Feb. 25, 2013
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PEORIA, Ariz. -- The University of Wisconsin women's golf team finished its first tournament of the spring season on Monday, competing in Peoria, Ariz., at its own second-annual Westbrook Spring Golf Invitational.
Despite entering in a tie for fourth and playing in great weather conditions over the final 18 holes of the 54-hole tournament, held at the Westbrook Golf Club, the Badgers shot a 17-over par 305 and finished the tournament with a 47-over par 305-301-305=911 to tie for eighth place.
No. 13 Texas Tech won the team tournament title, after it shot a team 18-hole invitational record 277 on the final day. The Red Raiders went on to finish with a 2-under par 300-285-277=862 for the tournament. Finishing runner-up was No. 7 Arkansas (3-over par 296-287-284=867), while No. 9 Washington rounded out the top three and finished in third place (10-over par 291-294-289=874).
Gabriela Lopez of Arkansas took home the individual tournament title, posting an 8-under par 72-70-66=208. Lopez's 66 on the final day of competition marked a new 18-hole invitational record.
Kris Yoo earned the top individual finish for Wisconsin and paced the Badgers, scoring a 3-over par 75 through the final day to finish the tournament in a tie for ninth place with a 4-over par 75-70-75=220. The junior from Schaumburg, Ill., entered the day in seventh place, but dropped back after shooting four bogeys and one birdie.
After she opened her tournament with an eagle in the first round on the 487-yard, par-5 fifth hole, senior Lindsay Danielson finished in a tie for 26th place with an 11-over par 76-76-75=227. Over the final 18 holes, the Osceola, Wis., native carded two birdies and five bogeys.
Contributing to the rest of Wisconsin's team scoring was Kimberly Dinh, Aaren Ziegler and Alexis Nelson. Dinh finished in a tie for 36th place after shooting a 14-over par 73-77-80=230, Ziegler came in a tie for 61st place with her 21-over par 81-78-78=237 and Nelson placed in a tie for 69th place with a 24-over par 84-79-77=240.
Also competing, but not factored into team scoring, were Abby Busler and Dana Voss. Recording an 8-over par 74-75-75=224 was Voss, who finished in a tie for 17th place individually, while Busler shot a 9-over par 78-75-72=225 to come in a tie for 20th place.
Wisconsin next competes March 18-19, when it heads to St. George, Utah, for the BYU Entrada Classic at Entrada Golf Course.
T9 Kris Yoo 75-70-75=220
T26 Lindsay Danielson 76-76-75=227
T36 Kimberly Dinh 73-77-80=230
T61 Aaren Ziegler 81-78-78=237
T69 Alexis Nelson 84-79-77=240
*T17 Dana Voss 74-75-75=224
*T20 Abby Busler 78-75-72=225
1 Texas Tech 300-285-277=862, -2
2 Arkansas 296-287-284=867, +3
3 Washington 291-294-289=874, +10
T4 Mississippi State 299-307-297=903, +39
T4 Indiana 306-305-292=903, +39
6 Kansas State 303-305-297=905, +41
7 Washington State 314-301-291=906, +42
T8 Wisconsin 305-301-305=911, +47
T8 Eastern Michigan 308-303-300=911, +47
10 Iowa 304-308-300=912, +48
11 Illinois 310-309-295=914, +50
12 Colorado State 316-300-304=920, +56
13 Nebraska 315-319-296=930, +66