Gulf Shores, Ala. –– A final-round 71 by freshman Nadia Majidizadeh was about the lone bright spot as the Tulsa women’s golf team finished ninth of 13 teams in the Conference USA Women’s Golf Championships on Tuesday. The Hurricane carded a final round 303 to finish with a total score of 916 at the par-72 The Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club.
Tulsa needed to make a strong case in this tournament to be assured of being invited to one of the three NCAA regionals which would have given it an opening to make an appearance in the NCAA Championships it is hosting May 20-23 at Tulsa Country Club.
Tulane led from start to finish to grab the C-USA team title with a final score of 8-under par 856, as the Green Wave had three golfers place among the top-5 individually. UTSA finished in second place at 866, Middle Tennessee (879) placed third, while Old Dominion and FIU (881) rounded out the top-five teams in fifth place.
TU’s Antonia Von Wnuck placed 21st with a three-day total of 6-over par 222 after turning in a round of 75 on Tuesday. Franziska Voellinger placed 40th at 230. Majidizadeh finished in 48th place with a 234 total.
Karson Bizzell finished in 53rd place with a 239 score, while Kayla Riede placed 58th for the Hurricane with a score of 244.
1. Tulane 281-291-284=856
2. UTSA 286-292-288=866
3. Middle Tennessee 294-297-288=879
T4. Old Dominion 297-291-293=881
T4. FIU 295-295-291=881
6. East Carolina 296-296-290=882
7. Southern Miss 308-298-290=896
8. North Texas 306-313-294=913
9. Tulsa 314-299-303=916
T10. UTEP 312-308-299=916
T10. Marshall 317-302-300=919
12. UAB 310-307-318=935
13. Florida Atlantic 316-319-320=955
T21. Antonia Von Wnuck 76-71-75=222
T40. Franziska Voellinger 79-72-79=230
T48. Nadia Majidizadeh 82-81-71=234
T53. Karson Bizzell 79-82-78=239
T58. Kayla Riede 80-75-89=244
1. Fabiola Arriaga, UTSA 68-69-70=207 (-9)
2. Gemma Dryburgh, Tulane 68-72-71=211 (-5)
3. Emily Penttila, Tulane 68-73-72=213 (-3)
4. Camino Sardinero, UTEP 73-72-69=214 (-2)
T5. Belen Goicoechea, Tulane 73-73-70=216 (E)
T5. Rachel Walker, ODU 72-70-74=216 (E)