TU Women Golfers place 2nd at Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational
Tulsa juniors Olivia Jackson and Johanna Samuelsson paced the Golden Hurricane women’s golf team to a second-place performance Sunday at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational.
Jackson and Samuelsson carded one-over par scores of 73 during first round action at the par-72 Colbert Hills Golf Course in leading the Hurricane to a team score of 299.
Senior Nicole Marquardt, along with sophomore teammate Taylor Dobson, who is playing as an individual, are tied for 14th place after shooting rounds of 76. Freshman Randi Romack is in 22nd place with a score of 77, while junior Anneke Strobach’s round of 79 is good for 36th place.
Host Kansas State leads the field after an opening round 287 for an 11-stroke lead, while the Wildcats take up the first four individual places.
Second round action takes place on Monday with 18 holes, while the final round will be played on Tuesday.
1. Kansas State 287
2. Tulsa 299
3. North Texas 303
4. Arkansas State 306
5. Kansas 307
T6. Rutgers 309
T6. Little Rock 309
8. Georgia Southern 310
9. Central Arkansas 316
T5. Olivia Jackson 73
T5. Johanna Samuelsson 73
T14. Taylor Dobson** 76
T14. Nicole Marquardt 76
T22. Randi Romack 77
T36. Anneke Strobach 79
**played as an individual
1. Connie Jaffrey, Kansas State 66
2. Chloe Weir, Kansas State 71
T3. Reid Issac, Kansas State 72
T3. Ella Adams, Kansas State 72
T5. Fernanda Lira, UCA 73
T5. Yitsen Chou, Kansas 73
T5. Olivia Jackson, Tulsa 73
T5. Johanna Samuelsson, Tulsa 73
T5. Ansley Bowman, Georgia Southern 73