Oct. 22, 2013
Sarasota, Fla. -
The Mizzou Women's Golf team took first overall at the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational in Sarasota, Fla. this afternoon (Oct. 22). The Tigers finished 9-over par after 54-holes to win the tournament by one stroke. Daytona State College came in second (+10) while FIU placed third overall with a score 12-over par.
Three Tigers finished among the top-15 overall, redshirt freshman Michelle Butler shot 2-under par in the third round to tie for sixth overall and finish just 2-under par overall as well. Taylor Gohn tied for ninth overall with a final tally 1-under par. Sophomore Katherine Hepler earned a 12th place finish as she was just two strokes behind Gohn. Hepler shot 2-under par in the final round to conclude the tournament at just 1-over par overall.
Junior Alina Rogers tied for 46th overall in the tournament as she shot even in the final round for her best outing of the competition. Freshman Jess Meek closed out the tournament just one stroke behind Rogers, and she also recorded her best outing in the final round. Meek shot 2-over par in the third round of play.
Competing as an individual, Ariana Savich took 84th overall in the tournament as she shot 80-80-85 through three rounds.
Played at the Lakewood Ranch & Country Club, the Tigers competed against 17 teams total, including Bethune-Cookman, Bradley, Cincinnati, Daytona State, Delaware, Drake, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Florida Gulf Coast, Jacksonville, Maryland, Memphis, North Texas, Southern Miss, Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Western Illinois.
Next up on the schedule, Mizzou will travel to Las Vegas, Nev. for the Las Vegas Intercollegiate Oct. 27-29. Stay tuned to MUTigers.com for coverage of Missouri Women's Golf, or follow the team on Twitter (@MUWomensGolf) and Facebook (facebook.com/MUWomensGolf).