UW finishes in third place at BYU Entrada


Nelson

March 18, 2014

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ST. GEORGE, Utah -- After holding the 36-hole lead, the Badgers were unsuccessful in defending their BYU Entrada Classic title, finishing third with a 78-over par 297-322-323--942. Minnesota passed the Badgers firing a 301 in the final round for a 67-over par 931. Host BYU also passed UW, finishing second with a 939.

The Badgers won the event in 2013 with a 24-over par 296-293-299--888 on the par 72, 6,015-yard Entrada course at Snow Canyon Country Club in St. George, Utah, marking their second tournament title.

UW senior Alexis Nelson, who was the 36-hole leader with a 1-over par 71-74--145, maintained her lead shooting a 5-over par 77 in the final round to finish tied for first with a 6-over par 222.

Nelson finished tied at the end of regulation with Minnesota's Anna Laorr. Laorr had an even par 72 in the final round, which proved to be the best round of the day for a 75-75-72--222. Laorr was crowned the winner of the tournament in a scorecard playoff.

Kimberly Dinh, who last year earned her first career individual title at this event with an even-par 72-70-74--216, finished tied for 28th with a 25-over 77-83-81--241.

Junior Aaren Ziegler and senior Kris Yoo both tied for 34th, a stroke back at 242. Freshman Brooke Ferrell finished in a tie for 39th with 75-84-85--244.

The Badgers continue their spring break trip, traveling to John's Island, S.C., for the Briar's Creek Invitational on March 24-25 at the Briar's Creek Golf Club. Follow live scoring at golfstat.com.

Wisconsin Scores
3   Wisconsin         297 322 323 942  +78

T1  Alexis Nelson     71  74  77  222  +6
T28 Kimberly Dinh     77  83  81  241  +25
T34 Aaren Ziegler     74  85  83  242  +26
T34 Kris Yoo          79  81  82  242  +26
T39 Brooke Ferrell    75  84  85  244  +28

54-Hole Team Scores
1   Minnesota         312  318  301  931  +67   
2   BYU               307  315  317  939  +75    
3   Wisconsin         297  322  323  942  +78    
4   California        306  330  307  943  +79   
5   Kansas State      312  327  314  953  +89    
6   Montana           313  321  320  954  +90    
7   Texas State       308  327  320  955  +91   
8   Indiana           311  339  307  957  +93   
9   Colorado State    315  329  317  961  +97    
10  Iowa              315  336  315  966  +102    
11  Weber State       318  335  319  972  +108   
12  North Texas       321  331  328  980  +116    
13  Wyoming           323  328  335  986  +122   
14  Southern Utah     324  340  324  988  +124    
15  Utah Valley       324  330  343  997  +133    
16  Dixie State (DII) 338  364  338  1040 +176

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