Minnesota Golf Association

Gopher Women Place 11th at The Gold Rush in California

February 27, 2019

  SEAL BEACH, Calif. – Posting its best round of the week Tuesday, the University of Minnesota women’s golf team fired a team total of 905 to jump two places and finish tied for 11th at the 2019 Golf Rush tournament at Old Ranch Country Club.
San Jose State University earned a wire-to-wire win, posting a team score of 295 on the final day to edge the University of Georgia by three strokes. San Jose State was led by Abegail Arevaldo and Natasha Andrea Oon, who each earned a share of medalist honors by shooting 2-under par 214.
The Gophers were led by sophomore Kate Lillie, who notched a top-25 finish by carding a final-round 71 to wrap up the tournament tied for 24th at 8-over par 224. Senior Muyu Wu also fired a 71 during Tuesday’s final round to finish in a tie for 30th place at 225.
The Gopher women travel to Fairfax, Calif., March 17-19 to compete at the Meadow Club Women’s Intercollegiate.
Bradley University junior and former New Prague prep standout Taylor Ledwein was named Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Week for the week of Feb. 20. Ledwein led the Braves at the Oconee Invitational, finishing tied for 37th at 231, which was helped by an opening-round 72.
6,169 YARDS, PAR 71
1. San Jose State, 288-290-295—873
2. Georgia, 300-287-289—876
3. Long Beach State, 300-290-293—883
4. Sacramento State, 295-285-304—884
5. Brigham Young, 297-296-292—885
6. Kentucky, 304-297-291—892
7. Gonzaga, 308-292-294—894
8. Colorado State, 306-298-295—899
T9. UNLV, 302-298-301—901
T9. Idaho, 300-303-298—901
T11. MINNESOTA, 317-298-290—905
T11. Santa Clara, 302-304-299—905
13. Fresno State, 294-302-312—908
14. Cal State-Fullerton, 315-300-306—921
15. Central Arkansas, 312-312-307—931
T1. Abegail Arevalo, SJSU, 70-67-77—214
T1. Natasha Andrea Oon, SJSU, 70-74-70—214  
T3. Sophie Hausmann, Idaho, 73-69-73—215
T3. Julia Becker, SSU, 69-71-75—215
5. Claire Choi, Santa Clara, 72-73-71—216
T6. Maria Davis, LBSU, 73-68-76—217
T6. Casey Ott, Kentucky, 69-78-70—217
8. Jenny Bae, Georgia, 73-73-72—218
T9. Harmie Constantino, Georgia, 78-70-71—219
T9. Rose Huang, BYU, 72-75-72—219
T9. Gaby Coello, Georgia, 75-72-72—219
T9. Sarah Shipley, Kentucky, 76-72-71—219
T24. KATE LILLIE, MINNESOTA, 78-75-71—224
T30. MUYU WU, MINNESOTA, 80-74-71—225
T44. JOANNE FREE, MINNESOTA, 81-75-72—228
T57. GRACE KELLAR, MINNESOTA, 78-79-76—233
T64. KAREN ZHANG, MINNESOTA, 82-74-79—235
For complete tournament results go to:  http://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&tid=16219

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