Cowgirls Finish Fourth At Texas Lutheran

Published 09/10 2013 09:15PM

Updated 09/10 2013 09:19PM

Reported by: Chad Grubbs, HSU Director of Athletic Communications

BLANCO, Texas — Hardin-Simmons' women's golf team opened the 2013-14 season with a fourth-place finish at the Lady Bulldog Fall Classic at the par-72, 5,826-yard Vaaler Creek Golf Club in Blanco.

The Cowgirls shot a 355 in the second round after shooting 353 in the first round. Dylan Dawson led the way for HSU with an 85 on Tuesday she shot an 83-85-168 in the tournament to place 8th. Kylee Emerson improved her score from 88 to 87 in the second round and placed 16th with a 175 total.

Kacy Bartlett shot a pair of 89s and finished with a 178. Kara Doege shot 93-94 for a 187 and Traci Tschirhart shot 93-95-188.

Mary Hardin-Baylor won the tournament with a two-round total of 646, 18 shots ahead of Southwestern. Concordia shot 702 for third place, HSU was fourth with 708, Texas-Dallas was fifth with a 731 and Texas Lutheran shot 750 for a sixth place finish.

Taylor O’Rear shot an impressive 76 in the second round and won the medalist title by one stroke over her teammate Elizabeth Davis with a 157 total.

The Cowgirls will next be in action on Sept 23-24 at the Wildflower Invitational in Temple.

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