THE WOODLANDS, Texas –– Tulsa sophomore Lorena Tseng won her second career tournament on Tuesday after scoring a 5-under par 67 in final round action for a 7-under par 209 total at the 54-hole ICON Invitational.
The Hurricane women moved up three spots into 7th place from Monday to end the tournament with an identical score to yesterday’s 286 second round total, thus finishing the event at The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course with an a score of 875. Unranked Tulsa finished ahead of No. 20-ranked Virginia Tech, No. 23 Texas Tech and No.32 Houston.
Tseng sat two strokes out of first place at the start of the day. After going 1-over par through her first 4 holes, holes 7 through 11 in the shotgun start, Tseng birdied 5 of her next 8 holes for a 4-under score going into her 13th hole, which was Hole No. 1. She shot even-par for 5 straight holes before ending the round with her 6th birdie of the day on the par-5, 548-yard 6th hole.
The victory marks Tseng’s 5th top-10 finish this year and her first career win since a 13-under par score last season at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown.
Playing as an individual, sophomore Jasmine Zhang had a final round 76 for a 35th place total of 221.
Fellow sophomore Sammy Liu shot a 2-over par 74 for a 39th place score of 222, while freshman Lilly Thomas was one stroke back with a 223 score for 43rd place. Thomas turned in Tulsa’s second-best round of the day with a 1-under par 71.
Junior Taylor Dobson scored a round of 74 for a 225 total for 49th place and fellow junior Haley Greb placed 68th with a score of 234.
Kent State claimed the team title with a three-round score of 10-under par 854.
Tulsa is in action next at the Mountain View Collegiate, March 20-22, in Tucson, Arizona.
1. Kent State 290-287-277=854
2. Purdue 289-288-284=861
3. Texas A&M 291-290-283=864
4. Texas 286-293-287=866
5. TCU 296-282-294=872
6. North Texas 299-287-287=873
7. Tulsa 303-286-286=875
8. Houston 289-296-291=876
9. Texas Tech 297-292-291=880
10. Virginia Tech 301-293-288=882
11. SMU 302-296-285=883
12. Kennesaw State 304-291-300=895
13. UTSA 296-304-299=899
14. Texas State 306-300-301=907
1. Lorena Tseng 72-70-67=209
T39. Sammy Liu 78-70-74=222
T43. Lilly Thomas 77-75-71=223
T49. Taylor Dobson 79-72-74=225
68. Haley Greb 76-74-84=234
*T35. Jasmine Zhang 71-74-76=221
[if !supportLists]1. [endif]Lorena Tseng, Tulsa 72-70-67=209 (-7)
[if !supportLists]2. [endif]Sifat Sagoo, Purdue 71-71-68=210 (-6)
[if !supportLists]3. [endif]Caley McGinty, Kent State 69-74-68=211 (-5)
[if !supportLists]4. [endif]Pimnipa Panthong, Kent State 74-70-68=212 (-4)
T5. Chloe Salort, Kent State 72-72-69=213 (-3)
T5. Sophie Guo, Texas 70-70-73=213 (-3)