The Tulsa womens golf team finished in second place at the 54-hole BancorpSouth Rebel Intercollegiate on Sunday afternoon. The Hurricane carded a final round even-par 288 for an 879 total score, while Tulsa senior Marita Engzelius carded a final round three-under par 69 to place second overall in the individual race at the par-72 Ole Miss Golf Course.
After a five-birdie round yesterday, Engzelius turned in a final round with four birdies and just one bogey on Sunday for her 3-under par score to finish the tournament with a 5-under par 211 for her second-place performance. She had a five-bogey day for her first round score on Friday, but had just one bogey on her final 36 holes.
Engzelius was edged out in the individual race by one stroke by Baylors Jaclyn Jansen. Jansen carded a round of 71 today for a 210 total.
The Hurricane, who began the day in fourth place, was edged out in the team scoring by Baylor as the Lady Bears finished with an 871 total to Tulsas 879. Host Mississippi finished in third place with a score of 881, followed by fourth-place Missouri (896) and fifth-place Minnesota (899).
Tulsa junior Kristina Merkle carded a final round 1-under par 71 to complete the tournament with a 3-over par 219 and finish in sixth place overall. Senior Sarah Elliott turned in her best performance of the season with a 14th-place finish as she carded a round of 76 today for a final score of 224.
Freshman Anna Young had her best finish of her young career with a 19th place performance after turning in an even-par 72 on Sunday for a 225 total. Junior Kayla Riede finished the tournament with a score of 235 for 68th place.
Tulsa plays next at the Conference USA Championships, April 22-24, in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
1. Baylor 292-285-294=871
2. Tulsa 302-289-288=879
3. Mississippi 292-289-300=881
4. Missouri 298-292-302=896
5. Minnesota 306-302-291=899
6. Mississippi State 306-289-307=902
7. Maryland 308-295-304=907
T8. Kansas State 306-297-305=908
T8. Redlands CC 307-302-299=908
10. Harvard 304-301-306=911
11. Memphis 311-304-306=921
12. Miami 318-310-297=925
13. Southern Miss 303-312-312=927
14. Murray State 312-312-309=933
15. Rollins College 317-307-316=940
Tulsa Team Individuals
2. Marita Engzelius 75-67-69=211
T6. Kristina Merkle 75-73-71=219
T14. Sarah Elliot 76-72-76=224
T20. Anna Young 76-77-72=225
T68. Kayla Riede 78-79-78=235
Tulsa Golfers Playing as Individuals
T39. Kamryn Ruffin 79-73-77=229
T59. Shu Yin Liu 73-82-79=234
1. Jaclyn Jansen, Baylor 70-69-71=210 (-6)
2. Marita Engzelius, Tulsa 75-67-69=211 (-5)
3. Natalie Gleadall, Mississippi 69-71-74=214 (-2)
4. Stani Schiavone, Baylor 73-71-72=216 (E)
5. Sarah Schober, Redlands CC 74-72-71=217 (+1)