UNLV WOMEN’S GOLF FINISHES 12TH AT SEASON OPENER IN ALBUQUERQUE

Rebels’ next tournament will be Oct. 12-13, in Austin, Texas

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (UNLVRebels.com) – The UNLV women’s golf team shot a final-round 16-over-par 304 Tuesday and finished in 12th place at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, which was played at UNM’s Championship Course (par 72, 6,317 yards).

Kent State’s final round of 10-under propelled the Golden Flashes to the team title with a 54-hole score of 16-under 848. Pepperdine was second at 9-under, followed by Iowa State and Ole Miss in a tie for third at 2-under. San Diego State rounded out the top five at 1-under. The Rebels finished the 15-team event at 36-over.

Individually, Pepperdine’s Momoka Kobori used an 8-under 64 on the final day to earn medalist honors by two shots at 9-under 207. Kent State’s Karoline Stormo and Indiana’s Priscilla Schmid both tied for second at 7-under.

UNLV was led by freshman Serena Sepersky who finished tied for 32nd at 5-over 221 after a final-round 1-over 73.There were a total of 87 golfers competing.

NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV will be back in action October 12-13, at the Betsy Rawls Invitational in Austin, Texas.

REBEL NOTES: 

  • This was the season opener for the Rebels, also marking the fifth consecutive time they have opened a season at the BLF/DM Invitational.
  • UNLV has a new look with just three returners from last year’s roster. Six new faces have joined the 2019-20 squad.
  • Prior to the 2018-19 season, UNLV had won three straight Mountain West titles and made a NCAA postseason appearance in 16 consecutive years.
  • Head coach Amy Bush-Herzer is in her ninth year at the helm of the program. She has led her team to a conference championship four times.

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