Texas Women's Golf concludes season


The Texas women's golf team concluded their season on Friday at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. Texas finished 21st out of the 24 teams that made it to the field. 

The Longhorns (299, 295, 304, 315) finished at a 61-over 1213, only two strokes off of No. 20 South Carolina. Southern California blew out the field, shooting a 19-under 1133 to capture first place, 21 strokes ahead of second place Duke. 

Bertine Strauss (73, 77, 74, 78), with a 14-over 302, led the Longhorns and finished tied at No. 58 overall.  Madison Pressel (77 72, 77, 780) finished with a 16-over 304 to tie at No. 68. 

Katelyn Sepmoree (77 72, 78, 79) finished at 18-over 306 to finish tied at No 80 and Haley Stephens (74, 77, 76, 80) tied at No. 85 with a 19-over 307. Finally, Desiree Dubreuil (75, 74, 77, 82) shot a 20-over 308 to round out the squad. 

Texas was tied for 15th place, shooting an 11-over 299 following the first round and fell to 21st at the end of round three at 34-over as a team. 

Texas ended their season after finishing sixth in the Big 12 Championship. They entered the NCAA East Regional Championship as an eight seed competitor. 

The Longhorns finished fifth in that event (289, 291, 291) shooting a 7-over 871, allowing them to make the NCAA Championship field. Pressel (70, 71, 73) led the Longhorns at 2-under 214, good for a tie at 11th place in the tournament.