Cougars take fifth, Huang places eighth

 

By Alexa Anderson, Sports Information Director - Golf at Brigham Young University

 

CARROLLTON, Texas — After firing a team score of 311 in round three, No. 42 BYU women’s golf placed fifth at The Bruzzy Challenge held at Maridoe Golf Club on Tuesday, while Rose Huang tied for eighth place.

“It was a tough day today for everyone in the entire field,” BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. “I think we could have scored a little better, but the team hung in there well.”

The Cougars finished the tournament at +53 to claim fifth place. Texas A&M recorded the victory, shooting +43 at the 54-hole event, while Iowa State placed second at +45.

Huang carded a team-low 75 in the third round. She had two birdies on the day, birdying holes 2 and 7. Huang finished The Bruzzy Challenge at +10 to tie for eighth place.  

Naomi Soifua and Kendra Dalton also placed in the top 20. Soifua fired a 77 on Tuesday to shoot +14 in the 54-hole event and tie for 16th place, while Dalton carded 80 in round three to tie for 20th place at +15.

Annie Yang carded 76-75-81 to shoot +16 at The Bruzzy Challenge. Yang tied for 24th place. Anna Kennedy fired a 79 in round three to record a T32 finish at +18.

BYU women's golf will travel to Southern California to compete in the 2018 West Coast Conference Golf Championships April 16-18.

The Bruzzy Challenge - April 2-3, 2018

BYU Player Results

Place

Player

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

To-Par

T8

Rose Huang

73

78

75

226

+10

T16

Naomi Soifua

76

77

77

230

+14

T20

Kendra Dalton

74

77

80

231

+15

T24

Annie Yang

76

75

81

232

+16

T32

Anna Kennedy

76

79

79

234

+18

 

Team Results

Place

Team

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

To-Par

1

Texas A&M

299

292

316

907

+43

T2

Iowa State

297

298

314

909

+45

T2

Houston

299

306

304

909

+45

4

TCU

312

295

308

915

+51

5

BYU

299

307

311

917

+53

6

Missouri 

301

307

312

920

+56

7

San Diego St.

312

298

313

923

+59

8

Texas Tech

312

303

314

929

+65

9

North Texas

314

309

316

939

+75

T10

Texas State

310

312

321

943

+79

T10

SMU

318

303

322

943

+79

12

Iowa

316

317

316

949

+85

13

Kansas St.

322

317

313

952

+88

14

Boston College

310

308

335

953

+89

15

UTSA

315

319

325

959

+95