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Garner tenth, Cougars sixth at Cowgirl Classic

MARICOPA, Ariz. – Lea Garner jumped 12 places to lead the BYU women’s golf team to a sixth place finish after the final round of the Cowgirl Classic on Tuesday. 
“We had a 297 and anytime you finish under 300, it’s a good day,” BYU women’s golf coach Carrie Roberts said. “The girls all had a good round and everything went well. We feel very confident going into the [West Coast Conference] tournament and we feel like we can play well.”
BYU tied in sixth place with Montana at 45-over-par in the 20-team tournament. New Mexico State finished on top at 23-over-par with West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara trailing by nine strokes at 32-over-par. 
Garner tied in 10th place to finish 9-over-par with a pair of birdies on the day. Alexandra White trailed by two strokes at 11-over-par with three birdies to tie in 17th place. 
Senior Selu Fotu tied in 22nd place at 12-over-par and three birdies, while Annie Yang tied in 49th place at 18-over-par and two birdies in the final round. Maria Yacaman tied in 67th place at 23-over-par and a pair of birdies. 
Individual participant Brooklyn Anderson finished tied in 94th place at 35-over-par. 
The Cougars enter the West Coast Conference tournament on Monday, April 14-16, at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
Monica Jung led Southern Utah to a 15th place finish with an individual score of 75-78-75-228.
SUU was finished in a tie for 15th place at 961. Weber State finished 18th at 966 and Utah Valley University finished 20th at 968.
Individual Scores

Place
Player
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Score

T10
Lea Garner
78
74
73
+9

T17
Alexandra White
73
77
77
+11

T22
Selu Fotu
75
79
74
+12

T49
Annie Yang
82
74
78
+18

T67
Maria Yacaman
84
82
73
+23

Team Scores

Place
Team
Score

1
New Mexico State
+23

2
Santa Clara
+32

T3
Tulsa
+37

T3
Boise State
+37

5
Lamar
+39

T6
Montana
+45

T6
BYU
+45

8
Sacramento State
+48

9
Nevada
+54

10
Portland State
+57

11
Seattle
+65

T12
Wyoming
+72

T12
Oral Roberts
+72

14
UTEP
+74

T15
Eastern Washington
+97

T15
Southern Utah
+97

17
Montana State
+100

18
Weber State
+102

19
Northern Colorado
+103

20
Utah Valley
+104