Kelsey Vines tied for seventh as the Cougars finished in the top 10 for the third consecutive tournament. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
KAHUKU -- The BYU women's golf team captured its third consecutive top-10 finish Thursday as the final round of the Turtle Bay Invitational concluded in Kahuku, Hawaii.
Junior Maggie Yuan led the Cougars on the final day with a 2-over 74 to finish tied for fifth place. It was Yuan's second consecutive top-20 finish of the fall.
Sophomore Kelsey Vines paced the Cougars all week and finished tied for seventh with a third-round 75. It was Vines' first top-10 finish as a Cougar.
After carding two consecutive top-10 finishes this fall, senior Jade Bollinger finished 16th, shooting a final-round 74.
Sophomores Amanda Keith and Annika Afoa finished tied for 19th and 17th respectively. Afoa, competing in her first Turtle Bay Invitational as a Cougar, finished the final round with a 5-over 79.
Each golfing independently, seniors Emily Copier and Sara Romero finished day three with scores of 81 and 84 respectively. Copier finished tied for 32nd while Romero finished 39th overall.
With the third-place finish, the Cougars now take a two-month break in preparation for the spring season which begins Feb. 14 at the Gold Rush in Yorba Linda, Calif.
The Field - 2010 Turtle Bay Collegiate Invitational
2. Portland State
3. Brigham Young
4. UC Irvine
5. Southern Illinois
7. British Columbia
3 Brigham Young University
1st rd. 2nd rd. 3rd rd. total
T5 Maggie Yuan 74 76 74 224
T7 Kelsey Vines 71 79 75 225
16 Jade Bollinger 74 81 74 229
T17 Amanda Keith 75 79 77 231
19 Annika Afoa 76 77 79 232
Team 294 311 300 905
T32 Emily Copier* 80 85 81 246
39 Sara Romero* 92 88 84 264
* golfing independently