ST GEORGE, Utah (Mar. 19) - The New Mexico State
women's golf team finished play at the BYU at Entrada Classic on Wednesday by
shooting a 39-over-par 327 during the final round. The Aggies finished in 14th place with a
total-team score of 95-over-par 959 (318-314-327).
State's two freshmen, Kacey Dalpes and Viviana Macias, both finished the
tournament with a total score of 21-over-par 237 to lead the Aggie squad. Dalpes and Macias ended up in a tie for
45th place along with two other golfers.
had the low round of the day for NM State on Tuesday, shooting a 4-over
76. She also had the highlight of
the tournament for the Aggies when she holed a two-shot eagle during the second
round. Dalpes also added five
birdies to her scorecard throughout the tournament, including two during the
meanwhile, had her best tournament in her brief career as an Aggie. She finished the Entrada Classic with
her best total score (21-over 237), best round (75), best finish (T45) and led
NM State with seven birdie conversions throughout the tournament, including two
on the final day.
couple of other Aggie golfers also finished tied at the conclusion of the
tournament. Senior Aileen Meredith
and junior Amelie Buhl both finished at 28-over-par 244, which placed them in a
tie for 59th along with two other golfers.
out the NM State team was sophomore Paige Darwin who finished with a total
score of 39-over-par 255, placing her in 75th place.
second-round leader Wisconsin held off fellow Big 10 member, Minnesota, to take
the team championship. The Badgers
finished with a total score of 24-over-par 888 (296-293-299), six shots ahead
of the Golden Gophers who made a valiant comeback on Tuesday but ended up a
little short with a total-team score of 30-over-par 894 (304-296-294).
also took the top two individual spots during the tournament. Badger Kimberly Dinh held a one-shot
lead over her teammate, Kris Yoo, going into Tuesday's final round. Both golfers proceeded to shoot
identical 2-over-par 74 scores in the final round, giving Dinh the championship
by one stroke over her partner. Dinh
finished at even par 216 while Yoo finished at 1-over 217.
Aggies now look forward to participating in their final tournament of the
season before heading to the WAC Championship in late April. NM State will be part of the Wyoming
Cowgirl Classic hosted by the University of Wyoming. The Cowgirl Classic will be played from Apr. 8-10 in
to keep logging on to NMStateSports.com for everything concerning Aggie women's