Mateo places third in final day at Trinity Forest Invitational

Joseph Hovey | Posted: 18 Apr 2021 | Updated: 18 Apr 2021
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DALLAS – BYU junior Allysha Mae Mateo finished tied for third in the individual standings, while leading the women’s golf team to an 11th place finish in the final day at the Trinity Forest Invitational.  

“Top three was a solid finish for Allysha Mae,” said head coach Carrie Roberts. “We faced some really good competition this week.”

That competition included five nationally ranked opponents out of the Big 12 Conference that all finished in the top five on Tuesday. No. 1 ranked Baylor captured the team title with a score of 865, followed by No. 11 Oklahoma State in second (879), No. 20 Texas third (891), No. 23 Kansas State fourth (903) and No. 14 Texas Tech fifth (904).

Tuesday marked Mateo’s fourth career top-3 finish after posting a three-round total of 73-70-76—219. Hannah Karg of Baylor won the individual title with a 5-under-par score of 211. Mateo and Karg were tied for second heading into the final round before the freshman from Baylor carded a final round 68 for the victory. Second round leader Maja Stark of Oklahoma State finished runner-up, while Nebraska’s Kate Smith and Baylor’s Rosie Belsham and Elodie Chapelet all tied Mateo at third.

BYU freshman Lila Galeai, competing in her first collegiate tournament, finished with the team’s next best score at 229 good for a top 30 finish. Kerstin Fotu (237), Naomi Soifua (237), and Cynthia Tu (238) completed the Cougar scoring. Together, the team shot a three-day total of 302-310-306—918, placing BYU ahead of Chattanooga, Memphis and Missouri State.

BYU women’s golf will return to action at the Rebel Beach Intercollegiate hosted at the Spanish Trail Country Club in Las Vegas on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 15-16.

Trinity Forest Invitational – Team Results

Place

University R1 R2 R3 Total
1 Baylor 284 294 287 865
2 Oklahoma State 292 293 294 879
3 Texas 298 302 291 891
4 Kansas State 310 304 289 903
5 Texas Tech 303 308 293 904
6 SMU 303 316 287 906
7 Tulsa 302 308 297 907
8 UTSA 310 305 293 908
T9 Washington 300 312 304 916
T9 Nebraska 310 314 292 916
11 BYU 302 310 306 918
12 Chattanooga 307 315 306 928
13 Memphis 317 307 308 932
14 Missouri State 319 322 318 959

 

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