HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. -- The UT Arlington women’s golf team concluded its inaugural fall season today at the Little Rock Golf Classic at Diamante Country Club.
Freshman Ava Schwienteck (Magnolia, Texas) concluded the tournament in a tie for 21st place at 14-over par. She finished just one stroke out of a top 20 finish and five back from finishing among the top 10 for the fourth time in five career tournaments. She led the team in all five fall events.
As a team, the Mavericks finished the 54-hole event in 15th place, just four strokes behind UTRGV and nine back of Norther Iowa. Little Rock and Stephen F. Austin finished in a tie for 11th place, 12 strokes ahead of UTA.
Missouri State moved three spots up the leaderboard in today’s final round to earn the team title by three strokes over second round leader Central Arkansas. UTEP and Sam Houston State finished in third and fourth places, respectively.
Verena Gimmy from Missouri State claimed medalist honors at 4-over par, one stroke ahead of Jacksonville State’s Valentina Giraldo. Gimmy, a native of Neuss, Germany, posted rounds of 75-74-71 and improved five places in today’s final round.
Kate Tran (Arlington, Texas) improved seven spots today to finish in a tie for 43rd place in the 81-golfer field. Rachel Phillips (Plano, Texas), playing as an individual, placed 61st overall, while Madigan Murray (McKinney, Texas) made a 6-spot improvement from yesterday to finish in a tie for 69th. Sydney Garber (Rockwall, Texas) finished 89th and Allison Wade (Arlington, Texas) ended the tournament in 79th place.
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