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Mizzou Women's Golf Wins Tournament

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 6:29 PM by Brianna Stubler, KOMU 8 Sports
Updated: Oct 22, 2013 11:23 PM

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SARASOTA, Fla. - The Tigers were victorious again Tuesday afternoon in women's sports.

Mizzou's Women's Golf team finished nine over par at the Sarasota, Fla. FIU Pat Bradley Invitational. They competed at the Lakewood Ranch & Country Club against 16 other teams across the country.

Not only did they earn their first place victory, but they also had women who were recognized for their achievements.

The women in black and gold narrowly beat their opponents by one stroke; Daytona State College finished 10 over par and FIU finished 12 over par.

Three athletes qualified in the top-15 overall: Michelle Butler, Taylor Gohn, and Katherine Hepler, taking 6th, 9th, and 12th place respectively. Butler was two under par, Gohn was one under par, and Hepler was one over par.

In the final round, Alina Rogers shot even and tied for 46th overall. One stroke behind was Jess Meek, who shot two over par in the third round and took 51st overall.

Ariana Savich competed individually and took 84th overall, shooting 80-80-85 in three rounds.

The women's season got off to a good start. They took second in the Chip-N Club Invitational, the Cardinal Cup, and the Johnie Imes Invitational, and fourth in the following two tournaments.

Their next match is the Las Vegas Intercollegiate, scheduled for October 27-29. After that, there are four more tournaments scheduled before the SEC Championships.

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