Tulsa’s Lorena Tseng wins medalist honors at ICON Invitational

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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.

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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.

TEAM RESULTS

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    

 

TULSA INDIVIDUALS

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

 

TOP-5 INDIVIDUALS

[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)

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