Lamar ties for 16th in women’s regional

Published 12:03 am Sunday, May 8, 2016

Lamar sports information

BRYAN — The Lamar women’s golf team finished 16th at the NCAA Regional that wrapped up Saturday at the Traditions Golf Club.

Wenny Chang and Felicia Sauceda each carded a 7-over-par 79 to pace the Cardinals in the final round on the par-72, 6,373-yard layout. As a team, the Cardinals posted a team score of 321 to finish the three-day event at 937, five strokes ahead of Delaware and 46 strokes ahead of Quinnipiac in the 18-team field.

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Georgia won the team title with a three-day score of 858, six strokes ahead of Arizona. UCLA was third at 865.

Chang was LU’s top finisher, tying for 64th at 12-over-par 228 for 54 holes. Senior Taylor Stockton, playing in her final collegiate event, tied for 71st at 232 after a final-round 80.  Olivia Le Roux finished in a tie for 79th in the 96-player field at 238. Sauceda placed 84th at 241, while Kura Poko tied for 94th at 252.

Bailey Tardy of Georgia and Bronte Law of UCLA tied for first at 7-under 209.