UPDATE: Bulls Finish Ninth in Las Vegas
UPDATE: Wednesday, 2/22 – Jr. Melanie Green shot a final round 69 to finish tied for fifth and lead the USF women’s golf team to a ninth place finish at The Show in Las Vegas, NV.
Green entered the tournament ranked #93 nationally and posted three birdies on a bogie free back nine for her final round 3-under par 69.
Mississippi State won the tournament with a total -9 under par. The only other Florida team, University of North Florida, finished 13th with a cumulative +42 over par.
TAMPA (WFLA) – The USF women’s golf team is in Las Vegas, Nevada at The Show golf tournament from Feb. 20-21. The 15-team tournament is being played at Spanish Trail Country Club. Teams played 36 holes on Monday and the Bulls finished in 10th with Mississippi State in 1st place. Play concludes with18 holes on Tuesday. The other Florida team at The Show is the University of North Florida who finished in last place at the close of Monday’s play.
Both rounds have an 8:00 a.m. (MT) shotgun start. The Bulls, who enter the tournament ranked No. 69 by Golfstat, took the course Monday in pairings with No. 47 Purdue and No. 52 Furman. Purdue finished Monday in 9th and Furman in 12th.
Other teams in competition include host UNLV, Kent State, New Mexico, Denver, Charlotte, Old Dominion, Pepperdine, Texas State, Nevada and Washington State.
“We will remain committed to the controllables out in Vegas this week and know that will help us finish where we need to be,” said USF Coach Erika Brennan. “Final rounds have been our nemesis so we’re switching things this week with how we’re preparing. This team is capable and determined and we’re ready to go test ourselves out on the West Coast.”
Brennan announced the following lineup for the Bulls:
- Melanie Green (Jr./Medina, N.Y)
- Alizee Vidal (Jr./Le Gosier, France)
- Leonor Medeiros (So./Palmela, Portugal)
- Lauren Heinlein (Gr./Ocala, Fla.)
- Juliana Camargo (So./Bogota, Columbia)