Women's Golf finishes 10th at PING/ASU Invitational
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Texas women's golf team had its best round of the tournament, a seven-over-par 295, on the final day of the PING/ASU Invitational (Karsten Golf Course: Par 72, 6,230 yards) and finished in 10th place with a 41-over-par 905. The Longhorns ended up 35 shots behind Arizona State and UCLA. The Sun Devils took the tournament victory by virtue of a tiebreaker, the fifth player's score. UT was led by senior Mariana Salazar (Torreon, Mexico) and freshman Kelley Louth (Victoria, Texas), who tied for 28th place at nine-over-par. Arizona State's Louise Stahle earned medalist honors with a seven-under-par 209.
Salazar shot her third-consecutive 75 during the final round, while Louth posted her second-consecutive 74 on Sunday. The two Longhorns tied for 28th place with four others.
Senior Lisa Ferrero (Lodi, Calif.) carded a one-over-par 73 during the final round and finished in a tie for 41st place at 11-over-par. Sophomore Julia Best (Bulverde, Texas) also had her best round of the tournament on the final day, a two-over-par 74, and tied for 46th place at 13-over-par.
Freshman Brittany Givilancz (Weslaco, Texas) improved by eight strokes from the second round to the third round with a two-over-par 74 and ended up tied for 73rd at 20-over-par. Sophomore Ashley Prust (Englewood, Colo.), playing as an individual, finished in 91st place at 31-over-par.
For complete results from the PING/ASU Invitational, visit GolfStat.com. The Longhorns will now prepare for the Big 12 Championships, which will be held at The UT Golf Club from Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24.
Final Team Standings
Individual Top 10