Cougars Finish Fall Season Tied for 12th


LAS VEGAS (Oct. 31) -- The BYU women's golf team concluded its fall season with a 12th-place tie at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at the Angel Park Golf Club.

Natalia Jimenez, who finished 4-over par during the final round, led the Cougars during the tournament with a 73-74-76--223 finish, her lowest total score of the fall season. She finished tied for 27th on the leader board. Her 1-over-par first round was her lowest round of the tournament.

Ashley Childers trailed Jimenez and also finished 4-over-par during the final round. Childers claimed her lowest finish of the fall season ending 74-77-76--227.

Juli Erekson was the third Cougar to end the final round 4-over-par. It was Erekson's best round of the tournament, shooting one bogey on the eighth hole. Erekson concluded the tournament 77-79-76--232.

Denver led the tournament with two sub-par rounds to finish 6-under-par 285-285-288. Denver's Kati Kempter and Chelsea Benton finished first and second, respectively, on the leader board.

With their last tournament of the fall season over, BYU will not compete again until the spring season. Their first tournament begins Feb. 11-13 in Los Angeles at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.

Final Team Standings

1Denver285-285-288--858 -6

2Arizona 287-288-294--869 +5

3Kent State291-290-293--874 +10

4Tennessee282-297-300--879 +15

T5Oklahoma292-305-298--895 +22

T5New Mexico298-300-288--886 +22

7Pepperdine296-292-299--887 +23

8Texas A&M296-299-298--893 +29

9Missouri292-305-298--895 +31

10 TCU299-297-308--904 +40

11UNLV305-306-306--913 +42

T12BYU301-306-306--913 +49

T12Idaho308-304-301--913 +49

14Washington301-308-308--917 +53

15Southern Methodist302-305-301--918 +54

16Eastern Washington305-307-307--919 +55

17CSU308-312-300--920 +56

18Long Beach State323-309-311--943 +79

Final Individual Standings

T26Natalia Jimenez 73-74-76--223 +7

T46Ashley Childers 74-77-76--227 +11

T58Jade Bollinger*76-76-77--229 +13

T67Juli Erekson77-79-76--232 +16

T71 Daphne Vines77-78-78--233 +17

T80Hannah Summerhays81-77-83--241 +25

*Competed as an individual