TERRRE HAUTE, Ind.—The No. 5-ranked William Woods University women’s golf team jumped up three spots on the leaderboard at the Indiana State Spring Invitational on Tuesday and finished in second place overall, after hitting a 40-over par 616 (312-304).
Host Indiana State was able to fend off the Owls and claim the victory, as they shot a 33-over par 609 (301-308). Bradley University scored a 42-over par 618 (301-317) for third place, Western Illinois finished in fourth at 48-over par 624 (311-313), while Loyola University ended up in fifth place, as they totaled a 50-over par 626 (309-317).
As a team, the Owls second round score of 304, an eight stroke improvement from yesterday, was the lowest score on the afternoon and second lowest of the tournament.
Marissa Uradomo, from Indiana State, was able to hang onto her lead from Monday and win the event, as she scored a 4-over par 148 (72-76).
From William Woods, Myriam Hassan, led the way, as she finished in fourth place, totaling a 7-over par 151 (76-75). Freshman Celia Mansour (76-78) and Megan Cullen (78-76) ended up in a tie for eighth, as the duo shot a 10-over par 154.
One of the big movers on the day was freshman Katie Warren, as the Swindon, England, native, improved her first round score by seven strokes and ended the Invitational with a 13-over par 157 (82-75), for 20th place.
Junior Jodie Peacock, a Nottinghamshire, England, native, turned in her scorecard with a 19-over par 163 (82-81), for a 40th place finish, whileAlejandra Ferrer, who was playing as an individual, also improved round score by seven strokes and finished at 27-over par 171 (89-82), for 62ndplace.
This strong showing for the Owls will only give them even more momentum as they head into the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Preview on April 23rd, in Eureka, Missouri.
The AMC Preview will be preparation for all conference teams for the AMC Championship that will tee off on April 27th.
Fans make sure to stay updated on wwuowls.com next week for a full preview of the Owls next event on the course.