Tulsa opens in sixth in American Conference Championship

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PALM COAST, Fla. – The Tulsa women’s golf team is in 6th place after Sunday’s opening round at the American Athletic Conference Championships, as Golden Hurricane juniors Anneke Strobach and Olivia Jackson are tied for seventh place individually.

As a team, the Hurricane carded a first round score of 305, while Strobach and Jackson turned in one-over par rounds of 73 on the par-72 Conservatory course at the Hammock Beach Resort. Nicole Marquardt shot a round of 79 for 33rd place and Johanna Samuelsson carded an 80 for 39th place.

The nation’s 23rd-ranked Houston Cougars lead the 10-team tournament field with a score of 291, leading second-place UCF (293) by two strokes. Individually, East Carolina’s Kathryn Carson turned in a 3-under par 69 for first place.

The tournament continues on Monday with second round action, and concludes on Tuesday with the final 18 holes.

Team Results

  1. Houston                      291
  2. UCF                          293

T3.     Memphis                    296

T3.     East Carolina               296

  1. Wichita State               302
  2. Tulsa                         305
  3. Cincinnati                   306
  4. Tulane                        310
  5. SMU                          311
  6. South Florida              314


Tulsa Individuals

T7.     Anneke Strobach          73

T7.     Olivia Jackson             73

T33.    Nicole Marquardt          79

T39.    Johanna Samuelsson     80


Top-5 Individuals

  1. Kathryn Carson, ECU                    69

T2.  Leonie Harm, Houston                   70

T2.  Taryn Torgerson, Wichita State       70

T4.  Emily Goldenstein, Memphis          71

T4.  Kaeli Jones, UCF                          71


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