TU women in seventh in Betsy Rawls, men finish 10th in North Carolina

Austin, Texas – The University of Tulsa women’s golf team is in seventh place in a 15-team field at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite following opening round action Sunday afternoon.
 
The Hurricane carded six-over par round of 294 at the par-72 University of Texas Golf Club, and trails fourth-place by just three strokes and the first-round leader UNLV by 10 strokes.
 
Tulsa junior Chanya Angwarawong began her round with birdie putts on holes 10 and 11 for a quick two-under par start to the day. She was even par after nine holes, and finished the final four holes at one-under par, going birdie-birdie on holes 6 and 7 before suffering a bogey on the par-3 eighth hole. Angwarawong finished the day in a 10th place tie with a one-under par score of 71.
 
Sophomore Nadia Majidzadeh, from Tulsa’s Union High School, carded a first round score of two-over par 73 and sits in 18th place. After a rough start that saw her sitting at three-over par after two holes, Majidzadeh re-grouped for a birdie on the par-3 12th hole, her third hole of the day. On her final nine holes, Majidzadeh birdied holes 1 and 3 to go to even par, but suffered a double bogey on the par-4 fourth hole. She closed out her final three holes with birdie-par-par.
 
Tula junior Antonia Von Wnuck carded a two-over par 74 and is in 23rd place after the first 18 holes of the 54-hole tournament. Seniors Alex Haun and Franziska Voellinger carded rounds of 76 and 83. Haun sits in 42nd place overall, while Voellinger is in 72nd place.
 
UNLV shot four-under par to grab the first round lead and is followed by SMU (286) and Baylor (288) for the top three spots. Texas, Tulane and Iowa State are tied for fourth place with three-over par 291 scores.
 
Baylor’s Hayley Davis and Iowa State’s Chonlada Chayanun are tied for first-place in the individual race with seven-under par 65 scores.
 
Second round action gets underway Monday morning at the University of Texas Golf Club.
 

Team Scores
1.      UNLV                   284
2       SMU                     286
3.      Baylor                   288
T4.    Texas                    291
T4.    Tulane                   291
T4.    Iowa State              291
7.      Tulsa                     294
8.      UTSA                   297
T9.    UNC Wilimgton     299
T9.    San Diego State       299
T9.    Indiana                   299
12.     Minnesota              301
13.     Miami                   307
14.     New Mexico           311
15.     UC Irvine               318
 
Tulsa Individuals
T10.   Chanya Angwarawong         71 (-1)
T18.   Nadia Majidzadeh               73 (+1)
T23.   Antonia Von Wnuck           74 (+2)
T42.   Alex Haun                         76 (+4)
T72.   Franziska Voellinger           83 (+11)
 
Top-5 Individuals
T1.    Hayley Davis, Baylor                      65 (-7)
T1.    Chonlada Chayanun, Iowa State        65 (-7)
3.       Alexandra Rossi, SMU                    66 (-6)
4.       Dana Finkelstein, UNLV                 67 (-5)
T5.    Elizabeth Tong, Indiana                   69 (-3)
T5.    Harley Dubsky, UNLV                    69 (-3)
T5.    Bertine Strauss, Texas                     69 (-3) 

TU men finish 10th in Rod Myers Invitational

 DURHAM, N.C. – The University of Tulsa wrapped up the Rod Myers Invitational Sunday morning finishing the tournament with a total of 598 and in 10th place. The Golden Hurricane carded rounds of 286 and 312 through the weekend after play was cut from 54-holes to 36 due to weather delays mid-second round on Saturday.

The Tulsa golfers had each completed four or five holes before play was called off Saturday evening and went back to the par-72 Duke Golf Club to finish the round and the tournament Sunday morning.

Senior Matt Mabrey, who tied for 18th place, started the round at 2-over par Sunday morning. He carded birdies on holes 8, 9 and 12 but still finished the day with a 4-over par 76 and a total of 145 for the two rounds.

Fellow senior Colton Staggs shot a 78 in round two for a 150 total on the weekend Sophomores Matthew Marquez and Francisco Yanez came into the clubhouse separated by one stroke at 153 and 154, respectively. Senior Cody Kent finished round two with a score of 78, for a 36-hole total of 158.

American Athletic Conference foe East Carolina took home the team title with a two-round total of 561, 15 strokes under par. The Pirates performance was in large part thanks to George Kilgore who won individual medalist honors with a 7-under par score of 137, as well as two other golfers who finished in the top-10.

Next up the Hurricane will close out their fall season at the Grove Intercollegiate tournament in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oct. 26-28.

TEAM SCORES

1.  East Carolina                281-280=561
2.  North Carolina               278-290=568 
3.  Baylor                       286-284=570
4.  Duke                         291-290=581
5.  Charlotte                    287-300=587
6.  Northwestern                 295-293=588
T7.  Michigan State              288-304=592
T7.  Iowa                        295-297=592
9.  Notre Dame                   296-300=596
10.  Tulsa                       286-312=598
11.  Liberty                     287-313=600
12.  Dartmouth                   304-308=612

TULSA INDIVIDUALS
T14.  Matt Mabrey                  69-76=145
T25.  Colton Staggs                  72-78=150
T37.  Matthew Marquez               73-80=153
T45.  Francisco Yanez                72-82=154
T62.  Cody Kent                    80-78=158

TOP-5 INDIVIDUALS
1.  George Kilgore, East Carolina      68-69=137
T2.  Kyle Jones, Baylor                  69-70=139
T2.  Matt Rushton, Notre Dame          68-71=139
T4.  William Register, North Carolina  68-72=140
T4.  Wesley Conover, East Carolina            72-68=140

 

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