Meek leads Mizzou at Mercedes-Benz Championship

Jess Meek

Sept. 22, 2013

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - After the second round of the tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather, Mizzou Women's Golf closed out the final round at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sunday, Sept. 20. The Arkansas Razorbacks shot 3-under par in the final round to take first overall, while South Carolina finished second with a total score just 3-over par. Mizzou took 17th overall with a final tally 36-over par.

The Tigers were led by freshman Jessica Meek, who earned a spot in the top 25 overall. Meek tied for 25th in the tournament after finishing the tournament just 5-over par. Meek bogeyed a few holes early on in the third round, but came back with two birdies on the front nine holes to keep her final round score at just 74, 3-over par.

Junior Alina Rogers finished in a tie for 39th overall as she scored 7-over par after two rounds of play. Rogers finished the first round with a score 1-over par, and finished 6-over par in the second round. Katherine Hepler finished the tournament just a few strokes behind Rogers as she shot 10-over par overall.

Michelle Butler and Taylor Gohn competed for the Tigers as well, with Butler scoring 83-77--160 overall and Gohn putting up scores of 79-82--161 overall.

Held at the 5,897-yard, par 71 course at Cherokee Country Club, the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship was hosted by the University of Tennessee and welcomed 17 teams overall.

Mizzou will continue the fall season on Oct. 20 at the Pat Bradley Invitational. Stay tuned to for coverage of Missouri Women's Golf, or follow the team on Twitter (@MUWomensGolf) and Facebook (



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