02/18/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/18/2020 16:57
By: Matteen Rad
MELBOURNE, Fla. - The Kennesaw State women's golf team finished up the second and third rounds of the Moon Golf Invitational at Duran Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon. The team finished 16 over-par on the day, and tied for 13th place.
'At the end of the day this result just isn't good enough, but we continue to stress the importance of trusting the process and the results will come,' says head coach . 'We're playing a schedule that doesn't allow mistakes, and we're making too many. The doubles and triples we're posting don't allow us to be competitive against the best teams in the nation. With that said we don't have time to focus on the negatives and must turn our attention to the ICON event next week. We've got a short amount of time to refocus and get some work done. Trust us this team will win!'
On a course with a par 72 and 6,279 yards, the Owls competed in a field that included hosts Louisville, #9 Alabama, #12 Ole Miss, #21 Kentucky, Augusta, Campbell, Coastal Carolina, Florida Atlantic, Furman, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Seminole State and UCF.
The Owls posted a collective 901 (+37) over all three rounds. led the Owls on the leaderboards, off the back of a strong performance in round one. She completed round two with a three over-par (75), and round three with a six over-par (78). She shot birdies on hole 12 of round two, and holes 4, 15 and 17 of round three. Schmit ends the tournament in a tie for 45th place with a seven over-par across all three rounds.
Alizee Vidal was the Owls' best performer in round two, as she ended two over-par (74). Along with her four over-par (76) performance in round three, she concluded the tournament in a tie for 48th place with an eight over-par over both days. She shot birdies on holes 7, 10 and 15 in the second round.
had the strongest performance for KSU in round three, ending the day three over-par (75). She finished 13 over-par in a tie for 68th place, which included five birdies on the day.
tied for 72nd place after shooting 10 over-par (82) in the second round, and four over-par in the third round.
Team captain ends the tournament in a tie for 75th place, as she shot five over-par across both rounds.
The team will hit the practice course as they prepare for the ICON Invitational in Houston, Texas this coming Monday. The event is hosted by the University of Houston, and takes place at the Woodlands course over Monday and Tuesday.