COURTESY: Arkansas State
TULSA, Okla. (9/30/14) –With two players finishing the ORU Shootout’s final round among the top-20 individuals, the Arkansas State women’s golf team completed the two-day, 54-hole tournament Tuesday at the Meadowbrook Country Club tied for fourth place with a combined score of 908.
The Red Wolves shot a final round 314 after firing first and second round scores of 300 and 294, respectively, the day before. Arkansas State trailed third-place Missouri State (891) in the final standings, while Sam Houston State (880) won the title and was followed by Oral Roberts (885) among the 10-team field.
The Red Wolves were led by Abi Laker, who finished tied for 13th place after recording a combined 226 (76-74-76).Sarah Childers also finished inside the top-20 as she tied for 16th place with a combined 227 (77-74-76).
Olivia Loiacano fired a three-round total 229, which tied for 21st place, while Marie Couffignal and Megan Garlandfinished the tournament tied for 26th, each shooting 230. Maci Arrington, who along with Garland shot the lowest round of the tournament by any A-State player by recording a 72 in the second round, finished the tournament tied for 42nd with a two-day total of 236.
Childers, along with Kirsten Garner, competed in the tournament as individuals. Garner finished tied for 46th place after shooting a 237.
The Arkansas State Women’s golf team will be back in action Oct. 13-14 when it hosts the Lady Red Wolf Classic at Sage Meadows Country Club.
ARKANSAS STATE RESULTS
Place, Name (RD 1-RD 2-RD 3–TOTAL)
T4, Arkansas State (300-294-314–908)
T13, Abi Laker (76-74-76–226)
T16, *Sarah Childers (77-74-76–227)
T21, Olivia Loiacano (72-79-78–229)
T26, Megan Garland (79-72-79–230)
T26, Marie Couffignal (73-76-81–230)
T42, Maci Arrington (79-72-85–236)
T46, *Kirsten Garner (79-77-81–237)
*Competed as an individual