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Dixie State’s Katie Ford Places T-21st at the NCAA DII Super Regional
By Steve Johnson, Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Collegiate Licensing at Dixie State University
(DURANGO, Colo. – May 9, 2018) Dixie State junior golfer Katie Ford finished in a three-way tie for 21st-place Wednesday at the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Super Region IV Championships at the Hillcrest Golf Club.
Ford (80-76-76) carded her second-straight 4-over 76 on her final loop to post a three-round score of plus-16 232 for the championship. She penciled in three birdies on her scorecard, two of which came on her final four holes of the day, and the junior finished t-14th in the field with six birdies overall.
Ford also carded one of six eagles recorded over the three-day event and she finished t-10th in par-5 scoring (E, 5.00) and t-13th in par-3 scoring (3.33). In addition, her 232 final score was the second-lowest 54-hole score for a DSU player in NCAA Super Regional competition (Haley Dunn – 229, 2015).
Dallas Baptist (293-304-304-901, +37) led wire-to-wire to claim the team title, while Kate Goodwin (78-75-70-223, +7) from Oklahoma Christian and Holly Winter (75-76-72-223, +7) from West Texas A&M tied for medalist honors.