Oct. 20, 2013
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Carmen Laguna fired a career-low round of 67 on Sunday to finish second at the Hoosier Fall Invitational as the University of Minnesota women’s golf team placed eighth at the two-day meet. Laguna’s tournament score of 212 was also a career best while the runner-up finish tied for her best finish.
While Saturday’s second round was called due to darkness and continued early Sunday morning, Laguna fired the lowest round of the junior’s career with a 67 to close out the three-round tournament, finishing the event with a 72-73-67—212 to finish two strokes behind UC Davis’ Betty Chen (72-69-69—210). UC Davis also took the team title at 296-288-284—868 while the Gophers ended the weekend with a team score of 304-297-295—896.
Also scoring for the Gophers were Banchalee Theinthong in a tie for 36th at 78-75-75—228, Sarinee Thitiratanakorn in a tie for 40th at 79-71-79—229, Anna Laorr in a tie for 62nd at 75-85-74—234 and Emie Peronnin in a tie for 74th at 79-78-79—236.
The Hoosier Fall Invitational, played at Hickory Stick Golf Club, was a par 71, 6,062-yard course.
The Gophers close out the fall season next weekend at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, played at Stallion Mountain Golf Club in Las Vegas.
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