Cougars tie for 6th at Mountain View Invitational

Day 1 Recap

TUCSON, Ariz. - Freshman Alexandra White tied in fourth place to lead the BYU women's golf team to tie in sixth place after the final round of the Mountain View Invitational on Saturday. 

"We only moved up one spot and Alexandra shot 71 and did really well," BYU women's golf coach Carrie Roberts said. "I'm proud of them and we’ve got one more tournament before the West Coast Conference tournament. We just have to keep improving and we’re hitting the ball better, so we’re looking forward to it."

The Cougars improved one place after Friday's round to tie with New Mexico State at 24-over-par. Nebraska won the 15-team tournament at 10-over-par with Kent State trailing by one stroke to finish in second. 

White carded an even-par 216 in the 54-hole tournament with a team-low 71 in the final round and a total of eight birdies for the tournament. 

Lea Garner tied in 25th place to finish at 7-over-par and seven birdies for the tournament, while Annie Yang tied in 29th place at 11-over-par.

Senior Selu Fotu tied in 42nd place at 11-over-par and Maria Yacaman tied in 59th place at 15-over-par. 

WCC foe Gonzaga finished in fourth at 20-over-par.

BYU will play in the Cowgirl Classic on April 7-8 at the Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Course in Maricopa, Ariz. before entering the West Coast Conference tournament. 

Individual Scores

Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Score
T4 Alexandra White 72 73 71 E
T25 Lea Garner 75 73 75 +7
T29 Annie Yang 76 75 73 +8
T42 Selu Fotu 76 77 74 +11
T59 Maria Yacaman 74 78 79 +15

Team Scores

Place Player Score
1 Nebraska +10
2 Kent State +11
3 Missouri +15
4 Gonzaga +20
5 Minnesota +23
T6 New Mexico State +24
T6 BYU +24
8 Kansas State +26
9 Northern Arizona +27
10 Colorado State +32
11 Portland State +37
12 Arkansas State +42
13 Wyoming +61
14 Tulsa +64
15 Redlands CC +96