Women's Golf

Mustangs Finish 16th At Mason Rudolph

Go smu!
Go smu!

Go smu!

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SMU) - The SMU women?s golf team shot a final round 304 to finish at 910 and in 16th place in the loaded field at the fourth-annual Mason Rudolph Women?s Championship hosted by Vanderbilt at the Legends Club.

SMU faced a tough challenge in the 18-team tournament as all but three teams were ranked in GolfStat.com?s preseason Top 25.

No. 1-ranked Duke rallied from seven shots behind Sunday to edge UCLA by one shot to win the event. Georgia?s Jackie Beers shot four-under 68 to win the individual title. Beers 54-hole total was 212, three better than UCLA?s Susie Mathews.

SMU was led by Laura Cross, who shot 72-75-71-218 to finish at two-over and in a tie in 10th place. Kristina Rothengatter went 75-76-76-227 for a 45th-place tie at +11. Jennifer Ackerson stood alone in 69th with a 76-76-80-232-+16. Freshman Lacey Jones rebounded from a rough opening round to finish in a tie at 81st with 87-74-77-238 while Ashley Deatherage went 82-82-81-245 to finish 90th.

Up next for SMU is the Bronco Fall Invitational, Oct. 10-12, in Kuna, Id.



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