a three-round total of 224 for 94th place, while red-shirt freshman Sam Humphreys scored a 107th place finish with a score of 229.
Iowa State claimed the team title with a 41-under par score of 823, while Joo-Young Lee of NIU and Antoine Rozner of UMKC shared the individual lead with scores of 14-under par 202.
Tulsa will be in action next at the Little Rock First Tee Classic, March 28-29, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
1. Iowa State 276-275-272=823
2. Kansas 279-276-276=831
3. UMKC 274-284-276=834
4. NIU 279-284-275=838
5. Eastern Michigan 284-283-272=839
6. BYU 280-281-284=845
7. Colorado State 277-288-281=846
8. Kansas State 284-284-281=849
9. Northern Colorado 284-284-283=851
10. Idaho 281-265-283=853
11. Columbia 283-291-280=854
12. Nebraska 288-288-279=855
13. Wichita State 282-290-285=857
14. George Washington 290-282-288=860
15. Boise State 296-286-279=861
16. Tulsa 288-294-284=866
17. Denver 288-301-284=873
18. Nebraska-Omaha 291-298-287=876
19. Grand Canyon 298-295-297=890
20. Southern Utah 301-304-297=902
T18. Jack Knoesel 65-77-68=210 (-6)
T53. Matthew Marquez 77-68-71=216 (E)
T62. Francisco Yanez 75-72-71=218 (+2)
T94. Preston Crawford 72-77-75=224 (+8)
T107. Sam Humphreys 76-79-74=229 (+13)
T1. Joo-Young Lee, NIU 65-69-68=202 (-14)
T1. Antoine Rozner, UMKC 66-68-68=202 (-14)
T3. Francois Lagraulet, UMKC 67-69-67=203 (-13)
T3. Denzel Ieremia, Iowa State 66-67-70=203 (-13)
5. Connor Peck, Kansas 68-69-67=204 (-12)