Cougars Just One Stroke Away

Juli Wightman finishes third. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

MIAMI -- Day two of the Miccosukee Women's Golf Championship ended in disappointment for the Cougars in Miami.

Juli Wightman, who was leading the tournament after day one, continued to vie for the top spot until the end. She shot a 3-under-par 69, for her personal best round, and came out even par for the tournament. Wightman ended the three-day tournament in third place.

The Cougars had three golfers besidse Wightman place in the top 20. Rachel Newren placed 11th, Alexis Edwards finished 17th, and Danielle von Arnim ended the tournament in 18th place.

"Juli played great. This was her best tournament. We had four girls place in the top 20. They played hard," Coach Sue Nyhus said.

As a team, the Cougars finished just one stroke behind winner Augustus State. The Cougars had a total of 898 strokes over the three day tournament.

The Cougars travel to Las Vegas, Nevada March 13-15.

INDIVIDUAL SCORES

T3 Juli Wightman 69-78-72--219 E

11 Rachel Newren 77-74-73--224 +5

T15 Alexis Edwards 75-74-78--227 +8

17 Danielle von Arnim 76-79-73--228 +9

T27 Natalia Jimenez* 79-73-81--233 +14

T85 Ashley Childers 77-81-91--249 +30

*Individual Participant

FINAL TEAM SCORES

1 Augusta State U. 299-300-298--897 +21

2 Brigham Young Univ. 297-305-296--898 +22

T3 Fla. International 296-311-301--908 +32

T3 Georgia State Univ. 302-307-299--908 +32

5 Maryland, U. of 301-309-305--915 +39

6 Washington State U. 295-315-306--916 +40

7 Memphis, Univ. of 302-314-309--925 +49

T8 Barry University 313-310-304--927 +51

T8 UCF 315-314-298--927 +51

10 Denver, Univ. of 301-312-321--934 +58

11 Elon University 310-312-316--938 +62

12 Toledo, U. of 319-311-313--943 +67

13 Florida Atlantic U. 318-315-317--950 +74

14 Wofford College 323-317-314--954 +78

15 N. Car.- Greensboro 323-319-313--955 +79

16 Richmond, U. of 328-328-320--976 +100

17 Troy University 320-331-327--978 +102

T18 Bethune-Cookman Col. 333-323-331--987 +111

T18 Ohio University 327-332-328--987 +111

20 Citadel, The 342-331-335--1008 +132

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