Longhorns place fourth at Farms Invitational

Jeremy Thomas

Seniors Desiree Dubreuil and Madison Pressel’s total scores of 225 positions put the women’s golf squad in fourth place at the conclusion of the SDSU Farms Invitational. The Longhorns (303-306-301) ended the tournament at 46-over-par.

Pressel (75-78-72) recorded three consecutive birdies at the eighth, ninth and 10th holes. Scores over-par included bogeys at holes 6, 15 and 17. Dubreuil (75-73-77) shared the same score of 9-over 225 as Pressel. Dubreuil started the final round with a birdie at the opening hole but bogeyed six times in the round. Dubreuil and Pressel ended the tournament in a tie for 12th place.

Sophomore Bertine Strauss (76-77-78) tied for 26th at 15-over 231. Senior Katelyn Sepmoree (77-78-77) finished one stroke behind Strauss at 16-over 232 for 30th place.

Freshman Tezira Abe (78-84-75) finished at 21-over 237 and tied for 46th place. Fellow freshman Natalie Karcher (77-78-78) competed as an individual and ended the tournament tied for 31st place at 17-over 233.

The top-ranked Trojans claimed their fourth team title of the year. As a team, USC (298-289-288) carded at 11-over 875. On the player leaderboard USC’s Sophia Popov finished in first place, one stroke over.

A week before postseason play commences with the Big 12 Tournament on April 19, the Longhorns have one last regular season tournament scheduled in the PING/ASU Invitational at the ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz.