Goodyear, A.Z. – With freshman Brenda Dominguez leading the way with a 149 score, the Western New Mexico University women’s golf team placed 14th this past Tuesday at the Mustang Intercollegiate Tournament.
As a team, WNMU shot a 309 in the first round but dropped to a 317 in the second, giving them a 626 in total. They ended up with a 3.35 on par-three, 4.56 on par-four and 5.20 on par-five. 94 pars and 11 birdies were added to the Mustang scoresheet.
Individually, Dominguez finished tied for 22nd after posting a 74 and 75 for a total of 149. She earned a 4.10 in par-four, 4.88 in par-five and sunk 12 pars and 4 birdies. Sophomore Shelby Turner followed next with a total of 155, 76 in the first and 79 in the second round, which tied for 40th. She put up 21 pars, four birdies and scored a 4.88 in par-five. Senior Bobbi Pierson finished tied for 69th by scoring an 80 and 81 for a total of 161. She earned nine pars in the final round. Tying for 81st was senior Adrianna Grijalva who brought in a total of 165; 83 in the first round and 82 in the second. She tallied eight pars. Junior Samantha Smith tied for 90th who shot a 79 and 89 for a 168 total. Redshirt freshman Julia Enriquez scored an 84 and 87 for a 171, whcih tied for 92nd.
With the tournament taking place at the Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Arizona, a total of 16 teams completed. California Baptist took first place by scoring a 577. West Texas A&M came in second with a 584 while Tarleton State finished third with a 586.
The Lone Star Conference Championship is WNMU’s next challenge which will take place Apr. 24-25 in Frisco, Texas at the Frisco Lakes Country Club.