Augusta Finishes Fourth At Texas Tech

Augusta Finishes Fourth At Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Augusta University women's golf team competed in their second event of the new season at the Red Raider Invitational on The Rawls Course and the Jags finished in fourth place out of 15 teams on Tuesday afternoon.

Hosted by Texas Tech, the second-annual Red Raider Invitational started with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun Monday for 36 holes on the par-72, 6,541-yard course. The Jags were tied for third heading into round three and ended 35-over par to take fourth.

New Mexico State dominated the top of the leaderboard and 16 under. Texas Tech (+25) took second, Oregon (+26) third, Augusta (+35) fourth, and East Tennessee State (+41) rounded out the top five teams.

Texas Tech's Gabby Barker won the individual title two-under par. Senior Josefine Nyqvist paced Augusta and finished tied for 17th overall (+8) with back-to-back 73's (+1). Sophomore Cecilia Diez-Moliner matched the finish and also tied for 17th.

Freshman Linda Lundqvist and senior Eunice Yi each tied for 31st 12 shots over par. Yi's low round of the event was a 71 (-1) and Lundqvist a 73 (+1). Senior Jessica Haigwood ended in 39th (+16) to conclude the Jags. Augusta combined for 31 birdies across 54 holes.

The Jaguars travel to Greenville, S.C., for the Lady Paladin Invitational Sept. 23-25 hosted by Furman.

JAGS @ RED RAIDER – FINAL

4

Augusta

298

297

304

899

T17

Josefine Nyqvist (1)

78

73

73

224

T17

Cecilia Diez-Moliner (3)

72

74

78

224

T31

Linda Lundqvist (2)

80

73

75

228

T31

Eunice Yi (5)

71

77

80

228

T39

Jessica Haigwood (4)

77

77

78

232

RED RAIDER TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Dates: September 12-13, 2016

Format: Stroke play, 54 holes, 36 holes on Monday, 18 holes on Tuesday

Tee Times: 8:30 a.m. (CT) start Monday, 8:30 a.m. start Tuesday

Site: The Rawls Course, Lubbock, Texas

Host School: Texas Tech

Course par and yardage: Par 72, 6,541 yards

2016 Red Raider Invitational Field (Final 2015-16 Golfweek ranking): Oregon (18), Texas Tech (36), Augusta (49), New Mexico State (72), Iowa (74), East Tennessee State (90), Santa Clara (92), North Florida (95), Kennesaw State (99), Princeton (105), Central Arkansas (109), Wichita State (110), Cincinnati (114), North Texas (198).

 

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