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BYU women's golf claims 11th-place finish at Minnesota Invitational

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WOODBURY, Minn. — Led by a 26th-place individual finish from Kendra Dalton, BYU women’s golf placed 11th at the Minnesota Invitational held at Prestwick Golf Club on Tuesday.

“Looking over our stats, we made a lot of birdies,” BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. “Also, our par 5 scoring was really good. This is one of the stronger fields that we will face this season, and the Minnesota Invitational is one of the strongest of all college events.”

The Cougars finished seventh in the field in birdies and par 5 scoring. On Tuesday, BYU fired a 6-over round as a team, and shot 12-over for the tournament.

Kendra Dalton, who was tied for 33rd place on Monday, finished tied for 26th place. Dalton fired a 72 on Tuesday to shoot +1 through 54 holes. 

Anna Kennedy carded 73 on Tuesday, in addition to firing 76-69 in rounds one and two. Kennedy finished in 31st place at +2. 

Annie Yang and Rose Huang finished in 50th and 55th place, respectively, while freshman Naomi Soifua tied for 59th place.  

Competing as an individual, Aiko Leong carded 72-73-74 to finish the tournament at +3. 

BYU women's golf will continue its 2017-18 campaign at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Sept. 18-19. 

Minnesota Invitational - Sept. 11-12, 2017

Prestwick Golf Club

Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total To-Par
T26 Kendra Dalton 73 72 72 217 +1
T31 Anna Kennedy 76 69 73 218 +2
T50 Annie Yang 74 76 73 223 +7
T55 Rose Huang 70 76 78 224 +8
T59 Naomi Soifua 77 72 76 225 +9
T36 Aiko Leong* 72 73 74 219 +3

*Competed as an individual

Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total To-Par
1 USC 282 276 280 838 -26
2 Michigan State 279 278 290 847 -17
T3 Purdue 283 285 286 854 -10
T3 Notre Dame 284 289 281 854 -10
T5 Wisconsin 287 286 282 855 -9
T5 Louisville 276 288 291 855 -9
7 Virginia Tech 285 287 284 856 -8
East Carolina 285 285 290 860 -4
9 Minnesota 290 284 297 871 +7
10 Kansas State 295 292 285 872 +8
11 BYU 293 289 294 876 +12
12 Georgia 297 292 293 882 +18
13 North Texas 303 285 305 893 +29
12 Kansas 298 298 298 894 +30

 

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