Hardin-Simmons’ women’s golf team improved its score from round one to round two and finished ninth at the Mary Hardin-Baylor Fall Invitational at the par-72, 5,814-yard Wildflower Country Club in Temple.

The Cowgirls shot 360 as a team, which was a six-stroke improvement from the first round. Kylee Emerson led the Cowgirls with a pair of 86’s for a 172 total and a 27th place finish. Traci Tschirhart shot 91-89-180, Kacy Bartlett shot 93-90-183, Kara Doege had rounds of 96 and 05 for a 191 total and Cassi Smith improved seven strokes from 102 to 95 for a 197 total.

Alex Ibarra shot 102-97-199 playing as a medalist for the Cowgirls.

Western Texas College won the tournament with a two-round total of 631 to finish 10 strokes ahead of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Tyler Junior College was third with a 642, Southwestern shot a 648 for fourth and Trinity shot a 670 to place fifth. HSU shot a 726 two-day total.

WTC’s Iben Hvass shot 74-77-151 to beat teammate Devanshi Nail 76-76-152 by one stroke.

HSU will play at the Al Jones Invitational next week in Tyler.

9 Hardin-Simmons

1

2

Total

27 Kylee Emerson

86

86

172

40 Traci Tschirhart

91

89

180

T 42 Kacy Bartlett

93

90

183

48 Kara Doege

96

95

191

T 50 Cassi Smith

102

95

197

Playing As Medalist

 

 

 

T 52 Alex Ibarra

102

97

199

 

Team Scores

1

2

Total

1 Western Texas CC

313

318

631

2 Mary Hardin-Baylor

318

323

641

3 Tyler Junior College

309

333

642

4 Southwestern

323

325

648

5 Trinity University

338

332

670

6 UC Santa Cruz

351

336

687

7 Schreiner

348

345

693

8 Mary Hardin-Baylor 2

351

348

699

9 Hardin-Simmons

366

360

726

10 LeTourneau

412

403

815

 

Top 10 Individuals

Team

1

2

Total

1 Iben Hvass

WTCC

74

77

151

2 Devanshi Naik

WTCC

76

76

152

3 Christine Campbell

Trinity

79

76

155

4 Saraid Ruiz

Tyler JC

78

80

158

Ali Walden

S'western

74

84

158

6 Taylor O'Rear

UMHB

83

76

159

Morgan Best

Tyler JC

74

85

159

RacChelle Leiken

WTCC

79

80

159

9 Elizabeth Davis

UMHB

78

83

161

Jessica Sachs

Tyler JC

78

83

161

Information provided by HSU athletics department.