Missouri Golf Post

UMSL Women’s Golf, Thorngren Earn Runner-Up Finishes at Las Vegas Desert Classic


The University of Missouri-St. Louis women’s golf team earned a second place finish at its own Las Vegas Desert Classic, held Sundayand Monday.

The Tritons turned in a 613 (318-295), two strokes behind team champion Lee (324-287) in the 14-team field.

Individually, freshman Emma Thorngren placed second with her sixth top-five finish in as many tournaments this year. Thorngren was one of three Tritons to finish in the top five.

Team Scoreboard (top three)

  1. Lee (324-287 – 613)
  2. UMSL (318-295 – 611)
  3. Grand Valley State (332-304 – 636)



Haverly Harrold, Lee (76)


The next two

  1. Emma Thorngren, UMSL (75-74 – 149)
  2. Maxi Roth, UMSL (79-72 – 151)


UMSL Results

  1. Emma Thorngren (75-74 – 149)
  2. Maxi Roth (79-72 – 151)

T5. Stefaniya Ivanova (80-73 – 153)

T26. Alexa Capesius (88-76 – 164)

T37. Ares Boira (84-82 – 166)

T52. Kaleigh Ashen (87-86 – 173)*



Up Next

UMSL travels to Germantown, Tenn., for the Buccaneer Spring Classic hosted by Christian Brothers University March 13-14.


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