Tulsa women slip to sixth place in AAC Championship

Palm Coast, Florida –– The Tulsa women’s golf team sits in sixth place with one round still to play at the American Athletic Conference Championships. The Hurricane carded a second-round score of 299 Monday for a 36-hole total of 15-over par 591 at the Hammock Beach Resort’s par-72 Conservatory Course.

The tournament will conclude on Tuesday with the final 18 holes.

The Hurricane fell two spots overall in the standings, dropping from fourth to sixth place with a round seven strokes over yesterday’s opening 292. Houston overtook first-round leader UCF with a 6-under par score of 282 on Monday. The Cougars have a one-stroke lead over the Knights (572 to 573), while SMU sits in third place with a score of 580.

Tulsa freshman Greta Bruner and junior Nicole Marquardt turned in the best rounds for the Hurricane on Monday with totals of 2-over par 74. Bruner is in 10th place overall at 145.

Sophomore Anneke Strobach and senior Nadia Majidizadeh are tied for 13th place at 148. Majidizadeh turned in a round of 76 today, while Strobach shot 78.

Marquardt was looking for at even-par score on Monday until suffering bogeys on the final two holes. She improved six shots over yesterday’s opening round and sits in 36th place overall. Sophomore Olivia Jackson’s round of 75 also counted today for the Hurricane total score and it put her in an overall tie with Marquardt with 154 totals.

Houston’s Leonie Harm held on to her first-round lead with a 70 for an 8-under par 36-hole total of 136, giving her a four-shot advantage over UCF’s Ashley Holder and Cincinnati’s Ashley Cassidy (140).

 

Team Results

  1. Houston                    290-282=572
  2. UCF                         284-289=573
  3. SMU                        290-290=580
  4. Cincinnati                 301-286=587
  5. East Carolina             299-289=588
  6. Tulsa                        292-299=591
  7. Tulane                      294-298=592
  8. South Florida             296-300=596
  9. Memphis                   315-307=622

 

Tulsa Individuals

  1. Greta Bruner              71-74=145

T13.  Anneke Strobach         70-78=148

T13.  Nadia Majidizadeh      72-76=148

T36.  Olivia Jackson            79-75=154

T36.  Nicole Marquardt        80-74=154
Top-5 Individuals

  1. Leonie Harm, Houston            66-70=136

T2.    Ashley Holder, UCF              69-71=140

T2.    Ashley Cassidy, Cincinnati     69-71=140

T4.    Maria Balcazar, UCF              71-70=141

T4.    Brigitte Dunne, SMU             68-73=141

 

 

 

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