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Hawaii Wins Shortened UVU Hobble Creek Classic; Nyhus Shoots 68 for Wolverines
Rain delays reduced the UVU Hobble Creek Invitational to a 36-hole tournament instead of the scheduled 54-holes and Hawaii won the team title by eight shots over second place New Mexico State.
Weber State had the highest finish of the local teams entered. The Wildcats finished in sixth place with scores of 302-304-606 and host Utah Valley finished in 11th place. On rounds of 304-313-617. There were 16 teams entered in the annual event.
Hawaii’s Eimi Koga shot 70-71-141 to win medalist honors by two shots over her teammate Raquel Ek who shot 73-70-143.
The lowest 18-hole score of the tournament was a 68 by Kimberly Nyhus of UVU. It was also the lowest competitive round ever shot by a UVU golfer. Amid the rain delays she was unable to maintain that pace and shot an 81 the final round for a 149 finish. Her teammate Carly Dehlin also shot 149 on rounds of 76-73.
Weber’s Kaceelyn Poutu shot 74-76-150 for the lowest individual score of the Utah teams. Her teammate Emily Podlesny had 75-76-151, Zena Motes carded 77-75-152, and Haylee Chugg posted 76-77-153.
Southern Utah University was led by Taylor Viquelia with solid rounds of 75-74-149. Rynae Baca shot 78-76-154 for the second best score for Southern Utah. Other SUU scores were Miranda Reyes at 81-79160; Nicole Thomas at 82-79-161, and 85-76-161 for Nicole Jones.
591- New Mexico State
598- Cal Poly
602- Santa Clara
604- Cal Northridge
606- Weber State
611- Northern Arizona
613- Grand Canyon
614- Montana State
616- Eastern Washington
617- Utah Valley
621- Southern Utah
666- Rio Grande
673- Idaho State