Women's Golf Game Recap

Second place finish at Cougar Cup

Day 1 recap

PULLMAN, Washington – BYU women’s golf played a strong final round to finish in second place at the Cougar Cup on Tuesday, their highest finish so far this fall.

“We finished strong,” BYU head coach Carrie Roberts said. “It was quite windy all day, but we played really well.”

Washington State won the tournament, shooting three-over-par. BYU shot 19-over-par to finish in second place.

Junior Lea Garner led the Cougars finishing tied for fourth place, one place higher than where she ended after the first day of competition. She shot one-under-par and made nine birdies.

“I was hitting my driver, hitting all the fairways,” Garner said. “I was being aggressive and making smart decisions. I put myself in a good spot.”

Senior Maria Yacaman also improved in the final round, shooting four-over-par and finishing tied for eighth place. Junior Carly Oldroyd shot 13-over-par and finished in a tie for 26th place.

The biggest push for the Cougars was made by freshman Kendra DaltonShe finished the tournament in a three-way tie for 18th place, shooting nine-over-par. At the end of the first two rounds, she was tied in 34th place. 

The other freshman on the team, Sierra Harr, moved up to a tie for 37th place, shooting 18-over-par. Sophomore Annie Yang, who competed individually, also moved up. Yang finished tied for 32nd place and shot 15-over-par.

BYU has a two-week break until its next tournament. The Cougars will play in the Price’s Give Em’ Five tournament in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Oct. 6-8. 

 

Cougar Cup - Sept. 23, 2014

Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
T4 Lea Garner 71 71 73 -1
T8 Maria Yacaman 72 73 75 +4
T18 Kendra Dalton 78 76 71 +9
T26 Carly Oldroyd 77 70 82 +13
T32 Annie Yang* 79 76 76 +15
T37 Sierra Harr 77 80 77 +18

*Competed individually

Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
1 Washington State 285 285 297 867
2 BYU 297 290 296 883
3 Portland State 296 295 303 894
4 Montana 297 294 305 896
5 Idaho 289 297 311 897
6 Seattle 305 301 304 910
7 Sacramento State 296 307 312 915
8 Montana State 301 313 311 925
9 Eastern Washington 302 314 313 929