LAS CRUCES, N.M. (Oct. 10, 2012) - The
New Mexico State women's golf team wrapped up play at its home tournament, the
Price's "Give Em' Five" Intercollegiate, held at the New Mexico State
University Golf Course with an 11th place finish on Wednesday.
The Aggies finished the final round with
a score of 14-over-par 302, giving them a total three-round score of
41-over-par 905 (299-304-302).
Freshman Kacey Dalpes was the top
finisher for NM State, finishing in a tie for seventh. It is the best individual finish by an Aggie
golfer this season. For the second
consecutive round Dalpes finished with four birdies on the day. She shot a three-round total score of
3-over-par 219 (70-75-74).
Senior Aileen Meredith had the low round
of the day for the Aggies, shooting an even-par score that included a couple of
birdies. She concluded the tournament in
a tie for 24th with a total score of 9-over-par 225 (75-78-72).
As for the rest of the golfers on the NM
State team, sophomore Laura Barron shot a three-round total of 13-over-par 229
(76-76-77) to finish in a tie for 43rd, junior Amelie Buhl finished
with a 16-over-par 232 (78-75-79) to tie for 53rd and sophomore Paige Darwin
tied for 69th with a total score of 27-over-par 243 (79-81-83).
Among the participants tied for 69th with
Darwin was senior Marisa Bautista, who was one of three Aggie golfers playing
as individuals. Bautista also finished
with a 27-over-par 243 (81-79-83).
Junior Mieke Canan had the best finish among NM State individual
golfers, finishing in 67th with a total score of 25-over-par 241
(77-78-86). Rounding out the Aggie
individual golfers was senior Cheryl Lo who finished in a tie for 74th with a
32-over-par 248 (84-82-82).
Kansas, which won its home tournament two
weeks prior, took first place in Las Cruces as well. The Jayhawks finished with a total team score
of 7-over-par 871 (294-289-288).
Washington State finished 10 strokes back with a 17-over-par 881
(296-296-289) while Idaho, which held the lead after the first day of the
tournament, rounded out the top 3 with a final score of 19-over-par 883
Individually, Yupaporn Kawinpakorn of
Kansas took home first place with a three-round total score of 3-under-par 213
(69-71-73). Kawinpakorn led after every
round of the tournament and was the only golfer to finish with a total score
under par. Idaho's Kaitlyn Oster
finished in second with an even score of 216 (73-71-72), three shots behind
After wrapping up the 13th edition of the
Price's "Give Em' Five" Intercollegiate, NM State now looks forward to
participating in the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown hosted by UNLV to be held
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