Redbirds Finish Rio Verde Invitational in 18th Place

March 9, 2014

Final Stats

RIO VERDE, Ariz. - The Illinois State women's golf team finished in 18th place at the Rio Verde Invitational with a team score of 965 (315-327-323) at the Rio Verde Country Club.

"There's not much to say following a performance like this," head coach Darby Sligh said. " We can only move forward and keep working on our process."

Senior Rachel Powers led the team the entire way with a score of 234 (76-78-80) and tied for 37th place overall on the individual leaderboard.

Junior Hayley Guyton carded a three-round score of 238 (80-79-79), tying for 49th place, while senior Jordyn Wyzgowski tied for 66th place, as she scored a 242 (76-84-82). Rounding out the Redbird lineup was senior Carlee Cossell, who shot a 252 (83-87-82), and junior Lauren English, who finished the tournament with a three-round score of 278 (99-86-93).

Xavier 900 (303-298-299) secured first place, while Montana was able to advance to second place with a three-round score of 905 (298-306-301), nine strokes ahead of third place Toledo with a combined team score of 914 (308-304-302).

Look for the Redbirds to return to action Sunday, March 16, in Pinehurst, N.C., for the Pinehurst Challenge. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, WSF gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.