Neisen, McCrary lead Cowgirls to runner-up finish in LSU Classic

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BATON ROUGE, La.—Led by a pair of top-five finishers, the Oklahoma State women’s golf team finished in second place with an 8-over 872 in the LSU Tiger Golf Classic – the team’s third top-three finish in their last four events.

Kenzie Neisen carded 16 birdies over the 54 holes, including six on Sunday, to fourth at even par 216. Maddie McCrary shot a 3-under 69 in the third round to vault her up the leaderboard 12 places. She finished in tie for fifth place with a 1-over 217.

Duke’s Leona Maguire shot a 10-under 2016 to place her first in individual play. Duke held their lead and finished first with a 10-under 854.

Linnea Johansson tied for 11th place with a 3-over 219, while Chi-Min Chen shot a 9-over 225 to tie for 32nd place. Emma Broze finished tied for 34th place with a 10-over 226.

Isabella Deilert competed as an individual and finished in a tie for 47th at 14-over 230.

The Cowgirls will be in Athens, Ga. to compete in the Liz Murphy Invitational on April 7.

Team Leaderboard

1. Duke (-10) 285-286-283—854
2. Oklahoma State (+8) 298-286-288—872
3. Arkansas (+9) 293-291-289—873

Individual Leaderboard

1. Leona Maguire, Duke (-10) 67-68-71—206
2. Virginia Elena Carta, Duke (-6) 73-67-70—210
3. Cara Gorlei, Arkansas (-3) 72-70 -71—213
4. Kenzie Neisen, Oklahoma State (E) 76-71-69—216
T5. Maddie McCrary, Oklahoma State (+1) 73-75-69—217

T5. India Clyburn, North Carolina State (+1) 72-73-72—217
T5. Maria Fassi, Arkansas (+1) 74-71-72—217

Other Oklahoma State

T11. Linnea Johansson  (+3) 75-70-74—219
T32. Chih-Min Chen (+9) 74-71-80—225
T34. Emma Broze (+10) 76-74-76—226
(IND) T47. Isabella Deilert (+14) 79-74-77—230

 

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