Women's Golf Stumbles on Last Day at UALR
March 26, 2013
After taking a seven-shot lead after the first round at the UALR Classic in Hot Springs, Ark., the fortunes of the Missouri State women's golf team went in the opposite direction on Tuesday (Mar. 26).
The Bears shot 323-327 Tuesday, which included the final five holes from the suspended second round, and fell from second after two rounds to a tie for seventh in the final standings. For the tournament, they posted 312-323-327--962.
The bright spot for MSU on Tuesday was a fifth-place finish for senior Emma Clegg, who shot 74-78-79--231. Sophomore Megan Thompson was next for the Bears after posting 78-80-80--238 and tying for 18th. Freshman Lindsey Eisenreich tied for 42nd with 81-79-86--246, while sophomore Chiara Citterio tied for 47th at 79-86-82--247. Freshman Megan Furnish posted 84-91-91--266 and placed 73rd. Medalist honors went to Georgina Mundy of North Texas, who fired 74-73-75--222.
Sam Houston State rallied to edge Middle Tennessee State for the title in the 15-team field, posting a final-round 298 and a 937 total for the tournament to MTSU's 938. Oral Roberts was third at 947, followed by Central Arkansas (951), UALR (953), Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (959), the Bears and North Texas (962), South Alabama and UMKC (964), UTEP and Arkansas State (959), Ball State (977), and Wichita State and Northern Iowa (996).
MSU is idle next weekend before returning to action Apr. 5-7 at the SMU/DAC Invitational in Dallas, Texas.