Mills cards season-best finish to lead Longhorns to third place in Sugar Bowl Invitational


The Longhorns shot five-over par and moved up one spot in Tuesday’s final round for a fifth-place finish at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate. Texas finished the event with a score of 15-over.

Junior Haley Mills posted her best performance of the season, finishing in a tie for third with a score of four-under. Mills was the only Longhorn to card two rounds under par in the tournament.

Senior Natalie Karcher finished eight shots back of Mills with a four-over score, while sophomore Sophia Schubert ended the tournament five-over par.

Junior Julia Beck and senior Tezira Abe finished off the pace for Texas, finishing with scores of 15-over and 17-over.

Florida took the team title with a score of two-under. The Gators were just one of two teams to finish with a score under par. Michigan State’s Sarah Burnham and LSU’s Sydney Cavin each overtook Stanford’s Lauren Kim on the final day to share the individual title at five-under.

The Longhorns will be back in action on March 7 and 8 at the UNF Collegiate in Jacksonville, Florida.