TU freshman Tseng wins, Hurricane takes second in Las Vegas Collegiate

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. –Tulsa freshman golfer Lorena Tseng won individual medalist honors Tuesday at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, leading the Golden Hurricane women to a second-place team finish at the par-72 Boulder Creek Golf Club.

Tseng finished with a 7-under par round of 65 today for a 54-hole total of 13-under par 203, giving her a fourth straight top-10 performance in her first collegiate season and her first collegiate victory. Tseng had eight birdie putts on the day, going 5-under on the front nine and was 8 under going into the 18th hole, but had her only bogey of the round to finish at 7-under.

As a team, the Hurricane turned in a 6-under par 280 today and finished with a 22-under par score of 842, falling four shots shy of team champion Oregon State.

Tulsa senior Olivia Jackson placed 6th overall with a score of 8-under 208 after today’s 3-under par score of 69. Sophomore Taylor Dobson placed 31st with a total of 2-over par 218, while freshman ShaeLee Scarberry had Tulsa’s third best round of the day with a 1-over par 73 to finish at 4-over par 220.

Senior Johanna Samuelsson finished in 47th place with a total score of 222 after a round of 78 today.

Tulsa will close out the fall season at the Battle at the Beach in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, Nov. 2-4.

The Oral Roberts women’s golf team finished the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with its best 54-hole score of the season and ended in a tie with UC Irvine for 16th at 895 (297-292-306).

Even with a difficult third round, ORU finished the tournament with its best 54-hole score of the season, topping the 897 on the Par 71 course at the MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial.

Team Results

  1. Oregon State                 280-278-280=838
  2. Tulsa                           284-276-282=842
  3. Augusta                       286-279-281=846
  4. Long Beach State           284-285-287=856
  5. Idaho                           286-284-287=857
  6. UNLV                         290-290-283=863
  7. Fresno State                  291-292-281=864
  8. Colorado State               291-285-290=866
  9. Nevada                        292-292-290=874
  10. Nebraska                      290-294-291=875
  11. San Francisco                288-300-289=877
  12. Northern Arizona           296-295-294=885
  13. Minnesota                    299-297-291=887
  14. Portland State                299-296-296=891
  15. UC Riverside                296-294-303=893

T16.   UC Irvine                     305-295-295=895

T16.   Oral Roberts                 297-292-306=895


Tulsa Individuals

  1. Lorena Tseng                69-69-65=203 (-13)
  2. Olivia Jackson               66-73-69=208 (-8)

T31.   Taylor Dobson              74-69-75=218 (+2)

T43.   ShaeLee Scarberry         78-69-73=220 (+4)

T47.   Johanna Samuelsson       75-69-78=222 (+6)

ORU Individual Results
T36 – Sarah Bell – 71-70-78—219
T47 – Beatriz Garcia – 74-75-73—222
T70 – Isabella Caamal – 77-71-80—228
T80 – Rebecca Hnidka – 79-76-77—232
T80 – Megan Lee – 75-79-78—232

Top-5 Individuals

  1. Lorena Tseng, Tulsa                          69-69-65=203 (-13)
  2. Brigitte Thibault, Fresno State               69-70-66=205 (-11)

T3.     Ellie Slama, Oregon State                     67-68-71=206 (-10)

T3.     Charlotte Alran, Augusta                      75-66-65=206 (-10)

  1. Sophie Hausmann, Idaho                      72-69-66=207 (-9)

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