OU 12th, TU 14th at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite

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The University of Oklahoma women’s golf team finished Monday’s first and second rounds of the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in 12th place while the University of Tulsa is in 14th.  The tournament is being played at the par-72, 6,298-yard University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas.

The Sooners logged a first-round 305 (+17) and a second-round 296 (+8) and sit at 601 (+25) heading into Tuesday’s final round. No. 8-ranked Kent State finished the day at the top of the leaderboard with a 575 (-1), while No. 22 UNLV and Texas Tech are tied for second place at 576 (E).

The sophomore duo of Ana Ruiz and Valerie Tanguay paced the Sooners on the day, each carding a 147 (+3) to share 20th place out of 75 competitors. Ruiz shot an even-par 72 in the opening round and added a 75 (+3) in round two. Tanguay struggled in the morning round, recording a 77 (+5), but responded with a career-best 70 (-2) in the afternoon round.

OU’s Hannah Wood logged a 78 (+6) in the first round and added a second-round 75 (+3). The sophomore is tied for 48th place at 153 (+9).

Sophomore Rylee Pedigo is tied for 54th place at 154 (+10). Pedigo shot an opening-round 78 (+6) and a second-round 76 (+4). FreshmanJulienne Soo recorded a first-round 84 (+12) and 78 (+6) in the afternoon round and is in 72nd place at 162 (+18).

"Val (Tanguay) and Ana (Ruiz) played solid today," seventh-year OU Head Coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell said. "They’ve been working hard and it’s paying off for them at the right time."

Tulsa shot rounds of 309 and 315 for a 624 total.  Tulsa’s Alex Haun had the best two rounds of the day for the Hurricane with rounds of 75 and 76 for a 151 total, good for 44th place. Nadia  Majidizadeh’s 155 score puts her in 59th place, while Antonia Von Wnuck shot a 158 total for 65th place.
 
Freshmen Johanna Samuelsson and MacKenzie Medders sit in 70th and 74th place, respectively, after opening day action.
 

Team Results
1.        Kent State                      283-292=575
T2.     UNLV                           297-289=576
T2.     Texas Tech                    284-292=576
4.        Texas                            296-287=583
5.        New Mexico                   298-289=587
6.        Texas State                    290-298=588
7.        SMU                             293-297=590
8.        Miami                           291-300=591
9.        Houston                         301-295=596
10.      UTSA                           304-293=597
11.      Kansas State                   306-294=600
12.      Oklahoma                      305-296=601
13.      North Florida                  303-301=604
14.      Tulsa                            309-315=624
 
Tulsa Individuals
44.      Alex Haun                      75-76=151
T59.    Nadia Majidizadeh           78-77=155
T65.    Antonia Von Wnuck        77-81=158
70.      Johanna Samuelsson        79-81=160
74.      Mackenzie Medders          82-85=167
 
Top-5 Individuals
T1.  Taylor Kim, Kent State       68-73=141 (-3)
T1.  Elizabeth Prior, UNLV        70-71=141 (-3)
T1.  Julie Houston, UTSA         71-70=141 (-3)
4.     Gabby Barker, Texas Tech   70-72=142 (-2)
5.     Tezira Abe, Texas              73-70=143 (-1)        
 

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