DALLAS – The Oklahoma State womenâ€™s golf team raced to a 20-stroke victory at the SMU/DAC Invitational, which gives the Cowgirls wins in back-to-back events for the first time since 2013 and for the 11th time in program history.
This marks two straight wins for the Cowgirls in the SMU/DAC Invitational. This event is only four years old and OSU has won it three times. The win is the 88th tournament title in school history.
Linnea Johansson had a stellar final round as she shot a career-low 66 to finish the tournament tied for second, matching the best finish of her career. The redshirt junior posted nine birdies during the round to give her a tournament high of 15.
Emma Broze also finished tied for second following a final round of even par. The finish is her highest of the season and matches her career high, which was set at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational last season.
As a team, the Cowgirls led the field in birdies with 46.
OSU won the team title at 2-over, finishing 20 strokes ahead of second place UNLV. Yupaporn Kwainpakorn of Kansas took home the individual title at 6-under.
OSU sophomore Kenzie Neisen also placed in the top ten as she finishes tied for sixth following a final round of 75. The sophomore has now finished in the top ten in consecutive events.
Maddie McCrary shot a final round 78 to finish tied for 18th. Chih-Min Chen finished the tournament at tied for 43rd following a final round of 73.
The Cowgirls also had a pair of individuals that also performed well at the Dallas Athletic Club. Isabella Deilert finishes tied for 12th at 5-over after shooting a final round of 75 and Alexis Sadeghy finishes tied for 15th following a 1-under round of 71.
The Cowgirls will be back in action on April 16, when they face off against Oklahoma in the Bedlam Cup at Karsten Creek Country Club.
1. Oklahoma State (+2) 295-283-290 â€“ 868
2. UNLV (+24) 303-293-292 â€“ 888
3. Washington (+31) 300-298-297 â€“ 895
4. SMU (+39) 306-301-296 â€“ 903
5. Baylor (+40) 304-302-298 â€“ 904
1. Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, Kansas (-6) 70-67-73 â€“ 210
T2. Linnea Johansson, Oklahoma State (-1) 75-74-66 â€“ 215
T2. Emma Broze, Oklahoma State (-1) 73-70-72 â€“ 215
T2. Emma Svensson, Central Arkansas (-1) 68-76-71 â€“ 215
5. Alexandra Kaui, UNLV (E) 73-73-70 â€“ 216
T2. Linnea Johansson (-1) 75-74-66 â€“ 215
T2. Emma Broze (-1) 73-70-72 â€“ 215
T6. Kenzie Neisen (+3) 76-68-75 â€“ 219
T18. Maddie McCrary (+7) 74-71-78 â€“ 223
T43. Chih-Min Chen (+14) 73-80-77 â€“ 230
T12. Isabella Deilert (+5) 71-75-75 â€“ 221
T15. Alexis Sadeghy (+6) 75-76-71 â€“ 222