Sooners Finish Third in North Carolina

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
OCTOBER 13, 2013
   Top Five Teams 1 2 3 Total
1. Duke 286 282 289 857
2. Vanderbilt 285 299 284 868
3. Oklahoma 292 290 289 871
4. Arkansas 296 291 287 874
5. Alabama 299 281 298 878
   OU Players 1 2 3 Total
T19.  A. Kaui 73 75 70 218
T24.  E. Collins 74 73 72 219
T27.  C. Jao-Javanil 74 72 74 220
T32.  A. Tanguay 75 73 73 221
T53.  K. Rohrback 71 72 83 226
  Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invitational
Final Results (PDF)

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NORMAN, Okla. -- The University of Oklahoma women’s golf team shot a final –round 289 (+1) Sunday, its best round of the weekend, and finished in third place at the 18-team Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. The tournament featured 16 teams in the top 50 of the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings.

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma finished the 54-hole tournament with a team total of 871 (+7) to record their third top-three finish in as many events this fall. Duke (-7) won the tournament, played at the par-72 UNC Finley Golf Course, and Vanderbilt (+4) finished in second.

“In general, we played well in this event,” OU head coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell said. “We have a little more than week to get ready for the Alamo Invitational. Our focus will be on our short game during practices; anything from wedges to putting.”

Freshman Alexandra Kaui led the Sooners with her tie for 19th place among 96 competitors. Kaui shot a career-best 2 under par (70) in the final round, which gave her a 218 (+2) total after recording a 73 in the first round and a 75 in the second. The Las Vegas, Nev., product made a team-high four birdies on the day and has finished at the top of the Sooner lineup in two of her three collegiate events.

Following Kaui with a tie for 24th place at +3 was senior Emily Collins. Like Kaui, Collins saved her best round for last, shooting a 72 (E) on the final day.

Senior Chirapat Jao-Javanil tied for 27th place at +4. The 2012 NCAA champion sandwiched 74s in the first and third round around a second-round 72.

Senior Anne-Catherine Tanguay finished 32nd at +5 after logging a second-straight 73 on Sunday, while Kaitlyn Rohrback tied for 53rd at +10 after shooting a final-round 83. Rohrback, also a senior, entered the day in a team-best tie for 10th place.

The Sooners will return to action Oct. 27-29 when they travel to San Antonio, Texas, for the Alamo Invitational. They won last year’s event by eight strokes. 




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